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18TH STREET Galleries are open to the public Monday – Friday – 11am-5:30pm

Main Gallery: 1639 18th Street Santa Monica CA 90404

The Atrium Gallery and Curator’s Lounge (formerly the Project Room) are located in the 1629 building.

Office hours: Monday – Friday – 10am-6pm

Address: 1639 18th Street Santa Monica CA 90404

Telephone: (310) 453-3711

Email: Office

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Tumblr

Admission: Free, except for occasional ticketed benefit events. 

Accessibility: Our gallery and event spaces are fully accessible, with 3 ground level entrances with no steps. Upon requests for assistance, we will make programmatic aspects of our projects available in accessible alternative formats.

GETTING HERE

By Car:
Taking the 10 East from the beach, take the 20th Street Exit.
Turn left onto 20th St.
Take the 2nd left onto Olympic Blvd.
Take the 3rd right onto 18th St.
We are on your right at the end of the block.

Taking the 10 West from DTLA take the Cloverfield Exit.
Turn right at the top of the ramp.
At the 2nd traffic light turn left at Olympic Blvd.
Take the 3rd right onto 18th St.
We are on your right at the end of the block.

We are directly across from the sports fields for Crossroads School.
Street parking is also available on 18th Street, and there is metered parking on Olympic.

By Bus:
Santa Monica’s Big Blue Bus
Local 5: get off at Broadway and 17th.
Walk 2 blocks south on 17th.
Then 1 block east on Olympic.
Turn onto 18th Street.
We are on your right at the end of the block.

Rapid 7 & Local 7: get off at Pico and 18th.
Walk 1 block west on Pico.
Then 3 blocks north on 17th.
Cross to the opposite side of the street, and walk one block east on Olympic.
Turn onto 18th Street.
We are on your right at the end of the block.

Crosstown: get off at Olympic and 14th.
Walk 4 blocks east on Olympic.
Turn onto 18th Street.
We are on your right at the end of the block.

18th Street Arts Center is directly across from the sports fields for Crossroads School.

By Train:
The Metro Expo line stop 17th/SMC is one block away from 18th Street Arts Center. From downtown, take the red line to 7th and Metro, and transfer to the Santa Monica-bound Expo line; from South LA and Long Beach, take the blue line north and transfer to the Expo line at Pico Station. Once you get out at the 17th/SMC station (about 40 min from downtown), walk towards Olympic on 17th Street, turn left at Olympic, and turn left at 18th Street. Our brightly colored buildings will be on your right.

ACCESS
18th Street Arts Center galleries and public spaces are easily accessible for wheelchairs and strollers.
A fully accessible unisex toilet with facilities for the disabled is located in the Main Gallery, with access from the outside.

18th Street Arts Center offices are closed on the following National Holidays
New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday
President’s Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Veterans Day
Thanksgiving Day and the day after
Christmas Day and usually with a shortened schedule during this time