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Join more than 40 galleries throughout Laguna Beach on the first Thursday of each month for a festive cultural evening from 6 to 9 p.m. Free shuttle service starts from the Laguna Art Museum and Bluebird Center at 6:15 p.m. and runs until 8:45 p.m. Information: or (949) 683-6871. (*Denotes galleries that participate in the First Thursday Art Walk.) The next Art Walk will be June 7.

*Laguna Art Museum

307 Cliff Drive


(949) 494-8971

The museum’s current exhibitions are as follows:

  • “East Coast/West Coast and Beyond: Colin Campbell Cooper, American Impressionist,” through June 3.
  • “Jeremy Kidd: Fictional Realities,” through May 27.
  • “Fast Forward Laguna: Art from St. Catherine Catholic School,” through May 27.
  • Museum Store Gallery: “New York: Photographs by Christopher Bliss.”
  • Ongoing:


  • “California Art from the Permanent Collection: Part II, 1930s to 1950s.”


    Brooks Gallery

    3251 Laguna Canyon Road

    (949) 448-0259

    Featuring oil paintings by Fitz Maurice, sculpture, furniture and unique pieces from New Mexico.

    *Laguna College of Art and Design

    2222 Laguna Canyon Road


    (949) 376-6000

    Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission free.

  • Senior Fine Arts Exhibition at Gallery 7, 891 Laguna Canyon Road.
  • Laguna Plein Air Painters Assn.

    3251 Laguna Canyon Road F3

    (949) 376-3635

    Gallery hours: Tuesday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, 1 to 5 p.m.


    *[seven-degrees] gallery

    891 Laguna Canyon Road

    (949) 376-1555

  • May: Laguna Beach resident and artist Serge Armando presents Neo-Geo-Classicism.


    *Peter Blake Gallery

    326 No. Coast Highway

    (949) 376-9994


    A source for modern and contemporary art since 1992.

  • May: New landscape paintings by Jeff Peters and seascapes by Robert Porte.
  • California Art Gallery

    305 No. Coast Highway, A

    (949) 494-7270

    Deborah Carman Gallery

    305 No. Coast Highway

    (949) 464-9709

    Featuring the art and sculpture of Debby Carman, including paintings, graphics and ceramic animals and decorative sculptures.

    *Gallery McCollum

    206 No. Coast Highway

    (949) 497-4027

    Specializing in original landscape paintings of Italy and France, tropical and local scenes. Featuring Caroline Zimmermann, Patrick Tobin, David Solomon and Michael Obermeyer.

    *Sue Greenwood Fine Art

    (Formerly Greenwood/Chebithes Gallery)

    330 No. Coast Highway

    (949) 494-0669

  • May: Robert La Duke, Francis Livingston.
  • *Laguna North Gallery

    376 No. Coast Highway

    (949) 494-4324

  • May: Watercolors by Laurie Downey and Julie Christianson-Dull.
  • *Lu Martin Galleries

    372 No. Coast Highway

    (949) 494-8074

  • May: Featured artist Paco Garcia’s new paintings of the Italian countryside and Laguna coastline.
  • *Marion Meyer

    Contemporary Art

    354 No. Coast Highway

    (949) 497-5442


  • Through June 17: Constance Edwards Scopelitis, “The Power of Presence,” six large figurative paintings. Also featuring Paula Schoen, Candice Eisenfeld and Enrico Armas.
  • *Quorum Art Gallery

    374 No. Coast Highway

    (949) 494-4422

    Multi-media artist Wally Schauer is the featured member this season. Along with landscapes and florals in oil, she expresses herself in acrylic and complex collages.

    Rohrer Fine Art

    346 No. Coast Highway

    (800) 949-5211

    Featuring works by old masters and contemporary artists.

  • Through June 2: Golden Age exhibition.
  • *Sandstone Gallery

    384A No. Coast Highway

    (949) 497-6775

  • May: Featuring “Black and White,” paintings on paper by Marge Chapman, with “The Violin in Art” sculpture and paintings by Howard Hitchcock and “Window to Elsewhere” paintings in oil by Hyatt Moore.
  • Schaar Galleries Ltd.

    484 No. Coast Highway

    (949) 497-7289

    20th anniversary celebration featuring new works by artists Robert Schaar, Joe Jaqua, Betty Billups, Ingeborg Kroeninger, paper sculptor Leo Monahan and sculptor Foot Young.

