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Reine du Desert 2005 31.5 in. x 16 in. Acrylic, pigment, and mineral on hardboard.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Exhibits, Santa Monica, Art

Tara Gallery To Host Opening Reception Saturday For Chahab Tayefeh-Mohajer Exhibit

Posted Dec. 4, 2014, 8:58 am

Tara Gallery will welcome Chahab Tayefeh-Mohajer hailing all the way from France for his first solo exhibition at Tara Gallery. Ancient Meets Contemporary opens this Saturday, Dec. 6 through Wednesday, Dec. 24.

Artist Jules Muck begins work on her one-of-a-kind, 30- by 7-foot installation on Tuesday, Dec. 2.

News, Santa Monica, Art, Hotel

Street Art Installation Begins Tuesday At Hotel Casa del Mar In Santa Monica

Posted Nov. 30, 2014, 9:43 am

Santa Monica’s beachfront hotel Casa del Mar has commissioned celebrated local street artist Jules Muck to create an exclusive, temporary art installation at the center of its grand lobby.

The Perching Bird Pole at the corner of Marine and Longfellow Streets in Santa Monica.

News, Santa Monica, Art

“Exuberant Birds” Come To Santa Monica's Borderline Neighborhood

Posted Nov. 29, 2014, 8:45 am

“Exuberant Birds”, a site-specific artwork created by Lauren Evans and Margaret Lazarri for the Borderline Neighborhood as a part of the Longfellow Sustainable Street Project, has been installed along Longfellow Street at three intersections — Marine, Navy, and Ozone.

News, Art, Brentwood, Getty Museum

Getty Museum Acquires 1881 Edouard Manet Painting For More Than $65 Million

Posted Nov. 18, 2014, 9:08 am

The J. Paul Getty Museum’s newest acquisition, an 1881 Edouard Manet painting for which the museum paid more than $65 million, will go on view on Nov. 25, it was reported today.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica, Art

Santa Monica Cultural Affairs Presents Artist Resource Fair This Saturday

Posted Nov. 13, 2014, 9:37 am

The City of Santa Monica Cultural Affairs Division hosts its first Artist Resource Fair this Saturday from 11 am to 2 pm. Open to all artists, the fair offers workshops and information about ways to live and work as an artist in Santa Monica, from affordable housing to health care.

The Civic Auditorium hosts the Academy Awards.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica, Art, History

Art Exhibit Opens Highlighting History Of Santa Monica Civic Auditorium

Posted Nov. 6, 2014, 9:30 am

The Santa Monica History Museum is debuting an exhibit that highlights and celebrates the performances at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium.

Abbot Kinney Fest offers a day of fun, food and entertainment while attendees soak in the convivial spirit of the sunny beach-side community of Venice.

Life And Arts, Venice, Seven Days, Music, Art

Abbot Kinney Festival To Shut Down Famed Mile-Long Stretch This Sunday

Posted Sep. 27, 2014, 9:27 am

The annual Abbot Kinney Festival returns for its 30th year this Sunday, Sept. 28 from 10 am to 6 pm toasting to the best of world-famous Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

Charles Andrews, Marissa Rubin, and Jerry Rubin are hoping that their campaign to save the Muir Woods mural is successful when mediation begins next week.

News, Life And Arts, Santa Monica, Art

Muir Woods Mural Mediation To Start Monday

Posted Sep. 19, 2014, 7:15 am

The future of the Muir Woods mural that adorns the Lincoln Blvd. and Ocean Park corner of Olympic High School in Santa Monica is uncertain, with parties for and against the current design, heading to mediation.

A 'Save the Muir Woods Mural' public support demonstration will take place for the mural today.

News, Santa Monica, Art

Demonstration At Noon Today For "Muir Woods" Mural In Santa Monica

Posted Sep. 6, 2014, 9:33 am

A public support demonstration will be held today, Sept. 6 from 12-1 pm at noted artist Jane Golden's 1978 "Muir Woods" mural in Santa Monica, which is located at the corner of Lincoln Blvd. and Ocean Park Blvd.

News, Venice, Santa Monica, Art

Venice Murals To Be Restored As Part Of $750,000 Program

Posted Jun. 25, 2014, 9:08 am

Iconic murals in Venice, South Los Angeles, the San Fernando Valley and other parts of Los Angeles could be restored as part of a $750,000 program approved by the Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday.

Local Nonprofit Organization Helps Abused Children Through Art

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Art, Arts

Local Nonprofit Organization Helps Abused Children Through Art

Posted May. 26, 2014, 12:00 am

What started out as a small grassroots organization in the 1970s with a passion to help kids now stands as Free Arts for Abused Children, a nonprofit organization that trains and places volunteers to work with victims of child abuse.

Stephanie Visser is one of the artists participating in the group show.

News, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, Art, Things To Do In Santa Monica, Memorial Day Weekend

bG Gallery Hosts Official Grand Opening On May 24

Posted May. 23, 2014, 8:00 am

This Saturday, May 24, bG Gallery presents “Three-Winged Chrysalis” as its inaugural show for the official grand opening.

