Things to do in Long Beach


KLBP Presents: Long Beach LIVE!

KLBP Presents: Long Beach LIVE!

Join KLBP, Long Beach Public Radio, as we kick off summer with live music all afternoon on the grass at The Pike Outlets! Bring a blanket and enjoy free live local music, and come meet KLBP personalities to learn what YOUR local radio station, KLBP, Long Beach Public...
Reflections: How Does It Feel? (Long Beach)

Reflections: How Does It Feel? (Long Beach)

Join us for Reflections: How Does it Feel?, an intimate afternoon of poetry, storytelling, music and dance performances at the Billie Jean King Main Library in Long Beach, where we will explore our emotional connection to the River, nature and each other. Reflections...
KUBO LB Window Art Installation

KUBO LB Window Art Installation

Join us at KUBO LB (3976 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA )on Saturday, June 22, 2024, for the window art installation reveal by Lorean Bautista. This art installation was made possible through the Arts Council for Long Beach 2023-2024 Microgrant.
drawinghouse: Figure Drawing & Still-Life Session

drawinghouse: Figure Drawing & Still-Life Session

-uninstructed figure drawing session with live model -uninstructed still-life setup simultaneous to live model sessions -light snacks and drinks provided -curated at-home atmosphere located in Icehouse Arts Complex
Pop-Up Community Dance Class

Pop-Up Community Dance Class

Community Dance Class hosted by Chatiera “Cookie” Ray. Contemporary Dance -7pm Heels-8pm ( 18+) No dance training is needed.
One Life (2023) – Art 11 Series Matinee, Free to members!

One Life (2023) – Art 11 Series Matinee, Free to members!

Saturday, June 22nd & Sunday, June 23rd at 11:00 AM Join us for our special weekend Art 11 series matinee screenings!! Guest Speaker TBA!! One Life (2023) PG – History, Drama, Biography – 1hr 50m Sir Nicholas ‘Nicky’ Winton (Johnny Flynn) is a young...
The Mantel Gallery presents: Xiaoxiao Wu

The Mantel Gallery presents: Xiaoxiao Wu

The Mantel Gallery is excited to announce our next show featuring artist Xiaoxiao Wu. Xiaoxiao Wu is an interdisciplinary artist based in Los Angeles, renowned for her unique blend of dark humor and cross-cultural compositions. Born and raised in Shanghai, Xiaoxiao...
Pyar Aur Coffee

Pyar Aur Coffee

Four quick-witted and coffee-addicted friends navigate espresso machines, relationships, and South Asian societal expectations all while figuring out what or who makes them happy.
Penelope: A Lesson In Drowning

Penelope: A Lesson In Drowning

Autistic Princess Penelope of Sparta has put off marriage for years by having her suitors challenge her father to a foot race she’s rigged to ensure they’ll never win. Self-proclaimed scoundrel Odysseus of Ithaca is sure he’ll be the one to succeed...
Behind the Scenes & Joan and Samuel – The Medieval Scene

Behind the Scenes & Joan and Samuel – The Medieval Scene

Behind the Scenes Hoping to find someone to sit on the couch with forever, Angela and Jane ready themselves to step blindly into the cold unknown of a first date. Joan and Samuel – The Medieval Scene Samuel, a medieval soldier returns from war expecting a warm...
MEET THE ARTIST: TRINH MAI AT VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK

MEET THE ARTIST: TRINH MAI AT VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK

This summer, the Arts Council for Long Beach is thrilled to invite you to an inspiring community event featuring artist Trinh Mai. Join us at Veterans Memorial Park as Trinh embarks on her latest mural project, “We the Propagators,” a vibrant tribute to the diversity...
Social Pivot Exhibit

Social Pivot Exhibit

The Social Pivot Exhibit explores the challenges caused by COVID-19, climate change, civic engagement, and social justice. It takes you on a creative journey, showcasing the human impact and environmental issues. Through an interactive presentation, attendees become...
JumpStart Artist Culmination and Community Day

JumpStart Artist Culmination and Community Day

Join us for the Jumpstart Gallery show, a family and community art day that will host vendors, community partners, artists, and local elected officials in celebration of the art and culture that makes our city great. This free, family-friendly event is a chance for...
EXPLORING QUEER ART HISTORY THROUGH A LATIN AMERICAN CANVAS

EXPLORING QUEER ART HISTORY THROUGH A LATIN AMERICAN CANVAS

Join us for an engaging lecture by Ignacio Darnaude! Renowned Latin American artists, such as Frida Kahlo and Claudio Bravo, all the way to Chicanx artists like Carlos Almaraz and Joey Terrill created astonishing queer imagery hiding in plain sight. Their coded images...
CELEBRATING LGBTQ FAMILIES: FIGURATIVE WATERCOLOR PAINTING WORKSHOP

CELEBRATING LGBTQ FAMILIES: FIGURATIVE WATERCOLOR PAINTING WORKSHOP

Celebrating LGBTQ Families: Figurative Watercolor Painting Workshop MOLAA welcomes gay, bisexual, and transgender fathers and their families, as well as straight dads with LGBT children to create art in a safe and inclusive space this Father’s Day weekend. Light...
Social Pivot Exhibit

Social Pivot Exhibit

The Social Pivot Exhibit explores the challenges caused by COVID-19, climate change, civic engagement, and social justice. It takes you on a creative journey, showcasing the human impact and environmental issues. Through an interactive presentation, attendees become...
Social Pivot Exhibit

Social Pivot Exhibit

The Social Pivot Exhibit explores the challenges caused by COVID-19, climate change, civic engagement, and social justice. It takes you on a creative journey, showcasing the human impact and environmental issues. Through an interactive presentation, attendees become...
Special Event FIGURE BOUND: Drawn to Rope. Kazami Ranki

Special Event FIGURE BOUND: Drawn to Rope. Kazami Ranki

FIGURE DRAWING Art-focused event $40 Artist / $25 Audience Each Website: https://ancientvinestudio.com/figure-bound/ RSVP: https://www.meetup.com/ancient-vine-studio-meetup-group/events/301006958/ Kazami Ranki is one of the best Shibari (Rope) artists in the world. We...
High School Battle of the Bands Contest

High School Battle of the Bands Contest

High School Battle of the Bands contest, including 9 bands performing original and cover material to a panel of judges. Categories include overall performance, creativity, and musicianship, as well as best band.