Shows and events

We invite you to join our shows, events, and upcoming activities.


Our art gallery is right in the middle of Carlsbad, CA, inside the CB Village Faire Plaza. We have new art every month and our gallery changes with it. Come by, browse and visit us monthly. There is always something going on just check below.

Just click on the image to be included in all that we have happening monthly during the year. Events, specials, adult and youth programs, receptions, and more. You won’t want to miss out. Signup today. You can opt out at any time. Thank you.


June 8 Gallery Reception: 3-5pm., Abstract and a Members Show. Stop in and enjoy refreshments, meet the artists, and enjoy browsing the artwork in our lovely open space gallery, where a visit leaves you refreshed ,and pondering what was in that artists mind? We literally have something of every style to share, art, cards, sculptures, jewlery and more.

It’s always fun to meet the artists and learn about their process, thoughts and why they painted what they did. Come enjoy an adventure into the mind of an artist. Join us! Gift certificate are available too!

June 13, Gallery Paint-Along Art Class: (2 hrs), Sip and draw.Gestures“, with a live model, and instructor, Charcee Colosia. Every soul in the universe has a spark and feeling in their heart. Drawing surpasses time when the right brain is allowed to take over. This class is not about perfect drawing thru academia. It is about time spent to find your interpretation of gestures and movement and to execute outside of our own dimension. All supplies are provided. Hurry sign up today, the deadline to secure your seating is June 7th, and space is limited to 20 people. Seating is limited. Nominal Fee. Apply Now

72nd Fine Art Open Juried Awards Show. Cash awards, and a reception! We look forward annually to filling our gallery with artists from all over California seeking to display their exceptional talents, and becoming such a wonderful part of this special exhibition. Artists can be part of the art in Carlsbad by simply applying for the show where information is location on our “Open Show page” and the deadline is July 17, so Apply here.

Silent Auction, “Lily” a delightful mixed media, 3D gourd that is created and donated by our artist, Cheryl Ehlers. It is registered and copyrighted with it VAU certificate making it a special piece for any collection. You can view it in the gallery or bid online. Winners need not be present to win. If you stop in you will see a new monthly show and meet with friendly hosts that can assist you.


July 27, Gallery Art Class: Vessels, Urns & Vases, mixed-media/collage. (2 hrs.) with Gilbert Weems. The deadline to secure your seating is July 10 and space is limited to 20 people. Seating is limited. Nominal Fee. Apply Now (image coming soon)

August 15, Gallery Paint-Along Art Class: (2 hrs.) with Lorraine Marie Cote. The deadline to secure your seating is August 5 and space is limited to 20 people. Seating is limited. Nominal Fee. Apply Now

July 20th, Join us as the Madd Hatters returns to the CB Village Faire Plaza, July 20th. Fun for the kids and adults too. Join us and have a great day! Don’t miss is, fun for the family, Free.

DEC 8 Jingles will be back in the Village Plaza on December 8th with Fun for the kids!

NCAG Holiday Treasurers Small Image Awards Show: NOV/DEC
Very popular with the public! Coming soon with an October 15th deadline to apply. Details TBA

DEC 8 Holiday Treasures Gift Show
Very popular with the public! Details TBA

NOV/DEC Holiday Treasures Gallery Open Small Image Show. Awards, not juried. More details soon.

Raffle coming soon for Holiday .Details TBA


Our FREE interactive program runs through August, For seating RSVP here.

Art on the Green
Join the artists out on the lawn of the Carlsbad Inn Resort weekly. Stop in and say hi, or shop. SAT/SUN Visit Facebook:

COAL Membership is open. Become a Member page hosts all the details. Sign up here.

SHARING THE “COLORS OF CARLSBAD” mural, one of the best in the city, it was sponsored in part by the SIMA Management Corp., and painted by the artists of the North Coastal Art Gallery. It is a beauty, fun, and adventure all rolled into one. Stop in, smile, take a photo, and enjoy your memories of Carlsbad.