Annual Student Art Show, through June 3, the college’s Pete & Susan Barrett Art Gallery and the SMC Photography Gallery. Madison campus, Santa Monica Boulevard at 11th Street. The Photo Gallery is on the second floor of Drescher Hall on SMC’s main campus, 1900 Pico Blvd. 310) 434-4289.
Susan Jane Belton, David Duncan, and Stephanie Weber, an exhibition of paintings, George Billis Gallery, through June 18, 2716 S. La Cienega Blvd., (310) 838-3685.
Debbie Betts, “It’s All About the Bike,” Lois York’s “To Market, To Market,” in the West gallery, and Sue Keane’s “New Work in Clay” in the East gallery, The Artists Gallery, through June 18, (310) 829-9556.
Esther Bubley, an exhibition of black and white images created by one of the true pioneers of photojournalism, through July 2, Stephen Cohen Gallery, Bergamot Station, 7358 Beverly Boulevard and is open Tuesday – Saturday from 11a.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment.
Chie Fueki’s first solo exhibition, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, through June 18, Bergamot Station, (310) 453-7535.
COLLAPSE? – How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed. The exhibit journeys through time and place-from a serene, present-day campground in Montana, complete with bright red Winnebago, to the stoic remains of a Mayan temple to explore the links between environments and societies, asking why some civilizations decline while others flourish. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles – Through January 2006. Free for members. Regular admission $9 for adults, $6.50 for children. Advanced tickets available at www.ticketweb.com. (213) 763-DINO. www.nhm.org.
Landscape in Flux, photographs of Bernd and Hilla Becher, Joachim Brohm, Heinrich Riebesehl, Wilhelm Schurmann and Michael Schmidt, Gallery Luisotti, Bergamot Station, through July 2, (310) 453-0043.
Patti Heid’s “New Work: Beaded Paintings,” and Paul Botello’s “Energy Allegories,” Patricia Correia Gallery, Bergamot Station, through June 4, (310) 264-1760.
Flesh / Dirt / Planets, new paintings by Michael Napper, and Leyla Cardenas’ “Project Room Installation, d.e.n., 6023 Washington Blvd., through June 25, (310) 559-3023.
For the Love of Toby, first solo exhibition by Billy Shire Fine Arts, 5790 Washington Blvd., Culver City, through June 18, (310) 927-5965.
Groves of Gold, California Fruit Box Labels, California Heritage Museum, 2612 Main St., through August 14, (310) 392-8537.
Tomas Kubinek’s Certified Lunatic and Master of the Impossible, one-man show, Skirball Cultural Center, 7 p.m., 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd, L.A., (866) 468-3399.
Moments, photographs by Lyndie Benson, Edgemar Center for the Arts, a non profit state of the art two theater and art gallery complex, 2437 Main Street, (310) 576-7517.
More Photos from the Archives, celebrating 16th birthday of the gallery, Highways Gallery, 18th Street Arts Center, through June 30, 1639 18th Street, (310) 453-1755.
Udo Noger’s New Paintings, and Soojung Park’s new work, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Bergamot Station, through July 9, (310) 829-330.
One-Hundred-Sixty-One-Year Exposure/One Hundred Twenty-fifth of a Second Exhibition by Nicholas Lowie and Sheridan Lowrey, through June 11, Track 16 Gallery, Bergamot Station, through June 11, (310) 264-4678.
Per Kirkeby: Paintings 2004 – 2005 and Tony Berlant’s Night Bloom, LA Louver Gallery, through June 18, 45 N. Venice Blvd., (310) 822-4955.
Cybele Rowe and Jimmy O’Neal – new paintings, sculpture and mixed media, The Lowe Gallery, through June 19, 2034 Broadway, (310) 449-0184.
Sanity Devices: Paintings by David L. Forbes, and The Insanity Principle: Paintings by Linda Carmella Sibio, Track 16 Gallery, Bergamot Station, through June 11, (310) 264-4678.
Allan Sekula’s Aerospace Folktales, Christopher Grimes Gallery, 916 Colorado Ave., through July 9, (310) 587-3373.
Shades of Time, the Extended Family of Shelley Adler, The Workmen’s Circle/Arbeter Ring, 1525 S. Robertson Blvd., through July 1, (310) 552-2007.
Thing: New Sculpture from Los Angeles, featuring 20 up-and-coming, Los Angeles based artists, Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., L.A., through June 5, (310) 443-7056.
Tomorrow’s Masters, group exhibition featuring works by four young painters whose styles range from pure abstract to photo realism. Through June 11. M. Hanks Gallery, 3008 Main Street.
TOQ’s Santa Monica Timeline, an exhibit on the history of Santa Monica from 1875 through 1975 created by a 3rd grade class from Roosevelt Elementary School. The students did a year-long research project on the history of Santa Monica at the Santa Monica Historical Society Museum. Hidden histories, detailed facts, and historic images are all a part of this exhibit along with a re-enactment of the first Santa Monica Land Auction in 1875. The Santa Monica Historical Society Museum, 1539 Euclid Street, (310)395-2290.
Nigel Waymouth’s “Art in Heaven,” Keller & Greene, through July 9, 158 N. LaBrea Ave., (323) 525-1576.