SMC Emeritus

Emeritus Art Gallery


SMC Emeritus has its own art gallery on the first floor at 1227 Second Street, Santa Monica in addition to an online gallery program. 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!

Emeritus Student Art Exhibition 2024 Part 1

April 18 (Online AND On-campus Exhibition)

Emeritus Gallery is pleased to announce Part 1 of the 2024 iteration of the SMC Emeritus Student Art Exhibition.

Part 1 opens simultaneously online AND at our on-campus location Thursday April 18 with Zoom reception event 5pm-6:30pm (no on-campus reception event).

The gallery installation for Part 1 will close June 7 but all online portions will remain posted indefinitely. The installation is free to enter during gallery hours and the online components and Zoom events are free and available to anyone with web access. Please view documentation of the exhibition with the link below. A live Zoom Virtual Launch Event featuring a selection of the featured artists speaking about their work — and hosted by Emeritus Associate Dean (interim) Guadalupe Salgado and Emeritus Gallery Curator Jesse Benson — will be held Thursday, April 18, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Please click the link below to join us on Zoom.

View the exhibition:

Link to be posted here by 5pm April 18

Join us on Zoom:

Link to be posted here by 5pm April 18

In addition to the online presentation here, the exhibition will be available for viewing in person April 18 - June 7, 2024 in the gallery on campus at: 

1227 2nd Street Santa Monica, CA 90401 

9am-noon & 2pm-4:00pm Mon-Fri

Watercolor painting of 2 figures with fishing poles with sunset behind them
Belinda Balaski Goin' Fishin' Watercolor

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