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Pacific Standard Time Santa Monica / Westside Focus Weekend
Various Locations (West L.A.)
Various Times
In celebration of Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980, on both Friday and Saturday there will be free shuttles to regional museums and curator-led tours at the Santa Monica Museum of Art ofBeatrice Wood: Career Woman—Drawings, Paintings, Vessels, and Objects. On Saturday only there will be the J. Paul Getty Museum Family Festival from 10am-6pm, the Santa Monica / Westside Bike Tour that leaves from SMMoA at 1pm (register here), and a panel discussion hosted by 18th Street Arts Center from 4:30-6pm.


Miracle Mile ArtWalk
Various Locations (Miracle Mile)
Explore Miracle Mile as participating galleries and museums are open their doors.  Galleries and museums include A+D Architecture and Design Museum, Los Angeles, Steve Turner Contemporary, Craft and Folk Art Museum (CAFAM), Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Gallery 6020, Merry Karnowsky Gallery, ANN330 GALLERY, Artspace Warehouse, Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Thomas Paul Fine Art, The Loft at Liz’s, Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Arkitip Projects, and Couturier Gallery. Exhibition details, talks, and scheduled events can be found

Velvets and Resins
Craig Krull Gallery (Santa Monica)
The opening reception for an exhibition of Peter Alexander’s Velvets from 1974-1982 and Resins from 2009. The Velvets are large un-stretched squares and rectangles of black velvet painted in vibrant, glittery acrylic with hand-sewn bits of nylon, silk, gold string, sequins, and other fabrics. The Resinsare highly polished, translucent, and subtly toned cubes, wedges and wall pieces.

Terry O’Shea: Actual Size
Cardwell Jimmerson (Santa Monica)
An exhibition that focuses on the works created in the seventies by the late artist Terry O’Shea. In the seventies, O’Shea was exploring the idea of plastics and also what would become Conceptual Art.