Laguna Beach Calendar

Now – May 27
Open Casa: Artists of Tomorrow
Casa Romantica, 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente
The 14th annual Artists of Tomorrow exhibit will feature art from San Clemente High School and local middle school students. The juried exhibition will include an awards ceremony and a performance by the San Clemente High School Jazz Band. Free with general admission
www.casaromantica.org; (949) 498-2139

Now – June 14, Weekdays 9 am – 6 pm and Saturday 9 am-4 pm
Fresh Faces 2017
Festival of Arts Gallery, 3rd floor, Wells Fargo Bank Building, 260 Ocean Ave, Laguna Beach
A fascinating look into the world of the innovative and fresh new artwork from artists recently juried into the Festival of Arts. Free.
www.lagunafestivalofarts.org; (949) 494-1145

Online daily through June
The 29th IAPS Juried Exhibition- The 2016 Web show
Online - http://www.iapspastel.org/iapshow_display.php
A juried international pastel exhibition.
www.marietippets.com; (949) 510-3833

Now – July 14, Weekdays 10 am-9 pm and Weekends 8 am-9 pm
Marjorie Sawyer & Walter Reiss
foaSOUTH, 1006 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach
Featuring prominent ceramic artists, Marjorie Sawyer and Walter Reiss. Free.
www.lagunafestivalofarts.org; (949) 494-1145

Now – July 23
Summer Sizzle!
Del Mar Art Center Gallery, 1555 Camino Del Mar Suite 314 Del Mar
DMAC is proud to present “Summer Sizzle” a group showing of emerging and established artist. Internationally known bronze sculptor Maidy Morhous will present four of her artworks.
www.dmacgallery.com; (858) 481-1678

Online daily through July 2017.
Richeson Still Life & Floral 2017
Online - richeson75.com/pages/exhibits.html
A juried international art exhibit – focus on still and florals
www.marietippets.com; (949) 510-3833

Now - August
Sherman Library new exhibit - The General: The Life of M. H. Sherman.
Sherman Library 614 Dahlia Ave, Corona Del Mar
Visitors will also see many rarely displayed historical books, maps, documents and photographs relating to the history of the Pacific Southwest.
www.slgardens.org; (949) 673-2261

Ongoing, Thursday, Friday & Saturday Weekly
Sawdust Art Classes
935 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach
Classes include pottery wheel, glassblowing, painting, jewelry making, screen printing, photography & more! Prices range from $45-$250.
www.sawdustartclasses.com; (949) 494-3030

Now – August 27, 2017, 11am-5pm
Artist Alliance at the Museum 2017
Oceanside Museum of Art, 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside
OMA is proud to present its third juried Artist Alliance members’ exhibition. This exhibition features a cross-section of the most noteworthy artwork from OMA’s talented artist members; among them, sculptor Maidy Morhous has two of her bronze sculptures displayed.
OMA-online.org; (760) 435-3720

Mondays from 1-4 pm and Wednesdays from 6:30-9:30 pm
“Life Drawing”
San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N El Camino Real, San Clemente
Short poses, uninstructed but moderated by Bruce Vanderwilt w/ nude model. 18+
*No life drawing July 5th-12th.
See model schedule here: http://www.scartsupply.com/modelschedule
www.scartsupply.com; (949)369-6603

Mondays from 6:30-9:30 pm
“Costumed Painting”
San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N El Camino Real, San Clemente
Long pose, uninstructed but moderated by Bruce Vanderwilt w/clothed model. 18+
*No costumed painting from July 5th-12th.
See model schedule here: http://www.scartsupply.com/modelschedule
www.scartsupply.com; (949)369-6603

Tuesdays and Wednesdays- Tuesday from 2-5 pm and Wednesday from 10-1 pm
“Open Studio” Call weekly for availability
San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N El Camino Real, San Clemente
Take advantage of a free space to come paint, have fun, and meet new artist friends.
www.scartsupply.com; (949)369-6603

Every Sunday, 11 am – 2 pm
Sunday a la Carte Champagne Brunch
RAYA, at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Dana Point
A tempting a la carte brunch and flowing champagne awaits guests every Sunday morning in RAYA. Start with a fresh fruit martini and selection of pastries then enjoy a three-course a la carte menu.
$72 USD per person
www.ritzcarlton.com/lagunaniguel; (949) 240-2000

May – July 2017
Various workshops/Plein Talks
Located at various locations around Laguna Beach
LPAPA presents various workshops, mentor paint outs and plein talks throughout the year – keep checking the website for further updates.
www.lpapa.org; (949) 376-3635

Monday, May 1 – June 5, Opening Reception – May 13, 5 pm – 8 pm
LPAPA in Residence - "1st Annual LPAPA Waterworks" exhibit & sale
LPAPA In Residence at Forest & Ocean Gallery 480 Ocean Ave, Laguna Beach
This show is being presented in collaboration with the Joe Hanks Van Cleave Foundation For The Arts. Joe Hanks work will be on display as well as LPAPA artists who will be exhibiting works all done in transparent watercolor medium - show continues till June 5, 2017
www.lpapa.org; (949) 376-3635

Wednesday, May 3-7
CONTEXT, New York
Pier 94 on the Hudson River at 12th Avenue at 55th Street, Manhattan
CONTEXT New York will provide the ultimate platform for both the veteran and unseasoned collector to enjoy and acquire mid-career, emerging and cutting-edge talent by sixty participating emerging and established galleries during one of the most important weeks for contemporary art in New York City.
Bronze sculptor Maidy Morhous will be represented by gallery Sergott Contemporary.
(800) 376-5850 or info@contextnyfair.com

