Orange County Museum of Art

The Orange County Museum of Art enriches the lives of a diverse and changing community through modern and contemporary art. The museum opened in 1962 as the Balboa Pavilion Gallery by thirteen visionary women. With a focus on modern and contemporary art, their efforts were well received and the museum enjoyed recognition from coast to coast. In 1968 the institution became known as the Newport Harbor Art Museum and in 1972, moved to a nearby, larger location. Interest and support continued to grow, as did its collections and exhibitions and in 1977, the museum opened its doors on San Clemente Drive. In 1997 the museum was remodeled and renamed the Orange County Museum of Art. In June 2018, the museum closed its doors in Newport Beach, and in October 2018 opened its temporary location in Santa Ana in South Coast Plaza Village where the museum will operate as it builds a permanent home at Segerstrom Center for the Arts.

Location

1661 W. Sunflower Avenue,
Santa Ana, CA 92704

Contact

(714) 780-2186
Website

Opening Hours

Thu 11 am–8 pm
Fri–Sun 11 am–6 pm

Open Days

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Region

Orange County

Type

Visual Art and Design

Features

Always free admission, Dining on-site, Family-friendly, Great for kids, Parking: Free, Public WiFi available, Shopping on-site

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