"Blue Swallow" by J. Kowalski , part of a small art show at Swenson Fine Art. (Hand in, Coastline Pilot / December 10, 2010)

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:

Concurrent exhibitions: John Paul Jones; Roscoe Shrader; Sean Duffy: Searcher; and Masterstrokes, Selections from the Laguna Plein Air Painters Assn. Signature Members.

LAGUNA CANYON

GALLERIES

Laguna Canyon Artists

3251 Laguna Canyon Road

http://www.LagunaCanyonArtists.com

Laguna College of Art & Design

2222 Laguna Canyon Road

(949) 376-6000

http://www.lagunacollege.edu

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

"Earth: Fragile Planet," selections of 40 works from the New York Society of Illustrators traveling exhibition. The exhibit runs through Dec. 18.

[seven-degrees] gallery

891 Laguna Canyon Road