It’s the final week of October! Get out there and take in some art, or celebrate Halloween. Check back for a list of November events and art parties on October 31, 2018. Sign up to be a free subscriber NOW – just email us back and we will notify you when we do updates. We also help artists get booked into shows and offer additional promotion via one of our PR Partners.

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October 25, 2018:
The Other Art Fair returns to Los Angeles October 25-28 to a new Westside location. There will be a private view ($60 per person) on Thursday October 25, 6pm-10pm – Tickets must be booked in advance. General Entry: Friday October 26, 3pm-10pm; The Other After Dark, 6pm-10pm; Saturday October 27, 11am-8pm; Sunday October 28, 11am-6pm; Admission: $15 ($13.50 students and seniors). Click Here to buy tickets. Santa Monica’s Barker Hangar, 3021 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405; http://la.theotherartfair.com

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Halloween is almost here! 
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Celebrate the Halloween season…Universal Horror Nights runs through November 3, 2018; Or check out a homegrown version…the Los Angeles Haunted Hayride.

Boo at the Zoo runs through Halloween (October 31, 2018) at the Los Angeles Zoo. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Activities are free with zoo entry. Admission ranges from $12-$21per person.  Click Here to purchase tickets; The L.A. Zo5333 Zoo Dr., L.A., 323.644.4200. lazoo.org

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October 25, 2018: 
Downtown…Celebrate the grand opening of the Regime Contemporary Gallery at the Mayfair Hotel. Enjoy three art shows in one, featuring RISK, SEEN, Retna and over 40 other artists. RSVP at: info@regimeinc.com; Art Party: 8pm-12am; 1256 W 7th St, Los Angeles, California 90017; https://regimecontemporary.com/

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October 26, 2018:

Have a spooktacular time at our annual Monster Bash! Get your best costume together and join us on the rooftop ballroom of the Marina del Rey Marriot. Enjoy complimentary cocktails and devily delicious food. Dance and drink the night away to a live DJ. Enter our infamous costume contest and win individual, couple and group prizes. Casino games with fun prizes; Bid on fabulous items in our legendary silent auction. Treeman will make an apperance. Proceeds support the programs of Meals on Wheels West; Event runs: 8pm-12am; Admission ranges: $50-$100 per person. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets; Marriott: Marina Del Rey, 4100 Admiralty Way, Rooftop Ballroom, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292;

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October 27, 2018
Several events take place at Bergamot Station…Start at Skidmore Contemporary Art for an opening reception for two new exhibitions…”Eric Nash, A Golden State, Paintings and Drawings,” and “Melissa Chandon, Far and Beyond, New Paintings.” I love the work of both of these artists – and have previously reviewed each artist in different publications. For more info about these exhibitions, read the Upcoming Event feature HERE.
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Eric Nash, Golden State, Oil on canvas, 38″ x 60″ 2018

On view: October 27 – November 24, 2018; Art Talk: 3-4pm; Art Party 4-6pm; Skidmore Contemporary Art, Bergamot, (B-4), 2525 Michigan Ave., Santa Monica, 90404; https://skidmorecontemporaryart.com/

Also in the B Building, Richard Heller Gallery (B5a) hosts an opening from 4-6pm. 
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Then head to the other side of Bergamot to Building Bridges Art Exchange celebrates the centennial of Poland’s regaining of independence. Sponsored by the General Consulate of Poland in Los Angeles and the Californian Krakart Group, the group exhibition is curated by Marisa Caichiolo. On view: October 27 – December 1, 2018; Art Party: 6-9pm; Building Bridges Art Exchange, Suite F2, Bergamot, 2525 Michigan Ave, SM; https://www.buildingbridgesartexchange.org/

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October 27, 2018
Two events take place at Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles. Enjoy an art talk at 3pm (there is an admission charge for the art talk only. The event takes place in conjunction with ‘Julian Rosefeldt. Manifesto’ – the West Coast premiere of the 13-channel film installation by visual artist Julian Rosefeldt at Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles. Oscar Award-winning actress, Cate Blanchett, and Executive and Artistic Director of UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance, Kristy Edmunds will all be part of the conversation. See our Event Feature on our Upcoming Events Page to find out more about the FREE art opening for three new exhibitions at Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles, happening after this talk. Admission for the earlier art talk is $25. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. Space is extremely limited. Art Talk: 3pm;

Then stay for the FREE art party celebrating three new exhibitions. See the Event Feature for more info. The public opening will be a festive FREE evening accompanied by music in the courtyard, as well as cash bars with food and drinks by the gallery’s onsite restaurant, Manuela. No rsvp is necessary; Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles, 901 East 3rd Street, Los Angeles CA 90013; http://www.hauserwirth.com

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October 28, 2018 – November 4, 2018
Grand Park celebrates the traditions of Día de los Muertos with multiple ways to experience and learn about the holiday.  In partnership with Self-Help Graphics & Art and Lore, the park will present 50 altars and art installations created by local artists and community groups that reflect the themeLooking to the Past to Build the Future. 
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The park will offer free lunchtime tours, which will highlight the artwork and discuss the traditions of the holiday. Grand Park, 200 N Grand Ave., LA, 90012; CLiCK HERE for more info.

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October 28, 2018:
Gloria Delson Contemporary hosts a closing reception for “Viva Italia- Evoluzione e Metamorfosi Di Arte.” The exhibition is presented in collaboration with Area Contesa Arte in Rome, hosting Alfio Borghese and featuring work of 30 Italian artists. The event will feature live music. Find out more about the exhibition HERE on the Features drop-down under the Upcoming Events Page. Art Party: 4-6pm – FREE; GDCA, 727 S. Spring St. Los Angeles, CA 90014; http://www.GDCAgallery.com

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October 31, 2018:

Downtown…Cinespia celebrates halloween with a costume ball at the Los Angeles Theatre with a screening of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. 
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The theatre becomes a candy palace full of luscious treats and lavish wonders, spun sugar figurines, and its very own chocolate factory in honor of Willy Wonka. Enjoy live music, and a DJ. Full bars on every level, a custom photo booth and don’t forget to enter the costume contest. Admission runs $35 – $85 – CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. Doors open 7:00pm; Movie 9:00pm; Los Angeles Theatre, 615 S Broadway, LA, 90014; http://cinespia.org/

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Enjoy the rest of October….and of course Halloween. We will be posting November events on October 31, 2018!