ART EXHIBITS


 

The Airport Arts Program, overseen by the five member Airport Arts Commission, presents museum-quality exhibitions in the Riley Terminal, provides periodic special programs in conjunction with the exhibitions and sponsors a countywide Annual Student Art Contest/Exhibition. (View information on the John Wayne Airport Arts Commission...)

FLIGHT OF IDEAS

A large scale three-dimensional sculpture that is installed above the baggage carousels in Terminal C. The sculpture is composed of 21 aluminum birds with wing spans ranging in size from three feet to 14 feet suspended on an "S" shaped structure 100 feet long. Created from aluminum and polycarbonate Plexiglas, the wings of the birds display enlarged portions of multi-colored aeronautical charts. John Wayne Airport commissioned the artist Beth Nybeck of Kansas City, Missouri to create this art work for the new Terminal C.

Location: Above the baggage carousels in Terminal C

Flight of Ideas

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THE VI SMITH CONCOURSE GALLERY
CALLING ALL ANGELS

To commemorate the 56th season of Angels Baseball, John Wayne Airport is featuring the Calling All Angels exhibit in the Vi Smith Concourse Gallery. A range of baseball memorabilia from the early years to the present is on display through July 2016.
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Location: Departure (upper) Level, across from Gates 2 through 5 in Terminal A, Gates 18 through 21 in Terminal C and in the free standing cases near Gate 14.

Exhibition Dates: February 2016 through July 2016

Signed Angels' baseball bat
2010 All-Star Game signed baseball
"Once They Were Angels" by Robert Goldman
Mini rally monkey, Angels gumball machine and Vladimir Guerrero lunch box
Signed baseball with glove
Press Radio - TV Guides and News Media Guides
Signed baseballs by Gene Autry and Dean Chance
Nick Adenhardt Award
ORANGE COUNTY: DESTINATION ART & CULTURE
UCI: Orange County Destination, Global Game Changer

UCI: Orange County Destination, Global Game Changer highlights the past 50 years of UCI's achievements. Curated and designed by the UCI Libraries, the exhibit features photographs, documents, books, artifacts and reproductions from University Archives.
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Location: Pedestrian walkway connecting Terminals B and C (pre-security)

Exhibition Dates: February 2016 through July 2016

UCI: Orange County Destination, Global Game Changer

COMMUNITY FOCUS SPACE PROGRAM

The Community Focus Space Program features exhibitions by Orange County artists and local community organizations.

Richard Pradenas, Photographer

A collection of Richard Pradenas' photographs is on display in the Thomas F. Riley Terminal as part of John Wayne Airport's (JWA) Community Focus Space Program.
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Location: Terminal A on the Departure (upper) Level near the security screening entrance and on the Arrival (lower) Level near Baggage Carousel 1; Terminal B on the Departure (upper) Level, near the security screening entrance and on the Arrival (lower) Level near Baggage Carousel 4; Terminal C on the Departure (upper) Level near the security screening entrance.

Schedule: July 14, 2016 through August 16, 2016

Wild Fiddlenecks Field
Wild Cream Cups Buds
Wild Tidy Tips
Wild Car
Wild Tin Barn