❄️Our Hours for the Holidays❄️
If you haven’t yet had a chance, stop by and find a sweet, handcrafted gift! All artwork in this show is $100 or less, and everything is made with love by local artists. This exhibit runs through Jan 30th, 2023.
Here’s a taste of what you’ll find this year…
Great deals on nearly everything under our roof!
Sale ends December 24th, take advantage while it lasts!
Paint your pet with Karyn Blaney was so much fun! We loved seeing everyone’s pet companions come to life on the canvas!
And on the subject of fur babies…
We’re accepting donations for Second Chance at Love Humane Society ’til Christmas Eve! Second Chance at Love is a no-kill animal welfare organization, founded in 1994 for our society’s dog outcasts. Bring in some canned or dry dog food and show some love for these pups! We will deliver all donated dog food after Christmas.
Upcoming Classes & Workshops
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 “click here” button for more info about each class, or click on the class title which will take you to our calendar!
ATTENTION ALL ARTISTS in SLO County! Want to improve your drawing skills while also building a community of supportive creatives? Then join the drawing group SloDrawz!
Next session (Still life) is Monday, December 19th from 5pm to 7pm
Fee is $20 per session or $60 for a month’s pass. We suggest advance registration – maximum of 15 people per session! Please sign up by messaging the Instagram @SloDrawz or email Chantelle at firstname.lastname@example.org
No group December 26th or January 2nd
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This is your chance to be rewarded for spending your dollars locally. Starting November 25, 2022, spend $100 or more on gifts at any retail business in the City of SLO and receive a $25 gift card to another local business!
Here’s how to get your gift card:
1. Shop Locally!
2. Bring your receipt(s) to the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center by 4 PM on 12/24/2022
3. Get your gift card! All gift cards must be picked up in person from the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center.
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, December 21st
For more information, contact: Kirsti Wothe, Director of Adult Education at Art Center Morro Bay
(805) 996-0937 or email@example.com
Sketchbook Freedom with Vicky Hoffman
Vicky Hoffman enjoys hosting a sketchbook workshop either at the tail end of the current year or at the start of the new year. It’s designed for all artists looking to jump-start the daily practice of sketching, or for novices looking to explore sketch booking for the first time. If you’re interested, let her know by sending an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Date/Time: Saturday, December 31, 1:30 to 3:30pm
Cost: $50, includes the sketchbook and supplies.
In this oil painting workshop, participants will get an inside look into Warren Chang’s art practice and learn how to paint a head to the final painting, using a limited palette.
Warren will give a slide presentation revealing his process of creating his unique narrative paintings. By the end of this 2-day workshop, each participant will have a final painting inspired by Warren’s unique approach to painting that gives a window into his practice.
When: January 14-15, 2023
The Central Coast Watercolor Society announces Aquarius 2023 California Open Watermedia Exhibition, to be held February 23 – April 3, 2023, at Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main Street, Morro Bay, CA.
Aquarius 2023 presents the best in watermedia painting, representing a wide range of subject material and techniques, from experimental to traditional, and encourages support for watermedia painting as a vital, enduring and expressive artistic medium.
The call for entries is open to CCWS members as well as to non-member watermedia artists residing in California. Submissions open December 1, 2022 and close at midnight January 8, 2023.