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July 2019

Postcommodity and Guillermo Galindo | Culminating Performance

July 31, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Guillermo Galindo, Echo Exodus, 2017. documenta14. Kassel, Germany. Special thanks to the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, the US Artists International, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and New Music USA. Courtesy of the artist.

Postcommodity and Guillermo Galindo | Culminating Performance Wednesday, July 31, 2019 |  7-10 pm Airport Gallery | 3026 Airport Avenue Preceded by a Tongva Land Acknowledgment with Elder Julia Bogany, AnMarie Mendoza, Kelly Caballero, and Jesse Calderon commemorating the commencement of 18th Street Arts Center’s operations at the Santa Monica airport On July 31, 2019 from 7-10 PM at 18th Street Arts Center’s new gallery space at 3026 Airport Avenue, California artists Postcommodity (Kade L. Twist and Cristóbal Martínez) and…

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August 2019

The Winter Office | Exhibition Reception | #SYNCHRONICITY| The Social Territories of a Warming World

August 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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THE WINTER OFFICE: #SYNCHRONICITY The Social Territories of a Warming World Exhibition | August 12 - September 14, 2019 Exhibition Reception | Thursday, August 29, 2019 | 6-8 PM Airport Gallery | 3026 Airport Avenue Transformations Exhibition| August 29 - September 25, 2019 Exhibition Reception | Thursday, August 29 | 6 - 8 PM (coinciding with The Winter Office’s exhibition The Social Territories of a Warming World) Hallway Galleries @ Airport Campus | 3026 Airport Avenue #SYNCHRONICITY / The Social…

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The Winter Office | The Social Territories of a Warming World | Episode #5

August 31, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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The Social Territories of a Warming World -  Episode #5 SYNCHRONICITY - Designing warming world information August 31, 2019 | 2-4 PM 18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus) | 3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica For this fifth episode of the conversation program The Social Territories of a Warming World by The Winter Office, keynote speakers Bill Kelley Jr. (Independent Curator and Assistant Professor of Latin American and Latino Art at California State University Bakersfield) and Carol Zou (Chief Ray of…

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September 2019

The Winter Office | The Social Territories of a Warming World | Episode #6

September 11, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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The Social Territories of a Warming World –  Episode #6 SYNCHRONICITY – Designing warming world information Wednesday September 11, 2019 | 3-5 PM 18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus) | 3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica For this sixth episode of the conversation program The Social Territories of a Warming World by The Winter Office, urban planner and artist James Rojas will discuss with us public projects, policies and plans that can make inclusive, welfare landscapes for people to be and find themselves…

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October 2019

Brooks & Scarpa | Dense City: Housing for Quality of Life and Social Capital | Exhibition Reception

October 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Brooks + Scarpa | DENSE-CITY: Housing for Quality of Life and Social Capital Exhibition | October 19 - December 14, 2019 Reception | Saturday October 19, 2019 | 5-8 PM Airport Gallery | 3026 Airport Avenue     DENSE-CITY: Housing for Quality of Life and Social Capital is an exhibition of projects by Los Angeles architecture studio Brooks + Scarpa exploring urban development, cultural equity, and access to public space. Housing supply has been slow to meet the demands of…

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November 2019

Brooks + Scarpa | Panel |  Learning from Los Angeles: Innovative Housing Design

November 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Brooks + Scarpa, model of Broadway Multi-family Housing, Santa Monica, California, 2005. Basswood, laser cut museum board. Courtesy of the artist.

Brooks + Scarpa | DENSE-CITY: Housing for Quality of Life and Social Capital Panel |  Learning from Los Angeles: Innovative Housing Design Tuesday, November 12 | 6-8 PM Airport Gallery (Airport Campus) | 3026 Airport Avenue     Today, there is a growing interest amongst architects that have spawned new and innovative approaches to housing that are well-designed and incorporate a combination of creative social programming, cutting-edge forms and materials, sustainable design and a keen sense of aesthetic. For decades…

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December 2019

Out of the Past: Gen Z Responses to 20th Century Santa Monica | Exhibition Reception

December 6, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Out of the Past: Gen Z Responses to 20th Century Santa Monica Exhibition | December 6 - 14, 2019 Reception | December 6, 2019 | 4 - 6 PM 18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus) | North Gallery 3026 Airport Avenue Santa Monica, CA     In collaboration with 18th Street Arts Center and the Culture Mapping 90404 initiative, students in Amy Bouse's AP Art classes at Santa Monica High School engaged in a weeks-long process of historical research, oral…

