Barrett Art Gallery

SMC’s Pete and Susan Barrett Art Gallery is located at the SMC Performing Arts Center (Santa Monica Blvd. & 11th St., Santa Monica). For information and gallery hours, please call (310) 434-3434 or (310) 434-8204, or visit our gallery website.

Exhibits, opening receptions, and gallery talks and lectures are FREE.​

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39th Annual SMC Student Photography Exhibit

Tue, April 17 – Sat, April 28

Don't miss the outstanding imagery featured in this annual juried exhibit of works by SMC photography students. The exhibit fills both SMC's Pete & Susan Barrett Art Gallery (at the SMC Performing Arts Center) and the SMC Photo Gallery (in Drescher Hall on SMC's main campus). Exhibition receptions in both galleries on Saturday, April 21, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Global Citizenship Initiative 

Art Department Student Exhibit: "Promise and Peril of a Global Community"

Sat, May 15 – Sat, May 26

Come enjoy a specially created exhibit of student works centered on SMC's Annual Global Citizenship Initiative Theme. Gallery reception on Friday, May 18, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

SMC Mentor Program in the Arts Exhibition​

Mon, June 11 – Sat, June 16

Take a close look at outstanding works by students in SMC's interdisciplinary, studio-based art program exploring a variety of art forms, contemporary concepts, and professional development opportunities in the art world. Gallery reception on Friday, June 9, from 6 p.m.
to 8 p.m.

Studioeleven Group Exhibition

Tue, July 10 – Sat, August 4

When artists work in close proximity to each other over an extended period, long-term artistic dialogues lead to work that is immediate, contemporary, and provocative. Come see the results in an exhibition that features works by Studioeleven, an artist-run cooperative whose members work both independently and communally, gathering at Tom Wudl's studio in the Los Angeles Arts District. Gallery reception on Saturday, July 14, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Emeritus Art Gallery

The Emeritus Art Gallery is located on the first floor of the Emeritus Campus, 1227 Second St., Santa Monica (parking available next door in Santa Monica Public Parking Structure No. 2). Gallery hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For further information, please call (310) 434-4306, or visit the Emeritus website. Exhibits and opening receptions are FREE.<

Photography Department  

Annual SMC Emeritus Student Photography Exhibition

Thu, March 15 – Wed, May 2

Take a look at the photographic visions of SMC's talented Emeritus students. Opening reception on Thursday, March 15, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Annual SMC Emeritus Student Art Exhibition

Thu, May 10 – Wed, July 11

Don't miss our popular annual gro​up exhibition of creative works by students in SMC's Emeritus program. Opening reception on Thursday, May 10, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Chris Hero

Thu, July 26 – Wed, September 19

Come see a selection of expressionistic paintings created by figurative artist, Emeritus faculty member, and Loyola Marymount University art instructor Chris Hero. Opening reception on Thursday, July 26, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.​

Photography Deptartment 

SMC Photo Gallery

The SMC Photo Gallery is located on SMC's Main Campus, on the 2nd floor of Drescher Hall, opposite the elevators. For hours and up-to-date information, please call (310) 434-4289, or visit the Photo Department website. Exhibits and opening receptions are FREE.

39th Annual SMC Student Photography Exhibit

Tue, April 17 – Sat, April 28

Don't miss the outstanding imagery featured in this annual juried exhibit of works by SMC photography students. The exhibit fills both SMC's Pete & Susan Barrett Art Gallery (at the SMC Performing Arts Center) and the SMC Photo Gallery (in Drescher Hall on SMC's main campus). Exhibition receptions in both galleries on Saturday, April 21, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Additional exhibits are planned. Please call (310) 434-4289 for up-to-date information.​

​​SMC Photography Department

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