Wednesday, May 3-7 & Thursday, May 11-14
Artist reception May 3rd 6 to 9 pm
National Orange Show Juried Art Exhibition 689 South "E" Street, San Bernardino
Join artist Steven Bielak at NOS opening reception and at Brew Rebellion Art Show, Now through May 15.
www.nosevents.com; (909) 888-6788

Thursday, May 4, 6 -9 pm
First Thursdays Art Walk
Laguna Beach – Citywide
Enjoy a unique cultural experience of art, music, and dance. Free to the public.
www.firstthursdaysartwalk.org

Thursday, May 4, 6-9 pm
Artists' Openings
Sandstone Gallery Laguna 384-A N Coast Hwy • Gallery Row
Subjectively, bronze sculpture and paintings by Marie-Pierre Philippe will be featured in the Front Gallery along with Figures in the Abstract, acrylic and oil paintings by Hyatt Moore, in the Skylight Gallery.
www.sandstonegallery.com; (949) 497-6775

Thursday, May 4, 10-4 pm
“Stamp Design and Carving” with Jane LaFazio
San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N El Camino Real, San Clemente
You'll learn the design process, how to carve the design into a small printmaking block. You’ll use this skill again and again!
www.scartsupply.com; (949)369-6603

Thursday, May 4, 6-9 pm
Artist reception-Mid-career artist Ekaterina Abramova from Moscow
Townley gallery international, 266 Forest Ave. Laguna Beach,
www.townleygallery.com

Saturday, May 6, 3-5 pm
Fifth Annual Mary Colby Tea & Fashion Show
Casa Romantica, 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente
The Fifth Annual Mary Colby Tea & Fashion Show features a traditional high tea, a champagne reception, a boutique silent auction with hundreds of items from local businesses, and a live fashion show with haute couture from South Coast Plaza. $65
www.casaromantica.org; (949) 498-2139

Saturday, May 6, 2-3:30 pm
“Artist Lecture Series: Breakthroughs to Solutions” with Sue Jarecky
San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N El Camino Real, San Clemente
She will talk about encouraging “out of the box” thinking and how she will help to students throughout her upcoming workshop.
www.scartsupply.com; (949)369-6603

Saturday & Sunday, May 6 & 7, 10 am - 4 pm.
Eco Fair
The Cottage on Los Rios 31701 Los Rios St, San Juan Capistrano
Painting and lapidary demos, crystal & healing stones, special jewelry sale, live music at the Cottage in conjunction with Eco Fair in the nearby park. Shuttle parking provided. Special events street wide.
www.cottagegalleryonlosrios.com; (949) 340-6693

Saturday, May 6 - September 3
2017 California-Pacific Triennial
Orange County Museum of Art, 850 San Clemente Dr, Newport Beach
This thought-provoking exhibition explores the topic of architecture and the temporal precariousness of the built environment. Among the issues to be addressed are the recording of history and preservation; the concept of home and displacement; and the influence of global power, economics, and political systems on global construction. Mon-Tues: Closed, Wed-Sun: 11 am - 5 pm, Fri: (FREE) 11 am - 8 pm
www.ocma.net; (949) 759-1122

Sunday, May 7, 10 am -2 pm
D. Yoder Family Sunday’s #BotanicalCoast
Casa Romantica, 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente
Bring a piece of the Casa Romantica gardens home with you when you attend free docent-led tours through seven of our gardens, California coastal garden learning stations, and a Maker’s Botanical Boutique sale with herbs and plant-based gifts grown on-site.
www.casaromantica.org; (949) 498-2139

Thursday, May 11, 10-1 pm (Weekly)
“6 Week Boost into Oil and Acrylic” with Tom Swimm
San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N El Camino Real, San Clemente
Join this class and work on your own pieces as Tom demos and gives individual attention to help you along the way.
www.scartsupply.com; (949)369-6603

Friday, May 12, 7 pm
Casa Comedy: Which Team is Funnier?
Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente
Two improv teams compete to see who gets the most laughs from the audience! This event is put on by Comedy Sportz, a popular organization with professional and high school comedy leagues nationwide. Bulk ticket discounts available to student members of Comedy Sportz high school leagues.
www.casaromantica.org; (949) 498-2139

Saturday, May 13, 11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Laguna Canyon Artists Spring Open Studio Event
Laguna Canyon Artists Studios 3251 & 3275 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach
A rare opportunity to visit the working studios of 15 visual artists

Saturday, May 13, 10-4 pm
“1 Day Drawing Workshop” with Shane McClatchey
San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N El Camino Real, San Clemente
In this drawing workshop, students will learn about designing a drawing while considering values, edges, and composition.
www.scartsupply.com; (949)369-6603

Saturday, May 13, 7 pm
Monarchs of Jazz
Monarch Beach Resort, One Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point
Guests will delight in the musical stylings of vocalist Oleta Adams, saxman Warren Hill, and keyboardist Brian Simpson. An exclusive meet-and-greet with the evening’s artists at the “Sommelier Wine Reception" featuring specially-selected wines and gourmet canapes will be available to premium ticket holders. 6 pm Sommelier Wine Reception, 7 pm Jazz concert commences $70 -$105
www.monarchbeachresort.com/experiences/planning/monarchs-of-jazz; (951) 696-0184

Saturday, May 13, 6:30-9 pm
“Paint and Sip” with Jeanine Brown
San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N El Camino Real, San Clemente
Experience a fun night of painting and a great memory to make with friends. With easy to follow step-by-step instruction, you will be creating your original artwork on a 16x20" canvas! No hassle or mess, we provide canvas, paints, brushes and aprons... best of all, we do all the cleanup!
www.scartsupply.com; (949)369-6603

