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 GALLERIES
Laguna Canyon Artists
3251 Laguna Canyon Road
*Laguna College of Art & Design
2222 Laguna Canyon Road
Nov. 12 through Dec. 13: "Jerome Witkin: Drawings," an exhibit of the artist's intimate figure studies and portraits. Artist lecture will take place at 2 p.m. in Studio MC10. Artist reception will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 13.
480 Ocean Ave.
Open Tuesday through Saturday, and by appointment.
Specializing in local and international emerging contemporary art
Through Nov. 4: "Continue To Continue," an exhibit featuring 18 local and international artists. Nov. 10 through Dec 9: "Reckless Optimism," by Mike Parillo, which includes sixteen of his new works. Opening night is from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 10.
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
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
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.
Through October: "Futureland 2012: The American Flag," an exhibition of 22 artists who deconstruct the American flag.
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 Oct. 28: "Found and Broken," a show by Soledad Pinto and Livia Marin about objects and people's relationships with them.
Through Oct. 29: "Between the Two: Six Artists From New York," a show in which each artist plays with a paradox.
*Sue Greenwood Fine Art
330 N. Coast Hwy.
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.
11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday
JoAnne Artman Gallery
326 N. Coast Hwy.
Through Nov. 30: "Romancing Imagination," new works by Peregrine Heathcote.
*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.
*Quorum Art Gallery
374 N. Coast Hwy.
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.
* Sandstone Gallery
384A N. Coast Hwy.
Open noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday to Monday and Tuesday by appointment.
Wednesday through Dec. 3: "Mindscapes: North by Northwest," mixed-media work by Mada Leach, and "Imagined Narratives," the abstract landscapes of Lynn Welker. Other artists featured are Anne Marie deJony, KL Heagen, Howard Hitchcock, Sunny Kim, Anne Moore and Stephanie Paige. Meet the artists from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 1.
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.
Saturday: A pre-Halloween party will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. A new sculpture by Laurie Hassold will be featured; Jazz Quest will perform and Bloody Marys will be served.
BC Space Gallery
235 Forest Ave.
Gallery open 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and by appointment.
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.
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.
Green Cube Gallery
264 Forest Ave.
Kimerlee Curyl works depicting wild mustangs.
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.
417 S. Coast Hwy.
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
Saturday: "Abstraction/Realism," featuring work by Laguna Beach artists Tom Swimm and Brenda K. Bredvik opens at the gallery. Artist reception will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Till Nov. 13: Southern California Artists exhibit.
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.
Through October: John Stewart's is the featured artist of the month. His works will be featured in the gallery's window.
Avran Art + Design
540 S. Coast Hwy., Suite 106
Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily
Recent paintings and limited-edition giclees by Southern California artist, Robert Schaar, will be featured at the newly-opened gallery, Avran Art + Design, from Nov. 17 through Dec. 1.
1540 S. Coast Hwy.
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.
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.
Through Dec. 15: "Three Printmakers," which explores the art of printmaking, features Festival of Arts exhibitors Dirk Hagner, Mariko Ishii and Vinita Voogd.
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 reverse painted glass art by Martin Gerard and pastels by Mary Aslin.
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.
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.
Through Nov. 29: Exhibits by Ronald Moran and Priscilla Monge, two local artists who are transforming the gallery into two walk-through worlds. Artist reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 4.
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.
*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