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California Mexicana: Missions to Murals, 1820-1930

Start
October 15, 2017
End
January 14
Cost
$5 - $7

“California Mexicana: Missions to Murals, 1820-1930” explores how Mexico became California. Following the U.S.-Mexican War (1846–1848), lands that had belonged for centuries to New Spain, and later Mexico, were transformed into the 31st state of the U.S. The visual arts played a strong role in this transformation, creating distinct pictorial motifs and symbols that helped define the new California while establishing dialogues and intersections with the land’s previous identity as Mexico. Juxtaposing paintings with popular posters, prints, and some of the earliest movies made in Los Angeles, the exhibition reveals how this image of California spread worldwide

Mondays – Tuesdays & Fridays – Sundays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Adults – $7.00, Students & seniors (60+) – $5.00, Children under 12 and museum members – Free.
Free the first Thursday of every month from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Sponsor: Pacific Standard Time is an initiative of the Getty. The presenting sponsor is Bank of America

Photo caption: Ferdinand Deppe, San Gabriel Mission, Oil on canvas, 27 x 37 inches, c. 1832

Location

Laguna Art Museum
307 Cliff Drive
Laguna Beach, CA 92651 United States
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Phone:
949.494.8971
Website:
lagunaartmuseum.org

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