    *Studio 7 Gallery

    384B No. Coast Highway

    (949) 497-1080

  • Plein air oil painting demonstrations by Laguna artists in residence and live music by guitarist Ed Krajec during Art Walk.
  • *Whitney Gallery

    350 No. Coast Highway

    (949) 497-4322

    Featuring paintings by Marc Whitney, figures, interiors, landscapes and still life. Also Giovanni Casadei, Sara Webber, Peggi Kroll-Roberts, Andrea Krupp and David Shevlino.

  • May: New work by Marc Whitney.
  • Len Wood’s Indian Territory

    305-D No. Coast Highway

    (949) 497-5747

    Navajo rugs, baskets, turquoise jewelry and beadwork. Next door: 19th, 20th, and 21st century Western and Indian art. Paintings, sculpture and bronze works.

  • Fine art now located directly north of the main gallery.

    *Azali on Forest Fine Art Gallery

    220 Forest Ave.

    (949) 376-4244

    New gallery featuring art from South Africa, Russia and Europe. Styles range from impressionism to contemporary, including a variety of mediums.

    BC Space Gallery

    235 Forest Ave.

    (949) 497-1880

    *The Crystal Image

    225 Forest Ave.

    (949) 497-3399

    A natural arts gallery, featuring some of the biggest pieces in the world, world class gem art and museum quality home décor, as well as fossils, minerals, meteorites, gem and mineral jewelry.

  • Sunday mornings, 11 a.m. “Romancing the Stones Tour,” free. Call for reservation.
  • *Dawson Cole Fine Art

    326 Glenneyre St.

    (949) 497-4988

  • Through June: “Moments of Splendor -- Celebrating Beauty and the Joy of Dance.” Select sculpture, paintings and drawings by Richard MacDonald.
  • *Diane DeBilzan Gallery

    224 Forest Ave.

    (949) 494-5757

  • Through June: Featuring work by contemporary artists: William DeBilzan, Troy Poeschl, Gerard Basil Stripling, Louis Longi and Andrew Myers.
  • *Endangered Planet Gallery

    384 Forest Ave., Suite 13

    (949) 497-5690

  • May: Keef Ward: “Re:Cycle.” New work from this San Francisco artist.
  • Fingerhut Gallery

    210A Forest Ave.

    (949) 376-6410

    Artwork by current and 20th Century masters.

    *Kush Fine Art

    357 So. Coast Highway

    (949) 376-8017

    Featuring the original oils, limited edition giclee on canvas and sculptures of Vladimir Kush as well as eight other international artists. Kush will also release his newest book, “Journey To The End Of Time,” and four new works of art.

    *Laguna Fine Art

    264 Forest Ave.

    (949) 494-8900

    “Five Centuries of Masters:” Renoir, Pissaro, Matisse, Picasso, Miro, Rembrandt, Chagall and others.

    Wells Fargo Bank

    260 Ocean Ave.

    (949) 494-1145

    Wentworth Gallery

    305 Forest Ave.

    (949) 376-3878


    Amin Fine Art

    688 So. Coast Highway

    (949) 715-9089

    Art Edge Gallery

    761 So. Coast Highway

    (949) 497-7520

    Featuring a wide range of original art by national and international artists, including contemporary Chinese watercolor and oil paintings.

    *Bluebird Gallery

    1540 So. Coast Highway

    (949) 497-5377

    Specializing in California impressionist paintings, featuring works of George Gallo, William Dorsey, Elaine Hughes, Joseph Aaron, Felice Hrovart and Martin Weekly.

    *La Bottega Dell’Acquaforte

    1590 So. Coast Highway

    (949) 497-6690

    Original etchings, aquatints, dry points and mezzotints by Italian artists.

    *Larry Christy Studio Gallery

    1496 So. Coast Highway

    (949) 463-4414

    Featuring large-field color abstract acrylics on canvas. Works matted on watercolor paper include seascapes, landscapes and figurative. Also pen charcoal and still-life drawings.

    *Coolsville -- Roark’s

    Studio Gallery

    1143 So. Coast Highway

    (949) 376-2048

  • Through June: Roark’s spring line of 2.5-dimensional wall sculptures (“dimensional canvases”), showcasing party scenes, landscapes, still life and more.
  • *Cove Gallery

    1294 So. Coast Highway., Suite B

    (949) 494-1878

    All new works from plein air to representational.

  • May: Guest artist Becky Prelitz’s dramatic encaustic abstracts, using beeswax and natural pigment.
  • Emanuel Dale

    Photographic Arts

    1276F So. Coast Highway

    (949) 573-0704

  • “The Atlantic Coast and Beyond,” artist reception monthly during Art Walk.
  • Lydia Delgado Watercolors

    577 So. Coast Highway

    (949) 376-2833

    Watercolor paintings including landscapes, traditional and tropical florals.