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Esther Lin | Revolving Corridor | Exhibition Reception

December 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Esther Lin | Revolving Corridor (n.) Exhibition: December 6, 2019 - January 14, 2020 Opening Reception: December 6, 2019 | 6-8 PM 18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus) | South Gallery 3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica      Taiwan-based artist Esther Lin's practice explores the modern systems in which we live, whether physical or psychological. The exhibition Revolving Corridor (n.) evokes imaginary alternative spaces through objects, videos, audio samples, lights, and text combined in an installation, which showcases her most recent…

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January 2020

Brooks + Scarpa | DENSE-CITY: Housing for Quality of Life and Social Capital | Closing Reception & Conversation

January 18, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Brooks + Scarpa | DENSE-CITY: Housing for Quality of Life and Social Capital Closing Reception & Conversation | January 18, 2020 | 4-7 PM Airport Gallery | 3026 Airport Avenue      18th Street Arts Center is pleased to present a closing event for the exhibition DENSE-CITY: Housing for Quality of Life and Social Capital on January 18, 2020 from 4-7 PM. For this event, we will be inviting 12 conversants who are deeply involved in architecture, affordability, artist and…

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LAS HIJAS DE LOS DIAS: 7 Female Views from the Margins

January 27, 2020 - August 7, 2020
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Science affirms that we are made out of atoms, but Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano states that we’re also made out of stories. In his book, Los hijos de los días (Children of the Days), he writes one story that reflects the feelings and vicissitudes for every day of a year. Inspired by this exercise, we wanted to reflect upon relevant ideas that inhabit our daily lives in only a week’s span of time across the globe. To represent each day…

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February 2020

DRAWING CONNECTIONS

February 10, 2020 - August 7, 2020
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Yvette Gellis, Sacred Leaves, 2020. Mixed media on paper. Courtesy of the artist.

Drawing Connections aims to trace the invisible networks between a selection of current artists in residence at 18th Street Arts Center, both from our 18th Street campus and our Airport hangar. The show highlights how artists from different backgrounds and whose practices range from traditional to experimental art can dialogue through one of the earliest and most fundamental tools for human expression, drawing. This process of mark-making reveals the initial creative impulse that may later take the form of a…

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Las Hijas de los Días: 7 Female Views from the Margins | Exhibition Reception & Artist Open Studios

February 22, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Las Hijas de los Días: 7 Female Views from the Margins Exhibition | January 27 - April 19, 2020 *This exhibition has been extended to August 7, 2020. Airport Gallery | 3026 Airport Avenue Exhibition Reception & Artist Open Studios | February 22, 2020 | 5-8 PM     Science affirms that we are made out of atoms, but Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano states that we’re also made out of stories. In his book, Los hijos de los días (Children of the…

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DRAWING CONNECTIONS | Exhibition Reception and Artist Open Studios

February 22, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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DRAWING CONNECTIONS | Exhibition February 10 - April 19, 2020 *This exhibition has been extended to August 7, 2020. North and South Galleries | 3026 Airport Avenue Exhibition Reception, Artist Open Studios, and Performances February 22, 2020 | 5-8 PM     Drawing Connections aims to trace the invisible networks between a selection of current artists in residence at 18th Street Arts Center, both from our 18th Street campus and our Airport hangar. The show highlights how artists from different backgrounds…

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March 2020

14th Annual Airport ArtWalk | CANCELLED

March 21, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Out of an abundance of caution, and following calls in the region to limit public events, the city of Santa Monica has cancelled the Airport Art Walk. HOWEVER, the shows in the 3026 Airport Ave building, Las Hijas de los Días and DRAWING CONNECTIONS, will be open through April 19 during our open hours (M 1-5pm and Tu - Sat from 11am - 5pm) and outside of those hours by appointment. We will also endeavor to add more content about the shows online in…

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May 2020

DE-FENCE ART (Art in the Time of Isolation) | Exhibition

May 30, 2020 - June 30, 2020
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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DE-FENCE ART (Art in the Time of Isolation) Curated by Luigia Gio Martelloni  The fence outside 3026 Airport Ave., Santa Monica May 30, 2020 (Opening) - June 30, 2020 Art on view May 30th, from 12pm till sunset The exhibition is visible from sunrise to sunset everyday Please don’t visit the site at night Artist Luigia Martelloni has organized a group of artists, many from the 18th Street Arts Center-run studio hangar building at the Santa Monica Airport as well…

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June 2020

POSTPONED: Patty Chang | Milk Debt | Exhibition Reception & Artist Open Studios

June 20, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Patty Chang, Letdown (Milk), 2017. Inkjet Print. Detail from Installation. Variable dimensions. Photo by Patty Chang. Courtesy of the artist.

