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Special Events

Tickets for events with an admission charge may be purchased online, by phone at (310) 434-3005, or in person at the SMC Theatre Arts Box Office (Theatre Arts Complex, SMC Main Campus; limited hours). A modest service charge applies.


Holiday Student Art Sale

Here’s your once-a-year chance to buy some truly unique works of art—prints, ceramics, jewelry, and more created by SMC art students—to keep for yourself or to give as gifts this holiday season.

Fri & Sat, December 9 & 10 | 10am-9pm

Sun, December 11 | 12pm-6pm

Barrett Art Gallery | SMC Performing Arts Center


Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration 2017

Join us for one of Southern California’s largest and most diverse celebrations of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., honoring his memory and his work toward nonviolence. This year’s celebration marks the event’s 32nd year and embraces the theme “Stand Against Injustice.” Keynote speaker will be Dr. Kathryn E. Jeffery, Santa Monica College’s new President/Superintendent. The multiethnic interfaith program includes inspirational readings, music, and presentations of scholarships. Immediately following the program, a Community Involvement Fair (held nearby at 725 California Ave., Santa Monica) offers refreshments and informational displays by a variety of community organizations. Sponsors: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Westside Coalition; City of Santa Monica; RAND Corporation; CityTV-Santa Monica; SGI-USA; Santa Monica College; and the SMC Associates.

Mon, January 16 | 9am | Free

Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Auditorium

(525 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica)


Emeritus College Acting Troupe Showcase

Don’t miss our performance showcase featuring silly, serious, and quirky scenes that inspire, entertain, and—hopefully!—give you something to think about. For more information, please call (310) 434-4306.

Sat, January 28 | 1pm | Free