The old hotel pavilion in Laguna Beach is being remodeled under the direction of Edgar Payne, “to meet the needs of an exhibition”. It will be known as the Laguna Art Gallery”
Laguna Beach Art Association members exhibit at the Whittier Woman’s club house. Artists include Anna Hills, Hanson Puthuff, Edgar Payne, Karl Yens, Guy Rose, Sam Hyde Harris, and others.
Mabel spends a week with Anna Hills in Laguna at her home in Laguna Beach.
Anna Hills of Laguna Beach teaches an art sketching class at the Whittier Woman’s club house. An exhibition and tea are planned. “. . . Gentlemen will be welcomed at the exhibition.”
Thirty small water color paintings by Anna Hills and 100 sketches, the work of her sketch class students will be exhibited at the Whittier Woman’s clubhouse.
Anna Hills and her students exhibit at Whittier Woman’s clubhouse. Ten students, including Mrs. Myron J. Haig (Mabel Haig), exhibit water colors and oils.
The Los Angeles Times Newspaper announces that the writing of the late Anna Hills, “How to Judge Pictures”, will be read at a meeting of the Whittier Art Association. Anna Hills was one of the cofounders of the Laguna Beach Art Center and Gallery.
Note: The correct title of the document is “How to Judge a Picture”, written by Anna Hills
for a talk she gave about two months before she passed away in 1930.
Note: The paper copy of “How to Judge a Picture” is held by the Whittier Art Association & Gallery Archives.
The Whittier Art Gallery exhibits paintings by the late Anna Hills; water colors by Mabel George Haig, and engravings by Paul Landacre. Harry Muir Kurtzworth will speak at the open meeting on “Art in Southern California”.
Paintings by Millard Sheets, Edgar Payne, Marian Kavanagh Wachtel, Anna Hills, and Paul Lauritz have been loaned for the gallery’s exhibit of “Art Gems”. Mabel Haig is chairman of the committee in charge.