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
Open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays and Fridays through Sundays; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays; and closed Wednesdays. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for seniors, students and active military. Children younger than 12 are admitted for free. The museum is closed on the Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's days.
Through April 28: Three exhibitions open, "Ex•pose: Allison Schulnik," "George Hurrell: Laguna to Hollywood," and "John Mason: Blue Wall." The Allison Schulnik and George Hurrell exhibitions are on display through April 28. Also on display through April 28 are highlights from the museum's permanent collection of California art curated by executive director Malcolm Warner. "John Mason: Blue Wall" is on display through October.
LAGUNA CANYON GALLERIES
Laguna Canyon Artists
3251 Laguna Canyon Road
480 Ocean Ave.
Open Tuesday through Saturday, and by appointment.
Specializing in local and international emerging contemporary art.Through March 21: "Quadrivium," featuring geometric-themed works by Lola Dupré, Shusuke Ao, Jordan Clark, Gordon Magnin, Robert Larson, Val Britton, Irina and Silviu Szekely and Justin Angelos.
891 Laguna Canyon Road
Southern California Artists Assn.
3251 Laguna Canyon Road F3
484 North Gallery
484 N. Coast Hwy.
Open noon to 6 p.m. daily
Artists and musicians are welcome to bring an easel and instruments to paint, sculpt and play music on the first Sunday of the month.
*AR4T Space— Artists Republic for Tomorrow
210 N. Coast Hwy.
Winter hours: 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday
Multimedia gallery featuring fine art from the world of youth culture.
Introducing "The Garage," an edgy exhibition with new work by Brennan Coyle and Electric Coffin Supply Co.
305 N. Coast Hwy.
Dealers in historic Early California paintings, including Guy Rose, Joseph Kleitsch, William Wendt, Granville Redmond, Edgar Payne, Maynard Dixon, Maurice Braun, as well as contemporary and early California Art Club artists.
206 N. Coast Hwy.
The George Gallery
354 N. Coast Hwy.
Through Sunday: "Bound and Suspended," featuring images of installations by John McCutcheon.
*Sue Greenwood Fine Art
330 N. Coast Hwy.
New artwork from Andy Burgess, Jason Kowalski, Robert LaDuke and Francis Livingston.
Hobrecht Sports Art
350 N. Coast Hwy.
11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday
*Lu Martin Galleries
372 N. Coast Hwy.
Continuing exhibition of Zen inspired paintings by Canadian artist Martin Beaupre, local artist David Palmer's unique "Fallen Heroes" series of portraits painted on bullet casings, and other fine paintings of various styles by regional and international artists. Artists in attendance during First Thursdays Art Walk.
*S Cube Gallery
346 N. Coast Hwy.
384A N. Coast Hwy.
Open noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday to Monday and Tuesday by appointment.
Through Monday: "Figurea," abstract paintings by Ann Kim, and "Beauty Under Pressure," block prints by Anne Moore.
March 6 through April 1: "Free Roaming," abstract paintings by Lynn Welker, and "Mindscapes," mixed-media paintings by Mada Leach.
Schaar Art Studio
305 N. Coast Hwy.
Call for appointment
Len Wood's Indian Territory Inc.
305-D N. Coast Hwy.
DOWNTOWN LAGUNA GALLERIES
*Art Cube Gallery
266 Forest Ave.
Group of show artists in gallery, including work by Jorg Dubin.
Peter Blake Gallery
435 Ocean Ave.
Ed Moses and Jimi Gleason.
City Hall Gallery
505 Forest Ave.
Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
Coffin/Fulton Fine Art
301 Forest Ave. (upstairs)
Figurative and landscape work by A. Jane Fulton and Lesanne Coffin.
*Dawson Cole Fine Art
326 Glenneyre St.
Artists include Chuck Close, Donald Sultan, Richard MacDonald, Jian Wang and James Galindo.
210A Forest Ave.
Artwork by contemporary and 20th century artists.
Forest and Ocean Gallery
480 Ocean Ave. Suite B
11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Gallery Q at the Susi Q
380 Third St.
(949) 497-244, ext. 6
Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Works by students and participating artists from Irvine Valley College and City of Laguna Beach art education programs.
