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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.

At 5 p.m., the city of Laguna Beach will hold a Public Art Dedication of the sculpture "Breaching Whale" by Jon Seeman in Heisler Park at Rockpile

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. daily. Open until 9 p.m. during First Thursdays Art Walk. Admission is $12 for adults and $10 for seniors, students and active military. Children younger than 12 are admitted for free. The museum is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's days. Free admission on First Thursdays Art Walk nights.

Current show:

Noguchi: "California Legacy" will be on display to Oct. 2.

Lita Albuquerque: "Emergence" will be on display to Oct. 2.

LAGUNA CANYON

GALLERIES

Laguna Canyon Artists

3251 Laguna Canyon Road

http://www.LagunaCanyonArtists.com

*Gallery 793

793 Laguna Canyon Road

(949) 376-6000

http://www.lagunacollege.edu

Gallery hours: 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday from Thursday through Aug. 13.

Opening reception for artists from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday. The gallery showcases exceptional Laguna College student work for sale.

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

Southern California Artists Assn.

3251 Laguna Canyon Road F3

(949) 715-6767

http://www.socalartists.org

NORTH COAST

HIGHWAY GALLERIES

484 North Gallery

484 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-4578

Open noon to 6 p.m. daily

Original paintings and vintage prints

*210 AR4T — Artists Republic for Tomorrow

210 N. Coast Hwy.

Ar4t.com

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

*Edenhurst Gallery

305 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-9222

http://www.edenhurstgallery.com

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.

Essence Gallery

346 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-8224

Original contemporary and traditional works of art from local and international artists.

Gallery McCollum

206 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-4027

http://www.gallerymccollum.com

"Surf & Turf, Terra e Mare," Caroline Zimmerman works depicting the tropics, Tuscany and California.

*Sue Greenwood Fine Art

330 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-0669

suegreenwoodfineart.com

Opening Thursday: "Postcard Series" by Inez Storer. The artist will discuss her work at noon July 10; make reservations by July 8.

Hobrecht Sports Art

350 N. Coast Hwy.

http://www.hobrecht.com

*JoAnneArtman

Gallery

326 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 510-5481

http://www.joannartmangallery.com

Opening reception 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday for James Verbicky, with live music by the Steve Reid Trio, featuring Elliot Glass.

*Laguna North Gallery

376 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-4324

A co-op gallery of quality artists.

*Lu Martin Galleries

372 N. Coast Hwy.

Open daily

(949) 494-8074

*Marion Meyer Contemporary Art

354 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-5442

http://www.marionmeyergallery.com

Through Sunday: "Selected Works," summer group show featuring mixed media originals by Quim Bove, John Szabo, Claudia Meyer, Rita Blitt, Christopher Mathie and others.

*Quorum Art Gallery

374 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-4422

*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

Closing Monday: "English Seasides" by contemporary painter Elyse Katz, and "Nature's Mysteries" by watercolor artist Judy Laschober. Also exhibiting are artists Marge Chapman, Jennifer Griffiths, KL Heagen, Howard Hitchcock, Sunny Kim, Anne Moore, Marjorie Sanders and Lynn Welker.

Opening Thursday: "Out of the Woods" by Marge Chapman and "Works on Paper" by Lynn Welker.

Schaar Art Studio

305 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-7289

Call for appointment

http://www.schaargalleries.com

*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 during First Thursday's Art Walk.

Whelan Galleries

353 N. Coast Hwy. No. A

(949) 494-5076

http://www.whelanartgalleries.com

Showcasing original fine art oil paintings and rare classic book cover illustrations by Patrick Whelan. Sculpture by Leon Richman.

Annette Wimmer Fine Art

238 N. Coast Hwy.

annettewimmer.com

(949) 494-3700

Len Wood's Indian Territory Inc.

305-D N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-5747

http://www.indianterritory.com

DOWNTOWN LAGUNA GALLERIES

*Art Cube Gallery

266 Forest Ave.

(949) 376-8800

http://www.artcubegallery.com

BC Space Gallery

235 Forest Ave.

(949) 497-1880

Gallery open 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and by appointment.

Peter Blake Gallery

435 Ocean Ave.

(949) 376-9994

peterblakegallery.com

Summer Group Show.

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)

(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

DeBilzan Gallery

224 Forest Ave.

(949) 494-2406 or (727) 804-7649

Fingerhut Gallery

210A Forest Ave.

(949) 376-6410

Artwork by contemporary and 20th century artists.

Kush Fine Art

265 Forest Ave.

(949) 376-8017

Featuring original oils, limited edition giclees on canvas and sculptures of Vladimir Kush and eight other artists.

