Christina Hendricks celebrates in style while toasting Johnnie Walker Platinum Label held at the Santa Monica Museum of Art on Tuesday (October 22) in Santa Monica, Calif. The 38-year-old Mad Men star was joined at the event by Master of Whiskey Stephen Wilson, her hubby Geoffrey Arend, and many other guests. PHOTOS: Check out the [...]
She’s always been a fan of the finer things, and Christina Hendricks showed up at the Santa Monica Museum of Art on Tuesday evening (October 22) for a special scotch shindig. The “Mad Men” actress brought hubby Geoffrey Arend along for...Show More Summary
Santa Monica Museum of Art presents Mathew Zefeldt: Forms Forming Forms, on view from September 13, 2013 to January 11, 2014. Forms Forming Forms is the first museum exhibition for Zefeldt, an emerging Bay Area painter who created an...Show More Summary
Yutaka Sone and Benjamin Weissman turn a mutual love of skiing into snow-inspired paintings and drawings. It was an idyllic ski day when artists Yutaka Sone and Benjamin Weissman met on a Mammoth Mountain summit through their mutual friend, the artist Paul McCarthy. The air was crisp, the sky clear blue, the ski slope dusted with fresh, icy powder.
The Santa Monica Museum of Art has received a $121,500 grant from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts for an upcoming exhibit exploring art and legislation.
At the suggestion of Robert Seitz of downtown's LA Artcore, I went last Friday to Hale Art Space in Santa Monica at the Edgemar Center -- where the Santa Monica Museum of Art used to be. There was a small red carpet leading to the door, and even a mini-rope line. Show More Summary
This week’s Modern Art Notes Podcast features Joyce Pensato. The Santa Monica Museum of Art is currently showing “I Killed Kenny,” a survey of Pensato’s work. Curated by Jeffrey Uslip, the exhibition will be on view through August 17. This is Pensato’s first solo museum show. She’s been the focus of a three-person show at the [...]
Santa Monica Museum of Art presents Marco Rios: Anatomy of an Absent Artist, on view from June 1 to August 17, 2013 in the Museum?s Project Room 2. The exhibition is inspired by three midcentury cinematic portrayals of "artists" who lead double lives?their public artistic personas at odds with their secret identities. Show More Summary
Santa Monica Museum of Art presents Joyce Pensato: I KILLED KENNY, the artist?s first museum survey and her first exhibition in Los Angeles. The exhibition, on view from June 1 to August 17, 2013 in the Museum?s Main Gallery, features monumental enamel paintings and large-scale charcoal drawings rendered directly onto SMMoA?s gallery walls. Show More Summary
The great opera and theater director Peter Sellars draped a chain of Lithuanian amber around his neck for PreCognito, something he does, he said, only for very special occasions.
There might be another blockbuster development joining Frank Gehry's hotel/art museum in downtown Santa Monica. The city is looking for proposals to develop a project on Arizona between Fourth and Fifth to include a combination of retail, cultural, office,...
SANTA MONICA, CA.- Santa Monica Museum of Art presents Samira Yamin: We Will Not Fail, the artist?s debut solo museum exhibition. The exhibition is on view from January 19 through April 20, 2013 in the Museum?s Project Room 2. We Will...Show More Summary
SANTA MONICA, CA.- Santa Monica Museum of Art presents Peter Shire: Tea for Two Hundred, an exhibition of giant teapots by the well-known Los Angeles artist. On view from January 19 through April 3, 2013 in the Museum?s Project Room 1, Tea for Two Hundred showcases the artist?s career-long exploration with the teapot as form. Show More Summary
Culver City celebrates Oktoberfest with a four-hour happy hour; photographer-filmmaker Cheryl Dunn launches her new documentary photography book; Santa Monica Museum of Art presents "The Art of the Crossfade--The Fundamentals with Josh...Show More Summary
SANTA MONICA, CA.- The Santa Monica Museum of Art announces the appointments of two new co-deputy directors and a new board president as it ushers in the fall season?s groundbreaking exhibitions of work by Michael Queenland, Kianja Strobert, and Agnes Denes. Show More Summary
The Santa Monica Museum of Art has announced the hiring of two deputy directors to replace Lisa Melandri, who left her deputy post this summer to become director of the Contemporary Art Museum in St. Louis.
For today's Pencil This In, we found a random assortment of events, from spectral artwork to making Party Balls at the Craft and Folk Art Museum to partying at the Santa Monica Pier for the last Twilight Concert of the summer. Read on for all the details. [ more › ]
L.A. designer Christina Kim brings her Dosa line of eco-friendly, human-friendly kurtas, sundresses and scarves to at the Santa Monica Museum of Art, where the gift shop, Gracie, is opening an art installation spotlighting the designer's thoughtful work.
This week’s Modern Art Notes Podcast features New York-based artist Mickalene Thomas. An exhibition of Thomas’s recent paintings, “Mickalene Thomas: Origin of the Universe,” is on view at the Santa Monica Museum of Art through August 19. Thomas has exhibited in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Her work is in the collections of numerous museums, including [...]
After more than a decade as the deputy director of the Santa Monica Museum of Art, Lisa Melandri is moving to St. Louis to become the director of the Contemporary Art Museum there. She will leave her current post at the end of June and start her new job in August.