Upon a Painted Ocean: An Ode to the California Coast Interviews

The Irvine Museum Collection at the University of California, Irvine presents “Upon a Painted Ocean: An Ode to the California Coast.” Our tribute to the California Coast is entitled Upon a Painted Ocean, in reference to Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s epic poem about the sea, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, published in 1798. The exhibition includes scenes of the Santa Catalina Island, Coronado Beach, the rocky cliffs of Big Sur, views of San Francisco Bay, and two historic vistas of Crystal Cove, one of which shows the cove as a movie set, used as such since the early 1920s.

The exhibit is on display from November 10, 2018  – March 30, 2019.

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