    *DeRu’s Fine Arts

    1590 So. Coast Highway

    (949) 376-3785

  • May: “Laguna’s Early Art Colony:” Early California impressionist paintings by the colony’s founding members.
  • Diana Ferrone Gallery

    1951 So. Coast Highway

    (949) 715-1842

    Original works by established and emerging contemporary artists from around the globe.

  • New works by Darren Grant.
  • *Matt Hamilton Gallery

    1590 So. Coast Highway

    (949) 376-0400

  • Through June: Showing American contemporary art; currently featuring Luc Leestemaker’s recent works.
  • Kuhnert’s Art Gallery

    1493 Glenneyre St.

    (949) 494-0676

    Featuring original paintings by Manfred Kuhnert.

    Lang Fine Art

    The Art Center

    1450 So. Coast Highway

    (949) 494-1397

    *Mandarin Fine Art Gallery

    1294C So. Coast Highway

    (949) 376-9608

    Features original contemporary paintings from China and Tibet.

  • May: New original work in oil by Hu Jundi of Chongquing, China.
  • *William Merrill Gallery

    611 So. Coast Highway

    (949) 464-0067

  • May: Group exhibition featuring Paul Ecke, Ken West, Steven Larson and introduction of abstract artist, Danae Anderson.
  • *Miranda Galleries

    417 So. Coast Highway

    (949) 497-4491

  • Through June: Group shows.
  • *Fil Mottola Gallery

    1492 So. Coast Highway No. 8

    (949) 497-1050

    American and European Academician artists; featured artist Fil Mottola.

    Pacific Edge Gallery

    540 So. Coast Highway, No. 112

    (949) 494-0491

  • Through today: Brenda K. Bredvik’s new one-woman show, “Breathless,” an abstract collection of oils.
  • Vladimir Prodanovich Gallery

    950 Glenneyre St.

    (949) 494-8813

    Pure Color Gallery

    570 So. Coast Highway

    (949) 497-1129

    Noon to 5 p.m. daily

    *purelagunabeach gallery

    1590 So. Coast Highway

    (949) 315-5015

    Gallery and studio featuring contemporary oil paintings on canvas and prints by owner Todd Kenyon.

    *The Redfern Gallery

    1540 So. Coast Highway

    (949) 497-3356

  • May: Small easel paintings by the early California impressionists, from 1890 to 1940.
  • *Sherwood Gallery, Inc.

    460 So. Coast Highway

    (949) 497-2668

    Contemporary art featuring paintings, wall sculpture, ceramics, glass, indoor/outdoor sculpture.

    *Situ Art Gallery

    1294-A So. Coast Highway

    (949) 376-6703

    A new gallery featuring oil paintings by Mian Situ, Ray Roberts, Ruo Li, and Dan Goozee.

  • May: Realism figure and landscape paintings.
  • *Vladimir Sokolov Gallery

    1540 So. Coast Highway

    (949) 494-3633

    New abstract expressionism and mixed media paintings by Vladimir Sokolov; acrylic paintings by Alexander Sokolov and laminated acrylic sculpture by Vasa.

    *Studio Arts Gallery

    At the Old Pottery Place

    1200 So. Coast Highway

    (949) 376-1619

    Featuring a select group of Laguna Beach fine artists, plus visiting guest artists in a range of media. Glassblowing demonstrations at the courtyard furnace.

  • May: Featuring guest pastelist Clark Mitchell.
  • Surf Gallery

    911 So. Coast Highway

    (949) 376-9155

    *Townley Fine Art

    1294-D So. Coast Highway

    (949) 715-1860

  • May: Shane Townley preview of new abstracts.
  • *The Vintage Poster

    1476 So. Coast Highway

    (949) 376-7422

  • May: World War I original poster exposition.
  • Viszolay Gallery

    577 So. Coast Highway

    (949) 497-0951

    Oil paintings of Laguna Beach, Hawaii, Catalina and other Southern California scenes by artist-in-residence Walter Viszolay. Reproductions available.

    *Watercolor Gallery

    1492 So. Coast Highway

    (949) 494-8838

  • May: Lorraine E’drie: Tuscany, Paris and Laguna Beach images.
  • *The Esther Wells Collection

    1390 So. Coast Highway

    (949) 494-2497

  • May: “Changing Colours of Light,” solo show of new work by Nancy Carroll.
  • *Wendt Gallery

    1550 So. Coast Highway, Suite 102

    (949) 497-4292

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

  • May: Aaron Westerberg, solo exhibition.
  • Joseph Wise Fine Art Gallery

    1550 So. Coast Highway

    (949) 376-7902