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SUMMER HOURS

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 12PM–5PM
CLOSED Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday

Admission to the Museum is FREE for all. 

Events are free and open to the public. Parking on Cal State Long Beach campus is paid. See below for guidance.

DIRECTIONS

Carolyn Campagna Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum is located on the lower campus of California State University, Long Beach in the Horn Center building. Individualized driving, walking, and public transportation directions available via Google Maps.

Finding the Museum | Lower Campus Map

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finding the museum csulb lower campus map

Directions to Lot E1 (short-term parking for 90 mins or less)
Enter from Bellflower Blvd.
Turn onto Beach Drive.
Turn left at Brotman Way (unmarked third stop sign) and drive down the hill to the stop sign. 
Turn left into Lot E1 from the left turn lane in front of Brotman Hall. 
Directions to all-day parking in the Pyramid Parking Structure (Daily Parking Permit needed)
Enter from Bellflower Blvd.
Turn onto Beach Drive. 
Turn left on Merriam Way.
Continue past the Pyramid Parking Structure bridge and turn right onto the first level of the structure.
The parking pay stations are located in the southeast corner of the lot, nearest to the College of Business.

PARKING

View the CSULB Maps page for interactive and printable maps. It is highly recommended that you refer to the printable CSULB map, where Carolyn Campagna Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum is designated as "KCAM."
Parking information is also available on the CSULB visitor parking page.

Parking permits are available for purchase via the ParkMobile App or in-person at parking pay stations. A license plate number is required when purchasing a parking permit.

Short-term parking permits are available in Lot E1 and can be purchased in 30-, 60-, or 90-min increments. For the most current parking prices, please visit the CSULB Parking and Transportation page.

It is advised that you purchase a Daily Permit if you are staying on campus for longer than 90 minutes. Daily Permits are available for purchase for $10 on weekends and $15 on weekdays on Level 1 of the Pyramid Parking Structure. Please refer to the CSULB Parking and Transportation page and permit information page for more information on parking permits as well as pricing.

The Archives Room features a conference table that seats ten* people and is used for meetings, presentations, study groups and research of Museum archival material. Museum archives include various historical records, including primary documents from the 1965 California International Sculpture Symposium and key moments in our institutional history.

Reservation Request for the Archives Room

A list of works on paper available for research and study is coming soon. Please contact Registrar Alyssa Torres for more information about what archives are readily available via email at alyssa.torres@csulb.edu.

Fulfillment of research requests are subject to availability of works and staffing of appropriate personnel.

The Prints and Drawings Room features small exhibition displays, a work table that seats two, and viewing tables for works of art study and research. It is available for visitor exhibition viewing sessions and one-hour appointments for research of the Museum's collections. 

Reservation Request for the Prints and Drawings Room 

Please note that no more than two people may reserve the Prints and Drawings Room at the same time.

A list of works on paper available for research and study is coming soon. Please contact Registrar Alyssa Torres for more information about what archives are readily available via email at alyssa.torres@csulb.edu.

Fulfillment of research requests are subject to availability of works and staffing of appropriate personnel.

Access to the Museum's archives and works on paper allows everyone to use our collections as an educational resource. We welcome faculty, students, scholars, curators and community members to experience our collections and archives. Our goal with room reservations is to fulfill research requests, foster curricular connections with students and faculty, and encourage the community to explore our archives and works on paper. 

If you would like to inquire about works and archives available for viewing through a reservation, please contact Museum Registrar Alyssa Torres via email at alyssa.torres@csulb.edu.

Fulfillment of research requests are subject to availability of works and staffing of appropriate personnel.

  • Carolyn Campagna Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum requires visitors to check backpacks, bags, and large items at the front desk to ensure artwork safety.
  • The Museum may refuse to accept items at its discretion and is not responsible for items held at the front desk.
  • Food and drink may not be carried into the galleries. 
  • Pens and markers are not permitted to be used within the galleries. Pencils are available at the front desk.
  • Flash photography, tripods, and video cameras are not permitted inside the museum without special permission.

Carolyn Campagna Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum offers tours for students, K-12 school and college classes, and community groups interested in visiting the galleries and Public Art Park.

Tours are led by Museum educational staff and trained docent volunteers who provide a variety of meaningful experiences to accommodate the diverse needs of visitors.

Community groups, organizations, and clubs are encouraged to reach out to schedule a tour by contacting the Museum. Please make your request via email to kleefeldcontemporary@csulb.edu at least two weeks prior to your preferred visit date.

Metro provides bus and rail transportation throughout Long Beach, including to Carolyn Campagna Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum and CSULB. For your best public transportation route, please visit the Metro Trip PlannerPlease check the Parking and Transportation Services page for information on construction, shuttles, and other campus access topics.