NOW Through October 13, 2018
SCENIC VIEW AHEAD: THE WESTWAYS COVER ART COLLECTION:
Organized by the Hilbert Museum in cooperation with the Automobile Club of Southern California, this exhibition captures the beauty of the American West in works painted by California's finest artists for the covers of AAA's beloved Western travel and lifestyle magazine, circa 1928 to 1981. Curated by Mary Platt and Emily Valdez with invaluable assistance from the ACSC archival staff.
MAGICAL VISIONS: THE ENCHANTED WORLDS OF EYVIND EARLE:
The legendary Disney artist and concept designer of the classic Sleeping Beauty (1959) was also a gifted landscapist. The Eyvind Earle Trust has gifted the Hilbert Museum with eight dazzling paintings by Earle, which debut here in this exhibition showcasing the master's Disney art and his mystical, stylized landscapes. Curated by Ioan Szasz.
A NEW HOPE: The Star Wars Art of Robert Bailey:
Lucasfilm artist Robert Bailey -- whose collectors include George Lucas, William Shatner and many other Hollywood greats -- creates realistic graphite-pencil drawings of favorite scenes from the original Star Wars trilogy.
SUNLIGHT AND SHADOW: A GIFT OF CALIFORNIA ART FROM THE COLLECTION OF JIM AND LYNNE DOTI:
Chapman University President Emeritus Dr. Jim Doti and his wife Dr. Lynne Doti, longtime collectors of California art, have donated 17 important paintings to the Hilbert Museum. This exhibition features a dozen of them, including works by Millard Sheets, Irv Wyner, Franz Bischoff and more. Curated by Mary Platt.
CHARACTER REFERENCES: THE ART OF THE ANIMATION DRAWING:
A mini-exhibition focusing on the free-flowing character and conceptual pencil work of animation artists from the Disney Studios and Warner Bros.
Continuing at the Hilbert Museum will be the exhibition "AMERICAN ILLUSTRATION: Children at Play" (through July 14, 2018) and works from the Permanent Collection.
The Hilbert Museum is located at 167 N. Atchison Street in Orange, Calif.