Laguna College presents "The Fine Art of Children's Book Illustration." (Coastline Pilot / October 27, 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.

5 p.m. Thursday: Juried Fine Art show reception and awards ceremony, Laguna Beach City Hall, 505 Forest Ave.

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 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. 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.

Current show:

Opening Sunday: "Best Kept Secret: UCI and the Development of Contemporary Art in Southern California, 1964-1971," in conjunction with "Pacific Standard Time: Art in LA, 1945-1980."

Special Events:

6 to 9 p.m. Saturday: Opening night reception for "Best Kept Secret."

1 p.m. Sunday: Curatorial walk-through of "Best Kept Secret" with Grace Kook-Anderson.

LAGUNA CANYON

GALLERIES

Laguna Canyon Artists

3251 Laguna Canyon Road

http://www.LagunaCanyonArtists.com