Walking and admiring other peoples’ work is about as creative as you can be without being creative.
The Laguna Beach “Art walked” showcases the first Thursday of every month from 6-9 pm. Most of the exhibits in the area are as mild as one can expect from Laguna Beach display. You shouldn’t expect to see anything controversial (such as naked women folding into themselves while covered in paint). You’d have better luck finding that in Downtown Hollywood. As a so cal date idea, this should be used to test the waters with someone who seems conservative. It includes a walk, some art that you can appreciate without a deep knowledge of art history, and the beach across the road. Simple. Clean. Effective.
Here are the dates for the rest of 2010: