Long Beach Museum of Art Celebrates 60th Anniversary of the Museum’s Impressive Permanent Collection

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LONG BEACH, CA.- The Long Beach Museum of Art announced that 2010 marks the 60th Anniversary of the Museum’s impressive permanent collection. To celebrate this exciting milestone, the Museum will present an extended exhibition series titled Celebrating Sixty, which will feature eight rotating exhibitions that respectively highlight specific elements of the rich history of the Museum’s collection. The first installment of Celebrating Sixty will offer a glimpse into the past of the Long Beach Museum of Art when they open to the public on Friday, February 5, 2010. The exhibitions will highlight the extraordinary legacy of the Museum, offering the public an opportunity to view a variety of works from the permanent collection and gain a more thorough understanding of the tremendous impact that the Museum has had on the history of contemporary art in Southern California since 1950. Many of the works presented in Celebrating Six