National Watercolor Society Showcases the Very Best

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With a nearly century-old tradition, the National Watercolor Society has seen some great artists. And year after year, the continue to create breathtaking and innovative artwork.

San Pedro is home to the National Watercolor Society Gallery in Uptown Pacific Avenue where it presents its exhibitions, art classes, its permanent collection, and conducts archival work. The gallery and patio are also available for rental for special events.

It's San Pedro's First Thursday Art Walk. Highlighting Angels Gate Cultural Center's Pop Up Gallery

Paint on Wood by Beth Elliott 2017

San Pedro’s arts night out. Galleries and studios are open, restaurants have specials and entertainment.

Between 4th and 9th Streets and Palos Verdes Street and Pacific Avenue. Music at the corner of 6th/Mesa Streets.
Free guided art walk tour beginning at the San Pedro Chamber of Commerce, 390 W. 7th Street.
Begin your evening at the San Pedro Visitor Center, 225 W. 6th Street.

Parkhurst Galleries Bring World-Class Art to San Pedro

Violet Parkhurst was a remarkable person and artist.

Her seascapes are legendary, collected by more than 5 million people around the world, including four U.S. Presidents, two presidents of China, a King of Saudi Arabia, and many celebrities—Clark Gale was her first admirer.

Parkhurst paintings are on permanent collection in dozens of museums around the world including the China National Museum of Fine Art and the Stockholm Museum. She has also been on exhibit in the Louvre and Prado Museums.