Donate art supplies, get free admission
Laguna Beach's art festivals will hold the second annual Art Supplies Donation Week from Monday to Aug. 19, with donations going to the Children's Hospital of Orange County.
Festival visitors who donate a new or unopened art supply worth $5 or more will receive free admission that day to all three festivals — Art-A-Fair, Festival of Arts and Sawdust Art Festival.
Donations can include items like watercolor sets, sketch pads, markers, colored pencils and more. They should be dropped off at the festivals' box offices.
'Open Studios' program seeks artists
The city is looking for artists to participate in 1st Saturdays Artist Open Studios.
The program is open to artists who have commercial studio space on Laguna Canyon Road, Coast Highway or in the downtown area. There is no cost to be involved in the program, which is from 11 a.m to 4 p.m. every first Saturday October to March 2012.