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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 (www.visualartsource.com​)

Exhibits, opening receptions, and gallery talks and lectures are FREE.


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Raymond Saunders: Paintings

Tue, February 16 – Sat, March 26

Don’t miss this visually expressive exhibition of paintings that border on being sculptural works.

  Gallery talk by artist on Saturday, February 20, at 5 p.m. 

Artist reception on Saturday, February 20, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.


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37th Annual SMC Student Photography Exhibit

Tue, April 19 – Sat, April 30

Don’t miss the outstanding imagery featured in this 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 23, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.


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Art Department Student Exhibit:

“Gender Equity: Is Equity Enough?”

Tue, May 17 – Sat, May 28

Come explore a specially created exhibit of student works centered on SMC’s Annual Global Citizenship Initiative Theme. 

Gallery reception on Friday, May 13, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.


SMC Mentor Program in the Arts Exhibition

Tue, June 7 – Sat, June 18

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

Gallery reception on Saturday, June 4, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.



emeritus college art gallery
The Emeritus College Art Gallery is located on the first floor of Emeritus College, 1227 Second St., Santa Monica (parking available next door in Santa Monica Public Parking Structure No. 2). For information and gallery hours, please call (310) 434-4306, or visit the Emeritus College website (www.smc.edu/emeritus).
Exhibits and opening receptions are FREE.

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Inside/Out 1:

John Alcantara, Donna Brown, Carla Danes, Ursula Kammer-Fox, Annetta Kapon, Gloria Markowitz, Elle Martin, P.R. Miles, James Wang, & Faith Wilding

Thu, January 14 – Wed, March 2

Join us for the first in a new series of recurring exhibitions featuring art from inside the Emeritus College community presented alongside art from established outside professionals.

 Opening reception on Thursday, January 14, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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Annual Emeritus College 
Student Photography Exhibition

Thu, March 10 – Wed, April 27

Take a look at the photographic visions of talented Emeritus College students. 

Opening reception on Thursday, March 10, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.


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Emeritus College Student Art Exhibition

Thu, May 5 – Wed, July 6

Don’t miss our popular annual group exhibition of creative works by Emeritus College students.

 Opening reception on Thursday, May 5, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.


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Erwin Glaub

Thu, July 14 – Wed, September 14

Come explore visually rich works filled with ‘Pop Visionary Hieroglyphics.’

 Opening reception on Thursday, July 14, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.


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The SMC Photo Gallery is located on SMC’s Main Campus, on the 2nd floor of Drescher Hall, opposite the elevators. For hours and up-to-date information, please call (310) 434-4289, or visit the Photo Gallery website (www.smc.edu/photo/events_newsletter/events.html).
Exhibits and opening receptions are FREE.

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37th Annual SMC Student Photography Exhibit

Tue, April 19 – Sat, April 30

Don’t miss the outstanding imagery featured in this 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 23, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.​


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