SMC Emeritus

Emeritus Art Gallery


SMC Emeritus has its own art gallery on the first floor at 1227 Second Street, Santa Monica. The Gallery is temporarily closed, but plans to host free exhibitions and live opening receptions online. See SMC Events for a calendar of events.

Click the links below to take a look at the beautiful artwork created by our students, faculty, and community members!

The Ongoing Moment 2022

December 1 (Online Exhibition)

Emeritus Gallery's popular literature & art journal "The Ongoing Moment" returns with a new printed volume and online celebration. Guided by Emeritus faculty members Catherine Tirr and Monona Wali, student artists and writers have collaborated to launch an exciting new journal volume and accompanying exhibition.

Please click links below to view the online exhibition and/or purchase a copy of the printed journal. A live Zoom Virtual Launch Event featuring readings by Emeritus writers — and hosted by Tirr and Wali with Emeritus Associate Dean Dr. Scott Silverman and Emeritus Gallery Curator Jesse Benson — will be held Thursday, December 1, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Please join us!

View the exhibition:

The Ongoing Moment 2022 Exhibition

View the recorded Zoom event:


Purchase the Printed Journal:

The Ongoing Moment 2022 Journal

Gail Weller My Grandmother’s Closet #1 Watercolor
Gail Weller My Grandmother’s Closet #1 Watercolor

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