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Sunday Draws »

May 03 at 01:00 pm to 02:30 pm

Drawing is the basis for creating all art — the starting point for expressing thoughts and ideas and making them visually concrete. Sunday Draws is for anyone who wants to learn to draw or to learn to draw better and have fun doing it. For adults and children age 8 and up in each skill level.

Exhibition Lecture – California Impression: Selections from The Irvine Museum »

May 03 at 01:30 pm to 02:30 pm

Jean Stern, art historian and executive director of The Irvine Museum, explores the principal painters in California between 1895 and 1930, discussing their vibrant style and the merits of selective paintings used to illustrate this talk. Free for members; free with museum admission for not-yet members.

Open Studio for Adult Artists @ Zarrow »

May 05 at 04:00 pm to 07:00 pm

Join local artists who are learning to paint, draw or sculpt in these free studio sessions.

Chasing the Light »

May 07 to May 08 - 09:00 am

This en plein air and still life oil painting workshop with Kelli Folsom focuses on studying from nature as in the tradition of true California Impressionists.

Kids Dig Books - Characters of the West »

May 07 at 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Join us as we listen to stories about different characters living in the West and how they made it the colorful place that it is with different people, places and traditions. Afterwards, participants will create works of art inspired by the stories they have just heard. Free for members; free with museum admission for not-yet members.

Museum Babies I »

May 07 at 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Museum Babies I is especially designed to nurture the needs of both parent and infant. Free for members; free with museum admission for not-yet members.

Mini Masters - More Art Parts: Elements in Art »

May 08 at 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore elements in art and how their variations help to create unlimited artistic possibilities. Children will learn about line, shape, form, texture, color, value and space as they observe and discuss different works of art in the various galleries of the museum. Afterwards, they will create an art object that relates to what they just studied. Free for members; free with museum admission for not-yet members.

Museum Babies II »

May 08 at 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Museum Babies II is designed to nurture the needs of both parent and toddler. Free for members; free with museum admission for not-yet members.