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Past Exhibitions

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  Along El Camino Real
  January 28 - May 18, 2017
  Masterpieces of California Art
  October 15, 2016 - January 19, 2017
   A Summer Idyll: Picturesque View of California
   June 25-October 6, 2016
   The Nature of Water: Our Most Precious Resource
   January 30-June 16, 2016
   Sunlight & Shadow: The Tradition of Plein Air Painting
   October 3, 2015-January 21, 2016
   Independent Visions: Women Artists of California 1880-1940
   June 2-September 24, 2015

   California: This Golden Land of Promise
   January 24-May 21, 2015

   Scenic View Ahead: The Westways Cover Art Program, 1928-1981
   October 11, 2014-January 15, 2015

   Then and Now: 100 Years of Plein Air Painting
   May 17-October 2, 2014

   California Scene Paintings: 1920s-1970s
   January 18-May 8, 2014

   California Impressionism: Selections from The Irvine Museum
   September 28, 2013-January 9, 2014

   Mastering the Medium: Works on Paper
   June 19-September 19, 2013

   Lasting Impressions: Twenty Years of The Irvine Museum
   January 26-June 6, 2013

   Autumn's Glory, Winter's Grace
   September 29, 2012-January 17, 2013

   Paradise Found: Summer in California
   June 16-September 20, 2012




   Inner Visions: Women Artists of California
   March 17-June 7, 2012

   Gardens and Grandeur: Porcelains & Paintings by Franz A. Bischoff
   November 11, 2011- March 8, 2012

   California Rhapsody: Early Artists of the Bohemian Club
   June 18-November 3, 2011

   All Things Bright & Beautiful
   November 10, 201-June 11, 2011

   Saving Paradise
   June 16-October 23, 2010

   El Camino de Oro: Journey Through Early California
   February 23-June 10, 2010



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