The Sawdust Art Festival is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public and promoting the art created in Laguna Beach. Since its inception, the non-profit Sawdust Art Festival organization has celebrated and supported the work of local artists. Designed to both entertain and educate, the Sawdust Art Festival draws more than 200,000 visitors world-wide each year. Visitors are invited to shop along sawdust-covered paths through a hand-crafted village of fine arts and superb craftsmanship. Artists that exhibit during the summer festival are Laguna Beach residents. The Sawdust Art Festival also features art demonstration booths such as glassblowing, complimentary hands-on art workshops, a children’s art booth, Ceramic Center, as well as refreshments from four outdoor cafes and saloon, live musical entertainment and more.
Laguna Outreach for Community Arts is a nonprofit coalition of arts educators, professional artists and advocates interested in arts education for people of all ages. We have been serving the community for 19 years and our instructors are among the finest artists in Orange County. Our organization currently provides workshops to Laguna Beach Schools, Laguna Beach Boys & Girls Club, Youth Shelter, Pacific Marine Mammal Center, and the Laguna Beach Senior Center. Workshops are also available to the public and for special corporate events