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Pete and Susan Barrett Art Gallery


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.

Geomorph Painting by Andy Moses

The Art department Student exhibit and the mentor in the Arts exhibit 

Andy Moses: A 30-Year Survey – Title, Geomorph 1504​

Tuesday, February 14 – Saturday, March 25

Santa Monica College Pete and Susan Barrett Art Gallery is pleased to present Andy Moses: A 30 Year Survey, documenting the evolution of the artist's elusive, non-objective pictorial works. The Venice-based painter has spent the last thirty years perfecting his elaborate process-driven vocabulary, and this exhibition will open on the occasion of his 55th birthday. 

Gallery talk by artist: Tuesday, March 14, at 7 p.m.

Reception on Saturday, February 11, from 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 

38th Annual SMC Student Photography Exhibit

Tuesday, April 18 – Saturday, April 29

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 22, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.


Art department Student show

Art Department Student Exhibit: "Gender Equity: Is Equity Enough?" 

​Saturday, May 13 – Saturday, May 27

An Exhibit of student works centered on SMC's Annual Global Citizenship Initiative Theme.

Gallery reception: on Friday, May 12, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.


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Mentor Program exhibit

SMC Mentor Program in the Arts Exhibition   ​​

​Monday, June 12 – Saturday, June 17

Student works by SMC's interdisciplinary, studio-based art program exploring a variety of art forms, contemporary concepts, and professional development opportunities in the art world.

Opening reception: Saturday, June 10, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.​