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Art Openings: ARTWALK, Drifters, Indiana Jones

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Spend your Saturday afternoon soaking up the sun & art in Culver City for their 3rd annual ARTWALK. Neighborhood galleries & eateries near the intersection of Washington & La Cienega Boulevards will be open, along with live jazz. A listing of participating galleries is available here.

Also in the afternoon, The Folk Tree in Pasadena is showcasing Anything Goes: A Small Works Show. This “mini” exhibit will present tiny works from dozens of participating artists. Virtually all mediums will be represented. – thru June 28th

Opening reception – 2-6pm
The Folk Tree
217 S. Fair Oaks Ave.
Old Town Pasadena

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Continue your art filled day into the evening at Black Maria Gallery in Atwater Village for the opening of Oksana Badrak: Moon Over Drifters. Badrak’s luminous paintings blend traditional and kitschy themes. – thru June 21st

Opening Reception - 7-10:30pm
Black Maria Gallery
3137 Glendale Blvd.

Over in Santa Monica you will surely enjoy the seductive beauties painted by Piot Brehmer. This latest series from the German artist are a fresh modern take on photographical portraits. Works by painter Robert Yarber are also part of this exhibit. – thru July 5th

Opening Reception – 6-8pm
Samuel Freeman
2525 Michigan Ave. Ste B7
Santa Monica


For the more adventuresome, Capsole on Melrose is having some fun with the media wave surrounding Indiana Jones by presenting Raiders of the Lost Art. This vinyl toy exhibit will feature works from Suckadelic, Plaseebo Custom, PeekaBooMonster, and many more. – thru June 30th.

Opening Reception - 7-10pm
7320 1/2 Melrose Ave.


Swim over to Santa Monica Sunday as well to see the refreshingly gorgeous swimming pool paintings by Cayetana Conrad at Frank Pictures. The quintessentially California oils capture the essence of summers in a dreamy backyard. - thru July 11th

Opening Reception – 6:30-9:30pm
Frank Pictures
2525 Michigan Ave. Ste A5
Santa Monica

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top: Attackers of the Missing Stuff by Sucklord courtesy of Capsole
bottom: #136 by Piot Brehmer courtesy of Samuel Freeman