Well it’s the beginning of the month again and November 2023 art parties are plentiful. Here is a list of even more staff picks, that we don’t want you to miss. Be aware several are in the same building.  The list below is in order of the time that the events begin, as well as the location of events taking place on Saturday November 4, 2023.

November 4, 2023 Art Parties

In the Boyle Heights/Downtown area there are several events taking place on Santa Fe Avenue.

Get an early start at Nicodim Los Angeles (Upstairs #451). The gallery holds an opening for Xinyan Wang 王鑫焱 Metamorphosis 蜕变;  Pop into the gallery’s downstairs Annex (#160)  as well to view Ho Jae Kim: Ode to Joy. Art Party 4:00pm – 7:00pm (upstairs); Nicodim LA, 1700 S Santa Fe Ave #451, #160, LA. 90021; https://www.nicodimgallery.com

There are a couple more art parties in this building. Wilding Cran Gallery is on the same floor. Enjoy a solo exhibition titled Stephen Neidich Lost Mix Tapes. Art Party: 4:00pm – 6:00pm; Wilding Cran Gallery, 1700 South Santa Fe Ave, Unit 460, LA 90021; https://wildingcran.com/

Wilding Cran Gallery

This one is also early and in the same building…Patricia Sweetow Gallery presents an opening reception for ON FIRE. Artworks featured are by Tony Marsh, ceramic sculpture, as well as Cornelia Schulz, oil paintings. Art Party: 3:00pm – 5:30pm; Patricia Sweetow Gallery,1700 So. Santa Fe Ave. Suite 351, LA 90021; https://www.patriciasweetowgallery.com/

Also close by on Santa Fe…Abigail Ogilvy Gallery (debut gallery in Boston) is new to Los Angeles. It hosts an opening reception for a group show titled Oh to Be a Painting 2. Art Party: 6:00pm – 8:30pm; Abigail Ogilvy Gallery. 1923 S. Santa Fe Avenue, LA 90021; https://abigailogilvy.com/

Another in the same building…Baert Gallery celebrates Reuben Gordon’s You Already Know with an artist reception from 6:00pm – 8:30pm; Baert Gallery 1923 S Santa Fe Avenue, LA 90021; https://www.baertgallery.com

Simard Bilodeau Contemporary presents Translations, a trio exhibition featuring the works of mid-career artists: Caroline Denervaud (Swiss – French), Heather Chontos (American) and Emma Larsson (Swedish). Art Party:  6:00pm – 8.30pm; Simard Bilodeau Contemporary, 1923 S Santa Fe Avenue, LA 90021; https://www.simardbilodeau.com

Santa Monica

Head to Bergamot Station for a couple events.

Peter Fetterman Gallery presents Sheila Metzner: Objects of Desire. Art Party: 4:00pm – 7:00pm; Peter Fetterman Gallery, 2525 Michigan Ave Suite A1,Santa Monica, 90404; https://www.peterfetterman.com

Santa Monica Auctions hosts an evening cocktail preview for its Sunday Auction (November 5, 2023). CLICK HERE for more info. Art Party: 4:00pm – 6:00pm; SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS Gallery (B7), Bergamot Arts Center 2525 Michigan Ave. Santa Monica, 90404; http://www.smauctions.com

Two exhibitions Gretchen Scherer: After Visiting Hours as well as Arjen: The Joy Of The Incomprehensible open at Richard Heller Gallery; At the time of posting, no times have been listed on its website. but if you happen to be at the arts center on the early side, be sure to pop in to see the new shows. Richard Heller Gallery, 2525 Michigan Ave. #B-5A, Santa Monica, 90404; https://www.richardhellergallery.com

Nearby in VENICE

Yiwei Gallery offers an opening reception for Eyes Can Feel presented by OneHouse Arts. Art Party: 5:00pm – 7:00pm; Yiwei Gallery, 1350 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, 90291; https://yiweigallery.com

Culver City

Or in Culver CityWalter Maciel celebrates new exhibitions with an art party for Nike Schröder: Spending Time, and also Nathan Vincent: Locker Room; Art Party 5:00pm – 8:00pm; Walter Maciel Gallery, 2642 S. La Cienega Blvd., LA, 90034; http://waltermacielgallery.com

Also in Culver City…Blum & Poe is NOW BLUM. The gallery debuts two new shows featuring artists Simphiwe Ndzube, Sam Moyer, as well as Tom Anholt. Art Party: 5:00pm – 700pm; BLUM, 2727 South La Cienega Boulevard, LA, 90034; https://www.blum-gallery.com

A short drive away on La Brea Avenue….KP Projects presents Little Beasts by Johnny “KMNDZ” Rodriguez. Art Party: 6 :00pm –  9:00pm; KP Projects, 633 N. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles CA 90036; https://kpprojectsgallery.net

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