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AB OVO, A Project by Steven Hull, through February 11, ARENA 1 Santa Monica Art Studios , 3026 Airport Avenue, (310) 397-7456.
Ashes and Snow, the acclaimed multimedia exhibit makes its West Coast debut, in a new version of the “Nomadic Museum” at the Santa Monica Pier, through May 14. Includes over 100 large-scale photographs, a 35 mm film and a novel in letters. The exhibition encourages attendance by youngsters with a program that offers admission to grades K-6 school groups. Tickets can be bought on www.ticketweb.com or by calling (866) 468-619.
Behold, the Pacific! California Coastal Views, The California Heritage Museum, through February 26, 2006, 2612 Main Street, (310) 392-8537.
Berman/Turner Projects Michel Tabori solo exhibition, through February 18, 6:30 p.m. -8:30 p.m., Berman / Turner Projects [Gallery E1], (310) 453-0909.
Collapse? – How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles – Through January 2006. (213) 763-DINO. www.nhm.org.
Cindy Craig’s “Divine Excess,” Hunsaker/Schlesinger Fine Art, through February 18, Bergamot Station, (310) 828-1133.
Sam Francis: Five Decades, Unique Works and Important Prints, Leslie Sacks Fine Art, 11640 San Vicente Blvd. (Brentwood), through February 6, (310) 820-9448.
Sid Garrison’s Signal Drift, through February 18, Sherry Frumkin Gallery
3026 Airport Ave., Studio 21, Santa Monica, (310) 397-7493, http://www.frumkingallery.com.
John Greco & Tom Lundquist, Santa Monica College Art Faculty Exhibit, Printmaking & Digital Prints, SMC Photography Gallery, through January 20, 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, (310) 434-3434.
The Group 2006, a group show of many artists, Gallery of Functional Art, and Lois Lambert Gallery, Bergamot Station, through March 3, (310) 829-6990.
From Haven to Home: 350 Years of Jewish Life in America, The Skirball Cultural Center, through February 12, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., (310) 440-4500.
Gronk, the Ainadamar Opera Paintings, Patricia Correia Gallery, through March 11, (310) 264-1760.
Dan Kopp’s first exhibition: landscapes of “leftover color chips of an army of abstractioners – painters, architects and sculptors,” and Charles Lang’s new sculpture, photography and video, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, through January 28, Bergamot Station, (310) 453-7535.
Carie Leeb’s New Paintings, and Robert Kingston’s New Paintings, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, through February 25, Bergamot Station, (310) 829-3300.
Max Liebermann: From Realism to Impressionism, the Skirball Cultural Center, through January 29, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., (310) 440-4500.
Kristi Lippire’s Landscape Sculpture, d.e.n. contemporary, through February 18, 6023 Washington Blvd., Culver City, (310) 559-3023.
Masterpieces of African American Art – An African American Perspective Opening Reception, M. Hanks Gallery, 3008 Main Street, through April 1, (310) 392-8820, www.mhanksgallery.com.
Rachael McCampbell’s “Wing Scapes,” and “Fanciful,” a group show, Tag Gallery, through January 28, 2903 Santa Monica Blvd., (310) 829-9556.
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.
Pacific Sands, group show, features paintings of Southern California by Humbert Curcuru, Art Mortimer and Fiona Phillips, through February 3, Schomburg Gallery, Bergamot Station, (310) 453-5757.
Mary Schairer’s “New Work,” collage work dense with imagery, First Independent Gallery, through February 4, Bergamot Station, (310) 829-0345.
Tango Metropolis, work by Thomas Kellner, Stephen Cohen Gallery, through February 25, 7 – 9 p.m., 7358 Beverly Boulevard, (323) 937-5525 or visit www.stephencohengallery.com.
Cheryl Ann Thomas: Recent Work, ceramic sculpture, Frank Lloyd Gallery, through February 4, (310) 264-3866.
What We Think Now, works by Jonathan Hollingsworth, 18th Street Arts Gallery, through January 20, 18th Street Arts Gallery, 1639 18th Street, (310) 453-3711.
Marlene Sanaye Yamada’s “Just Colors,” BGH Gallery, through February 5, Bergamot Station, (310) 315-9502.
David Williams and Robert Sherman, Blue Seven Gallery, through February 3, 3129 Pico Blvd., (310) 449-1444.