Sunday, May 14, 11 am -3 pm
Mother's Day Brunch
Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Dana Point
$118 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity
Guests can indulge in a lavish Mother’s Day Brunch, featuring a display of tempting palate-pleasers, including freshly made salads, cheeses, ham and roast beef carving stations, chilled seafood, sushi and other savory selections. Traditional breakfast items such as eggs Benedict, waffles, and made-to-order omelets will be available, as well as a delectable dessert buffet to top off the celebration.
www.ritzcarlton.com/lagunaniguel; (949) 240-2000

Tuesday, May 16, 6-7:30 pm
Artist Lecture Series: Pictorial Design and Composition with Phil Roberts
San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N El Camino Real, San Clemente
If you were wondering how to draw your viewers into your paintings and take them on a trip thru your painting, this is a lecture sharing the subtle tools you can apply
www.scartsupply.com; (949)369-6603

Thursday-Saturday, May 18-20, 8 pm
Mozart & Don Quixote
Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 615 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa
Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 17 with Orli Shaham and Strauss’ tone poem
Tickets from $25
www.pacificsymphony.org; (714) 755-5799

Friday, May 19, 7-9 pm
Member Nights at the Casa (Members only)
Casa Romantica, 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente
Member Nights at the Casa provides Casa Romantica members exclusive access to the Casa on select evenings throughout the year to enjoy wine, music, current gallery exhibitions and stunning sunsets over the Pacific. Free for members.
www.casaromantica.org; (949) 498-2139

Saturday, May 20 - July 15 (Mon - Sat.)
Women on Word- Reception May 28, 4-6 pm
BC Space 235 Forest Ave Laguna Beach
A visual liberal forum by 10 exceptional OC women artists in response to the Trump administration's hypocrisy, racism & ignorance; Curated by Jennifer Griffiths
(949) 947-1880

Saturday and Sunday, May 20 and 21, 10-4 pm
“Breakthroughs to Solutions” with Sue Jarecky
San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N El Camino Real, San Clemente
This class is designed to help any painter problem solve and come up with breakthroughs and solutions. Susan will start off with a morning demonstration to show how to successfully design a pleasing composition. She will share her knowledge on how to apply the first critical layers of a painting and then encourage students to paint from their own images.
www.scartsupply.com; (949)369-6603

Thursday, May 25, 7 pm
Casa Classic: Mt. San Antonio College Chamber Singers
Casa Romantica, 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente
The Mt. San Antonio College Chamber Singers consist of nearly 40 singers who perform works from the Renaissance through the twenty-first century. The group tours internationally and have won numerous awards for their a capella performances. General admission: $25; members $20
www.casaromantica.org; (949) 498-2139

Saturday, May 27, 6-9 pm
Master of Fusion – The Art of Dick Marconi, One Man Show
Ethos Contemporary Art, 3405 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach
Please join us for a fun evening and meet the artist. Refreshments will be served. Complimentary Valet parking, RSVP
www.ethoscontemporaryart.com; (949) 791-8917

Saturday & Sunday, May 27 & 28, 10 am - 5 pm
Art in the Park
Libbey Park, Ojai Avenue, Ojai
Tracey Moscaritolo, Laguna Beach Fine Artist, showing her colorful abstract impressionistic acrylic paintings, Memorial weekend at Ojai's annual Art in the Park
www.moscaritolo.com; (949) 633-1125

Saturday & Sunday, May 27 & 28, 10 am - 5 pm
Art in the Park
Libbey Park, Ojai Ave, Ojai
Catherine Reade, Laguna Beach Fine Jewelry Designer & Fabricator, showing her 2017 organic industrial collections at Ojai's annual Art in the Park
www.catherinereadedesigns.com; (949) 933-7686

Saturday and Sunday, May 27 and 28, 10-4 pm
“Find the Beauty in Resin Work” with Jake Herdell
San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N El Camino Real, San Clemente
Learn the basics of resin art and discover all of the possibilities you can create with a variety of pigments. Students will learn how to prepare the space they will be working in and from there encouraged to try a selection of different media’s to mix in with the resin. Some supplies are required, but Jake will be providing a selection of fluid acrylic colors, alcohol inks, and powdered pigments for students to try.
www.scartsupply.com; (949)369-6603

Thursday, June 1, 6 -9 pm
First Thursdays Art Walk
Laguna Beach – Citywide
Enjoy a unique cultural experience of art, music, and dance. Free to the public.
www.firstthursdaysartwalk.org

Thursday, June 1, 6-9 pm
Artists' Openings
Sandstone Gallery Laguna 384-A N Coast Hwy • Gallery Row
Art Under Pressure, original monotypes by Anne Moore will be featured in the Front Gallery along with Cosmic Dream, acrylic paintings on linen by Sunny Kim in the Skylight Gallery.
www.sandstonegallery.com; (949) 497-6775

Thursday, June 1, 6-9 pm
Artist reception: established artist Harriette Joffe
Joffe’s career spans the post-World War II Abstract Expressionist movement to the present. Showing alongside artists such as de Kooning, Roy Lichtenstein, Eric Fischel, Linda Benglis, April Gornick, Larry Rivers, and Jackie Windsor
Townley Gallery International, 266 Forest Ave. Laguna Beach
www.townleygallery.com

Friday-Saturday, June 2-3, 8 pm
Salute to John Williams
Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 615 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa
Enjoy some of Hollywood’s most popular and recognizable film scores
Tickets from $45
www.pacificsymphony.org; (714) 755-5799