Laguna Art Group

570 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-1860

LagunaArt.com

*The Lobby Gallery

Hotel Laguna

425 S. Coast Hwy.

(714) 787-4583

hotellaguna.com

New paintings by John Kilduff, Rick Delanty, Elaine Mathews, and Saim Caglayan.

*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.

William Merrill

Gallery

611 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 464-0067

http://www.williammerrillgallery.com

Miranda Galleries

417 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-4491

http://www.mirandagalleries.com

Miranda Galleries features international and contemporary artwork from all over the world, including an extensive collection of sculpture, fine art glass and works on canvas and paper.

Pacific Edge Gallery

540 S. Coast Hwy., No. 112

(949) 494-0491

Showcasing Laguna Beach painters.

Featuring work by Jacobus Baas; Brenda Bredvik's "Pacific Rim Landscapes"; and Maria Bertran. Also, work by Tom Swimm and Sandra Jones Campbell.

The Signature Gallery Laguna

220 Forest Ave.

(949) 376-4244

http://www.thesignaturegallery.com

Featuring contemporary masters and emerging talents.

Surf Gallery

911 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-9155

http://www.thesurfgallery.com

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

Viszolay Gallery

577 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-0951

Oil paintings and reproductions of Hawaii, and 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.

Until Sept. 8: "All Media Show" featuring local artists in a variety of media on second floor gallery, sponsored by Community Art Project. Public artists' reception planned from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 9.

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

Ceramic artist Sharon Jackman featured during July.

*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

June: Etchings by internationally recognized Italian artists including Cacciarini, Ceschin, Zec, Zaliani, Mariani, Piazza, Caffe, Beuchat, Petro and Faraoni. Guest artists: Zivana Gojanovic (Santa Barbara painter) and Miriam Perez (Mexican sculptor).

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

During Art Walk, singer-songwriter Sam Curo performs.

*Cove Gallery

1492 S. Coast Hwy. No. 8

(949) 494-1878

http://www.covegallerylaguna.com

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

Live music and refreshments during Art Walk.

*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.

Featuring a new selection of black and white photographs by Stillman F. Sawyer.

Gallery Alexi

1968 S. Coast Hwy.

alexiallensartstudio.com

*H Gallery

1294-B S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-5578

http://www.artsellers.com

David Schmidt's paintings of young Israelis in the war against the Jewish state.

Joseph Wise Fine Art Gallery

1550 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-7902

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

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

*Mandarin Fine Art Gallery

1294C S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-9608

http://www.mandarinfineart.com

Features art and artist coming out of Mainland China, including new works from Zhao Kailin and Wang Niandong.

"Nostalgia" by Chen Ying from Mainland China; also Ting Shao Kuang's "Tiger Lily."

*purelagunabeach gallery

1590 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 315-5015

http://www.purelagunabeach.com

June: 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

Montage Laguna Beach

30801 Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-6193

http://www.redferngallery.com

Contemporary Virtuosos: Gregory Hull, Mark Rossi, Kevin McPherson, John Cosby, Carol Alleman.

*Salt Fine Art

1492 S. Coast Hwy., Suite 3

(917) 957-3387

http://www.saltfineart.com

Specializing in Latin Contemporary including masters and emerging talent.

"Panoramas:" A visual conversation among the photography of Cecilia Paredes, Cinthya Soto and Ana Mercedes Hoyos.

Opening Thursday: "Collectiva," featuring gallery artists including Costa Rican surrealist photographer, Leo Correa. Also, a large-scale sculpture inspired by the constellations from Victor Hugo Zayas will be on display in anticipation of his upcoming exhibition at Laguna Art Museum. Closing Aug. 28.

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.

*SKYLAB Modern Art

1452 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-2400

http://www.skylabmodernart.com

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday: During Art Walk, enjoy live music and "SKYLAB" martinis.

*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 Arts Gallery

At the Old Pottery Place

1200 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-1619

http://www.studioartslaguna.com

Opening Thursday: "Ocean's Edge," glass artist Melody Topping's kiln castings. Also, "Passion in Gouache" by Fitz Maurice.

*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 Eagle, Egan, Khristov, LaRock, Moore, Nowell, Sines, Wang, and Wiederman. Live piano music.

*The Vintage Poster

1476 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-7422

http://www.thevintageposter.com

4,000 original posters to view.

Wendt International

1550 S. Coast Hwy., Suite 102

(949) 497-4292

http://www.wendtgallery.com

Wendt International is a leading gallery specializing in contemporary representational art.

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