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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Posted May. 17, 2014, 8:00 am
An acrylic painting workshop will be hosted by the Malibu Senior Center on May 23.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Posted Mar. 1, 2014, 8:56 am
The astronaut suits are falling apart. Those somewhat beautiful space suits that several generations recognize as the gear worn by the courageous space pilots who walked in space and even walked on the moon are being preserved by the Smithsonian. They are history, they are cool… but they were never meant to last 50-plus years. So at the National Air and Space Museum’s Paul E. Garber Facility in Maryland, technicians are working full days to try and save the deteriorating suits. Tough and reliable in space, the suits were never designed to last forever.
Posted Feb. 21, 2014, 9:17 am
An opening reception will be held this Saturday night at bG Gallery for “Art Deco on Acid,” a visual trip through 1967 with artist Simone Gad.
Posted Feb. 21, 2014, 9:15 am
The Santa Monica College Pete & Susan Barrett Art Gallery on Tuesday opened “Stupor,” an exhibition of paintings by Los Angeles artist Carlson Hatton, who draws on art history, pop culture, philosophy, design, and fashion to create his works.