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Sept 12th thru 24th, BUY 1, GET 1 FREE sale on studio stretched canvases!

Buy a 16×20 canvas get one (your choice) of the following free:

8″x10″ – 11″x14″ – 12″x16

*Sale excludes gallery-wrapped canvases, canvas panels, wood panels*

Git on up here and see

“The Good, the Bad, and the Lovely”

This exhibit runs through October 3rd, 2022

Upcoming Workshops and Classes

Please remember that we have a small parking lot. If you are attending one of our demonstrations or workshops, and it is not a physical hardship for you, please park on one of the nearby side streets. We appreciate your consideration.

For more info on each class, click on the class title which will take you to our calendar!

Draw Your World! with Spencer Collins

When: Sunday, September 11th AND/OR Sunday, September 18th

Ages: 5-11

Pinch Pots with Spencer Collins

For Kids!

When: Sunday, September 11th

Ages: 5-11

Fun Figures with Spencer Collins

When: Thursday, September 15th

Ages: 5-11

Fun Frames with the Family! with Spencer Collins

For Kids and..!

When: Sunday, September 18th

Ages: 5-11

Intro to Collage with Spencer Collins

When: Sunday, September 25th

Ages: 11-16

Painting a Central Coast Pastoral with Pastels with Jim Tyler

When: Friday, September 30th & Saturday, October 1st

Ages: 16+

Journey into Making Journals with Ardella Swanberg

When: Saturday, November 5th

Ages: 16+

Recurring Workshops

Intro to Printmaking with Tricia Reichert

When: 6 sessions – Tuesdays afternoons starting September 13th
Dates: September 13th, 20th, 27th & October 4th, 11th, 18th

Ages: 16-100

Beyond the Basics Watercolor with Virginia Mack

When: Wednesdays

Ages: 16-100

Watercolor Without Fear with Virginia Mack

When: Wednesdays


Intro to Oil Painting with Spencer Collins

When: Thursdays

Ages: 16+

Local Art News

Silk Dying with Sharon Gellerman – Demo – Art Center Morro Bay

Sharon Gellerman creates hand-marbled designs on silk and other natural fibers using a process (marbling) that originated many centuries ago.

Using the blank piece of fabric as a canvas, she creates each silk scarf design as a one-of-a-kind piece of wearable art.

Please join for a unique and wonderful free demo on Monday, September 12th @ 3:00-5:00 pm

Plein Air Coastal Artists – Art Center Morro Bay

Join Art Center Morro Bay’s casual group of plein air painters on Wednesdays! This is a self-directed fun group of dynamic artists who enjoy painting and sketching outdoors. The group meets at pre-determined locations each week.

Next meeting is Wednesday, September 14th

For more information, contact: Kirsti Wothe, Director of Adult Education at Art Center Morro Bay

(805) 996-0937 or

Life Drawing – Workshop – Art Center Morro Bay

Put yourself on the pathway to better art! This evening workshop is open to all adults regardless of experience. Bring your own art supplies and work with the medium of choice.

Next workshop takes place Wednesday the 14th, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Models pose for various lengths of time, up to 20 minutes while taking short breaks. There is no instruction.

Art Bazaar Rummage Sale – Art Center Morro Bay

Please join the Art Center on October 1st & 2nd for live music, cocktails, mocktails, beer + wine, an art supply rummage sale, shopping, raffle, kids craft corner, and MORE!

The proceeds from this fun event will go towards giving the gallery and workshop space at the Art Center Morro Bay a more “contemporary facelift”.

New and like new supplies and materials, as well as tools, in good condition, can be donated between September 1st and September 22 during gallery hours.

Winter Faire and Crafts – Call for Artists – Art Center Morro Bay

This special holiday event is open to all artists, providing an opportunity to exhibit paintings, photography, sculpture, and fine crafts.

This fine art exhibit is designed for customers who are holiday shopping and looking for special gift ideas!

Take-In:  November 8, 10:00am – 2:00pm