Posted Jan. 25, 2015, 9:42 am
The Santa Monica History Museum's Board of Directors has elected a new chairman: Ricardo Bandini Johnson. Johnson's family has lived in California since 1810. His great-Aunt, Arcadia Bandini de Baker, was the wife of Colonel Robert S. Baker - the man who established Santa Monica in 1875.
Posted Nov. 9, 2014, 6:00 am
The Santa Monica History Museum invites children and their parents to their free monthly Hands-On History series, to be held at 11 am on the third Saturday morning of every month.
Posted Sep. 7, 2014, 9:05 am
The Santa Monica History Museum will host a gala dinner on Sept. 21 to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the first around the world flight in Donald Douglas cruisers.
Posted Jul. 20, 2014, 9:15 am
Santa Monica's Museum of Flying will launch two new summer programs this week. The Summer Family fun pack will be featured on Wednesdays and Thursdays and will consist of a Family four-pack admission price of only $20, which is a $32 value.
Posted Jun. 20, 2014, 8:58 am
The Santa Monica History Museum presents its “Hands on History” program at 11 am this Saturday.
Posted May. 4, 2014, 7:51 am
The Museum of Flying in Santa Monica is making final plans for the inaugural induction ceremony and dinner for the California Aviation Hall of Fame to be held at the Museum on Saturday, June 7.
Posted Apr. 26, 2014, 9:35 am
At Wednesday evening's PRECOGNITO Gala, the Santa Monica Museum of Art's annual benefit, world-renowned theatre director and Museum supporter Peter Sellars (who was honored by SMMoA last year) told the audience "The train is coming," a reference to the 2016 arrival of the Metro Expo Line and the redevelopment of the Santa Monica Museum of Art.
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. 6, 2014, 9:00 am
Due to the road closures because of the LA Marathon, the Santa Monica History Museum's Discover the History program has been rescheduled from this Sunday to next Sunday, March 16.
Posted Feb. 6, 2014, 8:53 am
The Santa Monica Museum of Art (SMMoA) recently opened two new exhibitions: one featuring New York-based artist Keltie Ferris and Massachusetts-based artist Xylor Jane.
Posted Jan. 24, 2014, 8:53 am
The Santa Monica Museum of Art presents “The Snowflake Man Puppet Show + Workshop” at 3 pm this Saturday.
Posted Sep. 29, 2013, 9:19 am
The Santa Monica Museum of Flying will present a screening of the documentary "Rifghtooted" next weekend as part of its Aviation Presentation series.
Posted Sep. 16, 2013, 9:07 am
The Santa Monica Museum of Art on Tuesday presents The Mobile Homestead Project: A Conversation with Mary Clare Stevens, Jim Shaw, and Cary Loren from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. The conversation is part of SMMoA’s series “A Collection of Ideas.”
Posted Sep. 13, 2013, 9:23 am
If you haven’t visited the Santa Monica Museum of Art lately, now is a great time to go with the opening of two new exhibitions today.
Posted Sep. 10, 2013, 9:29 am
The Santa Monica History Museum’s Silver Anniversary will be celebrated at a gala dinner this Sunday, Sept. 15 at 5 pm at Casa del Mar Hotel.
Posted Sep. 6, 2013, 9:00 am
Sausage Grinder, Los Angeles’ all-natural hillbilly and country blues band, combines the traditional sounds of fiddle and banjo breakdowns with the low-down sound of country blues, topped off with a touch of ragtime and hillbilly jazz this Saturday.
Posted Sep. 1, 2013, 9:17 am
The Santa Monica History Museum has been awarded a $4,000 grant from the Employees Community Fund of Boeing CA for its Magic of History: Youth Programs.
Posted Aug. 19, 2013, 9:22 am
Santa Monica's Museum of Flying will conclude its first-ever museum exhibition of airport architecture, Now Boarding: Fentress Airports + The Architecture of Flight this Sunday, Aug. 25.
Posted Aug. 16, 2013, 8:56 am
The Santa Monica Museum of Art presents the Tour da Arts, vol. 5 from 11 am to 5 pm this Sunday. Beat the pump, cycle the town, and enjoy Santa Monica’s sights and sounds.
Posted Aug. 8, 2013, 8:05 am
The Santa Monica Museum of Art’s fifth annual free bicycle-themed festival Tour da Arts will be held Sunday, Aug. 18. Advance registration is encouraged.
Posted Aug. 6, 2013, 8:55 am
The Santa Monica Museum of Art (SMMoA) has received $121,500 from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts in support of the Fall 2014 exhibition Citizen Culture: Artists and Architects Shape Policy.
Posted Jun. 13, 2013, 8:06 am
It’s an exciting time at the Santa Monica Museum of Art as it welcomes visitors to view its three new summer exhibits that opened June 1.
Posted Jun. 8, 2013, 9:40 am
The Santa Monica History Museum has announced that celebrity Stephanie Edwards is the Honorary Chair for its Silver Anniversary year and Annual Gala Tribute Dinner. The dinner will honor museum founders Louise and Bob Gabriel, museum architect Kris Andresen, and a long-time supporter Mary Ann Powell, CEO of Pacific Park at Santa Monica Pier.
Posted May. 7, 2013, 9:22 am
Just a few days remains to buy tickets for the Santa Monica Museum of Art’s highly anticipated annual exhibition and benefit art sale.