18th Street Arts Center

Cause Area

  • Arts & Culture
  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Education & Literacy
  • International


1639 18th StreetSanta Monica, CA 90404 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

18th Street Arts Center's mission is to provoke public dialogue through contemporary art-making.


18th Street Arts Center is an artists’ residency program that provokes public dialogue through contemporary art-making. We value art-making as an essential part of a vibrant, just, and healthy society. Through our artist residencies we are a contemporary art hub that fosters inter-cultural collaboration and dialogue. 18th Street’s residencies, exhibitions, public events, talks, and publications encourage, showcase, and support the creation of cutting-edge contemporary art and foster collaboration and interaction between artists locally, nationally, and internationally.


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by Tiffany L. from Berkeley, CA (April 13, 2014)
I had a wonderful night of jazz music and great people; the coordinator Lauren was very friendly and approachable. The night flew by; my friend and I both enjoyed a great night with this fantastic organization!

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