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Join member galleries from 6 to 9 p.m. the first Thursday of each month for a festive cultural evening. The next Art Walk is Thursday. Asterisk [*] denotes the participating galleries.

Dedicated shuttle service starts at 6:15 p.m. from the Laguna Art Museum at North Coast Highway and Cliff Drive, and Bluebird Center, 1590 S. Coast Hwy. Shuttles run until 8:45 p.m.

First Thursdays Art Walk is funded by member galleries, lodging establishments and the city. For more information, call (949) 683-6871, or visit http://www.firstthursdaysartwalk.com.

*Laguna Art Museum

307 Cliff Drive

(949) 494-8971

http://www.lagunaartmuseum.org

Open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for seniors, students and active military. Children younger than 12 are admitted for free.

Current exhibition:

Until May 20: Pieces from the collection representing artists who worked in California in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries are in the upstairs gallery.

Opening exhibitions:

Opening Sunday: "The Postwar War: 1945 to 1980," Southern California artists in this seminal time. Through April 29.

Opening Sunday: "Victor Hugo Zayas: Mi Obra," paintings and sculpture by the Mexican-American artist. Through April 29.

Special Events:

5:30 p.m. Saturday: Special members only unveiling and opening reception for Victor Hugo Zayas' gun sculpture series, with remarks from LAPD Chief Charlie Beck and Deputy Chief Patrick Gannon, curator Gregorio Luke and new museum executive director Malcolm Warner. The series is made from more than two tons of destroyed guns in the LAPD Gun Buyback Program. The sculptures will be on display to April 29.

1 p.m. Sunday: Lecture by Victor Hugo Zayas. Open to the public.

LAGUNA CANYON

GALLERIES

Laguna Canyon Artists

3251 Laguna Canyon Road

http://www.LagunaCanyonArtists.com

*Laguna College of Art & Design

2222 Laguna Canyon Road

(949) 376-6000

http://www.lagunacollege.edu

Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Free admission.

February: Art of Chris Sanders, animator of movies "Lilo & Stitch" and "How to Train Your Dragon."

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Opening reception for graphic design exhibition, "For the Love of Type."

Carl E Smith Fine Art - CES / FA

2075-2097 Laguna Canyon Road Unit B

http://www.cesfineart.com

*[seven-degrees] gallery

891 Laguna Canyon Road

(949) 376-1555

http://www.seven-degrees.com

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Opening reception during Art Walk for "Landscapes," mixed media glass by Sian Poeschl and photography on metal panel by Suzi Chauvel.

NORTH COAST

HIGHWAY GALLERIES

*AR4T Space— Artists Republic for Tomorrow

210 N. Coast Hwy.

Winter hours: 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday

Ar4t.com

Multimedia gallery featuring fine art from the world of youth culture.

Until March 24: Dennis McNett solo exhibition: "Wolfbat Shamans and the Whale of Gratitude."

Blue Jay Gallery

352 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 584-0777

http://www.bluejayartgallery.com

Contemporary Russian art.

6 to 10 p.m. Saturday: UN-Nited Art Association, Art Guevara and Sama Wareh present an art exhibit and sale to benefit the needy in Syria. $10 entry includes music and food. (All proceeds from entry fee will go to United Nations Emergency Relief Fund, plus 30% from art sales.)

The George Gallery

354 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-4377

"Accomplished," contemporary art by seven female artists.

*Sue Greenwood Fine Art

330 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-0669

suegreenwoodfineart.com

Until Saturday: Winter group show with Maurice Gray, Marianne Kolb, Inez Storer and Terry Turrell.

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Art Walk reception for Group Show with Sally Chiu, David French, Amber George and Joseph Maruska.

*JoAnneArtman Gallery

326 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 510-5481

http://www.joannartmangallery.com

Through March 31: "Exuberance: New Works" by Colombian-American Artist America Martin.

*Laguna North Gallery

376 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-4324

Lagunanorthgallery.com

Landscapes, seascapes, still-lifes and plein-air by award-winning artists: Kirsten Anderson, Storm Case, Jean Choi, Patti Cliffton, Kevin Davidson, Laurie Downey, Julie Christiansen-Dull, Kathy Esnard, Christine Hooker, Margaret Jamison, Linda Johnson, Pam Panattoni, Elaine Ruettiger and Albert Stanchfield.

