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Santa Monica Cultural Affairs


Location: PO Box 2200, Santa Monica, 90407
(North Beach / Santa Monica)
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Hour: Weekdays: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Contact: smarts@santa-monica.org
Website: http://www.smgov.net/arts
Links: Events Calendar


  • Organizational support and program grants to local non-profit arts/cultural organizations;
  • Technical assistance to artists and cultural organizations;
  • A diverse array of high quality peformances in all artistic disciplines at Miles Playhouse;
  • Community festivals such as the Santa Monica Festival and other outdoor community cultural events;
  • Public art in major new City capital improvement projects and in the City's extensive collection of displayed permanent and portable works;
  • Cultural programs at City parks and community facilities, including the Miles Memorial Playhouse, Annenberg Community Beach House, and festivals in various City parks.

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    1. Classical Ballet

      When: recursOctober 5, 2014 - November 23, 2014 (more dates); 10:00 AM - 10:55 AM; (detail)
      Where: 1450 Ocean (North Beach / Santa Monica)
      What: Classical ballet at its finest! Students will learn across the floor, barre, and center floor techni... read more
    2. Open Maker Nights with Jen Fox

      When: recursNovember 25, 2014 (more dates); 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
      Where: 1450 Ocean (North Beach / Santa Monica)
      What: ENROLL ONLINE for $2 off, or drop in on any of these sessions for $12 (please bring exact change), T... read more
    3. Needle Felted Ornaments with Angharad Caceres

      When: December 4, 2014; 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
      Where: 1450 Ocean (North Beach / Santa Monica)
      What: Using needle felting, we’ll make a fun three dimensional ornament. You’ll learn how to c... read more
    4. Make a Pickle Assortment with Chef Rachael Narins

      When: December 6, 2014; 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
      Where: 1450 Ocean (North Beach / Santa Monica)
      What: Take a tasty pickle master class - great for aspiring Urban Homesteaders and anyone looking for that... read more
    5. Learn Holiday Ukulele Songs with Jon Lee

      When: December 6, 2014; 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
      Where: 1450 Ocean (North Beach / Santa Monica)
      What: PLEASE BRING YOUR UKULELE. MUSIC STAND OPTIONAL. From absolute beginners to folks brushing up for... read more
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