Saturday, June 3
New Show Reception
The Cottage on Los Rios, 31701 Los Rios St, San Juan Capistrano
Refreshments, 10-4 pm, live music 1-4 pm.
www.cottagegalleryonlosrios.com, (949) 340-6693

Saturday, June 3, 10-4 pm
“Storytelling with Design and Preliminary Painting” with Phil Roberts
San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N El Camino Real, San Clemente
Phil will cover the tools of preliminary design sketches and color studies. Themes in the story behind your paintings can be greatly enhanced by composition, design, value, color, and even in the brush strokes you make. This class will provide you with additional tools to add a whole other dimension and depth of an underlining story into your artwork.
www.scartsupply.com; (949)369-6603

Saturday, June 3, 7-9:30 pm
“Abstract Paint and Sip” with Laurie Miller
San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N El Camino Real, San Clemente
Experience a fun night of painting and a great memory to make with friends. Even if you have never painted before you can do this! Have a blast while enjoying lively music, sipping your favorite beverage and dipping your brush into vibrant color.
With easy to follow step-by-step instruction, you will be creating your original artwork on a few small canvases, and you may even find something creative inside yourself you never knew was there! No hassle or mess, we provide canvas, paints, brushes and aprons... best of all, we do all the cleanup!
www.scartsupply.com; (949)369-6603

Sunday, June 4, 10-4 pm
“Color Theory” with Susan Winslow
San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N El Camino Real, San Clemente
Explore the various possibilities of the color wheel. Learn the basics of mixing color, establishing value, and applying it to your paintings. Learn the science behind color and discover how using it correctly can enhance your creative skills.
www.scartsupply.com; (949)369-6603

Sunday, June 4
D. Yoder Family Sunday’s #CasaThespian
Casa Romantica, 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente
Enjoy a play performed live in our Amphitheater By The Sea with a noon-time performance of a Shakespearean play and drama/comedy mask-making stations. Free admission all day
www.casaromantica.org; (949) 498-2139

Sunday, June 4-6
Summer Art Festival of Small Artworks
ROA Gallery London, 5b Pall Mall Street, Royal Opera Arcade, London
International Art Events (IAE) will be presenting the Summer Art Festival of small artworks from international artists including Maidy Morhous a bronze sculptor from San Diego California.
Tel: 0207 930 8069; E-mail: roagallery@lagalleria.org

Monday, June 5 – July 3, Opening Reception – June 10 5 pm – 8 pm
Laguna Plein Air Painters Association “13th Annual Best of Plein Air” Exhibition & Sale
LPAPA In Residence at Forest & Ocean Gallery 480 Ocean Ave, Laguna Beach
LPAPA artists will be exhibiting work created entirely “en plein air” Best in Show winner to be invited to participate in the 19th Annual Laguna Beach Plein Air Painting Invitational.
www.lpapa.org; (949) 376-3635

Wednesday, June 7, - Saturday, June 10
The 4th IAPS Master Circle Exhibition 2017
Hotel Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM
A juried international pastel exhibition of master pastelists.
www.marietippets.com; 949-510-3833

Thursday-Saturday, June 8-10, 8 pm. & Sunday, June 11, 3 pm
Resurrection!
Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, 615 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa
Mahler’s Second Symphony ponders life, death, and transcendence
Tickets from $25
www.pacificsymphony.org; (714) 755-5799

Friday, June 9 - October 29
Glasscapes, Created by Viscosity
Sherman Library & Gardens 614 Dahlia Ave, Corona Del Mar
Scott Graham & Cristy Aloysi of Viscosity Glass Studio, in Boulder Creek, CA. create an array of beautiful contemporary blown glass objects from functional to fantastic. The glass sculpture exhibit features 5 installations throughout the Gardens. Flames, dandelions, flowers and reeds and just a few of the amazing sculptures that will be on display. By the Glass wine and beer tasting series to accompany the sculpture exhibit.
www.slgardens.org; (949) 673-2261

Friday, June 9, 6-8 pm
Casa Coastal: Opening reception: Rebecca Louise Law
Casa Romantica, 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente
The immersive installation created by renowned British artist Rebecca Louise Law was created using 8,000 native and drought-tolerant blooms that have been grown by the San Clemente community during spring 2017 in accord with a responsible art +horticulture initiative. Visitors to the exhibition will be able to see, smell, touch, and walk through the artwork, which will dry slowly over the course of the summer. The exhibition is on view through August 23, 2017, and is free with general admission.
www.casaromantica.org; (949) 498-2139

Saturday and Sunday, June 10 and 11, 10-4 pm
“Painting Night Scenes” with Tom Swimm
San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N El Camino Real, San Clemente
Learn to paint the subtle light and darkness in oil and acrylic. Tom will teach you how to accomplish realistic light, color, and brush strokes when it comes to painting images at night.
www.scartsupply.com; (949)369-6603

Tuesday, June 13 - 17
2017 Los Gatos Plein Air Art & Wine Festival
For the ninth year, 34 nationally renowned artists will paint outdoors for 4 days in and around Los Gatos, California. Come see Laguna Beach local, Anthony Salvo as he participates in the 4-day Invitational Plein Air Event. June 16th VIP Reception, Hotel Los Gatos $135, June 17th Fine Art Festival Silent Auction, 11 am to 5 pm
www.lgpleinair.org

Thursday, June 15 – September 15, Weekdays 9 am – 6 pm and Saturday 9 am-4 pm
Celebrating the Festival of Arts 85th Anniversary
Festival of Arts Gallery, 3rd floor, Wells Fargo Bank Building, 260 Ocean Ave, Laguna Beach
A look back at the history of the Festival of Arts told through commemorative posters and vintage images. Free.
www.lagunafestivalofarts.org; (949) 494-1145

