Vernacular Photo Fair
January 10-11, 10am-6pm, free
Santa Monica Art Studios, 3026 Airport Ave.
Vernacular photography is otherwise known as “found photography,” a variation on found art, using snapshots and other found photographic images to create new visual works. Examples of vernacular photography will be on sale at this event, from dealers and artists alike.
G’Day Santa Monica Aussie Festival
January 13, 11am-3pm, free
Main Quad, Santa Monica College
1900 Pico Blvd., australia.com
If you’re a student (or just a curious would-be traveler), go down under for a day and learn more about living and working in Australia, brought to you by RoadTrip Nation. Featured will be destination displays, a BBQ, and American Idol finalist Michael Johns. Learn about the benefits of Australia’s working holiday visa program, under which American students have the opportunity to live and work in Australia for 12 months.