Best Places to Snap a Picture

Published May 8, 2018

go beach letters

Go Beach letters

Grab your friends and pose in front of the newly constructed Go Beach letters! Fun fact: each letter weighs roughly 6,000 pounds.

Homage to Sam Rodia2

Climb if you dare or strike a pose in front of “Homage to Sam Rodia” that was created by J.J. Beljon. This was the largest work in the 1965 Long Beach International Sculpture Symposium. You have probably seen this striking artwork driving down 7th Street.

theater arts wall

Theatre Arts building

Just off the south side of the Theatre Arts building, you can find yourself in a botanical garden if you crop the picture just right.

girl in front of pyramid

Walter Pyramid

Grab your Beach spirit pom-poms – rain or shine -- and cheer on our athletic teams at the Walter Pyramid! The Walter Pyramid is one of several pyramids in the country.

Lyman Lough Fountain

Jump in for a splash! It’s a must-take photos for all grads – cap and gown and all – in the Lyman Lough fountain before you leave for good.

Students at friendship walk taking selfies

Friendship Walk

The walkway that's filled with beautiful trees casts shadows that will make you feel as though you are in the middle of a forest.

Students at window wall

Window Wall

Go ahead, snap a picture inside the Window Wall that is part of the Robert Irwin: Site Determined exhibition. Frame included.

japanese garden

Earl Miller Japanese Garden

Our beautiful Japanese Garden is one of our hidden gems on campus. Make sure to take a selfie with the koi fish – maybe you can get them to do duck lips.

now sculpture

Now Sculpture

This interesting stainless-steel sculpture is also commonly referred to as the whale sculpture. Why? We don’t know. But did you know that the Now sculpture was created using underwater explosion technology?

carlson bloc tower

Carlson Bloc Bell Tower

At 65 feet tall, the Carlson Bloc Bell Tower can be seen from across campus –whether you’re 5 feet or 11 feet tall. Music projected from the tower can be heard through speakers located at the top of the McIntosh Humanities building.

girl sitting in duet sculpture

Duet Sculpture

Stand, sit or lay on the Duet sculpture for the picture-perfect Instagram shot! Who knows, maybe you can start the next viral social media challenge? #DuetChallenge