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Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2018-2019, 18th Street Arts Center is one of the top 20 artist residency programs in the US, and the largest in Southern California. Conceived as a radical think tank in the shape of an artist community, 18th Street supports artists from around the globe to imagine, research, and develop significant, meaningful new artworks and share them with the public to foster radical imagination, empathy, and positive social change.

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Paul Pescador, "Greetings Friends," 53 minute film, 2017.

Paul Pescador | Going West, or 15 Years in Los Angeles

June 9 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Paul Pescador | Going West, or 15 Years in Los Angeles Exhibition & Artist Lab Residency | Main Gallery April 23 - June 29, 2018 Reception & Screening June 9, 2018 | 5-8 PM + Daniel Canogar, Asia Sztencel, and…

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Five 18th Street Arts Center Artists Included In Hammer Museum’s 2018 Made In L.A.

Five 18th Street Arts Center Artists Included in Hammer Museum's 2018 Made in L.A.

Santa Monica, CA - 18th Street Arts Center, Southern California’s largest artist residency program, is…

18th Street Arts Center + Articulate

18th Street Arts Center + Articulate

18th Street Arts Center is proud to be a media partner for the PBS show…

UNHomed | The Radical Hospitality Of Mithu Sen

UNHomed | The Radical Hospitality of Mithu Sen

By Sue Bell Yank and Vasundhara Mathur New Delhi-based artist Mithu Sen was a visiting…