Art Bank: Selected Works from the City of Santa Monica Art Collection

Stop by the Annenberg Community Beach House for Art Bank: Selected Works from the City of Santa Monica Art Collection and view pieces by standout artists from Southern California and further afield. Paintings, prints, photography, and sculpture join public art project maquettes and preparatory drawings for an eclectic mixture of style and subject. The Art Bank municipal art collection was instituted in 1984 to bring art into Santa Monica’s public spaces, and is funded through the City of Santa Monica’s Percent for Art Program.

The Beach House Gallery is open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day; hours are subject to change, call ahead to (310) 458-4904 to confirm. For more information, visit This exhibit is made possible with support from Gregory Annenberg Weingarten, GRoW @ Annenberg.
The exhibition is on view until Sunday, January 28, 2024.

Ali Acerol – It Is, 1993


Robin BrailsfordMaquette for River of Life: Garibaldi, 2013

Roberto ChavezMusicians, 1992

Kai Bob ChengSealife, 1985

John Divola – Flying/Falling, 1984


Eugenia Zink Everett – Untitled, c 1930s

Charles Garabedian – Phrasius, Thrasius, or Thaisus, 1994

Helen & Newton Harrison – Proposal Drawing for California Wash, A Memorial, 1996

Ernst Hesse – 3 Women, Santa Monica, 1989

Image of car maquette sculpture by artist Tom Jenkins

Tom Jenkins – Maquette for Roadster: NES Park proposal, 1984

William M. Lecillo – Portrait of A Woman, nd

Margaret Lazzari & Lauren Evans – Maquette for Exuberant Birds, 2014


Linda Lopez – La Mano Poderosa, 1997

Ed Moses – Q-UBO-T, 2001

Image of a sculpture of a blue horse standing on books held within a plexiglass cover.

Roland Reiss – Blue Moon, 1992

John Hubbard Rich – Juan and José, 1933


Ilene Segalove – T.V. Rerun – Miss America, 1987

William Tunberg – Hand to Mouth, 1986

Efram Wolff – Theatre, 1984

Ann Wolken – The Studio, 1985


Norman H. Yeckley – Adobe La Cañon, 1941

Authored By

Clove Galilee
Cultural Affairs Supervisor

Naomi Okuyama
Cultural Affairs Supervisor

To see a collection of other Art Bank works, stop by the first floor of Santa Monica City Hall East for the exhibit Lives that Bind, a restorative justice installation, or virtually visit at 
For more about art in Santa Monica, visit