*Quorum Art Gallery

374 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-4422

The Quorum Art Gallery is a cooperative association of 12 local artists and a guest artist, which allows us to provide our guests with diverse styles and an impressive collection of fine art paintings. "Aspen Glow on the Minarets" by Mike Kinney is featured.

*S Cube Gallery

346 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-8800

Until March 18: Mexican sculptor Paco Esnayra: "Introspection."

*Sandstone Gallery

384A N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-6775

Open noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday to Monday and Tuesday by appointment.

http://www.sandstonegallery.com

Until Monday: "Beneath the Surface," monotypes by Anne Moore; and "It Figures," works on paper by Marge Chapman.

Opening Wednesday: "Ocean Views, California Style," mixed media work by Mada Leach, and "Imaged Narrative," the abstract landscapes of Lynn Welker. Meet the artists from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday during Art Walk. Also exhibiting are Marge Chapman, KL Heagen, Howard Hitchcock, Sunny Kim, Marjorie Sanders and Anne Moore.

*Studio 7 Gallery—North

384 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-8291

Open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

http://www.studio7gallery.com

Live guitar music and oil painting demonstrations by award-winning plein air artists during First Thursday's Art Walk.

DOWNTOWN LAGUNA GALLERIES

*Art Cube Gallery

266 Forest Ave.

(949) 376-8800

http://www.artcubegallery.com

Peter Blake Gallery

435 Ocean Ave.

(949) 376-9994

peterblakegallery.com

Ed Moses and Jimi Gleason

Coffin/Fulton Fine Art

301 Forest Ave. (upstairs)

(949) 497-2214

Figurative and landscape work by A. Jane Fulton and Lesanne Coffin.

*Dawson Cole Fine Art

326 Glenneyre St.

(949) 497-4988

http://www.dawsoncolefineart.com

6 to 9 p.m. Saturday: Tom Betts one man show.

March: Ongoing exhibition of gallery artists including Chuck Close, Donald Sultan, Richard MacDonald, Jian Wang, James Galindo, etc.

Fingerhut Gallery

210A Forest Ave.

(949) 376-6410

Artwork by contemporary and 20th century artists.

Green Cube Gallery

264 Forest Ave.

(949) 494-1550

Kimerlee Curyl works depicting wild mustangs.

Clark Little Gallery

550 S. Coast Hwy.

http://www.clarklittlephotography.com

Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays.

Featuring surfing photography by Clark Little.

The Lobby Gallery

Hotel Laguna

425 S. Coast Hwy.

(714) 787-4583

hotellaguna.com

The Signature Gallery Laguna

220 Forest Ave.

Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday

(949) 376-4244

http://www.thesignaturegallery.com

Showcasing artwork by Charles H. Pabst, Cara Pabst Moran, Jenny Simon, Sue Averell, sculptures by Kira, and fountains by Wolfgang Vaatz.

Swenson Fine Art

460 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-1122

http://www.swensonfineart.com

*Townley Gallery

570 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-1860

townleygallery.com

Through March: "TechnoScape Past and Present, Which Brings Us to the Future."

Village Gallery

502 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-3552

Viszolay Gallery

577 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-0951

Oil paintings and reproductions of Hawaii, Laguna Beach, Catalina and other Southern California scenes by artist-in-residence Walter Viszolay.

Wells Fargo Bank

260 Ocean Ave.

(949) 494-1145

Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free.

"Cars," work by 10 artists.

Whitney Gallery

305 Forest Ave.

(949) 497-4322

Open daily.

http://www.marcwhitney.com

SOUTH COAST

HIGHWAY GALLERIES

*Artist Eye Laguna Gallery

1294-A S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-5898

http://www.artisteyelagunagallery.com

A cooperative venture of 16 local artists in watercolor, oil, acrylic and mixed media, as well as photography and sculpture.

*Bluebird Gallery

1540 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-5377

http://www.bluebirdgallery.net

Specializing in California Impressionist paintings. Featuring Felice Hrovat, Mark Cummings, Doug Stotts, William Dorsey, Joseph Aaron, George Gallo, Elaine Hughes, Stephen Schlanser and Mike Brennan.

*La Bottega Dell'Acquaforte

1590 S. Coast Hwy.

http://www.italianetchings.com

(949) 497-6690

Original etchings by Italian artists including Cacciarini, Ceschin, Zec, Zaliani, Mariani, Orselli, Piazza, Caffe, Beuchat, Petro and Faraoni.