Patty Chang | Milk Debt Exhibition | May 16 – August 15, 2020 18th Street Arts Center’s Airport Gallery | 3026 Airport Avenue Exhibition Reception & Artist Open Studios | June 20, 2020 | 5-8 PM     Patty Chang's Milk Debt is a multi-part video project consisting of videos of lactating women pumping their breast milk as they recite lists of fears drawn from multiple communities across different geographical regions.  Chang's solo exhibition in the Airport Gallery will feature…

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POSTPONED: Facing Darkness: Building Networks of Empathy | Exhibition Reception

June 20, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Drawing Connections, exhibition reception, 2020. North Gallery, 18th Street Arts Center (Airport campus). Photo by Kenji Bennett.

Facing Darkness: Building Networks of Empathy Exhibition | May 23 – August 15, 2020 18th Street Arts Center’s North and South Galleries | 3026 Airport Avenue Exhibition Reception & Artist Open Studios | Saturday, June 20, 2020 | 5-8 PM     18th Street Arts Center is pleased to present a group exhibition of the 18th Street artist community in the North and South Galleries. The exhibition presents a group of artworks that address the human capacity to overcome hardships…

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August 2020

To Protect & Serve? Five Decades of Posters Protesting Police Violence

August 24, 2020 - October 2, 2020
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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18th Street Arts Center presents To Protect & Serve? Five Decades of Posters Protesting Police Violence in their Airport Gallery. Produced by the Center for the Study of Political Graphics (CSPG), the exhibition features posters from Los Angeles to New York, from Mexico to Bangladesh, and from Europe to Africa. To Protect & Serve? addresses policing as political repression, racial and gender profiling, the school to prison pipeline, immigration raids, militarization of law enforcement, and organizing resistance. 18th Street Arts…

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October 2020

Building Networks of Empathy

October 26, 2020 - December 15, 2020
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Siru Wen, Anchor, 2020. Chromogenic print. 32 x 32 inches. Photo by the artist. Courtesy of the artist.

The exhibition Building Networks of Empathy is the second of a two-part show that asks us to consider the ways in which art empowers not only the artist, but its viewers to transform their most difficult experiences into enlightened outcomes. The first part of the show is an ongoing online-only exhibition entitled Facing Darkness, which encouraged artists in our community to reflect internally on our current moment of pandemic, isolation, and structural inequity laid bare. For this second part, which…

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Beatriz Cortez & Kang Seung Lee | Becoming Atmosphere

October 26, 2020 - February 5, 2021
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Beatriz Cortez, Roots 1, 2020. Steel, 28 x 32 x 24. Photo by Ruben Díaz.

Visit our 360 tour of the exhibition, created by Dollhouse. The air we breathe in, or inspire, has not only a mixture of gases but also the spirit of the time, which inspires us to produce the culture that we know. When we inhale, we breathe in nitrogen, CO2, and oxygen along with the social, economic, ecological and political concerns that coexist in our environment. Climate mirrors the unrestful atmosphere that we live in today. LA based artists Beatriz Cortez…

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January 2021

Symbolic Consciousness

January 20, 2021 - June 18, 2021
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Susan Kleinberg, KAIROS, 2014-2015. Digital video with sound. Dimensions variable. Sites of installation—- Palazzo Fortuny, Venice Biennale, Achikekran Museum, Istanbul, Nicosia Museum of Art, Nicosia, Cyprus, Art Basel Miami, special project. Courtesy of the artist and Axel Vervoordt Gallery.

Humans are symbolic of the natural elements: earth, water, fire, air, and space. Symbolic consciousness is a term used to conceptualize how certain ideas can be turned into symbols to help us make sense of the world around us. As the document "Laudato Si” indicates, humans "are dust of the Earth; our very bodies are made up of her elements." This suggests that the elements of nature are symbols for ourselves, our soul, and our humanity. Therefore, within the 18th…

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March 2021

Recovery Justice: Being Well

March 8, 2021 - September 11, 2021
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Nicola Goode, Photography of Black Lives Matters spontaneous murals on boarded up stores during the BLM protests in Santa Monica in June of 2020.

