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.
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 Jan. 13: "Clique," a carefully curated offering of recent work from the artists at CES Contemporary. Jan. 19 through Feb. 17: "The Crust," featuring collages by Ashkan Honarvar. Opening reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 19.
Southern California Artists Assn.
3251 Laguna Canyon Road F3
484 North Gallery
484 N. Coast Hwy.
Open noon to 6 p.m. daily
Through Jan. 31: "Personalities," featuring paintings by Steve Felix, is on display.
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.
The George Gallery
354 N. Coast Hwy.
Jan. 3 through Feb. 28: "Gravity's Elbow," an exhibit by New York-based artists Theresa Hackett and Jill Levine.
*Sue Greenwood Fine Art
330 N. Coast Hwy.
New artwork from Andy Burgess, Jason Kowalski, Robert LaDuke and Francis Livingston.
JoAnne Artman Gallery
326 N. Coast Hwy.
Ongoing: "Romancing Imagination," new works by Peregrine Heathcote, plus "The Back Room," a group exhibition including Jhina Alvarado, America Martin, Alberto Murillo, Maggie Taylor, James Verbicky and Eric Zener.
Through Monday: "Behind the Lens" exhibition, featuring work by photographer Brooke Shaden and digital fine artist J.T. Burke.
Feb. 1 through March 31: "This Is America," new works by Colombian-American artist America Martin. Opening reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 7.
*Laguna North Gallery
376 N. Coast Hwy.
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.
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.
Schaar Art Studio
305 N. Coast Hwy.
Call for appointment
*Studio 7 Gallery—North
384 N. Coast Hwy.
Open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
Live guitar music and oil painting demonstrations by award-winning plein air artists during First Thursday's Art Walk.
Annette Wimmer Fine Art
238 N. Coast Hwy.
Len Wood's Indian Territory Inc.
305-D N. Coast Hwy.
DOWNTOWN LAGUNA GALLERIES
*Art Cube Gallery
266 Forest Ave.
Through Monday: Paintings by Jason Pearson.
BC Space Gallery
235 Forest Ave.
Gallery open 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and by appointment.
Through Jan. 31: "Capital Crime$" by Jacques Garnier.
Peter Blake Gallery
435 Ocean Ave.
Ed Moses and Jimi Gleason.
*Dawson Cole Fine Art
326 Glenneyre St.
Artists include Chuck Close, Donald Sultan, Richard MacDonald, Jian Wang and James Galindo.
224 Forest Ave.
(949) 494-2406 or (727) 804-7649
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.
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.
The Lobby Gallery
425 S. Coast Hwy.
Swenson Fine Art
460 S. Coast Hwy.
570 S. Coast Hwy.
Through December: "The Celebrating 40 Years Show," mediums and subjects from the past 40 years of work by Shane Townley.
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.
Through Jan. 31: Retrospective of annual posters showing the history of the Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters.
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.
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.
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. Tong-Darbonne teaches watercolor and calligraphy classes starting in mid-January.
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.
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.
*Salt Fine Art
1492 S. Coast Hwy., Suite 3
Specializing in Latin contemporary art including masters and emerging talent.
Through Jan. 31: "Chameleon," featuring paintings by Luis Cornejo and Cecilia Paredes.
Feb. 7 through March 28: "How to Be a Whale and Love a Cat," featuring drawings and sculptures by Esterio Segura.
*Vladimir Sokolov Gallery
1540 S. Coast Hwy.
*Studio 7 Gallery – South
1590 S. Coast Hwy.
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
*The Vintage Poster
1476 S. Coast Hwy.
Antique WWI posters on display.
1492 S. Coast Hwy., Suite 7