(banner photo above, River Otter by Bryan Morgan)

Lunch at the Laguna, Bill Hewitt

Oak and Mustard, Lance Kuehne

Egg-cellent, Dana Lynn Vallarino

Laguna Morning, Ron Wood

Fish Duo, Don Eggers

Laguna Environmental Center

Current Art Exhibit in Heron Hall

A Photographic Journey through the Laguna de Santa Rosa

September 4 through December 23, 2015

PLEASE NOTE: The Laguna Environmental Center and Heron Hall will be closed December 24 through January 3, 2016 for the holidays. To see the photo exhibit, be sure to visit before December 24.

A juried selection from the Laguna Foundation's 25th Anniversary Photo Contest

Twenty-eight images from 23 local photographers

Artists and their Photo Titles

Anne Abrams -- Laguna Morning
Anne Abrams -- Batik Egret
Trisha Brown -- Caterpillar
Christine Cobaugh -- Laguna Silhouette
Leland Davis -- Laguna Reflection I
Don Eggers -- Fish Duo
Sharon Feissel -- Laguna Filigree
Janet Gelfman -- October Drought in the Laguna
Janet Gelfman -- Ben, An Equine Resident in the Laguna
Bill Hewitt -- Lunch at the Laguna
Don Jackson -- Great Blue Heron Standing
Don Jackson -- Great Egret Pair, Breeding Plumage
Lance Kuehne -- Oak and Mustard
Liz Lawson -- Laguna Environmental Center
Wanda Lee -- Fall Vineyards, Laguna de Santa Rosa
Diane Miller -- Laguna #8
Bryan Morgan -- Bobcat
Bryan Morgan -- River Otter
Brigid O'Dowd -- Juvenile White Crowned Sparrow
Jay Peretz -- Coopers Hawks
Keith Schroder -- Cliff Swallow Feeding Her Babies
Keith Schroder -- Common Merganser
Smith, Marlene Smith -- Dream
Ellen Storz -- Laguna Grove
Dana Lynn Vallarino -- Egg-cellent
Mark Wegner -- Lone Tree
Linda Weathers -- Morning Reflection
Ron Wood -- Laguna Morning

Some of the artists also have cards and prints for sale in our Gift Shop.

Reward yourself by visiting this beautiful exhibit in Heron Hall. Heron Hall is located at the Laguna Environmental Center, 900 Sanford Road (at the corner of Occidental Rd. and Sanford Rd.), Santa Rosa, CA 95401. The Laguna Environmental Center is open to the public Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm, but because of the variety of hall uses during the week, please call ahead to make sure you can view the art (707-527-9277, x107). Another great time to view the art exhibit is during our Second Saturday of the Month Open Houses from 10am-3pm. They are FREE and open to the public. Proceeds of art sales benefit the Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.

Upcoming Exhibits

January 7 through April 24, 2016, California Flora: Botanical Paintings in Colored Pencil by Nina Antze. Opening reception Saturday, January 23, 3:00-5:00pm. Free. No RSVP necessary.

May 2 through September 13, 2016, Fabric Arts by the Pointless Sisters Art Quilt Group. Opening reception Sunday, May 15, 3:00-5:00pm. Click here for info on their current exhibit in San Jose.

Mid-September through December 2016, Laguna Photographs by Joan Humberstone, in memoriam, (details of the exhibit coming soon).

Heron Hall Art Gallery

The goal of this gallery is to exhibit multiple shows per year of nature-themed art for sale. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation. Click here for an art exhibit floor plan of Heron Hall. If you are interested in exhibiting and selling your artwork in Heron Hall, please read through the parameters and fill out the brief application at the end of this documentPDF file opens in new window. We will contact you as soon as possible after we receive your application. Thanks for your interest!

The Laguna Foundation works to restore and conserve the Laguna de Santa Rosa,
and to inspire public appreciation for this Sonoma County Wetland of International Importance. 


For more information, please contact:
Anita Smith, Public Education Coordinator and Heron Hall Manager
(707) 527-9277 x 110, anita@lagunafoundation.org