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Art: Jewelry/Gems
Odd & Interesting Gemstone Exhibit
Over 20 different varieties and 230 different gemstones including fire obsidian, iris agate, zincite,lodolite and many more. Featuring the work of professional jewelry designer known around the world as Austin Moore owner of Earth Art Gem & Jewelry.
I Love Rocks
San Luis Obispo, CA

Sun 8/20/17 - Thu 8/31/17 at 9am-8pm
Special Event: Nature
Bugs... Outside the Box
The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History is crawling with excitement as it presents its newest exhibit, Bugs... Outside the Box. Now is your chance to examine all the intricacies of the insect world...without a microscope! From beetles to butterflies, t...
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
Santa Barbara, CA

Sun 8/20/17 - Sun 9/10/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show
Greg Simmons
Ocean inspired acrylic paintings by Greg Simmons will be at Sayva Creative Studio and Gallery in Avila Beach during July and August.
Sayva Creative Gallery
Avila Beach, CA

Sun 8/20/17 - Thu 8/31/17 at 11:30am-5:30pm
Art: Art Show
Hidden Gems: Selections from the Permanent Collection
Rarely seen but always honored, the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art’s is exhibiting Hidden Gems: Selections from the Permanent Collection from July 7 – August 27, 2017. This exhibition offers a glimpse of the California Central Coast’s visual history and uni...
San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
San Luis Obispo, CA

Sun 8/20/17 - Sun 8/27/17
Art: exhibit
Ehereal Skies by Laurel Sherrie
Big Sky Cafe is pleased to feature Laurel Sherrie's new paintings focused on skyscapes that reveal emotional connections to the drama we often see in the sky. Reception: Meet the artist & enjoy tasty snacks on August 4, 5-7 pm. www.laurelsherrie.com
Big Sky Cafe
San Luis Obispo, CA

Sun 8/20/17 - Tue 9/12/17 at 8am-9pm
Art: Museum, Photography, Art Show
SLOMA Exhibition: Sharon - Photographs by Leon Borensztein
Leon Borensztein is a renowned photographer whose artwork captures the integral beauty of people in otherwise painful and challenging situations. His photographs are a glimpse into his life as a single father caring for his severely disabled daughter, Shar...
San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
San Luis Obispo, CA

Sun 8/20/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 11am-5pm
Art: Art Show
ART EXHIBITION ~ paintings by Anne Seltzer ~ Cambria Library
"Birds Discover the Local Library" is an exhibition of whimsical library themed paintings by Anne Seltzer
SLO County Library - Cambria
Cambria, CA

Sun 8/20/17 - Thu 8/31/17
Art: Art Show, Gallery, Painting
Pushing Boundaries: Exploring Abstraction
This exhibit celebrates artistic expression in all media and a variety of subject matter, spanning partial to total abstract. On display through Sept. 11. Meet the artists at the opening reception Sunday, Aug. 6, 2pm-4pm. Contact: 805-772-2504 or www.artce...
Art Center Morro Bay
Morro Bay, CA

Sun 8/20/17 - Mon 9/11/17 at 12pm-4pm
Art: Art Show
Jonathan Gaetke
"Edge of Nature" central coast artist Jonathan Gaetke exhibits his plein-air oil paintings, artist reception 6-9 pm August 4th 2017
Frame Works
San Luis Obispo, CA

Sun 8/20/17 - Fri 8/25/17 at 6pm-9pm
Mon 8/21/17 - Fri 8/25/17 at 10am-6pm
Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-4pm
Mon 8/28/17 - Fri 9/1/17 at 10am-6pm
Sat 9/2/17 at 10am-4pm
Art: Art Show
Central Coast Watercolor Society's annual Members-Only Exhibition
The CCWS annual Members-Only Exhibition is up through August 29, 2017 at the Steynberg Gallery,Steynberg Gallery, 1531 Monterey St in SLO. The gallery is open daily from 7 am - 6 pm.
Steynberg Gallery
San Luis Obispo, CA

Sun 8/20/17 - Tue 8/29/17 at 7am-6pm
Art: Art Show
Lana Cochrun Art Series-California Grown
California Grown, Lana Cochrun's series of oil paintings, are a celebration of California fruit and a traditional Chinese craft. The series is done with frames painted on canvas that are reminiscent of Chinese lacquer ware, known as Chinoiserie. The fruit ...
SLO Provisions
San Luis Obispo, CA

