48 CATALINA EXPRESS MAGAZINE 2019–2020 I slanders love to share Catalina’s beauty, heritage and culture with visitors. It has an amazing history rich in art, music and architecture that continues to the present day. Here’s a look at some artful opportunities: CATALINA ISLAND MUSEUM This museum, founded 65 years ago, exhibits artifacts from more than 8,000 years of human settlement. Learn about Catalina’s history, art and architecture. Excellent gift shop. 310.510.2414 217 Metropole Ave. CatalinaMuseum.org AFISHINADOS GALLERY STORE Hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind art, apparel, jewelry and gift items created by local and regional artists. Everything has a marine theme. 310.510.2440 205 Crescent Avenue #102 AfishinadosGallery.com CATALINA ART GALLERY Fine arts gallery sponsored by US Bank and the Catalina Art Association. 310.510.2788 303 Crescent Ave. CatalinaArtGallery.com CATALINA CASINO TOURS Learn about the Island’s Art Deco period during a behind-the-scenes tour at Catalina’s famous Casino, where celebrities and Big Bands once played. 800.626.1496 1 Casino Way VisitCatalinaIsland.com CATALINA POTTERY BATH & BODY Vintage and new Catalina Pottery, in addition to handmade soaps, candles, lotions and more. 310.510.1937 106 Crescent Ave. CatalinaPotteryBathBody.com SILVER CANYON POTTERY Learn about the Island’s famous handmade tiles and pottery and create your own tiles during a studio tour with Robin Cassidy, a well-known local potter and tile maker. 310.499.8799 Pebbly Beach SilverCanyonPottery.com TOP CULTURAL ATTRACTIONS Explore. Learn. Discover the Island’s cultural diversity SHANA CASSIDY