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Orange County Museum of Art

850 San Clemente Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6399
+1 949-759-1122
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Good Find

This is a good find and well worth a visit. It is small, easily navigated, with some very nice... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great Museum for it's size

Spent about an hour in the current exhibit. Love the quaint, manageable size of the museum. Closed... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Angie P
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The museum endeavors to provide the community with a comprehensive program of art with an emphasis on independent thinking.
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  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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850 San Clemente Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660-6399
+1 949-759-1122
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good find and well worth a visit. It is small, easily navigated, with some very nice exhibits. Highly recommend.

Thank SymnCwl
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Spent about an hour in the current exhibit. Love the quaint, manageable size of the museum. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Free on Fridays. Adult admission is $10.00. Worth it.

Thank Angie P
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Saw a sensational POP ART exhibition at this small museum that feels more like a high-end art gallery or college art hall than the OCMA. Well-curated, sophisticated & pleasant viewing throughout. Lots of great outdoor places to walk & eat nearby. Well worth it for...More

Thank WehoTravelers
Reviewed 5 February 2017

This concrete block museum contains of wealth of colorful "pop" art currently (Jan 7 - Apr. 2, 2017). My jaw kept dropping as I saw another Andy Warhol, Claes Oldenberg, or Ray & Charles Eames piece in Pop Art Design as well as other objects,...More

Thank GlobalGypsy_13
Reviewed 27 January 2017

This is a little museum with grand ideas since change of director. Formerly, it featured talented relatively unknown artists. Currently it gets the exhibits that make the rounds throughout the United States. It is not innovative but gets consistent exhibits that you could see at...More

1  Thank christine a
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We have lived in Orange County for a long time and until I read a review of the American Modern Art on display I had no clue this gem existed. It is near the fashion island shopping mall across from the Island Hotel. Parking free...More

1  Thank Burnie D
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Orange County is most fortunate to have the American Mosaic: Picturing Modern Art Through the Eye of Duncan Phillips exhibit in Newport Beach. The Phillips Collection from Washington, D.C. has generously loaned 65 works now on display from known artists including Winslow Homer, Georgia O'Keeffe,...More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I visited this museum for the first time about a week ago. It is rather small so you can see all of the exhibits in an hour (or two if you really like to linger). The current exhibit (summer 2016) has a number of paintings...More

Thank mkshaefer
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Marilyn Minter exhibit should not be missed. Cool building. Check out the trees out front. Strange entrance made me miss it twice, not sure why it is so difficult to outline an entrance. And, drive all the way in to the parking lot because the...More

Thank AOneWorldTraveler
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

We were excited to visit the museum as there seems to be a dearth of good art museums in Orange County and based on their website, this museum holds some nice works in their permanent collection. We were disappointed, though, when visiting in that little...More

1  Thank Mike Z
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