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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. 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.

Sept. 6: The next installment of the "Conversation With ..." series will feature art collective Fallen Fruit. There will be a presentation by the artists followed by a conversation with museum visitors. The event begins at 6 p.m.

Current shows:

Till Oct. 7: Three exhibitions will be on display: Clarence Hinkle, Modern Spirit and Group of Eight.

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

Till Sept. 21: Work by Hollywood storyboard artist Federico D' Alessandro in an exhibition called "An Artist's Journey from Script to Screen." Reception for artist from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 6.

CES Contemporary

480 Ocean Ave.

(949) 370-0554

http://www.cescontemporary.com

Open Tuesday through Saturday, and by appointment.

Specializing in local and international emerging contemporary art.

Oct. 6 through Nov. 4: "Continue To Continue" exhibit, dedicated to Carl E. Smith's late father. Public reception is 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 6.

*[seven-degrees] gallery

891 Laguna Canyon Road

(949) 376-1555

http://www.seven-degrees.com

Till Aug. 31: "A Moment in Time" with Roark Gourley, Robert Celecia and Michelle Lance.

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 by Art Guevara

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

Ar4t.com

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.

Sept. 6: "Heaven's on Fire," a group art and photography show inspired by music icons, outcasts and legends.

*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.

*Sue Greenwood Fine Art

330 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-0669

suegreenwoodfineart.com

Exhibitions by Suhas Bhujbal, Marianne Kolb, Terry Turrell and introducing Johan Hagaman.

New pieces by artists Mark Beck, John Evans, Geoffrey Kruger and Gary Ruddell.

Exhibits from Susan Bennerstrom and Glenn Ness.

Hobrecht Sports Art

350 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 945-3283

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday

http://www.hobrecht.com

*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, Laurie Downey, Julie Christiansen-Dull, Christine Hooker, Margaret Jamison, Linda Johnson, Pam Panattoni, Elaine Ruettiger and Albert Stanchfield.

*Lu Martin Galleries

372 N. Coast Hwy.

Open daily

(949) 494-8074

http://www.LuMartinGalleries.com

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.

*Quorum Art Gallery

374 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-4422

http://www.quorumgallery.com

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

Sept. 6 through Sept. 30: Abstract expressionism work by Jordan Christian will be on display. An artist's reception will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 6.

* 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

Sept. 5 through Oct. 1: "Cosmic Dream," abstract paintings of Sunny Kim and "Figuring It Out," paintings and mixed media by Marge Chapman. Meet the artists from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 6 during Art Walk. Also exhibiting are contemporary artists Anne Marie deJony, KL Heagen, Howard Hitchcock, Mada Leach, Anne Moore and Lynn Welker.

*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

Artists include Chuck Close, Donald Sultan, Richard MacDonald, Jian Wang and James Galindo.

DeBilzan Gallery

224 Forest Ave.

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

Sculpture and paintings by Tony Dow are on display. Artist's reception will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 22.

Forest and Ocean Gallery

480 Ocean Ave. Suite B

(949) 371-3313

http://www.forestoceangallery.com

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.

Till Sept. 25: "Gods and Goddesses — Myth and Imagination" is showing at the Gallery Q at the Susi Q, 380 Third St.

Kush Fine Art

265 Forest Ave.

(949) 376-8017

vladimirkush.com

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

Laguna Gallery of Contemporary Art

611 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 715-9604

LGOCA.com

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.

William Merrill Gallery

611 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 464-0067

http://www.williammerrillgallery.com

Pacific Edge Gallery

540 S. Coast Hwy., No. 112

(949) 494-0491

Through September: The gallery celebrates its 25th anniversary with a summer group show of gallery artists titled, "The Best of Laguna 2012."

The Signature Gallery Laguna

220 Forest Ave.

(949) 376-4244

http://www.thesignaturegallery.com

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.

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

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 4 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free.

Till Sept. 7: "All Media 2012." Community Art Project Gallery presents a curated summer exhibit of 23 artists from Orange County, working in a variety of media.

Through September: "80th Anniversary Exhibit," an exhibit that chronicles the Festival of Arts 80 years of involvement in Laguna Beach.

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.

Till Aug. 31: Featuring Italy inspired paintings by artist Giorgio.

*Bluebird Gallery

1540 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 497-5377

http://www.bluebirdgallery.net

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

*La Bottega Dell'Acquaforte

1590 S. Coast Hwy.

http://www.italianetchings.com

(949) 497-6690

Coolsville – Roark's Studio Gallery

2894 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-2048archive.roarkgourley.com

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

*Cove Gallery

1492 S. Coast Hwy. No. 8

(949) 494-1878

http://www.covegallerylaguna.com

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.

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

Floating Cloud Gallery

1999 S. Coast Hwy., Suite E

(949) 464-9300

wai-sin-artist.com

The gallery features the unique work of Wai Sin Ton-Darbonne, a master of Chinese watercolor.

*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.

Till Sept. 15: "Looking Back 80 Years," the Festival of Arts presents an exhibit of objects, photos, and paintings celebrating its 80th anniversary, curated by Pat Sparkuhl.

Ivan Guaderrama Original Arts Gallery

1452 S. Coast Hwy.

(310) 383-5051

http://www.ivanguaderrama.com

Mixed-media works by Ivan Guaderrama.

"Guardian Angels" exhibit is on now.

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, indoor and outdoor serpentine stone sculptures and fine art photography of Laguna beaches. Always original, always unique.

Now showing reverse painted glass art by Martin Gerard and pastels by Mary Aslin.

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

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

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

(949) 715-5554

http://www.saltfineart.com

Specializing in Latin contemporary art including masters and emerging talent.

Till Friday: "Colectiva 2012," introducing the work of L.A. street artist Carlos Ulloa.

Saturday to Sept. 30: "Visual Chronicles," art in literary context, featuring artists Guillermo Bert, Luis Cornejo, Hillary Gruenberg, Matthew Heller, Rebecca Lowry and Susan Sironi. Artist reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 6.

Situ Art Gallery

1590 S. Coast Hwy. Suite #6

(949) 376-6703

situartgallery.com

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.

*Vladimir Sokolov Gallery

1540 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 494-3633

http://www.vladimirsokolovgallery.com

*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.

*The Vintage Poster

1476 S. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-7422

http://www.thevintageposter.com

Antique WWI posters on display.

Watercolor Gallery

1492 S. Coast Hwy., Suite 7

(949) 494-8838

http://www.watercolorgalleries.com

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