Posted May. 6, 2015, 9:38 am
INCOGNITO, Santa Monica Museum of Art's legendary benefit art sale hosted 600 guests on Saturday, May 2, which raised $315,000 for the organization. The event marked the new SMMoA Unbound experience, as the Museum plans its departure from Bergamot Station on May 31.
Posted Apr. 19, 2015, 8:47 am
EarthWE Gallery opened a new exhibition Friday featuring fine art photographer John Reiff Williams, who brings to life ‘trash’ from the beach collected by environmental educator Peter Kreitler.
Posted Apr. 17, 2015, 8:01 am
Slated to be a renewed hub of art, culture, and community, Bergamot Station Art Center has lost its anchor tenant. Santa Monica Museum of Art (SMMoA) will vacate its Michigan Avenue space May’s end this year.
Posted Apr. 15, 2015, 8:24 am
The Santa Monica Museum of Art has announced a planned gestation period in Century City to refine its vision and broaden its reach.
Posted Feb. 19, 2015, 8:38 am
Valentine’s Day may be over another year, but Santa Monica residents are being urged to treat themselves or their sweetie to a night of delicious food and desserts, wine and champagne, art, dancing and other fun activities at the “I HEART WFHC” Champagne and Dessert Dance Party Fundraiser this weekend.
Posted Feb. 13, 2015, 8:07 am
Bergamot Station Arts Center is one step closer to the planning with guidelines and an advisory committee approved by Santa Monica City Council Tuesday night.
Posted Jan. 6, 2015, 9:39 am
The 42 diverse artists of TAG Gallery in Santa Monica will display their latest work in a group exhibition starting today, Jan. 6. It will run through Jan. 24, 2015.
Posted Nov. 16, 2014, 9:34 am
The newly opened P32 gallery in Santa Monica raised $9,000 for the Chase Foundation in the first week of its exhibition, "Filling the wHole." The exhibition runs until Dec. 4 with a goal of raising $15,000. More than 150 people attended the opening reception on Oct. 25.
Posted Oct. 23, 2014, 9:18 am
Phillips Lerner has announced its annual Adopt-A-Center event, this year celebrating the recipient of the 2014 award: El Nido Family Centers.
Posted Oct. 15, 2014, 10:04 am
Robert Berman Gallery (Gallery B7 at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica) will this Sunday, Oct. 19 host live jazz fusion, instrumental, and original music performed by local artists from 2 pm to 6 pm.
Posted Sep. 30, 2014, 9:09 am
With a focus on calling, cause and creativity, the nondenominational Resonate Church is preparing to open its doors at Bergamot Station and hopes to attract young local residents not currently attending religious services.
Posted Aug. 22, 2014, 9:12 am
A special meeting will be held this Saturday, Aug. 23 at 10am to discuss the proposals for the Bergamot Art Center prior to the City Council’s consideration of the same on Tuesday, Aug. 26.
Posted May. 23, 2014, 8:00 am
This Saturday, May 24, bG Gallery presents “Three-Winged Chrysalis” as its inaugural show for the official grand opening.
Posted May. 10, 2014, 9:10 am
Full Disclosure: My life partner of 27 years is an artist and I write for the theater, which possibly allows us to deploy the words “art” and “artists” at dinners and receptions. Thus we’re both inclined to want any plans for the future of Santa Monica’s Bergamot Station to be of the ‘please don’t-fix-it-if-it-ain’t-broke’ variety. Alas, I’m not certain that’s one of the options.
Posted Apr. 22, 2014, 9:10 am
A new exhibition opens at TAG Gallery in Santa Monica today that will run a little less than a month through May 17 featuring local artists Shelley Adler, Sally Jacobs, and Carol Kleinman.
Posted Mar. 24, 2014, 9:03 am
A new group exhibit opens this Tuesday at TAG Gallery in Santa Monica that will run through April 19 featuring artists Christo Brock, Elsie Dye Sims, and Kamil Vojnar. An opening reception will follow next Saturday, March 29 from 5-8 pm.
Posted Mar. 21, 2014, 7:46 am
William Turner Gallery presents An Afternoon with Father Gregory Boyle at 3 pm this Sunday. Boyle is the founder of Homeboy Industries.
Posted Feb. 25, 2014, 8:45 am
TAG Gallery at Bergamot Station will open its newest exhibition today featuring artists Don Adler, Brigitte Schobert, and Betty Sheinbaum.
Posted Feb. 24, 2014, 9:19 am
The Santa Monica City Council is not yet done with development in the Bergamot Station area. Just two weeks after formally approving the controversial Hines development agreement (DA) on second reading by a 4-3 vote, council members will be voting this Tuesday, Feb. 25 to allow the City Manager’s office to enter into an exclusive negotiating agreement with a developer to develop the Bergamot Station Arts Center.
Posted Jan. 23, 2014, 8:24 am
Lois Lambert Gallery is currently presenting a new series of lighting sculptures by Joan Robey in collaboration with Tom Walker through March 9.
Posted Jan. 11, 2014, 9:06 am
William Turner Gallery in Santa Monica will host an opening reception this Saturday night for “Shape Shift,” a group exhibition featuring new work from four contemporary artists, Charles Arnoldi, Dawn Arrowsmith, Michael Braden, and Peter Lodato.
Posted Jan. 10, 2014, 9:24 am
Shoshana Wayne Gallery today opens a new exhibit: Beverly Semmes’ “1992-1994.” This is Semmes’ third solo exhibition with the gallery, which will run through March 1.
Posted Dec. 13, 2013, 9:04 am
A late Thanksgiving and fewer shopping days this year have put an additional strain on the already hurried holiday. Bergamot Station Arts Center has provided a solution.
Posted Dec. 3, 2013, 9:03 am
Lois Lambert Gallery in Santa Monica is currently showing the kinetic art works by nine artists as part of a new exhibition that runs through Jan. 5.
Posted Nov. 29, 2013, 9:30 am
Craig Krull Gallery this weekend opens a new exhibition Saturday featuring artists Phranc and John Huggins plus a group show of small snowscape paintings by seven artists.