The Art of Ancient Greek Theatre, through January 3, Getty Villa, 17985 PCH, PP, 310.440.7300.
William Brice, Drawings 1960-1985, through December 31, LA Louver Gallery, 45 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, 310.822.4955.
California Artists in Mexico, 1928-1970, through May 1, 2011, California Heritage Museum, 2612 Main St., 310.392.8537.
Combustione:Alberto Burri and America, plus Italian Artists’ Books (in the Project Room), through December 18, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Bergamot Station, 310.586.6488.
Dave Friedman: My Life in the Movies, photo exhibit, through December 10, SMC Photo Gallery, Drescher Hall, SMC, 1900 Pico Blvd., 310.434.4289.
The Gardens: Recent Paintings by Curtis Hoekzema, through December 24, FIG Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.829.0345.
Eva Hesse Spectres, Mark Manders: Parallel Occurrences/Documented Assignments, art exhibits, through January 2, 2011, Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., LA, 310.443.7016.
Holiday Show with art by Marlena Chumo, Gabriel Fernandez, Sally Lamb, Lee Webster Shaw, and David K. Thompson, through December 18, Schomburg Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.453.5757.
Inspired by Fashion and Finance: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, through December 5, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, 24255 PCH, Malibu, 310.506.4851.
Rachel Lachowitz, through December 24, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.453.7535.
Making Change Store, activist art exhibit and store, though December 23, panel discussion and party December 11, 3-6 p.m., 18th Street Arts Center, 1639 18th St., firstname.lastname@example.org.
John Mason, New Wall Reliefs, through December 31, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.264.3866.
Christy Oates: Tradition Meets Technology; Carmen Spera: Guns and Roses, through January 2, Lois Lambert Gallery/Gallery of Functional Art, Bergamot Station, 310.829.6990.
Remembering Henry Fukuhara: A Memorial Exhibition, through December 10, SMC Emeritus College Art Gallery, 1227 2nd St., www.smc.edu/emeritus.
Lisa Rinzler, photographs on glass, through January 5, 2011, Frank Pictures Gallery, Bergamot Station, 310.828.0211.
Selections from the Hammer Contemporary Collection, through January 23, 2011, Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., LA, 310.443.7016.
Peter Shire: Hokkaido Story, sculpture exhibit, through December 4, Pete and Susan Barrett Gallery, SMC Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th St., 310.434.3434.
Wall Works: Zippy’s Nicknacks, Tonics, and Magical Gadgets, art installation by Bari Ziperstein, through January 30, 2011, G-Gallery Hallway, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Bergamot Station, 310.586.6488.