Best Date Ideas For Art Lovers In OC

March 31, 2014 6:00 AM

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If you’re looking for a fun outing that can help you get to know a potential love or deepen a connection with your somebody, try out these fun artistic activities. Whether you need to ease nerves on a first date or try a new activity with the love of your life, we’ve got you covered.

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Canvas, Paint And Wine, Oh My!
131-B Avenida Del Mar
San Clemente, CA 92672
(714) 351-3323
www.canvaspaintandwine.com

If you enjoy creating art, impress your date with a night of art and wine at Canvas, Paint and Wine, Oh, My! This fun activity aLSO lets you enjoy wine while discovering the hidden artist within. For those who want to share their more advanced artistry with a date, you may desire palatable wine to complement your artistic vision. The 2.5-hour class is taught by an instructor that will navigate you through the lesson. No previous art experience is necessary though – just a desire to learn and have fun. Afterwards, you and your date can take your artistic creations home.

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(credit: Fullerton Art Walk)


Downtown Fullerton Art Walk
Hibbleton Gallery
223 W. Santa Fe Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92832
(714) 871-2727
www.fullertonartwalk.com

This fun celebration showcases several artistic mediums, live music and performance art in an upbeat, hip atmosphere on the first Friday of every month, and many of the pieces are sold for an affordable price. In addition to the allure of creative expression, this lively event is free to enter and even has some tasty appetizers throughout the art walk for zero charge. Plan your date composed of imagination and adventure with this list of more than 30 participating art galleries. You and your date will get the opportunity to immerse yourselves in ingenuity while supporting local artists.

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(credit: Fired Up)


Fired Up
143 Avenida Granada
San Clemente, CA 92672
(949) 498-3929
www.firedupsanclemente.com

Explore the art of ceramics at a fun class or a private party at Fired Up. The studio provides many options for personalizing your ceramic creation like painting, firing, glazing, stamps, stencils and impressions. Visitors are given step-by-step instructions on how to apply these techniques to works of art. Additionally, you will be able to take your art work home. Who knows, you may want a sentimental item to remember your special date.

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(credit: Art Walk Laguna Beach)


Laguna Beach Art Walk
307 Cliff Drive
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 683-6871
www.firstthursdaysartwalk.com

For a swanky, yet affordable night, take a stroll through the impressive art galleries at the Laguna Beach Art Walk during the first Thursday of the month. The free art walk tour consists of more than 40 contemporary, mixed-media art galleries that are sure to be thought provoking and moving, and the stunning Laguna Beach setting complements the elegant ambiance during this special outing. Check out some of the inspiring pieces of art displayed on the website.

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The Art Bar
207 N. Broadway, Suite B6
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 558-2445
www.facebook.com/TheARTBarStudio

Reveal or hone your artistic talents at The Art Bar. The positive, encouraging environment developed by the creativity coach, Nicole Steiman, is sure to help make your date enjoyable. Being a “self-taught artist,” Steiman believes that “Anyone can create art, it truly just takes desire.” No matter your artistic level, The Art Bar will serve as an opportunity to explore individual expression and share a unique experience with that special someone.

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Stacy Brecht is a professional writer, dancer, marketer and model in the Los Angeles area. Brecht also enjoys traveling, wine, fitness training, volunteering, movies and trying new restaurants. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.


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