March 19 through May 6: Works by artists aged 55 and older. Reception 5 to 7 p.m. March 28 with awards presentation, beverages and light refreshments.
Green Cube Gallery
264 Forest Ave.
Kush Fine Art
265 Forest Ave.
Featuring original oils, limited edition giclees on canvas and sculptures of Vladimir Kush and eight other artists.
Laguna Art Group
A website that features various artwork.
Laguna Gallery of Contemporary Art
611 S. Coast Hwy.
The gallery was created by two gallery owners/gallery directors to bring contemporary work of the highest quality to downtown Laguna Beach from emerging to mid-career to internationally recognized artists.
Clark Little Gallery
550 S. Coast Hwy.
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
425 S. Coast Hwy.
570 S. Coast Hwy.
502 S. Coast Hwy.
577 S. Coast Hwy.
Oil paintings and reproductions of Hawaii, Laguna Beach, Catalina and other Southern California scenes by artist-in-residence Walter Viszolay.
Wassmann Fine Arts Studio
419 Ocean Ave.
Wells Fargo Bank
260 Ocean Ave.
Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free.
305 Forest Ave.
*Artist Eye Laguna Gallery
1294-A S. Coast Hwy.
A cooperative venture of 16 local artists in watercolor, oil, acrylic and mixed media, as well as photography and sculpture.
*La Bottega Dell'Acquaforte
1590 S. Coast Hwy.
540 S. Coast Hwy., Suite 100
Open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday.
Coolsville – Roark's Studio Gallery
2894 S. Coast Hwy.
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.
1492 S. Coast Hwy. No. 8
The Cove is an artist-owned gallery featuring artists specializing in plein air, landscapes, still life, portraits, classic figurative work, contemporary and abstracts, mixed media and even Asian-influenced art.
1294-D S. Coast Hwy.
Open noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.
*DeRu's Fine Arts
1590 S. Coast Hwy.
Floating Cloud Gallery
1999 S. Coast Hwy., Suite E
The gallery features the unique work of Wai Sin Ton-Darbonne, a master of Chinese watercolor.
1006 S. Coast Hwy.
Open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday.
Ivan Guaderrama Original Arts Gallery
1452 S. Coast Hwy.
Mixed-media works by Ivan Guaderrama.
"Guardian Angels" exhibit is on now.
1294-B S. Coast Hwy.
Featuring a collection of 20th century masters. Dali, Picasso, Miro, Vasarely, Erte, graphics and originals.
Joseph Wise Fine Art Gallery
1550 S. Coast Hwy.
Presenting contemporary and modern art, indoor and outdoor serpentine stone sculptures and fine art photography of Laguna beaches. Always original, always unique.
Now showing pastels by Mary Aslin and paintings by Paula Ware.
Kuhnert's Art Gallery
1493 Glenneyre St.
Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment
Featuring the original paintings, serigraphs, posters and digital prints of Manfred H. Kuhnert.
Lang Fine Art
The Art Center
1450 S. Coast Hwy.
540 South Coast Hwy. No. 110
Open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily
1590 S. Coast Hwy.
Featuring paintings by owner/artist Todd Kenyon and Mark Kerckhoff, and photography by Tom Lamb.
*The Redfern Gallery
1540 S. Coast Hwy.
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 Kevin Macpherson, Gregory Hull and John Cosby, with sculpture by Carol Alleman and Mark Rossi.
*Salt Fine Art
1492 S. Coast Hwy., Suite 3
Specializing in Latin contemporary art including masters and emerging talent.
March 1 through 31: "Mating Season," new works by Mayra Barraza. Opening reception from 6 to 9 p.m. March 7.
Situ Art Gallery
1590 S. Coast Hwy. Suite #6
Featuring fine contemporary art by Mian Situ, Andrew Peters, Ruo Li, Carole Cooke, Bi Wei Liang, Dan Goozee, Long Le, Lin Zheng and Ralph Oberg.
*The Vintage Poster
1476 S. Coast Hwy.
Antique WWI posters on display.
1492 S. Coast Hwy., Suite 7