Malibu, Senior, Santa Monica, Art

Create A Mini-Masterpiece At Acrylic Painting Workshop In Malibu

Posted May. 17, 2014, 8:00 am

An acrylic painting workshop will be hosted by the Malibu Senior Center on May 23.

In whimsical watercolor paintings, the exhibit “No Side Effects” suggests alternative paths to prescription medications.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Art

"No Side Effects" Art Exhibition Now Running

Posted May. 16, 2014, 8:10 am

Conceptual artist, author, and psychotherapist Michelle Fiordaliso playfully comments on the use of prescription medication in today’s world in her exhibit “No Side Effects” that opened Thursday at Semi Precious on Montana Avenue.

Herb Alpert and Lani Hall Alpert.

News, Santa Monica, Art

Herb Alpert To Honor Risk-Taking Artists In Santa Monica Today

Posted May. 9, 2014, 6:00 am

Five artists will be honored at this year’s Herb Alpert Awards in the Arts event today in Santa Monica. Hosted at the Herb Alpert Foundation in downtown Santa Monica, the awards luncheon will be celebrating 20 years of supporting risk-taking artists and 100 award recipients.

Artist-designed bicycle rack by Jody Zellen.

News, Santa Monica, Biking, Art

Two Artist Designed Bicycle Racks Installed In Santa Monica

Posted May. 8, 2014, 8:08 am

If you have seen the bright green “trees” on the corner of Ocean Park Boulevard and 2nd Street and wondered what they are, they are one of two sets of new artist-designed bicycle racks that have been installed as a part of the public art element of the Ocean Park Boulevard “Complete Greenstreet” Project.

“Galapagos Land Iguana” photographed by J.J. L.Heureux.

Life And Arts, Venice, Seven Days, Santa Monica, Art

G2 Gallery Spotlights Endangered Species; Opening Reception Saturday Night

Posted Apr. 25, 2014, 8:52 am

The G2 Gallery on Abbot Kinney Boulevard has long been a champion of the environment and its inhabitants.

Incognito 10 will be held Saturday at the Santa Monica Museum of Art.

Life And Arts, Museum, Seven Days, Santa Monica, Art

Santa Monica Museum Of Art Celebrates “Incognito 10” This Saturday

Posted Apr. 25, 2014, 8:42 am

Santa Monica Museum of Art presents “Incognito 10” at 7 pm this Saturday. The event is the museum’s signature benefit art sale and will feature the works of more than 500 artists. All proceeds go toward SMMoA’s exhibitions and programs.

Santa Monica Airport is an arts incubator and home to more than 60 artists and creative venues.

Seven Days, Exhibits, Santa Monica, Art, Santa Monica Airport

Enjoy Art, Workshops, Music At Santa Monica Airport ArtWalk This Saturday

Posted Mar. 14, 2014, 9:06 am

Free and open to all, the 8th Annual Airport ArtWalk this Saturday afternoon promises a chance to visit art studios, watch art demonstrations, and participate in art and theater workshops.

Sharon Ellis’ “Winter Bouquet” is a 2009 alkyd on canvas.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Exhibits, Santa Monica, Art

Christopher Grimes Gallery To Host Opening Reception Saturday Night

Posted Mar. 14, 2014, 9:02 am

Christopher Grimes Gallery will host an opening reception this Saturday night from 6 pm to 8 pm for a new exhibition of paintings by Sharon Ellis and Dane Mitchell. The exhibition will run through May 3.

Santa Monica activist Jerry Rubin is a big supporter of Chain Reaction.

Opinion, Santa Monica, Art

Restoring Chain Reaction: A Time For Gratitude, Appreciation

Posted Mar. 12, 2014, 9:40 am

Now that the iconic landmarked 'Chain Reaction' peace sculpture has been saved and the City of Santa Monica has started a process of restoration, I thought it might be interesting for people to know who some of the good folks are who saved it.

The Santa Monica Museum of Art hosts a unique workshop.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica, Art

Santa Monica Museum Of Art To Host Unique Workshop Thursday Night

Posted Mar. 12, 2014, 9:18 am

The Santa Monica Museum of Art presents Art Buzz: Veggie Prints and Patterns Workshop with Good Eggs at 6 pm this Thursday.

John Adams Middle School is currently one of only eight middle schools in the United States participating in the mural exchange.

News, Santa Monica, Art, John Adams Middle School

John Adams Middle School Mural Heads To Japan

Posted Mar. 7, 2014, 9:23 am

The advanced visual art students of John Adams Middle School under the tutelage of art teacher Jennifer Joyce have done it again.

Emily Sudd's 'Teacup,' a collected ceramic objects arranged and fired together.

Seven Days, Exhibits, Santa Monica, Art, Annenberg

"Shelf Perception" Opening Reception Thursday At Annenberg Beach House

Posted Mar. 5, 2014, 9:18 am

The City of Santa Monica Cultural Affairs Division will host an opening reception at the Annenberg Community Beach House for Shelf Perception this Thursday, March 6 from 6 pm to 8 pm.

Venice, Seven Days, Santa Monica, Art

Experience "Life" At Art Fundraiser In Venice This Friday Night

Posted Mar. 4, 2014, 11:20 am

An exclusive event introducing talented artist and musicians through the theme of “life” will be held at 800Main Street in Venice this Friday, March 7.

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