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 May 18: "Sea Change: Tanya Aguiñiga's Bluebelt Forest," an aquatic-themed installation.
Laguna Canyon Artists
3251 Laguna Canyon Road
*Laguna College of Art & Design
2222 Laguna Canyon Road
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.
Multimedia gallery featuring fine art from the world of youth culture.
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.
*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
JoAnne Artman Gallery
326 N. Coast Hwy.
Through Friday: "Through the Looking Glass," photographs by Brooke Shaden and digital art by Nadine Boughton.
Thursday through March 31: "YES," new works by America Martin. Reception 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.
*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.
384A N. Coast Hwy.
Open noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday to Monday and Tuesday by appointment.
Through Monday: "Boundaries. No Boundaries," abstract paintings by Victoria Smith Porcello, and "Shadowed Bronzes," abstract paintings and sculptures of Howard Hitchcock.
Wednesday through March 3: "Reflexions," landscape paintings by KL Heagen, and "Stream of Consciousness," abstract paintings by Jong H. Ro.
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.
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.
Featuring William DeBilzan, Tony Dow and Roberto Romano.
Open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.
Exclusive Collections Gallery
417 S. Coast Hwy.
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
Through Feb. 9: Ceramics by Stuart Hack and photography by Ron Azevedo and Allard van der Graaf.
Gallery Q at the Susi Q
380 Third St.
(949) 497-2441, 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.
Kush Fine Art
265 Forest Ave.
Featuring original oils, jewelry, limited-edition giclees on canvas and sculptures by Vladimir Kush.
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.
LCAD at Forest
225 Forest Ave.
Through Thursday: "The Romance of Germany and Prague," featuring student work from a summer-abroad session.
The Lobby Gallery
425 S. Coast Hwy.
Pacific Edge Gallery
540 S. Coast Hwy., No. 112
(949) 494-0491Paintings by Maria Bertran, Tom Swimm, Sandra Jones Campbell, Jacobus Baas and Bryan Mark Taylor, as well as the artwork of John Lennon.
Through Feb. 14: "Harbors of the World," paintings by Tom Swimm.
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, sculptures by Kira, and fountains by Wolfgang Vaatz.
570 S. Coast Hwy.
502 S. Coast Hwy.
Open seven days a week featuring Fabian Perez, Michael Godard, Sam Park and Thomas Kinkade alongside with 30 other traditional and contemporary painters who offer originals and limited-edition framed artwork.
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.
Avran Art + Design
540 S. Coast Hwy., Suite 106
Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily
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.
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.
Coastal Eddy, A Gallery
1417 S. Coast Hwy.
Saturday through Feb. 15: "Dis-solution," ceramics by Beverly Jacobs. Reception 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday.
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.
*DeRu's Fine Arts
1590 S. Coast Hwy.
1294-D S. Coast Hwy.
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
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 April 11: "Vinita Voogd — Printmaker," works by the Indian artist. Reception 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday.
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
346 N. 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.
Lauren's Boutique & Galerie
1850 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.
Through Feb. 28: "Rio de Janeiro," an exhibit of Brazilian art curated by Maria Herminia Donato.
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.
1910 South Coast Highway
Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
Rare coins, collector coins, bullion coins and scarce currency dating from 600 BC to present, plus one of the largest collections of Tiffany art glass on the West Coast. The gallery also offers an exquisite collection of jewelry and watches.
Transformation at Gallery 1951
1951 S. Coast Hwy.
The gallery recognizes the transformative power of art, and featured artists are chosen for the unique way in which transformation informs their artistic process.
*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