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The Brentwood Art Center Awarded California Arts Council “Veterans in the Arts” Grant
Today the California Arts Council announced a grant award of $5,846 to the Friends of the Brentwood Art Center as part of its Veterans in the Arts program. Veterans in the Arts addresses the needs and improves the lives of California’s veterans… Read the Article


Dig Deep Into Your Ideas Of Home With Artist Pei-Yu Lee
18th Street Arts Center and Brentwood Art Center are pleased to invite you to a free community workshop and reception with Taiwanese visiting artist Pei-Yu Lee as part of their new partnership. Read the Article


Studio Visit: David Lloyd, The Quantum Mechanics of Painting
David Lloyd’s paintings seem to communicate a similar sentiment to Alice’s question. It is an existential riddle without an answer, the trickster making mischief of our hallowed sense of a fixed identity… Read the Article


The “I” of the Beholder
I had my first drawing lesson yesterday. I realized in order to put more than just vibrant colors on a canvas I needed to learn how to draw. I have been taking an abstract painting class… Read the Article


Life After My Husband’s Death: How Art Renewed My Soul
Eighteen months ago my husband Bernie Brillstein died. Anyone who knew Bernie knew what a “larger than life” personality he had. He filled a room with joy, love and… Read the Article


Brentwood Art Center Back In Action
Almost one year ago, the Brentwood Art Center, its staff and its students were staring down the very real possibility that the school, a bastion of the Santa Monica art community… Read the Article


Brentwood Art Center Reclaimed by Community, Starts Anew
The 40-year-old school, considered a treasure by many in West Los Angeles, signs a three-year lease under a new organizational structure. “There’s nothing like it in L.A.,” says a Santa Monica resident….Read the Article


Brentwood Art Center Becomes a Non-Profit
After 42 years as a well known arts haven at the corner of Montana Avenue and 26th Street, Brentwood Art Center is now being governed but the nonprofit Friends of the Brentwood Art Center, dedicated to serving the local art-loving community… Read the Article



Brentwood Art Center Re-Opens
An art school on the verge of closure just a month ago opened its doors Monday for a successful first day of class, according to a member of its board… Read the Article


You can read about the Brentwood Art Center’s Outreach program here!