We often get asked about restaurants in the area or other galleries near our location or in Laguna Beach. The links below have been provided to answer many of your questions.
Festival of Arts - The Festival of the Arts is a prestigious juried art show includes a wide variety of media such as paintings, photography, printmaking, sculpture, jewelry, handcraftedwood and furniture, ceramics, glass and more. The Festival of the Arts is located about 4 miles south of our gallery. This is where the Pageant of the Masters event is held. This year the Festival of the Arts will be open from June 30 to August 31, 2013.
First Thursday Artwalk - Established in 1998, 1st Thursday's Art Walk is a festive, cultural evening on the first Thursday of every month. The event is free and runs from 6:15-9:00pm. Free shuttle service runs throughout the evening until 8:45 p.m. linking member gallery locations. Over 40 galleries participate, offering artist receptions, demonstrations, refreshments and live music.
Laguna Art Museum - Located just 5 minutes south of our gallery, the Laguna Art Museum is a museum of American art with a focus on the art of California. The museum carries a permanent collection and houses temporary exhibitions.
Laguna College of Art + Design - Located about 4 miles north of our gallery, Laguna College of Art and Design, called LCAD, is a private college located in Laguna Beach, California. LCAD has a small student body with a current enrollment of 450 students. The college offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts with majors in Painting and Drawing, Illustration, Animation, Graphic Design, and Game Art. A minor is available in Sculpture.
Pageant of the Masters - The Pageant of the Masters is a ninety-minute stage show of “living pictures” – incredibly faithful art re-creations of classical and contemporary works with real people posing to look exactly like their counterparts in the original pieces. It involves an outdoor amphitheater, professional orchestra, original score, live narration, intricate sets, sophisticated lighting, expert staff, and hundreds of dedicated volunteers have won recognition for the Pageant as the best presentation of its kind. The Pageant of the Masters is Located at the Festival of the Arts; which is located about 4 miles south of our gallery.
Sawdust Art Festival - The Sawdust Art Festival draws more than 200,000 visitors world-wide each year. Designed to both entertain and educate, the visitors are invited to shop along sawdust-covered paths through a hand-crafted village of fine arts and superb craftsmanship. The annual Sawdust Art Festival features 200 Laguna Beach artists, live entertainment, art demonstrations, classes, and outdoor cafe's, all set in a cool eucalyptus grove during the summer months. Handcrafted artwork using all mediums are represented in this unique artists village, including blown and fused glass, jewelry, painting, photography, textiles, ceramics, wood and much more.
The Laguna Playhouse - Located just 5 minutes south of our gallery The Laguna Playhouse is a Live theater that offers educational opportunities for children and adults.
Restaurants & Venues
Laguna Culinary Arts - Laguna Culinary Arts is a multi-faceted cooking school offering hands-on classes and features a Gourmet Cheese and Wine Shop.
Lumberyard Restaurant - The Lumberyard restaurant is located about one mile from our gallery. It is located in downtown Laguna Beach. The Lumberyard serves both lunch and dinner and is known for its great American food such as rotisserie chicken, steaks, ribs and seafood, as well as some down-home favorites such as meatloaf, chicken pot pie, cobb salad, and spaghetti and meatballs.
Madison Square Garden and Cafe - This open-air dog friendly cafe is located about 2 miles north on PCH. It offers walkways and garden paths and is a great place for breakfast or lunch.
Pacific Marine Mammal Center -
Located about 6 miles north of our gallery, the Pacific Marine Mammal Center is a rescue and rehabilitation center. It offers up-close and personal viewing of marine mammals by guests. After rehabilitation by volunteers, healthy animals are released back into their natural habitat. Open daily for visitors from 10am–4pm. Admission is free and donations are welcomed.
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Airfloat Systems - Strongbox™ by Airfloat, the protective solution to shipping framed art. Your art is safely encased in three layers of quality protection—two layers of convoluted foam and one layer of Perf-Pack foam. Customize the Perf-Pack layer to your specifications in a matter of minutes.
Boxgeek - Boxgeek is a website that sells boxes that artists can use for shipping their artworks to galleries.
Gallerypouch™ - GalleryPouch™ premium bubble bags are heavyweight bags made from 3/16-inch polyethylene that is smooth on both sides.
Glas-skin - Glas-Skin is a protective tape applied directly to the entire surface area of glass on a picture. Professional artists use this product to protect their work.If the glass shatters during shipping, it still remains secured to the Glas-Skin—away from your art.
ArtDeadline.Com - The art world's source for income and exhibition news. A searchable database and magazine that lists local, national and international juried exhibitions, competitions, grants, art jobs, percent-for-arts, art in public RFP's, festivals, residencies, internships, & much more... Also see comprehensive artist support and representation services.
Arts for LA: - This wonderful site provides artists with opportunities for showing their work. Arts for LA helps communities throughout Los Angeles County advocate for greater investment in the arts.