Friday, June 16, 7-9 pm
Member Nights at the Casa (Members only)
Casa Romantica, 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente
Member Nights at the Casa provides Casa Romantica members exclusive access to the Casa on select evenings throughout the year to enjoy wine, music, current gallery exhibitions and stunning sunsets over the Pacific. Free for members.
www.casaromantica.org; (949) 498-2139

Friday, June 16
Celebration of the Sea
The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Dana Point
Executive Chef Brian Sundeen invites guests to join him for an evening of cocktails and oceanic cuisine prepared in an outdoor kitchen where he and his chefs will engage and interact with guests as they prepare the specialties of the evening. Seated at one long communal table, the fruits de mer dinner will feature grilled lobster and a selection of other fresh seafood and fish dishes.
www.ritzcarlton.com/lagunaniguel; (949) 240-2000

Friday-Sunday June 16-18, 10-4 pm
“3 Day Painting” with Calvin Liang
San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N El Camino Real, San Clemente
Calvin Liang will be teaching a 3-day workshop with one day of outdoor painting. Two days will be spent working on a single studio painting based on photos you take on location. Calvin will begin with a demonstration then he will spend time with each student throughout the rest of the day.
www.scartsupply.com; (949)369-6603

Saturday, June 17
3rd Annual FUNdraiser Dinner – Miniature Painting Auction Ticketed Event
“Laguna’s plein air past inspires LPAPA’s plein air future”
LPAPA In Residence at Forest & Ocean Gallery 480 Ocean Ave Laguna Beach
In keeping with the fundraising tradition started nearly 100 years ago by Edgar Payne, William Wendt, and other early Laguna plein air artists, LPAPA artists have produced 35 miniature masterpieces that will be auctioned off during the FUNdraiser dinner.
www.lpapa.org; (949) 376-3635

Thursday, June 22, 5 to 8 pm
Yappy Hour
The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Dana Point
Bark your calendar to join other canines and their companions to sniff and schmooze at Yappy Hour, while human guests relax. Cocktails, beer and a selection of barbecue items are available for purchase. Proceeds support The Canine Companions Veterans Initiative.
www.ritzcarlton.com/lagunaniguel; (949) 240-2000

Thursday, June 23, 7 pm
Casa Coastal: Painting In The Gardens
Casa Romantica, 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente
Experiment with watercolor and plein air painting in the Casa Romantica botanical gardens. This instructor-led class will include all materials and a glass of wine. $35
www.casaromantica.org; (949) 498-2139

Saturday, June 24, 6-9 pm
America the Beautiful
Ethos Contemporary Art, 3405 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach
Please join us as we showcase art that celebrates the patriotic spirit.
Featuring the art of Andrew Baird, Pierre H Matisse, Lisa Palombo.
Join us for a fun evening. Refreshments will be served. Complimentary Valet parking, RSVP
www.ethoscontemporaryart.com; (949) 791-8917

Saturday, June 24, 11 am - 1 pm
LPAPA Artist Reception
CAP Gallery, Wells Fargo Bank Building, 260 Ocean Ave, Laguna Beach
www.caplaguna.org

Saturday and Sunday, June 24 and 25, 10-4 pm
“Beginning to Intermediate Watercolor” with Susan Winslow
San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N El Camino Real, San Clemente
Learn how to start a successful watercolor from the very start so you can paint with ease. Become a confident watercolorist by learning the tools that will allow you to achieve great drawings, beautiful gradients, and more!
www.scartsupply.com; (949)369-6603

Wednesday, June 28 - August 23
Mon- Sat, 8- 10 pm Sun, 12-5 pm
Urban Metal Girl, Tricia Skoglund
Encinitas Community & Senior Center, 1140 Oakcrest Park Dr. Encinitas
Tricia has been creating color-rich, mixed media metal artworks for over a decade. Her work incorporates a wide variety of mediums, textures, and shapes which can be attributed to her unique torch-cutting style. 28 amazing works of art will be showcased.
www.triciaskoglund.com;(760) 458-0861

Thursday, June 29, 7 pm
Casa Cool: Mambop Latin band & Salsa dance class
Casa Romantica, 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente
Mambop is a high-energy Latin salsa-jazz fusion band. The unique ensemble emphasizes exciting horn lines and charismatic vocals. Fun and exciting to watch, the band members always seem to be having a good time. Casa Cool: Mambop will include a salsa dancing lesson prior to the performance with professional dancer Evie Quinones. General admission: $25; members $20
www.casaromantica.org; (949) 498-2139

Friday, June 30, 10 am - 10 pm
Laguna Art-A-Fair 2017 Grand Opening
Laguna Art-A-Fair, 777 Laguna Canyon Rd, Laguna Beach
Art festival with 120 fine artists and artisans, art workshops & demonstrations, live entertainment and great food through September 3rd.
www.art-a-fair.com; (949) 494-4514

Friday, June 30-September 3, 10 am-10 pm daily
51st Annual Sawdust Art Festival
935 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach
Experience over 200 Laguna Beach artists, live entertainment, art demonstrations, classes and outdoor cafes in a cool eucalyptus grove. General Admission $9.00
www.sawdustartclasses.com; (949) 494-3030

Friday, June 30–Sunday, September 3, 10 am - 10 pm daily
Sawdust Art & Craft Festival, 935 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach
Tracey Moscaritolo, Laguna Beach Fine Artist, will be showing her colorful abstract impressionistic acrylic paintings
www.moscaritolo.com; (949) 633-1125

