January 26, 2012
  • "CARS" exhibit is at the Wells Fargo Bank, 260 Ocean Ave., Laguna Beach.
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Art Walk

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.

Special 5 p.m. pre-event at Laguna Beach City Hall, 505 Forest Ave., for "Visual Tales from Eire and England," work by Laguna College of Art + Design students, inspired by their 2011 summer study abroad program that toured Ireland and England.

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


*Laguna Art Museum

307 Cliff Drive

(949) 494-8971

Open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week. Open until 9 p.m. during First Thursdays Art Walk. Admission is $12 for adults and $10 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. Free admission on First Thursdays Art Walk nights.

Special Events:

10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday: Art Appraisal Clinic with Bonhams and Butterfields.

View and bid on items in annual art auction from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 31 through Feb.3; and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb 4. Free admission to museum.



Laguna Canyon Artists

3251 Laguna Canyon Road

*Laguna College of Art & Design

2222 Laguna Canyon Road

(949) 376-6000

Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Free admission.

February: Art of Chris Sanders; the animator of movies "Lilo & Stitch" and "How to Train Your Dragon."

*AR4T Space— Artists Republic for Tomorrow

210 N. Coast Hwy.

Winter hours: 3 to 8 p.m. Wed. through Sat.

Multimedia gallery featuring fine art from the world of youth culture.

Opening reception 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 4, Dennis McNett solo exhibition: "Wolfbat Shamans and the Whale of Gratitude." Through March 24.

*Edenhurst Gallery

305 N. Coast Hwy.

(949) 376-9222

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