“Being Well” is what we seek together as neighbors, and recalls one of the central guiding principles of the City of Santa Monica, the notion of “wellbeing” as key to civic health. Recovery Justice: Being Well, aims to highlight the recent circumstances that have evolved during the pandemic (racial justice demonstrations and destruction, as well as social discontent and general disconnection) into a series of self-organized artist projects that merges the exterior and interior public spaces of City of Santa…

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Elana Mann | Year of Wonders, redux

March 29, 2021 - July 2, 2021
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Elana Mann, installation view of Year of Wonders, redux at 18th Street Arts Center. March 29 - July 2, 2021. Photo by Marc Walker.

18th Street Arts Center is pleased to present Year of Wonders, redux, a solo exhibition of works by artist Elana Mann in 18th Street Arts Center’s Airport Gallery, on view from March 29 - July 2, 2021. The exhibition consists of sculptural folk instruments, video, and works on paper, all part of an ongoing series of sono-sculptures since 2014. As is common in Mann’s practice, and in the history of folk music, these works reflect the time period in which…

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May 2021

Marcus Kuiland-Nazario | Sea Change

May 11, 2021 - August 30, 2021
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Sea Change is a multi-site, interdisciplinary, contemporary art program developed by artist and curator Marcus Kuiland-Nazario as part of Recovery Justice: Being Well. Sea Change explores the senses and how they have been affected by Covid-19, isolation, and separation through virtual, participatory family-friendly workshops based at Cafe Bolivar, the BRAT store, and an artist laboratory, Sea Change Lab (Trade City's Popwagon, a 25’ by 8’ foot trailer) parked at the 18th Street Arts Center Airport Campus (3026 Airport Ave, Santa…

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July 2021

LEFT/RIGHT/HERE: An Outdoor Art Experience

July 10, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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LEFT/ RIGHT/ HERE An Outdoor Art Experience Part of Recovery Justice: Being Well July 10, 2021 | 7:30 - 9:30 PM 3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, 90405 Outdoor projections begin at 8 PM, at sunset. Lionel Popkin’s Six Positions on Uncertainty live performances in the Main Propeller Gallery are at 7:45 PM and 8:45 PM. We will be allowing visitors into the gallery (masks required), and to view open studios, please register for faster check-in at the door. Where is…

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Maj Hasager & Quinn Research Center | Three Structures Touching

July 26, 2021 - October 2, 2021
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Maj Hasager and the Quinn Research Center. "Three Structures Touching," 2021. Installation view at 18th Street Arts Center's Airport Campus Propeller Gallery. July 26 - September 25, 2021. Photo by Marc Walker.

18th Street Arts Center is pleased to present Three Structures Touching, an exhibition of new works by artist Maj Hasager born out of her years-long collaboration with the Quinn Research Center, on view at 18th Street’s Propeller Gallery from July 26 - October 2, 2021 at 3026 Airport Ave in Santa Monica. Our exhibition gallery hours are M-F from 11 AM - 5 PM, and Saturday from 12-5 PM. We encourage you to make an appointment for ease and convenience,…

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August 2021

Our Stories: Revisit the Past & Reimagine Our Future

August 2, 2021 - January 15, 2022
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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M Susan Broussard, US History (forgotten), 2020. Oil on Canvas with mixed media. 48” x 48”. Courtesy of the artist.

Co-curated by Joey Tong and Krystal M. Ramirez for the Hop Space Communities are like a collage, consisting of a variety of identities, desires, and interpersonal relationships. Each fragment contains a distinct story, but together they compose a greater narrative that speaks more than a single tale. This is the power of unity, that we gain from revisiting and respecting each other’s pasts, to reimagine our shared future. Our Stories: Revisit the Past & Reimagine Our Future is an exhibition…

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September 2021

Three Structures Touching: An Immersive One-Day Sound Installation

September 11, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Three Structures Touching: An Immersive Soundscape Related to Maj Hasager’s exhibition Three Structures Touching September 11, 2021 | 1-5 PM 3026 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica, CA, 90405 An Open House to view the exhibition Three Structures Touching and experience the premiere of a new experimental soundscape installation by composer Ask Kaereby. This is a live, in-person event. Masks will be required and LA County social distancing guidelines will be followed. Please register for this event. Note that capacity is limited to 12…

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October 2021

Cog•nate Collective | Manos a la Obra

October 25, 2021 - February 5, 2022
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
Sin Título (Homenaje a lxs últimxs fabricantes de neon en Tijuana) / Untitled (Homage to the last fabricators of neon in Tijuana) Neon Sign. 48 in. x 21 in. / Señal de neón. 48 x 21 pulgadas. Photo by Marc Walker.

