Museums

Museums

Bowers Kidseum
Ethnic arts and culture for children near Bowers Museum. First Sunday celebrations. Sa-Su 10 am-4 pm. $6, under 2 free. 1802 N. Main St., Santa Ana, 714.480.1520 Map G13

bowersBowers Museum
Dedicated to preservation and exhibition of world cultural arts plus displays with a California focus. Through Jan. 29 Virgin of Guadalupe: Images in Colonial Mexico. Through Feb. 26 See & Unseen: Photographs by Imogen Cunningham. Opens Dec. 10 As She Liked It: The Shakespearean Roles of Madame Modjeska. Opening Feb. 25 Frida Kahlo—Her Photos. Ongoing Temple Murals by Shashi Dhoj Tulachan; Spirits and Headhunters: Art of the Pacific Islands; Ancient Arts of China; First Californians; California: The Golden Years; Mystery From the Tomb: The Face Beneath The Mask. Tu-Su 10 am-4 pm. $10-$15, under 12 free. Separate admission for some exhibits. 2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana 714.567.3600,  bowers.org Map G13

Hilbert Museum
New. Chapman University venue near the train station features art in many genres focusing on California history and culture by 20th-century California artists. 167 N. Atchison St., Orange, hilbertmuseum.org Map C3

Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum
Board culture spotlights Duke Kahanamoku, classic surfboards, Endless Summer film. Su-M noon-5 pm; Tu until 9 pm; W-F until 7 pm; Sa 11 am-7 pm. Free. 411 Olive Ave., Huntington Beach, 714.960.3483 Map N8

Irvine Museum
California Impressionism within an office building. Tu-Sa 11 am-5 pm. Free. 18881 Von Karman Ave., Irvine, 949.476.0294 Map J14

Laguna Art Museum
California Impressionism and contemporary cultural art. Through Jan. 15 Miss Hills of Laguna Beach; Phillip K. Smith: Bent Parallel.  M-Tu, F-Su 11 am-5 pm; Th 11 am-9 pm. $5-$7, under 12 free. 307 Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach, 949.494.8971 Map H15

Lyon Air Museum
Very rare operational 20th-century aircraft and other historical vehicles on airport perimeter. Daily 10 am-4 pm. $6-$12, under 5 free. 19300 Ike Jones Drive, Santa Ana, 714.210.4585 Map J13

Mission San Juan Capistrano
Exhibits at jewel of the California missions (1776). Swallows Walk and Talk Tour, daily 1 pm. Ongoing Legacy of Saint Sierra; Mission Treasures; Native American Museum; Plein Air Art Reproductions; South Wing of the Mission. Digital audio tour free with admission. Daily 9 am-5 pm. $6-$9, under 3 free. 26801 Ortega Hwy., San Juan Capistrano, 949.234.1300 Map I17

muzeoMuzeo
Intimate exhibition space on Center Street Promenade. Through Jan. 2 SoCal Ceramics and Glass Exhibition. Through Jan. 8 2nd Annual Muzeo Express: Holiday Model Trains. Opening Feb. 12 Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times. Tu-Su 10 am-5 pm. $6-$10. 241 S. Anaheim Blvd., Anaheim, 714.956.8936. muzeo.org Map H10

Orange County Museum of Art
California modern and contemporary art. Through Dec. 4 American Mosaic: Picturing Modern Art Through the Eye of Duncan Phillips; Brian Bress: Make Your Own Friends; Li Hui: V; The Pacific Project: Zheng Chongbin. Opening Jan. 7 Pop Art Design. W-Su 11 am-5 pm; Th 11 am-8 pm. $10-$12, under 12 free. 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach 949.759.1122 Map L15