The Arts

Galleries, Theater and Locally Filmed Movies

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Art Galleries

Art Explorers – 138 E. Oak St., Fort Bragg 961-6156
Art That Makes You Laugh Main & Lansing Sts., Mendocino 937-1354
Artist Cooperative of Mendocino – 45270 Main St., Mendocino 937-2217
Coastside Gallery – 45055 Albion St., Mendocino 937-4960
Ditto Studio & Gallery – 1001 Main St., Mendocino 937-1417
Edgewater Gallery – 356 N. Main St. Fort Bragg 964-4668
Erin Dertner Studios – 137 Laurel St. Fort Bragg 964-5300
Glass Fire Artglass Studio – 18320 N. Hwy One, Fort Bragg 962-9420
Green Door Studio Fine – 121 E. Laurel St., Fort Bragg 964-6532
Highlight Gallery – 45052 Main St., Mendocino 937-3132
Lisa Kristine Gallery – 45104 Main St., Mendocino 937-3898
Mendocino Art Center – 45200 Little Lake Rd., Mendocino 937-5818
Mendocino Coast Photographer Guild & Gallery – 301 N. Main St., Fort Bragg 964-4706
North Coast Artists Gallery – 362 N. Main St. Fort Bragg 964-8266
Panache Gallery – 10400 Kasten St., Mendocino 937-1234
Prentice Gallery Gallery – 17701 N. Hwy 1, Fort Bragg 962-0732
Sea Dog Art – 33060 Jefferson Way, Fort Bragg 964-8065
The Studio – 32341 N. Harbor Drive, Fort Bragg 961-0234
Tangents Gifts & Art – 368 N. Main St., Fort Bragg 964-3884
Two Visions Photography – 45104 Main St., Mendocino 937-3898
William Zimmer Gallery – 10481 Lansing St., Mendocino 937-5121
Zacha’s Bay Window Gallery – 10451 Kelly St., Mendocino 937-6050


Mendocino Theater Company

Excellent plays year-round, drama & comedy, from traditional to avant garde.
Address: P.O. Box 800/45200 Little Lake St. Mendocino, CA 95460
Phone: 707-937-4477

Fort Bragg Center for the Arts

Fort Bragg Center for the Arts Music Series presents 5 or 6 classical concerts each year. Some of our excellent local musicians are presented as well as musicians with international reputations. Concerts are held in beautiful Preston Hall, Mendocino. Information: 937-1018l, or .
Address: F.B.C.A., 13110 Pomo Lane, Mendocino CA 95460 * 707-937-1018

Gloriana Opera Company

21 years of extraordinary musical theater, Showcase & concert performances
Call for program information
Address: P.O Box 273 Fort Bragg, CA 95437
Phone: 707-964-7469

Mendocino Art Center

The Mendocino Art Center is an educational, exhibition, and resource center for the visual and performing arts, a non-profit art education and cultural institution available to the public and members offering workshops, exhibitions, concerts, lectures, fairs, performances and special events year-round. Address: P.O. Box 765/45200 Little Lake St. Mendocino, CA 95460
Phone: 707-937-5818

Mendocino Music Festival

Fabulous annual Music Festival, held in pavillions on the seacliffs. World music, classical, jazz, Latin, opera, musicals. Something for everyone, each July. Call 707-937-2044 or 707-937-4041 for more information.
Address: P.O. Box 1808, Mendocino, CA 95460
Phone: 707-937-2044/707-937-4041

Opera Fresca

Opera Fresca is Mendocino County’s premier, professional opera company in its eighth season of performing operas, concerts and cabarets. Accompanied by its own orchestras, the company uses professional, local talent as well as singers from Los Angeles, San Francisco and Spokane, Washington.
Address: PO Box 411, Mendocino, CA 95460
Phone: 707-937-3636

Symphony of the Redwoods

Please contact Annie Lee with questions or see our Calendar of Events for Symphony schedules.
Address: P.O. Box 278, Fort Bragg, CA 95437
Phone: 707-964-0898

Locally Filmed Movies

East of Eden
Starring James Dean, Julie Harris, Burl Ives
Filmed at several locations: Mendocino Bay, Main St., Gallery Bookshop, Crown Hall, Heeser Field, Mendocino Art Center, Mendo H.S. Gym, and many others.


Starring Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell
“Filmed Around Mendocino” and Fort Bragg

Murder, She Wrote

Starring Angela Lansbury
Filmed in many parts of Mendocino: Blair House, Beacon Building, Headlands, front of Mendocino Hotel, Savings Bank, Firehouse, Hill House, Panache, and many more.

Dying Young

Starring Julia Roberts, Campbell Scott
Filmed at Mendocino Headlands (built a house and tore it down), Mendocino High School, and many others.

Pontiac Moon

Starring Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen
Filmed at: Mendocino Rec Center, Lansing St., Heeser and Main, Main and Lansing, Brewery Gulch Drive, and several others.

The Majestic

Starring Jim Carey, Hal Holbrook, Martin Landau, David Ogden Stiers
Filmed at Big River Beach

Racing With The Moon

Starring Sean Penn, Nicholas Cage
Filmed at Mendocino Headlands, Mendosa Brother’s Store, Savings Bank, many other locations.

For more information on local filming, visit’s Movies page

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