18th Street Arts Center is pleased to present the exhibition Manos a la Obra of new work by Cog•nate Collective, along with collaborators from their ongoing Market Exchange project, on view in the Propeller Gallery at 3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica from October 25, 2021 - February 5, 2022.  Gallery hours are Monday – Friday from 11 AM – 5 PM, and Saturday from 12 - 5 PM at 3026 Airport Ave. Masks are required at all times. Walk-ins are…

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Manos a la Obra walkthrough with Cog•nate Collective

October 30, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Manos a la Obra walkthrough with Cog•nate Collective Saturday, October 30, 2021 | 1:30 PM - 3 PM 18th Street Arts Center | Propeller Gallery 3026 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica CA In conjunction with the exhibition Manos a la Obra, Cog•nate Collective will be leading a tour in Spanish and English from 1:30 - 2pm on October 30th, with a meet & greet with artists from 2-3pm. Please join us for this casual and fun event! Afterwards, head to the Third Street Promenade for…

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November 2021

Weaving Unity

November 8, 2021 - February 5, 2022
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
Antonio Jose Guzman, in collaboration with Iva Jankovic, The Disconnection of Time - Electric Dub Station Series, 2021. Organic cotton traditionally dyed with indigo // Algodón orgánico teñido tradicionalmente con añil Site-specific installation // Instalación de sitio específico. Courtesy of the artist // Cortesía del artista. Supported by The Mondriaan Fund // Apoyado por The Mondriaan Fund. Photo by Marc Walker.

18th Street Arts Center is pleased to present the exhibition Weaving Unity featuring the work of Bárbara Santos, Claudia Concha, Ni'Ja Whitson, Enid Baxter Ryce, and Antonio José Guzmán + Iva Jankovic, on view in the Slipstream Galleries at 18th Street Arts Center’s Airport Campus (3026 Airport Ave. in Santa Monica) from November 8, 2021 - February 5, 2022. Weaving Unity highlights the knowledge of our human and non-human ancestors in contemporary visual artworks from around the world. The selected…

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December 2021

Curator Walkthrough: Weaving Unity

December 10, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Antonio Jose Guzman, in collaboration with Iva Jankovic, The Disconnection of Time - Electric Dub Station Series, 2021. Organic cotton traditionally dyed with indigo // Algodón orgánico teñido tradicionalmente con añil Site-specific installation // Instalación de sitio específico. Courtesy of the artist // Cortesía del artista. Supported by The Mondriaan Fund // Apoyado por The Mondriaan Fund. Photo by Marc Walker.

Join curator Frida Cano for an in-person tour of the exhibition Weaving Unity at 18th Street Arts Center's Slipstream Galleries, Airport Campus (3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA) on December 10 at noon PST. The exhibition features projects by Panamanian-Dutch artist Antonio José Guzmán along with Serbian artist and designer Iva Jankovic, Amazonia-based artist and researcher Bárbara Santos, Colombian-born Los Angeles-based artist Claudia Concha, Californian artist and filmmaker Enid Baxter Ryce, and California/New York-based performance artist Ni'Ja Whitson. Weaving Unity highlights the knowledge of our human and non-human ancestors…

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February 2022

Manos a la Obra Pop-Up Artisan Market / Closing Celebration

February 5, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
Market Exchange's Installation Manos a la Obra at the Pico Pop-Up, 2021.

Manos a la Obra Pop-Up Artisan Market / Holiday Celebration Saturday, February 5, 2022 | 1 1 AM - 3 PM 18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus) 3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA, 90405 Join us for a community celebration of craft and art at the Manos a la Obra pop-up Artisan Market! The market will feature different products produced and/or sourced by local artisans who have been collaborating with artists Cog•nate Collective to establish a community-led public market in…

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March 2022

Collective Acts of Peace / Actos colectivos de paz

March 14, 2022 - June 4, 2022
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Institute of United Minds, a manifesto driven project, 2022. Photo courtesy of Melinda Smith Altshuler. "The world is not comprehensible but is embraceable through the embracing of one of it’s beings" -Martin Buber The goals we set through the Institute of United Minds are to explore different embraces of the mind and how we can or cannot survive life’s experience and life itself.

