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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 (www.visualartsource.com​). Exhibits, opening receptions, and gallery talks and lectures are FREE.


 
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Art Department Student Exhibit:
Peace and Security: Managing Conflict
and Violence in a Turbulent World
Tue, April 21 – Sat, May 2
Come explore a specially created exhibit of student works centered on SMC’s Annual Global Initiative Theme.
Gallery reception on Friday, April 24,  from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
 
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36th Annual SMC Student Photography Exhibit
Thu, May 14 – Wed, May 27
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 and the SMC Photo Gallery.
Exhibition reception on Saturday, May 16, from  6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Gallery closed May 25.
 
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SMC Mentor Program in the Arts Exhibition
Tue, June 9 – Sat, June 20
Come enjoy 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 Saturday, June 6, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
 
emeritus college art gallery
The Emeritus College Art Gallery is located on the first floor of Emeritus College, 1227 Second St., Santa Monica (parking available next door in Santa Monica Public Parking Structure No. 2). For information and gallery hours, please call (310) 434-4306, or visit the Emeritus College website (www.smc.edu/emeritus).
Exhibits and opening receptions are FREE.
 
Annual Emeritus College 
Student Photography Exhibition
Thu, March 5 – Wed, April 22
Opening reception on Thursday, March 5, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
 
40th Anniversary
Emeritus College Art Exhibition
Plus Silent Auction Benefit
Tue, May 12 – Tue, June 16
Opening reception on Tuesday, May 12, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Creative works donated for silent auction may be previewed in gallery starting Monday, May 4. Please call (310) 434-4306 for details.
A Summer session exhibition is being planned, but details were not available at press time. For up-to-date information, please call (310) 434-4306.
 
 
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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 Gallery website (www.smc.edu/photo/events_newsletter/events.html).
Exhibits and opening receptions are FREE.
 
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36th Annual SMC Student Photography Exhibit
Thu, May 14 – Wed, May 27
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 and the SMC Photo Gallery. Exhibition reception on Saturday, May 16, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Gallery closed May 25.
Additional exhibits are planned. Details were not available at press time. Please call (310) 434-4289
for up-to-date information.
 
art lecture series
Plan to arrive early for this FREE lecture series exploring the many facets of art in its various manifestations. Call (310) 434-8266 for details and more information.
 Seating is strictly on a first-arrival basis.

 
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Courtney Mattison
Connecting Art & Science
Ocean Artivist (artist-activist) Courtney Mattison—whose large-scale ceramic coral reef installations have been exhibited at science and art venues that include the headquarters of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) (Washington, DC), the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) (Washington, DC), and the Tang Museum (Saratoga Springs, NY)—will discuss the interrelationships of art and science. Sponsored by the SMC Art Department, SMC Earth Science Department, and the SMC Associates  (www.smc.edu/associates).
Thu, April 9 | 11:15am | Free | HSS 165
 

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Nick Demopoulos
Science/Music/Art
Musician Nick Demopoulos—who is also a music technologist who creates instruments/interfaces that emit sound and light and add a strong visual component to his performances—will discuss the relationships  and influences that Science, Music and Art have had on his performance career, and share some of the innovations and inventions that he has produced along the way. Sponsored by the SMC Art Department and SMC Associates (www.smc.edu/associates).
Thu, May 7 | 11:15am | Free | HSS 165