Orange County Museum of Art

Orange County Museum of Art


The museum began in 1918 when it was known as the Laguna Beach Art Association.  It became the Orange County Museum of Art in 1996.   The museum has  more than 40,000 visitors each year. 

The museum has a collection with approximately 2500 items with a focus on California art from the early 1900’s to the present.

orange county museum of art

The museum also has the California Biennial which brings together contemporary visual artists.  The 2010 California Biennial runs from October 24, 2010 through March 13, 2011. 

The Orange County Museum of Art is located at 850 San Clemente Drive in Newport Beach CA.  Their phone number is 949-759-1122.

Museum hours:

Monday and Tuesday – closed

Wed-Sun from 11am to 5pm 

Thursday – 11am to 8pm

Adults are $12.  Students and Seniors 65+ are $10. Children under 12 are free.  Second Sunday of each month is free for all. Parking is free.

For more information, please see Orange County Museum of Art.

Please contact Christine Donovan at 714-319-9751 for questions about Newport Beach.

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