HILBERT MUSEUM - Upcoming Events

  • EVERY THURSDAY AT 11am - Tour of the Hilbert Museum led by founder Mark Hilbert (when available) and director Mary Platt.
    Free and open to the public – no reservation necessary unless you are bringing a group of 20 or more (call 714-516-5880 to reserve for large groups).

  • THE HILBERT MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED Oct. 20-Nov. 1, 2019 for exhibition change. We will re-open on Saturday, Nov. 2 with the new exhibitions “Los Angeles Area Scene Painting” and “A Fine Romance: Images of Love in Classic American Illustration,” plus new selections from the Permanent Collection. “The Magic and Flair of Mary Blair” will remain open by popular demand through the end of 2019.

  • SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26, 11am-5pm — ORANGE COUNTY ARCHIVES BAZAAR. The museum will open for one day only during its exhibition change closure to host this regional, day-long public event that brings together libraries, special collections, archives, museums, historical societies and other cultural heritage institutions to showcase materials from their collections and highlight the known and unknown stories of Orange County. The day will include presentations from OC community members knowledgeable about the region’s history. This year’s theme is “Murals, Memories and Meaning-Making,” and the presentations and many of the displays will explore the history behind murals as profound displays of art and culture, with the ability to empower communities in OC. Presented by: Archives in Action, Chapman University Leatherby Libraries, Cal State Fullerton Libraries, UCI Libraries, Santa Ana Public Library and History Room, and Hilbert Museum of California Art. Admission is free and open to the public.

  • SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 6 to 8pm — OPENING RECEPTION for the new exhibitions “Los Angeles Area Scene Painting” and “A Fine Romance: Images of Love in Classic American Illustration,” plus new selections from the Permanent Collection. Join us for food, drinks and to see all the new art! Free and open to the public; open-house style; no reservation required.


Programs, dates and artists are subject to change.