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Cove Gallery Laguna Beach Art Walk
The Cove Gallery in Laguna Beach is a participating Laguna Beach Art Walk Gallery. C...more
Oct 21 2018
Blue Whale Migration Summer/Fall 2018-$16 Cruise Special
Enjoy $16 whale-watching cruise special. The annual "Giant Blue Whale Mig...more
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From contemporary to pop, museums in Orange County celebrate world cultures through their art.  With more than 3,000 works of art at the Orange County Museum of Art in Newport Beach OCMA offers an impressive collection of modern and contemporary pieces that focus on California artists.

All through The OC, museums and art galleries provide touchstones for children and families to connect to Southern California's history and heritage.


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Heritage Museum

  • 3101 West Harvard Street, Santa Ana, CA 92704
  • 714-540-0404

Irvine Fine Arts Center

  • 14321 Yale Ave, Irvine, CA 92604
  • 949 724 6880

Irvine Historical Museum

  • 5 San Joaquin, Irvine, CA 92614
  • (949) 786-4112

Irvine Ranch Historic Park

  • 13042 Old Myford Road, Irvine, CA 92614
  • (866) 627-2757

Irvine Valley College Performing Arts Center

  • 5500 Irvine Center Drive, Irvine, CA 92604
  • 949 451 5333

Laguna Art Museum

  • 307 Cliff Dr. at North Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, CA 92651
  • (949) 494-8971

International Surfing Museum

  • 411 Olive Ave., Huntington Beach, CA 92648
  • (714) 960-3483
  • Region: Buena Park
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Southern California’s surf culture is celebrated in the heart of OC’s surf mecca. Exhibits feature the sport’s pioneers including surf legend Duke Kahanamoku, classic surfboards, the camera that ... more

Kidseum at Bowers Museum

  • 1802 N. Main St, Santa Ana, CA 92706
  • (714) 480-1520
  • Region: Anaheim

A fun, educational and culturally-diverse exhibits encourage imagination and creativity with a variety of hands-on displays and workshops. more