Grand Opening of the Hilbert Museum of California Art

Friday, February 26, 2016, 12:00pm - Saturday, February 27, 2016, 9:00pm
The Hilbert Museum of California Art 167 N. Atchison Street Orange, CA 92866 Map and directions

Chapman University’s new Hilbert Museum of California Art throws open its doors for the first time, with a two-day Grand Opening and Open House for the campus community and the public on February 26th and February 27th. This is the only museum in the nation to showcase the work of the California artists who visually captured the history and culture of the Golden State, from the 1920s to the present day.

Come and explore the Hilbert Museum’s first exhibition, showcasing a colorful survey of California Scene painting and featuring acclaimed artists Emil Kosa Jr., Lee Blair, Mary Blair, Millard Sheets, Phil Dike, Fletcher Martin, Rex Brandt, Phil Paradise, Milford Zornes and many more. Experts will be on hand to provide fascinating background on the works.

Refreshments generously provided by Ruby’s. Both events are free and open to the public.

Event Info:
February 26th, noon to 5pm
February 27th, 5:30 to 9pm

The Hilbert Museum of California Art
167 N. Atchison Street, Orange, California (across from Ruby’s and the train station)
FREE parking in front of the Museum
FREE admission

About the sponsor:
Located in Orange, California, Chapman University is a mid-sized private university with a total undergraduate and graduate enrollment of 7,570 students*. Just steps away from the restaurants and shops in Orange’s Old Towne Plaza, Chapman’s stately, palm-treed campus is a centerpiece of this comfortable mid-sized city. Chapman University emphasizes the interdisciplinary study of the arts and sciences as well as professional programs, giving both undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to become multidimensional, original thinkers—the kind of people who flourish in a challenging world.

Chapman University strives to connect academic areas of inquiry through interdisciplinary study, while also working to connect students to faculty and the University to the community, so that the education received is personal, relevant and engaged in the larger world.