Studio Arts Gallery pays homage to summer in Laguna Beach featuring "Ocean's Edge," glass artist Melody Topping's kiln castings, with an opening reception Thursday, in conjunction with First Thursday's Art Walk. (Coastline Pilot / June 30, 2011)

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.

At 5 p.m., the city of Laguna Beach will hold a Public Art Dedication of the sculpture "Breaching Whale" by Jon Seeman in Heisler Park at Rockpile

First Thursdays Art Walk is funded by member galleries, lodging establishments and the city. For more information, call (949) 683-6871, or visit http://www.firstthursdaysartwalk.com.

*Laguna Art Museum

307 Cliff Drive

(949) 494-8971

http://www.lagunaartmuseum.org

Open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 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 Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's days. Free admission on First Thursdays Art Walk nights.

Current show:

Noguchi: "California Legacy" will be on display to Oct. 2.

Lita Albuquerque: "Emergence" will be on display to Oct. 2.

LAGUNA CANYON

GALLERIES

Laguna Canyon Artists

3251 Laguna Canyon Road

http://www.LagunaCanyonArtists.com

*Gallery 793

793 Laguna Canyon Road

(949) 376-6000