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So Many Walls To Go

Editor, After a four-year absence (Tustin Ranch…only miles away but far from Laguna…) we have returned to our home in Laguna. Each morning I drive Coast Highway and admire the art of Sandra Jones Campbell, “The Pastels,” on the wall next to Toes on the Nose and it always makes me...

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Gwaltney Talks at LOCA Art Club Laguna Outreach for Community Arts invites the public to a discussion with noted local artist Chris Gwaltney on Thursday, Feb. 20, 4-6 p.m. at DM Studio, 1294 S. Coast Highway, suite D, at Cress Street. Gwaltney will present images and discuss his...

LOCA Turns Over a Green Leaf

Laguna Outreach for Community Arts has collaborated with Laguna Nursery to offer 50 Shades of Green, a garden-themed art workshops designed for adults 16 and up, with any skill level. The first class, mixed-media will be led by Michele Taylor on Thursday, Jan. 16, and watercolor...

Art Seen 11/1/13

  Yart Sale Benefits CAP and LOCA A Yart Sale (art-themed yard sale) will take place on Saturday Nov. 2, 8-11 a.m. at the Laguna Canyon Artists complex, 3251 Laguna Canyon Road. Proceeds from sales benefit Community Art Project (CAP) and Laguna Outreach for Community Arts...

Art Seen 10/4/13

Artists Open Their Studios to the Public The fifth annual Laguna Beach Artist Open Studios celebration is scheduled on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Participants may take advantage of free parking and a free shuttle service from the ACT V parking lot, located at 1900...

Students Gain Mentors and Creative Encouragement

This fall begins the initiation of an intergenerational mentoring arrangement between second grade students from the Boys and Girls Club and trained volunteer mentors from the Susi Q Senior Center. Volunteers for the project are welcome to attend a meeting at the Susi Q, 380...

Art Seen 5/24/13

Art Sleuth Retraces Payne’s Steps Laguna Art Museum will host “Art Sleuthing Edgar Payne’s Paintings,” a free talk with art consultant and Laguna Beach resident Eric Jessen in Thursday, May 30, at 7 p.m. Jessen, a consultant on the Payne exhibition to the Pasadena...

Noted Gallerist Kicks Off LOCA’s Anniversary

The Art Center hosts Laguna Outreach for Community Arts’ 20th anniversary membership meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at 1492 S. Coast Highway. General admission is $20 and free to those who renew their membership in advance. Featured speaker Ray Redfern will give a...

Win Local Getaways from LOCA

Laguna Outreach for Community Arts is offering an opportunity drawing contest to help support its visual arts education programs. Four local getaway packages are being offered, each grouped under a local hotel stay. Packages are valued at $650-$750 and are offered from The Tides...

Foundation Funds LOCA

Laguna Outreach for Community Arts received a grant from the Festival of Arts Foundation, which will enable LOCA to continue its visual arts education programs throughout Laguna Beach for another year.

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Art Students Exhibit Their Work in Spring Laguna Art Museum will host Laguna College of Art + Design’s graduate student Painting and Drawing exhibition with an opening night reception Saturday, May 5 at 6 p.m. The exhibition will be on display in the museum’s lower level...

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Adding Watercolors to a Beach Outing   Enjoy a docent tour of Treasure Island Beach tide pools and view live hermit crabs, sea stars and anemones Sunday, March 18, while also creating a watercolor as instructed by artist September McGee. All participants in the 10-11:30 a.m....

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Museum Hosts March Events   Laguna Art Museum hosts a free family day on Sunday, March 11, in conjunction with the museum’s current exhibition Victor Hugo Zayas: Mi Obra, and a panel discussion on Sunday, March 18, about rethinking the birth of art in Southern...

LOCA Appoints First Executive Director

Laguna Outreach for Community Arts (LOCA) has announced the appointment of Bonnie Macmillan as its first executive director, thanks to a grant of $3,500, from the Laguna Beach Community Foundation that helped to create this position. Macmillan, who previously served as LOCA board...

Non-Artists Try Cubism for a Cause

Laguna Outreach for Community Arts invites the public to its Art Squared fundraising event at the Laguna Beach Woman’s Club this Sunday, March 20, beginning at 4:30 p.m. More than 40 original works, created by local business owners, noted citizens, and community leaders, are set...
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