Programs

A participant working on a collaged ornament in the Camera Obscura Art LabA participant in Echo Park Film Center's workshop at the Camera Obscura Art Lab, 2018, photo by Jason Abraham

Santa Monica Cultural Affairs presents a variety of annual programs in local parks and cultural facilities.

January-February

Fireside at the Miles

A season of music, dance, storytelling and variety arts in front of an open fire at Santa Monica’s historic Miles Memorial Playhouse.

March

Airport ArtWalk

A fun-filled day of artistic exploration at the Santa Monica Airport creative campus.

April

Arts Month

Arts Leadership Awards

Indigenous Now

Music, spoken word and contemporary visual art by Indigenous artists in Tongva Park.

June

Pride Month

SMCA contributes programming to the City's annual Pride event.

Meet Me At Reed

A summer outdoor cultural and recreational program in Reed Park

Beach Dances

Santa Monica Teen Film Festival

July

Meet Me At Reed / Parks Month

A summer outdoor cultural and recreational program in Reed Park

August

Jazz on the Lawn

Cardboard Yacht Regatta

September

Coast

October

Dia de Los Muertos

Continuing

Artist Residency events

Beach House Gallery events

Downbeat 720

Monthly Craft Lounge at the Camera Obscura


Retired events

GLOW

Santa Monica Festival