June Events Calendar for Venice & Santa Monica – Just Updated, June 24
June is Jumping with Events! My Venice Life has a few to get you started and will be adding more, so make sure to visit again!
Saturday, June 6 from 5-8pm
Exene Cervenka Art Opening at Sloan Projects
Musician and artist Exene Cervenka will exhibit selected collages from the past decade in her first solo exhibition in Los Angeles in eight years at Sloan Projects. The Dust of Sunlight: Exene Cervenka, Journals and Collages 1974-2015, is curated by Kristine McKenna. On view June 6 through July 04, 2015. A reception for the artist and book signing will be held at the new gallery in Bergamot station. 2525 Michigan Ave B5, Santa Monica 90404
Sunday, June 7 from 11am-6pm
Venice Art Block
The bi-annual free Artist’s Open Studios across Venice is a must attend event! It’s the 5th time for the studio tour ! A brief sampling of artists in the event: Aurelia Dumont Photography, Opottery, Melissa Herrington and many more talents with multiple visual mediums. Click Map icon on right.
4th & Sunset is the main starting point 360 Sunset & 361 Vernon
Thursday, June 11 from 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Westside Young Professionals Mixer
Combining forces with Santa Minica Jaycees, L.A. Young Entrepreneurs and PeBL – Professionals Emerging as Business Leaders.
Free with RSVP. Register Here.
Currently there is a waitlist – we will ask for additional tickets to be issues.
General Assembly in Santa Monica
1520 2nd St, Santa Monica, California 90401
Friday, June 12 from 6pm – 12am
Venice Symphony Orchestra at Bergamot Station. Check out Venice’s musical sensation at the Bergamot Cafe for some eclectic sounds! 6-7pm happy hour.
2525 Michigan Ave B5, Santa Monica 90404
Thursday, June 17 from 6 – 10/11pm
The quarterly Venice Art Crawl is a local artist’s showcase at a variety of popup locations across Venice from 6-10/11pm (end time depends on venue) and is a free event. It occurs on a quarterly basis on the third Thursday of the month. Check out Ecole Claire Fontaine featuring Pieces art organization that gives talented kids a safe place to express themselves artistically. Artists include: Founder, Fred Ceballos, Alex Ceballos, ACACIA, Audrey McNamara, Elisabeth Keating, Sheep Wolf. 1407 Abbot Kinney Bl at Westminster.
Saturday, June 20 from 1 – 3 pm
Popup Art Show – Dogs + Art Lovers
This fun doggy themed show is a benefit for NKLA with Sculptor Vivienne Maun, Pet Photographer, Anna Geddes by ETC Art Gallery, Dogtown Realty, Bruno’s Pet Boutique, and Shannon’s K9’s dog walking Service.
Bruno’s Pet Boutique, 2012 Lincoln Bl Venice 90291
Saturday, June 27 from 7 -10pm
Jazz Funk Fest
Live music in a chill setting in Santa Monica that feel more like Venice, with the addition of spoken word. See our post for more details >
Sunday, June 28 from 1 – 7pm
The annual Main Street Festival is a boatload of fun and it’s free! Live music stages up and down the street, plus sidewalk sales and a special Art Exhibit at ETC Art Gallery at Dogtown Realty. See our post on the art opening>