On view through Jan. 12, 2016, Art Bank: Selections from the city of Santa Monica’s Art Collection gives visitors to the Annenberg Community Beach House Gallery the rare opportunity to view artwork from the collection together in one location.
The City of Santa Monica ‘s Art Bank program was established by the Santa Monica Arts Commission in 1984 with the aim of supporting local artists and bringing art into the life of Santa Monica’s municipal spaces by displaying the artwork throughout the City in public facilities.
A reception for Art Bank: Selections from the City of Santa Monica’s Art Collection, a new exhibition featuring highlights from the City of Santa Monica’s art collection, will be held in conjunction with the Beach=Culture Open House on Friday, Sept. 25 from 4 to 8 pm at the Annenberg Community Beach House.
The evening will kick off at 4 pm with a dress rehearsal of Choreographer-in-Residence Rebecca Bruno’s new site-specific dance work Elemental Forms. Visitors are encouraged to stay and view the exhibition, and enjoy light refreshments to the sounds the vintage jazz of Nick Ariondo & Friends.There will also be a mini-Dance Hall starting at 6:30 pm with James & Cynthia until 8 pm.
Also on display in the “Wonder Cabinet” is The California Incline – early 20th century views from the collection of Margaret Bach, which offers a special look back at the development of the California Incline.