Artists in residence at 18th Street Arts Center are pleased to present Collective Acts of Peace, a selection of 18th Street projects with the aim of exploring different embraces of the creative mind in the midst of an endless global pandemic. Featuring the work of Alexandra Dillon, Ameeta Nanji, Crystal Michaelson, Daniela Schweitzer, David McDonald,  Debra Disman, Doni Silver Simons, Joan Abrahamson, Joan Wulf,  Julia Michelle Dawson, Labkhand Olfatmanesh, Lola del Fresno, M Susan Broussard, Melinda Smith Altshuler, Rebecca Youssef,…

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Radical Propagations/ Propagaciones Radicales

March 21, 2022 - July 30, 2022
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Lucia Monge, Plantón móvil, 2010-ongoing. Plants, megaphones, Plantón Móvil book, and video documentation of the project. Dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist.

18th Street Arts Center is pleased to present the exhibition Radical Propagations/ Propagaciones Radicales curated by artist and researcher Maru García, and featuring the work of Alberto Tlatoa, Lucía Monge, Rashonda Bartney, Rebecca Youssef, and Yrneh Gabon, on view in the Propeller Gallery at 18th Street Arts Center’s Airport Campus (3026 Airport Ave. in Santa Monica) from March 21 - July 30, 2022. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday 11am-5pm, Saturday 12-5pm. Masks are required at all times. Walk ins are welcome,…

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Plant Propagation + Watering w/ artist Maru García

March 22, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 26, 2022

18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Plant Propagation + Watering w/ artist Maru García Tuesdays |  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Ongoing from March 22 to July 26, 2022 Part of Radical Propagations/ Propagaciones Radicales 18th Street Arts Center | Propeller Gallery 3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica Join artist Maru García every Tuesday at noon for conversation and maintenance of the exhibition Radical Propagations/ Propagaciones Radicales at 18th Street Arts Center’s Propeller Gallery, Airport Campus (3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA). This exhibition includes the work…

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Exhibition Walkthrough with Curator Maru García: Radical Propagations/ Propagaciones Radicales

March 26, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Lucia Monge, Plantón móvil, 2010-ongoing. Plants, megaphones, Plantón Móvil book, and video documentation of the project. Dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist.

Exhibition Walkthrough with Curator Maru García: Radical Propagations Saturday, March 26, 2022 11-11:30 am | English tour 12-12:30 pm | Spanish tour 11-1 pm | Open Studios 18th Street Arts Center | Propeller Gallery 3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica Join curator Maru García for an in-person exhibition walkthrough of Radical Propagations at 18th Street Arts Center’s Propeller Gallery, Airport Campus (3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA) on Saturday, March 26. There will be two 30-minute tours offered, one in English at…

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Plant Propagation + Watering w/ artist Maru García

March 29, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 26, 2022

18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Plant Propagation + Watering w/ artist Maru García Tuesdays |  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Ongoing from March 22 to July 26, 2022 Part of Radical Propagations/ Propagaciones Radicales 18th Street Arts Center | Propeller Gallery 3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica Join artist Maru García every Tuesday at noon for conversation and maintenance of the exhibition Radical Propagations/ Propagaciones Radicales at 18th Street Arts Center’s Propeller Gallery, Airport Campus (3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA). This exhibition includes the work…

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April 2022

Plant Propagation + Watering w/ artist Maru García

April 5, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 26, 2022

18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Plant Propagation + Watering w/ artist Maru García Tuesdays |  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Ongoing from March 22 to July 26, 2022 Part of Radical Propagations/ Propagaciones Radicales 18th Street Arts Center | Propeller Gallery 3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica Join artist Maru García every Tuesday at noon for conversation and maintenance of the exhibition Radical Propagations/ Propagaciones Radicales at 18th Street Arts Center’s Propeller Gallery, Airport Campus (3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA). This exhibition includes the work…

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Plant Propagation + Watering w/ artist Maru García