Sun 8/20/17 - Tue 9/5/17 at 8am-8pm
Special Event: Ethnic, Living History, Benefit/Fundraiser
Central Coast Sacred Arts Tour of Drepung Gomang Monks
They will be creating large and elaborate Sand Mandala Paintings; performing Cultural Pageants that will include song, dance and elaborate costumes; demonstrating fascinating debates that the monks use to sharpen their critical thinking skills; and exhibit...
SLO King David Lodge
San Luis Obispo, CA

Sun 8/20/17 - Fri 9/8/17 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Ethnic, Living History, Benefit/Fundraiser
Central Coast Sacred Arts Tour of Drepung Gomang Monks
They will be creating large and elaborate Sand Mandala Paintings; performing Cultural Pageants that will include song, dance and elaborate costumes; demonstrating fascinating debates that the monks use to sharpen their critical thinking skills; and exhibit...
SLO King David Lodge
San Luis Obispo, CA

Sun 8/20/17 - Fri 9/8/17 at 10am-5pm
Sports: Swimming
Recreational Swimming at Shamel Park, Cambria
2017 Recreational Swimming Saturdays & Sundays, 1PM - 5PM Tuesdays - Fridays, 1PM - 5PM Closed Mondays for Maintenance (except Sept 4) Shamel Pool will be open on the following holidays: Monday May 29, 1-5PM Tuesday, July 4, 11:00AM - 6:00PM Monday...
Shamel Park
Cambria, CA

Sun 8/20/17 at 1pm-5pm
Tue 8/22/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 1pm-5pm
Tue 8/29/17 - Mon 9/4/17 at 1pm-5pm
Special Event: Children
Studio Project: Handprint Ponies
Cover your palm in brown paint and make a hand print, then use a small paint brush and black paint to give your pony a mane, hooves and an eye. Glue on black yarn to make a tail!
San Luis Obispo Children's Museum
San Luis Obispo, CA

Sun 8/20/17 - Mon 8/21/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show
Thursday Painters: A Legacy
As early as 1946, a handful of painters, enjoying Harold Forgostein’s adult education classes, gathered regularly to paint alongside other artists, to watch them work, and see how they interpreted the same scene. One such group in San Luis Obispo has been ...
San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
San Luis Obispo, CA

Sun 8/20/17 - Mon 9/4/17 at 11am-5pm
Wed 9/6/17 - Mon 9/11/17 at 11am-5pm
Wed 9/13/17 - Mon 9/18/17 at 11am-5pm
Wed 9/20/17 - Mon 9/25/17 at 11am-5pm
Wed 9/27/17 - Sun 10/1/17 at 11am-5pm
Theater: Comedy/Drama, Interactive, Experimental/Perf. Art, Variety Show, Musical
Nice Town, Normal People
Join us for the world premier of "Nice Town, Normal People," a play with new music that explores the idea of "home" in Arroyo Grande, California. It is composed of the real words of Central Coast residents from various viewpoints and walks of life, collect...
Clark Center for the Performing Arts
Arroyo Grande, CA

Sun 8/20/17 at 7:30pm-9pm
Art: Art Show, Children's Arts/Crafts
Exhibition: Kids' Eye View 2017
Celebrating the prowess of the younger members of our community, Kids’ Eye View showcases selected artwork created during SLOMA’s 2017 youth summer art camps. During six week-long camps, nearly 200 students—from 5-year-olds to teens—enjoyed “brains-on” art...
San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
San Luis Obispo, CA

Sun 8/20/17 - Sun 10/1/17 at 11am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Museum, Photography
Sleep of Reason
British artist Yinka Shonibare's grand 2008 photograph "The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters" provided the inspiration for this installation of photographs that conjure up scenes of unease and the uncanny, which – despite our best efforts to rationally di...
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Santa Barbara, CA

Sun 8/20/17 at 11am-5pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 11am-8pm
Fri 8/25/17 - Sun 8/27/17 at 11am-5pm
Thu 8/31/17 at 11am-8pm
Fri 9/1/17 - Sun 9/3/17 at 11am-5pm
Special Event: Community Event, Farmers' Market, For the Family, Gardening, Green/Environmental, Nature, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, General
Summer Succulent Sale
Come to this annual celebration of all things succulent! Featuring an extensive selection of rare and exotic succulents in a variety of pot sizes to suit all your project and landscaping needs, as well as some houseplants! Saturday, August 19th & Sunday A...
Growing Grounds Farm II
Santa Maria, CA

Sun 8/20/17 at 10am-3pm
    

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