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Art Walk reception for guest artists Zivana Gojanovic of Ventura, and Boril Radoykov of Santa Fe.

Coolsville – Roark's Studio Gallery

2894 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-2048

Open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and Saturday and Sunday by appointment.

Specializing in underwater photography, "Liquescent," of dancers and other subjects by Roark Gourley. Also contemporary paintings and sculpture by Roark and Michelle Gourley.

The Cottage Gallery

1524 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-8932

thecottagegallery.org/default.aspx

*Cove Gallery

1492 S. Coast Hwy. No. 8

(949) 494-1878

http://www.covegallerylaguna.com

Introducing four new artists who have joined the gallery: JoAnn Unger, Mary Lehner, Barbara van Rooyan and Sandy Clark.

DeMossa Gallery

1294-D S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-9229

http://www.paintedjourney.com

Open noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.

*DeRu's Fine Arts

1590 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-3785

http://www.derusfinearts.com

February: "Beauty & Light" Early California Impressionists paint their views of California and beyond.

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Art Walk reception for "Highlights from our Collection of Early California Impressionists."Also contemporary California artists David Chapple and Gerald Rahm.

*FOA South

1006 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-1145

Open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday.

Through March: Selections from the Festival of Arts permanent collection.

Ivan Guaderrama Original Arts Gallery

1452 S. Coast Hwy.

(310) 383-5051

http://www.ivanguaderrama.com

Mixed media works by Ivan Guaderrama.

H Gallery

1294-B S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-5578

http://www.artsellers.com

Featuring a collection of 20th Century masters. Dali, Picasso, Miro, Vasarely, Erte, graphics and originals.

Joseph Wise Fine Art Gallery

1550 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-7902

Presenting contemporary and modern art, frescoes and oils; indoor and outdoor serpentine stone sculpture.

Joseph Muzondo's "Provenance Collection" of Cubistic and Art Deco-inspired sculptures.

Kuhnert's Art Gallery

1493 Glenneyre St.

(949) 494-0676

Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment

http://www.kuhnertsartgallery.com

http://www.manfredkuhnert.com

Celebrating 26 years of featuring the original paintings, serigraphs, posters and digital prints of Manfred H. Kuhnert.

Lang Fine Art

The Art Center

1450 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-1397

purelagunabeach gallery

1590 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 315-5015

http://www.purelagunabeach.com

Featuring paintings by owner/artist Todd Kenyon and Mark Kerckhoff, and photography by Tom Lamb.

The Redfern Gallery

1540 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-3356

http://www.redferngallery.com

Thirty-five years specializing in important historical American Art. Now showing works by the early California Impressionists; Guy Rose, Edgar Payne, William Wendt, Granville Redmond and contemporary painting virtuosos Macpherson, Hull and Cosby, with sculpture by Alleman and Rossi.

*Salt Fine Art

1492 S. Coast Hwy., Suite 3

(949) 715-5554

http://www.saltfineart.com

Specializing in Latin Contemporary including masters and emerging talent.

Until Wednesday: "Cuba!" featuring 11 artists from Cuba. 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Art Walk reception for "Master Works," new paintings by Olga Sinclair and sculpture by Victor Hugo Zayas.

Situ Art Gallery

1590 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-6703

Situartgallery.com

Featuring fine contemporary art by Mian Situ, Andrew Peters, Ruo Li, Carole Cooke, Bi Wei, Dan Goozee, Zhuo S. Liang, Longyao Le, Sandy Scott, Robert Peters and Ralph Oberg.

*Vladimir Sokolov Gallery

1540 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-3633

http://www.vladimirsokolovgallery.com

Abstract and mixed media paintings by Vladimir Sokolov, acrylics by Alexander Sokolov and laminated acrylic sculptures by Vasa.

*Studio 7 Gallery – South

1590 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-0012

http://www.studio7gallery.com

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

During Art Walk, live oil painting demonstrations by plein air artists and live piano music.

*The Vintage Poster

1476 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-7422

http://www.thevintageposter.com

February: Rene Gruau Cabaret and Fashion designs.

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: Art Walk opening reception for Antique WW1 poster display.

Watercolor Gallery

1492 S. Coast Hwy., Suite 7

(949) 494-8838

http://www.watercolorgalleries.com

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