Converse with the Artists

Converse with the Artists

The Conversation With… series brings artists and other creative minds to Laguna Art Museum to discuss their practice in a casual conversation with guests.


Lisa Pearson is the guest speaker for Thursday, April 4th. She is the founder of Siglio, an independent publishing house in Los Angeles. Siglio is dedicated to publishing uncommon books and editions that live at the intersection of art and literature: inimitable, visionary works by renowned as well as little known artists and writers that defy categories and thoroughly engage a reader’s intellect and imagination. Visit Siglio online for more information. Event will be taking place April 4th at 7:00pm at the Laguna Art Museum.

John Mason in Conversation with Jeff Kelley

Los Angeles artist John Mason has been a fixture in the Southern California art scene since 1949. Author and art critic Jeff Kelley has written extensively for Artforum, Art in America, and the Los Angeles Times, and is currently working on a book of Allan Kaprow’s 1988 retrospective Precedings at the Center for Research in Contemporary Art. April 7th at 1:00pm at the Laguna Art Museum.

Laguna Beach’s first ever Casino Night

Enjoy blackjack, craps, roulette and food and drink from 6pm to midnight. The dance floor with live music will be in the main ballroom. Guns ‘N’ Roses is opening for the Beatles—no really. Also playing will be some local favorites, The Beatroots who you recognize from Festival of the Arts, and Dust ‘N’ Bones featuring Jazz Quest radio host Tommy Benson. All the proceeds from ticket sales and the funds raised that evening will go to support local radio. Event will be taking place Saturday, April 6th at the Surf & Sand Resort. Dress is beach formal, shoes optional. For information or to purchase tickets visit

Jazz Wednesday

Come and hear the sensitivity and sizzle of Jeff Hamilton’s seasoned drums. His trio, the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, is constantly in demand. Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, and the Clayton Brothers will be the musical guest for this weeks Jazz Wednesday. April 3rd at 6pm at the Aliso Creek Inn & Golf Course. For more information or to purchase tickets visit Laguna Beach Live.