Santa Monica Museum of Art 2525 Michigan Ave, Santa Monica, CA90404 Located in the heart of Santa Monica in the vibrant Bergamot Station Arts Complex, the Santa Monica Museum of Art…More organizes dynamic exhibitions of contemporary art in all mediums and across disciplines, complemented by acclaimed programming for people of all ages. SMMoA is the only non-collection museum, a kunshalle, in Southern California. Through its exhibitions, education and outreach programs, SMMoA fosters diversity, innovation and discovery in contemporary art—local, national and international. The Museum celebrates expanding boundaries, exploring individual differences, enhancing public knowledge of art and broadening the art experience. SMMoA is a collection of ideas.
California Heritage Museum 2612 Main St, Santa Monica, CA90405 Built in 1894 for Roy Jones, son of Santa Monica's founder, Sen. John Jones, this landmark building opened as a museum…More in 1980. In addition to a permanent collection that features historic photographs and decorative arts, the Heritage Museum presents special exhibits focusing on California artists and artisans. The real star of this collection is the 1894 Victorian house the museum occupies. The interior has been beautifully restored to represent four decades of design.
Santa Monica Museum of Flying 3100 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA90405 The Santa Monica Museum of Flying is a 22,000-square-foot space featuring nearly two dozen aircraft that chronicle…More the beginnings of flight, plus displays and interpretive, interactive exhibits on the development of the aviation industry. The museum also holds a collection of art, rare artifacts and biographies of famous aviators.
The Santa Monica History Museum, located adjacent to the Santa Monica Main Library, features collections consisting…More of records, documents, oil paintings, photographs, memorabilia and other items of historical interest. More than 600,000 photos and 7,000 original property deeds from the Los Angeles County Recorder are included in the collection.</p>
<p>The museum - which opened its city-provided permanent location on October 24, 2010 - also houses a research library that is open to the public on an appointment basis. It hosts free docent-led tours and additional programs.</p>
<p>The Santa Monica History Museum has been operating since 1975, serving to preserve the history of the city. It was previously known as the Santa Monica Historical Society.</p>
Comfort Inn Santa Monica 2815 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA90404 The Comfort Inn Santa Monica is situated near the beach, close to Santa Monica Pier, Hammer Museum of Art and…More Venice Beach. Area attractions include the J. Paul Getty Museum. This art deco motif hotel features complimentary wireless and wired high-speed Internet access in public areas. There is a business center on-site. Guests are served a complimentary breakfast each morning. Guest parking is also free. Additional amenities include an outdoor pool, free newspapers in the lobby and self parking.
Santa Monica Pier Carousel 200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA90401 The 413,056-square-foot pier includes the historic carousel, designed by Charles Looff in 1916, one of the original…More designers of the Santa Monica Pleasure Pier. Many movies have been filmed using the carousel, including Beverly Hills Cop and The Net. The historical Santa Monica landmark is housed inside so it may be enjoyed year round. The merry-go-round is one of the few surviving all-wooden carousels in the world—less than 70 continue to operate today. The fanciful and elegant old machine, with its painted ponies and chariots, lights, brass poles and mirrors, turns as smoothly now as ever thanks to constant care and maintenance.
ADC Contemporary Art & Building Bridges International Art Exchan 2525 Michigan Ave, Santa Monica, CA90404 ADC Contemporary Art & Building Bridges International Art Exchange is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated…More to the promotion of national and international artists. It offers a variety of artist resources, including international art exchanges, artist residencies and workshop programs. The organization serves as a nexus between artists, cultural art centers, museums and countries throughout the art world. Check the organization's website for current and upcoming exhibitions.
William Turner Gallery 2525 Michigan Ave, Santa Monica, CA90404 The William Turner Gallery provides museum quality exhibitions and secondary market art sales, featuring works from a…More number of local, mid-career artists. Located inside the Bergamot Center Station Arts Center, the 5,000 square foot gallery specializes in contemporary art, including paintings and drawings. The gallery's knowledgable staff works with clients, as well as architects and interior designers, for homes and business spaces.
Historia Antiques 1322 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA90401 Historia Antiques specializes exclusively in antique Mexican art. This includes retablos and ex-votos, paintings, dance…More masks, textiles and ethnographic art. The gallery also offers restoration and conservation services for ceramics, pottery, sheet metal paintings and sculptures, and wood figurines. Historia Antiques works with art dealers, museums and various publications.
Bam Construction & Design 150 W Channel Rd, Santa Monica, CA90402 Bam is a loosely affiliated group of architects, designers, and artisans who work on a wide range of projects. It does…More everything from installations for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to warehouse renovations and residential penthouses.