ExhibitsThe Arts and Crafts Movement in Europe and America, 1880 – 1920: Design for the Modern World, on view at LACMA, through April 3, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., (323) 857-6522. Birth of a Culture: 60s & 70s Surf Photography by Leroy Grannis, MB Fine Art, through March 30, 612 N. Almont Drive, West Hollywood, (310) 550-0050. Blue McRight: Morandi’s Lawn, and Kota Ezawa: On Photography, Santa Monica Museum of Art, through May 14, Bergamot Station, (310) 586-6488. *Einstein, a groundbreaking collaboration with the Caltech and the J. Paul Getty Trust and USC, the most comprehensive presentation ever mounted on the life and theories of the greatest scientist of the twentieth century. The Skirball Cultural Center, through May 29, 2005, (310) 440-4500. Enchanted Lunchtime Theatre, Mommy (or Daddy) and Me Weekday Interactive Fairytale Theatre, as part of the Early Education Program, 11:30 to 1 p.m., and continuing every Wednesday, through June 8, Santa Monica Playhouse Arts Complex, 1211 4th Street, (310) 394-9779. Follow Me: A Fantasy, a group show, Arena | Gallery, 3026 Airport Ave., Santa Monica, through April 9, (310) 397-7449. Jimi Gleason’s Guided by Light and Aaron Peterson’s Urban Bop, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Bergamot Station, through April 2, (310) 829-3300. Katharina Grosse’s New Works on canvas and an installation, Christopher Grimes Gallery, 916 Colorado, through April 9, (310) 587-3373. George Herms: Hot Set, curated by the legendary Walter Hopps, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Bergamot Station, through May 14, (310) 586-6488. Humanitas. Through April 9, Peter Fetterman Gallery, Bergamot Station, (310) 453-6463. Iron the Boustier: New Exhibit of Mixed Media Works on Display at Ruskin Group Theatre, 3000 Airport Drive (near Santa Monica Airport), through April 9. (310) 397-3244. Tomas Kubinek’s Certified Lunatic and Master of the Impossible, one-man show, Skirball Cultural Center, 7 p.m., 2701 N. Sepulveda, (866) 468-3399. Mark Licari Exhibition, Equator Books, 1103 Abbot Kinney Blvd in Venice, through April 1, 7 – 11 p.m., (310) 822-3997. Lost but Found: Assemblage, Collage and Sculpture, 1920-2002, showcases nearly 60 assemblages, collages, readymades and sculptures by 30 artists from the Norton Simon Museum’s extensive collection of modern and contemporary art, and explores the myriad ways artists take nontraditional art materials and discarded objects from everyday life and transform them into works of art. Through March 28, 2005. Norton Simon Museum, 411 West Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena. Jeffrey O’Connell’s “Recent Work,” new paintings, through March 12, First Independent Gallery (FIG), Bergamot Station, (310) 829-0345. Quiet Time, work by Barbara Drucker, Robin McCauley, Diane Katsiaficas, and Masako Takahashi, 18th Street Arts Center, 1639 18th Street, through April 8, (310) 453-3711. Frank Romero and Gilbert “Magu” Lujan’s New Works: Paintings & Sculpture, Patricia Correia Gallery, through April 16, Bergamot Station, (310) 264-1760. Scape Routes, oil paintings by Santa Monica artist Elena Allen, through Schomburg Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310-453-5757. Thing: New Sculpture from Los Angeles, featuring 20 up-and-coming, Los Angeles based artists, Hammer Museum, through June 5, 10899 Wilshire Blvd. 310-443-7056. The Tibetan Photo Project, offering young readers the first collection of photos taken by Tibetans living in Exile, images of the Dalai Lama, through April 29, 5:30 p.m., Antioch University, 400 Corporate Pointe, Culver City, (805) 962-8179. View-Master, by R. Kenton Nelson, on display at the Mendenhall Sobieski Gallery, through March 29, 40 Mills Place, Pasadena, (626) 535-9757.
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