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Lancaster Museum of Art and History

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Lancaster Museum of Art and History
665 West Lancaster BLVD
(Corner of Ehrlich Ave. and Lancaster BLVD)
Lancaster , CA 93534
Venue Type: Museum

Neighborhood:
other (outside main areas)



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> CURRENT EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
June 21st - August 31st Graphic Posters
John van Hamersveld
 
June 21st - August 31st The Artists of the Film MANA
Craig "Skibs" Barker, Casper Brindle, Ben Brough, Alex Couwenberg, Ned Evans, Steve Fuchs, Eric Johnson, David Lloyd, Ken Pagliaro, Alex Weinstein
 
June 21st - August 31st On The Beach
Jacques Garnier, Douglas McCulloh
 
June 21st - August 31st Path of a Wave Warrior: Selections from the Fletcher Collection
Herbie Fletcher
 
June 21st - August 31st Allison Renshaw
Allison Renshaw
 
June 21st - August 31st Art of COOP
Christopher Cooper
 
June 21st - August 31st Vintage Pinball Machines: Selections from the ThumperDome Collection
 
> UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
Sep, 2014 Encoded Textiles
Guillermo Bert
 
Sep, 2014 Make 'Em All Mexican
Linda Vallejo
 
Sep, 2014 Vital Signs
Juan Delgado, Thomas McGovern
 
Sep, 2014 Solo Exhibition
Luis Fileto
 
> QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://lancastermoah.org/index.php
EMAIL:  
www.moah@cityoflancasterca.org
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue-Wed,Fri-Sun 11-6; Thu 11-8
PHONE:  
(661) 723-6250
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DESCRIPTION

The Lancaster Museum/Art Gallery (now known as Lancaster Museum of Art and History or MOAH) was officially dedicated January 18, 1986 at the Sierra Highway location. The Museum's metamorphosis continued as construction began on the new building with a historic groundbreaking on February 23, 2010.

Located on the corner of Lancaster BLVD and Ehrlich Avenue, the new Lancaster Museum of Art and History provides additional space for expanded programs and exhibitions, updated architecture, and a central location on The BLVD. The Museum officially opened on May 5, 2012.

Lancaster Museum of Art and History (MOAH) houses a collection of post-war period and contemporary art in the areas of painting, sculpture, prints, drawings, photography, film, installations and new media.

The museum also houses a collection of art pertaining to the Antelope Valley region. This art was created by artists that lived in, worked in or were inspired to create by the region. Rotating art exhibitions focus on contemporary artists, as well as the art housed within the current collection.

In addition, the museum has a vast collection of Native American, historic artifacts and geologic specimens pertaining primarily to the Antelope Valley and its surrounding areas.

Many of these items will be on permanent display within the museum, while others make up some of the history themed rotating exhibits showcased throughout the year.


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