Barrett Art Gallery

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 the gallery website.

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



Tuesday, September 5 – Saturday, October 14

Joseph and John Dumbacher collaborate to createworks that transcend the typical categories of sculpture, painting, photography, and drawing. Recent works explore the intersection of light and dark to define a space less considered. 

Gallery reception on Saturday, September 9, 5 to 8 p.m. 

Closing reception on Saturday, October 14, 3 to 4 p.m.


Don Bachardy: “The Women, 50 Years of Portraits”

Tuesday, October 31 – Saturday, December 2

Over the past 60 years, Don Bachardy has received worldwide recognition for his portraits of major creative, cultural and political figures, and has played an important role in defining Southern California as a center of artistic expression.

Opening reception on Saturday, November 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. 

Gallery talk by artist on Saturday, November 18, at 3 p.m.

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Holiday Student Art Sale

Friday & Saturday, December 8 & 9, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sunday, December 10, 12  – 6 p.m.

Barrett Art Gallery | SMC Performing Arts Center