Friday, June 30-Sunday, September 3, 10 am - 10 pm daily
Sawdust Art & Craft Festival, 935 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach
Catherine Reade, Laguna Beach Fine Jewelry Designer & Fabricator, showing her 2017 organic industrial collections
www.catherinereadedesigns.com; (949) 933-7686

Friday, June 30–Sunday, September 3, 10 am - 10 pm daily
Sawdust Art & Craft Festival, 935 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach
Ear Charms (booth #325)
949-494-4147

Friday, June 30 - Sunday, September 3, 10 am -10 pm daily
Sawdust Art & Craft Festival, 935 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach
Come and see the remarkably talented artists of the Sawdust Festival who create some of the finest art and crafts found anywhere in the world.
www.karenpetty.com; (949) 280-5504

Friday, June 30, 10 am
Laguna Art-A-Fair -Opening day
777 Laguna Canyon Rd, Laguna Beach
Laguna-based mirror artist Nicky Alice is showing his unique mirror art this summer at the Laguna Art-A-Fair. Booth A13
www.nickyalice.com

Saturday, July 1, 1-3 pm
“Winsor Newton Watercolor” Lecture and Demo with Craig Antrim
San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N El Camino Real, San Clemente
The demo artist will cover permanence, color bias and color mixing to help you get the most out this challenging and wonderful medium that is loved by amateurs and professionals alike. Each attendee will receive a sample pack of Professional Water Color materials.
www.scartsupply.com; (949)369-6603

Saturday, July 1, 6:30-9 pm
“Paint and Sip” with Jeanine Brown
San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N El Camino Real, San Clemente
Experience a fun night of painting and a great memory to make with friends. Even if you have never painted before you can do this! Have a blast while enjoying lively music, sipping your favorite beverage and dipping your brush into vibrant color.
With easy to follow step-by-step instruction, you will be creating your original artwork on a 16x20" canvas, and you may even find something creative inside yourself you never knew was there! No hassle or mess, we provide canvas, paints, brushes and aprons... best of all, we do all the cleanup!
www.scartsupply.com; (949)369-6603

Saturday, July 1, 2-4 pm
Mommy and Me “Paint n’ Lemonade” with Jeanine Brown (ages 5-12)
Enrollment is open to moms, dads, aunts, uncles, or a responsible adult that would like to chaperone their child and paint with them!
San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N El Camino Real, San Clemente
Paint a Summer Beach Scene! There will be an original painting to reference from. Copy them exactly or paint your own colors and designs on them. Lemonade and light snack provided!
Open to children ages 5-12 years old.
www.scartsupply.com/classes/youth; (949)369-6603

Sunday, July 2, 10 – 2 pm
D. Yoder Family Sundays #CurrentsOfChange
Casa Romantica, 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente
Learn about ocean conservation as the City of San Clemente kicks off Ocean Festival month. The day features “Currents of Change” hands-on oceanography stations.
www.casaromantica.org; (949) 498-2139

Monday, July 3 – August 31, Open 10 am-11:30 pm daily.
Art-To-Go: The Art of Travel
Presented by The Artists Fund at Festival of Arts 650 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach
Fundraising sale of 100 originals, available daily, to benefit artists in need.
www.theartistsfund-foa.org; (949) 612-1949

 

Monday, July 3 – July 31, Opening Reception – July 15
LPAPA in Residence – “Salute Our National Parks” exhibit & sale
LPAPA In Residence at Forest & Ocean Gallery 480 Ocean Ave, Laguna Beach
LPAPA artists will be exhibiting works of art solely dedicated to our National Parks. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to support our National Parks.
www.lpapa.org; (949) 376-3635

Tuesday, July 4, 8 pm
Symphonic Springsteen
Pacific Amphitheatre, OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa
Celebrate the Fourth with this high-energy tribute to “The Boss.”
Tickets from $25
www.pacificsymphony.org; (714) 755-5799

Tuesday, July 4, 6-9:30 pm
Member Fourth of July Party
Casa Romantica, 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente
The Casa Romantica Member Fourth of July celebration is a jubilant evening of live music, delicious eats, and an unparalleled view of the fireworks lighting the San Clemente Pier. Hundreds of families join us annually to celebrate the birth of our country and to share joyful company at the Casa. Members only; $50 adult and $25 child under 13
www.casaromantica.org; (949) 498-2139

Wednesday, July 5 – August 31, 10 am – 11:30 pm
Festival of Arts Fine Art Show
Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach
A juried fine art show featuring 140 of Orange County’s top artists in an open-air gallery setting as well as art workshops, special events, and more. General Admission: $8 - $12;
www.lagunafestivalofarts.org; (949) 494-1145

Wednesday, July 5 – August 31, 10 am – 11:30 pm
Festival of Arts Fine Art Show
Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach
Antje Campbell will be exhibiting her sculptures, along with 140 prestigious local artists.
www.antjecampbell.com

Thursday, July 6, 6 -9 pm
First Thursdays Art Walk
Laguna Beach – Citywide
Enjoy a unique cultural experience of art, music, and dance. Free to the public.
www.firstthursdaysartwalk.org

Thursday, July 6, 6-9 pm
Artists' Openings
Sandstone Gallery Laguna 384-A N Coast Hwy • Gallery Row
Observations, mixed media paintings on canvas by Dominique McKenzie will be featured in the Front Gallery along with Stream of Consciousness, abstract expressionist oil paintings on canvas by Jong Ro, in the Skylight Gallery.
www.sandstonegallery.com; (949) 497-6775