April 12, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 26, 2022

18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Plant Propagation + Watering w/ artist Maru García Tuesdays |  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Ongoing from March 22 to July 26, 2022 Part of Radical Propagations/ Propagaciones Radicales 18th Street Arts Center | Propeller Gallery 3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica Join artist Maru García every Tuesday at noon for conversation and maintenance of the exhibition Radical Propagations/ Propagaciones Radicales at 18th Street Arts Center’s Propeller Gallery, Airport Campus (3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA). This exhibition includes the work…

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Plant Propagation + Watering w/ artist Maru García

April 19, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 26, 2022

18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Plant Propagation + Watering w/ artist Maru García Tuesdays |  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Ongoing from March 22 to July 26, 2022 Part of Radical Propagations/ Propagaciones Radicales 18th Street Arts Center | Propeller Gallery 3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica Join artist Maru García every Tuesday at noon for conversation and maintenance of the exhibition Radical Propagations/ Propagaciones Radicales at 18th Street Arts Center’s Propeller Gallery, Airport Campus (3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA). This exhibition includes the work…

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Pile 2 patio, mulch sculpture

April 23, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Pile 2 patio, mulch sculpture Part of Radical Propagations Saturday April 23, 2022 | 11 AM - 3 PM 18th Street Arts Center | Parking Lot 3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90405 Pile 2 patio is a piece by artist Maru García that explores the materiality and community-building qualities of a mulch pile. For one day only, 18th Street Arts Center’s Airport Campus will have a giant mulch sculpture in the parking lot on Saturday, April 23 from 11…

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Plant Propagation + Watering w/ artist Maru García

April 26, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 26, 2022

18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Plant Propagation + Watering w/ artist Maru García Tuesdays |  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Ongoing from March 22 to July 26, 2022 Part of Radical Propagations/ Propagaciones Radicales 18th Street Arts Center | Propeller Gallery 3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica Join artist Maru García every Tuesday at noon for conversation and maintenance of the exhibition Radical Propagations/ Propagaciones Radicales at 18th Street Arts Center’s Propeller Gallery, Airport Campus (3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA). This exhibition includes the work…

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May 2022

Plant Propagation + Watering w/ artist Maru García

May 3, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 26, 2022

18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Plant Propagation + Watering w/ artist Maru García Tuesdays |  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Ongoing from March 22 to July 26, 2022 Part of Radical Propagations/ Propagaciones Radicales 18th Street Arts Center | Propeller Gallery 3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica Join artist Maru García every Tuesday at noon for conversation and maintenance of the exhibition Radical Propagations/ Propagaciones Radicales at 18th Street Arts Center’s Propeller Gallery, Airport Campus (3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA). This exhibition includes the work…

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Plant Propagation + Watering w/ artist Maru García

May 10, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 26, 2022

18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Plant Propagation + Watering w/ artist Maru García Tuesdays |  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Ongoing from March 22 to July 26, 2022 Part of Radical Propagations/ Propagaciones Radicales 18th Street Arts Center | Propeller Gallery 3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica Join artist Maru García every Tuesday at noon for conversation and maintenance of the exhibition Radical Propagations/ Propagaciones Radicales at 18th Street Arts Center’s Propeller Gallery, Airport Campus (3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA). This exhibition includes the work…

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Meditation and Sound Bath

May 15, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Meditation and Sound Bath Hosted by Institute of United Minds Featuring artist Ameeta Nanji and rhythmatist Greg Ellis Part of Collective Acts of Peace Sunday, May 15 |  10:30 am-12:30 pm 18th Street Arts Center | Slipstream Galleries 3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica In-person Join a meditation and sound bath with Ameeta Nanji, artist and yoga teacher, and Greg Ellis, rythmatist. Meditation is embraced by most traditions. Meditation quiets the mind to create pathways to reflection and change. This experience…

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Plant Propagation + Watering w/ artist Maru García

May 17, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 26, 2022

18th Street Arts Center (Airport Campus), 3026 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90405 United States
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Plant Propagation + Watering w/ artist Maru García Tuesdays |  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Ongoing from March 22 to July 26, 2022 Part of Radical Propagations/ Propagaciones Radicales 18th Street Arts Center | Propeller Gallery 3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica Join artist Maru García every Tuesday at noon for conversation and maintenance of the exhibition Radical Propagations/ Propagaciones Radicales at 18th Street Arts Center’s Propeller Gallery, Airport Campus (3026 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA). This exhibition includes the work…

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