Pageant of the Masters is arguably one of the most unique productions in the entire world. Audiences are amazed by 90 minutes of tableaux vivants ("living pictures"), incredibly faithful re-creations of classical and contemporary works of art, with real people posing to look exactly like their counterparts in the original pieces. An outdoor amphitheater, professional orchestra, original score, live narration, intricate sets, sophisticated lighting, expert staff and hundreds of dedicated volunteers have won recognition for the Pageant of the Masters as the best presentation of its kind.
2019 Theme: The Time Machine
In the early years of the 20th century, a new generation of impressionists and plein air painters set up their easels outdoors and reveled in the natural beauty to be found as far as the eye could see. In the 2019 Pageant of the Masters, THE TIME MACHINE, audiences will be transported around the globe and into the past, present and future in search of great art and amazing stories.
*A Pageant ticket entitles one to free, unlimited admission to the Festival of Arts grounds all summer long. You may also gain free admission to Laguna Art-A-Fair on the day that your Pageant ticket is valid.