Jim Burba and Bob Hayes

Photo by Jana Cruder

Costa Mesa, CA (December 6, 2013) – Entrepreneurs and businessmen, Jim Burba and Bob Hayes, of the global hotel investment event company, Burba Hotel Network (www.burba.com)  based in Orange County, California, continue as a powerhouse partnership and benefactors in the world of both entertainment and art.

Jim Burba and Bob Hayes are hosting their second “Free Day” for the public at the Laguna Art Museum, in Laguna Beach, California on Sunday, December 28 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Enjoy all of the Museum’s current exhibitions completely free of charge, including: Elizabeth Turk: Sentient Forms; Lita Albuquerque: Particle Horizon; Rural California, 1930s and 40s: From the Collection of Diane and E. Gene Crain; and selections from the permanent collection.

Jim Burba and Bob Hayes are long time benefactors of the Laguna Art Museum, where Hayes has been a member of the Board of Trustees for three years. Hayes is also an ambassador for the Museum’s Advisory Circle, made up of many of the museum’s most dedicated supporters. In addition, he serves on the organizing committee for the Museum’s major fundraising event, Palette to Palate.

“We are proud to give to the community and provide this ‘free day’ at the Museum for people to see some of the great California art on display,” states Bob Hayes. “Jim and I are firm believers in the Museum’s innovative showcase of California art, and we encourage the community to visit and enjoy the wonderful collection.”

More information about the Laguna Art Museum “Free Day.”

About Laguna Art Museum:

Laguna Art Museum is a museum of California art. Its mission is to collect, care for, and exhibit works of art that were created by California artists or represent the life and history of the state. Through its permanent collection, its special loan exhibitions, its educational programs, and its library and archive, the museum enhances the public’s knowledge and appreciation of California art of all periods and styles, and encourages art-historical scholarship in this field. Laguna Art Museum stands just steps from the Pacific Ocean in the beautiful city of Laguna Beach. The museum is proud to continue the tradition of the Laguna Beach Art Association, founded in 1918 by the early California artists who had discovered the town and transformed it into a vibrant arts community. The gallery that the association built in 1929 is part of today’s Laguna Art Museum.

About Burba Hayes:

Burba Hayes is the new entertainment production company arm for Jim Burba and Bob Hayes of Burba Hotel Network. Currently, the couple is working on several productions, which include ventures into film, television, and internet broadcast.  Co-produced by Burba and Hayes, “Space Station 76,” a sci-fi “dramedy” feature film, was a hit on the film festival circuit and was released by Sony International in September 2014.  Burba Hayes are working to bring the Off-Broadway hit Disaster!, a 70s musical, to Broadway in 2015, and they are presenting a special reading of the show in Los Angeles on January 25, 2015, at a benefit for The Actors Fund.

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