Thursday, July 6, 6-9 pm
Artist reception, mid-career artists; Shane Townley and Johan Wahlstrom group show
Swedish Painter Johan Wahlstrom (musician turned artist), known for his political satire street art, traveled and wrote music with Ian Hunter.
Johan has museum and gallery shows all over the world. Johan and Townley met in New York at Their Mana Contemporary museum studios.
Townley Gallery International, 266 Forest Ave. Laguna Beach
www.townleygallery.com

Friday, July 7 – August 31, Nightly at 8:30 pm
Pageant of the Masters
Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach – Watch real people be magically transformed into life-sized re-creations of famous works of art. A live narrator guides you through the story of each living picture accompanied by a full orchestra. Advance Tickets $15 - $230.
www.pageanttickets.com; (949) 494-1145

Saturday, July 8
Wyland at Wyland Galleries of Laguna Beach 509 S. Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach
Come meet Wyland in person at his gallery here in Laguna! Free to the public.
www.wyland.com; (800) 643-7070

Sunday, July 9 – Friday, July 21, Daily; 9 -3 pm
Casa Romantica Third Annual Music Festival and Academy
Casa Romantica, 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente
Casa Romantica provides 25 underserved youth each year with two weeks of free, intensive music lessons as well as classes in sheet reading, music theory, and the physics of sound. Students may choose one of 5 classical instruments and are taught by leading southern California music professionals. The program includes both a student and a faculty concert. Free with family membership
www.casaromantica.org; (949) 498-2139

Sundays, July 9 – August 27, 1 – 2 pm
A Salute to the Arts
Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach – Inspired by the original Festival of Arts, each week will spotlight a different artistic endeavor including theater, literature, dance and more. Free with Festival admission ($12).
www.lagunafestivalofarts.org; (949) 494-1145

Mondays, July 10 – August 28, 11 am – 12 pm
Art and Story Time
Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach – Featuring a different book read aloud and a hands-on art project each week. Designed for children 5 and under and their parents. Free with Festival admission ($8).
www.lagunafestivalofarts.org; (949) 494-1145

Mondays, July 10, 17, 24, 31 August 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2017
Art Alive – Live Artist Demos
935 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach
Art Alive will be a relaxed atmosphere event in which artists can interact with visitors or simply get in the zone and demonstrate their craft.
www.sawdustartclasses.com; (949) 494-3030

Tuesdays, July 11 – August 29, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Rising Stars Music Series
Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach – Some of the biggest names in the world of performing and studio music will invite their personal choices of favorite up and coming musicians to perform on the Festival’s stage each Tuesday. Free with Festival admission ($8).
www.lagunafestivalofarts.org; (949) 494-1145

Wednesdays, July 12 – August 30, 12 – 1 pm
Art Talks and Tea
Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach – Festival artists talk about their inspiration, history, and careers in art giving attendees a deeper understanding of their art. Free with Festival admission ($8).
www.lagunafestivalofarts.org; (949) 494-1145

Wednesday, July 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16 & 23, 3 pm & 7 pm
Sip, Talk & Walk
935 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach
Visitors will gain insights into Sawdust legend while exploring unique art presentations from a variety of artists and enjoying a complimentary wine tasting.
www.sawdustartclasses.com; (949) 494-3030

Thursdays, July 13 – August 31, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Art, Jazz, Wine and Chocolate
Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach – The Festival’s outdoor setting, together with chocolate paired with wine and the sensuous sounds of jazz surrounded by fine art, creates an ideal evening. $20 in addition to Festival admission ($8).
www.lagunafestivalofarts.org; (949) 494-1145

Thursday, July 13, 7 pm
Casa Coastal: Huntington Library talk
Casa Romantica, 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente
Staff from the Huntington Library and Gardens in San Marino, CA will take Casa Romantica guests on a virtual tour of the institution’s gardens and explain how the team maintains an extensive mix of species. $12 general admission; $10 members
www.casaromantica.org; (949) 498-2139

Thursday/Friday, July 13 and 14, 10-1 pm
“Teen Garden Paint n Party” with Kelly Gallaher (Ages 11-15)
San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N El Camino Real, San Clemente
Let’s use nature as our guide using ordinary items and make them extraordinary and useful! Kids will be set up at three different stations. We’ll mix up some concrete and construct succulent hand planters. Let’s decorate some river rocks and turn them into a garden creation and do some sketching outside. Great fun and creativity is in store for guys and girls alike. No art experience is necessary; only a sense of adventure, be ok with getting messy, and having tons of fun!
www.scartsupply.com/classes/youth; (949)369-6603

Fridays, July 14 – August 25, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Step into the Spotlight Music Series
Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach – A new event which brings to center stage some of the amazing voices of backup singers and vocalists that are usually heard in the background. Free with Festival admission ($8).
www.lagunafestivalofarts.org; (949) 494-1145

Friday, July 14, 7-9 pm
Member Nights at the Casa (Members only)
Casa Romantica, 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente
Member Nights at the Casa provides Casa Romantica members exclusive access to the Casa on select evenings throughout the year to enjoy wine, music, current gallery exhibitions and stunning sunsets over the Pacific. Free for members.
www.casaromantica.org; (949) 498-2139

Saturday, July 15, 1- 2:30 pm
Concerts on the Green – Greg Adams and East Bay Soul
Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach - Sit back, relax, and enjoy the sounds of award-winning musicians as they perform live on the Festival grounds. Free with Festival admission ($12).
www.lagunafestivalofarts.org; (949) 494-1145

Saturday, July 15 – October 28, Weekdays 10 am-9 pm and Weekends 8 am-9 pm
85 Years of Art
foaSOUTH, 1006 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach
An intimate exhibit featuring artwork and artifacts from the Festival’s extensive Permanent Art Collection. Free.
www.lagunafestivalofarts.org; (949) 494-1145

