Once again, Bergamot Station Arts Center hosts its WINTER OPEN. The annual holiday event takes place on Saturday, December 9 from 11am-9m. The WINTER OPEN spotlights the gallery’s latest and current exhibitions.  It is an all day curated selection of artist talks, curator walk throughs, screenings, live performances, opening receptions and more. Celebrate the season while supporting the arts. This is a FREE family friendly event.

Bergamot Station

Bergamot Station WINTER OPEN

11:00 AM                      Art Talk with Vince Montague, coffee/donuts RSVP on website; Pop-Up Exhibition Raw Material  | Craig Krull Gallery (B3)

at 12:00 PM                  Curator Walkthrough for Structural Concerns group exhibition | Marshall Gallery (A6)

at 1:00 PM                     Book Signing with artist Chris McCaw for Marking Time book | Marshall Gallery (A6)

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM     Artist Talk & Walkthrough with Hung Viet Nguyen | Lois Lambert Gallery (E3)

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM     Opening Reception for Vivian Haesloop for her Culture Country exhibition | Galerie XII (B2)

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM      Artist Performance Eye Contact performance art by Nikolina Page | SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS (A5)

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM       Artist Performance Painting Santa interactive performance art by John Kilduff | bG Gallery (A2)

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM       Opening Reception for Fragmented Lucidity: The Art of Collage exhibit | ROSEGALLERY (B7)

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM       Curator Walkthrough for Speedy Gallery Holiday Exhibition | Speedy Gallery (B5b)

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM       Opening Reception for Clark et Pougnaud’s exhibition A Sense of Bliss | Galerie XII (B2)

4:00 PM – 7:00 PM       Opening Reception for Gems from the Past 30 Years | Von Lintel Gallery (A7)

5:00 PM – 9:00 PM       Art Party for Summer Art + Science Residence exhibit | Building Bridges Art Exchange (F2)

5:30 PM                           Short Film Screening + Q&A with Jim McKenzie “Potato Face” | Copro Gallery (T5)

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM       Opening Reception for Gen X Forever group exhibition | bG Gallery (A2)

ALL DAY                          After Visiting Hours, Gretchen Scherer and The Joy of the Incomprehensible, Arjen | Richard Heller Gallery (B5a)

ALL DAY                           Exhibition Structured Abstractions as well as Jonas Wood exhibit| Leslie Saks Gallery (B6)

ALL DAY                           Holiday Toy Drive Donate new toys for children( 1-15, thru December 11 | Lois Lambert Gallery (E3)


1:00 PM – 4:00 PM       Live Music & Sound Performance for Carlos Pez’s Overnight Delivery exhibition | Building Bridges Art Exchange (F2)

3:00 PM                     Live Music by Steve Stajich & Friends | Lois Lambert Gallery (E3)

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM       Live Music Yuki Shibamoto performing songs inspired by Shingo Francis’ paintings and traditional Japanese music | William Turner Gallery (E1)

at 8:00 PM                     Comedy Show I Gotta Crow (18+, $20 Tickets HERE) | The Crow (F4)

8:00 PM – 9:30 PM       Theatre Performance of Insulted. Belarus ($25-$30 Tickets HERE) | City Garage Theatre (T1)


Birdie G’s chef-driven restaurant with flavors from Eastern Europe, America’s Deep South, and California cuisine

Le Great Outdoor Mediterranean-French cuisine with a California twist  *Visit the galleries and ask about the special 10% discount!

What: Bergamot Station Arts Center, Winter OPEN
Where: Bergamot Station Arts Center, 2525 Michigan Ave. Santa Monica, 90404
When: Saturday, December 9, 2023, 11:00am – 6:00pm (8pm comedy show & theater performance)
Website: https://bergamotstation.com

CLICK HERE for additional upcoming art exhibitions, along with performances and foodie events.