Saturday and Sunday, July 15 and 16, 10-4 pm
“Switch on the Light” with Manon Sander
San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N El Camino Real, San Clemente
Switch on the light in your paintings by learning how to pay close attention to value. Learn how to choose and mix the corresponding colors to keep your values’ integrity intact. Get connected by using exercises and get into the habit of simplifying by organizing your values. These tools will allow you to achieve a range of colors in your palette and add a beautiful glow to your pieces.
www.scartsupply.com; (949)369-6603

Sunday, July 16, 12 – 3 pm
Family Art Day
Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach – Art activities for children and their parents including face painting, balloon art, puppet show, and treasure hunt. Free with Festival admission ($12).
www.lagunafestivalofarts.org; (949) 494-1145

Friday, July 21, 10-12 pm
“Paint n’ Lemonade” with Jeanine Brown (Ages 7-11)
San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N El Camino Real, San Clemente
Paint Summer Popsicles! There will be an original painting to reference from. Copy them exactly or paint your own colors and designs on them. Lemonade and light snack provided!
Open to children ages 7-11 years old.
www.scartsupply.com/classes/youth; (949)369-6603

Saturday, July 22, 1-2:30 pm
Concerts on the Green – Eric Marienthal All Stars
Festival of Arts, 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach - Sit back, relax, and enjoy the sounds of award-winning musicians as they perform live on the Festival grounds. Free with Festival admission ($12).
www.lagunafestivalofarts.org; (949) 494-1145

Saturday, July 22, 11 am - 2 pm
LPAPA Artists' Painting Demonstration
CAP Gallery, Wells Fargo Bank Building, 260 Ocean Ave, Laguna Beach
www.caplaguna.org

Saturday and Sunday, July 22 and 23, 10-4pm
“Intermediate Experienced Watercolor” with Susan Winslow
San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N El Camino Real, San Clemente
Susan will be sharing advanced watercolor techniques for the more advanced watercolorist. More information on our website!
www.scartsupply.com; (949)369-6603

Sunday, July 23, 1-4 pm
Oceans
Ethos Contemporary Art, 3405 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach
Please join as we showcase art that celebrates our beautiful ocean.
Enjoy an all-American picnic at the gallery with hotdogs and ice cream bars.
This is a fun art-filled day for the whole family. 10% of all sales will benefit Oceana.
Complimentary Valet parking, RSVP
www.ethoscontemporaryart.com; (949) 791-8917

Monday, July 24 – Thursday, August 3, Daily M-Th; 9 am-12 pm 
Casa Romantica Second Annual Summer Dance Workshop
Casa Romantica, 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente
Casa Romantica provides 25 underserved youth each year with two weeks of free, intensive dance lessons as well as classes in choreography, stretching, and rhythm. Students learn 4 different dance arts and are taught by southern California dance professionals. The program includes a student concert. Free with family membership.
www.casaromantica.org; (949) 498-2139

Thursday, July 27, 2017, 5 to 8 pm
Yappy Hour
The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Dana Point
Bark your calendar to join other canines and their companions to sniff and schmooze at Yappy Hour. Haute hounds enjoy lapping up libations, thanks to water in his favorite flavor – bacon, chicken, beef or vegan – while human guests relax. Cocktails, beer and a selection of barbecue items are available for purchase. Proceeds support The Canine Companions Veterans Initiative.
www.ritzcarlton.com/lagunaniguel; (949) 240-2000

Thursday, July 27, 7 pm
Casa Cool: 3rd Degree blues/funk band
Casa Romantica, 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente
3rd degree is comprised of musicians from all over America whose range of blues music informs their fusion sound. The band is known for effortlessly playing standards in blues, soul, jazz, and rock and roll. General admission: $25; members $20
www.casaromantica.org; (949) 498-2139

Friday, July 28
Sensational Summer Barbecue
The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Dana Point
Executive Chef Brian Sundeen invites guests to join him for an evening of cocktails and cuisine prepared in an outdoor kitchen where he and his chefs will engage and interact with guests as they prepare a delectable menu of classic American cookout dishes. Refreshing Ketel One cocktails will complete the dining experience as guests are all seated together for a family-style barbecue.
www.ritzcarlton.com/lagunaniguel; (949) 240-2000

Saturday, July 29, 10-1pm
“Modern Calligraphy” with Angi Phillips
San Clemente Art Supply, 1531 N El Camino Real, San Clemente
Learn the art of Modern Calligraphy with Angi of Angelique Ink, in a three-hour workshop, where you'll explore and practice the tools and proper techniques of modern pointed pen calligraphy. We'll go over everything from basic pen strokes to constructing and connecting letters, styling and composition, so you can walk away with everything you need for developing your skill and style. Each student will receive a complete take-home calligraphy supply set, curated by Angi which includes her instructional guide book with alphabet exemplars and styling tips.
www.scartsupply.com (949)369-6603

Sunday, July 30, 8 pm
Casa Cinema: The Secret Life of Pets
Casa Romantica, 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente
The Secret Life of Pets (2015) is the story of a terrier whose position is threatened when his owner rescues a stray dog. Casa Romantica’s Casa Cinema program is a free summer experience for families. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets to watch this outdoor movie under the stars.
www.casaromantica.org; (949) 498-2139

Late July – Mid October 
“The Wisdom of Nature”
L Street Fine Art, 628 L Street, San Diego
Robin Raznick Contemporary Works on Paper and Canvas
www.robinraznickfineart.com; (619) 985-3184