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 To protect the health and safety of the public during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, City Hall and other facilities are closed to the public until April 30. The City continues to provide services during this time and recommends using technological alternatives where possible. For more information related to City services during this emergency, please visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) page or call the City at 310-802-5000.

Cultural Arts

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The health and safety of our community remains top priority. Due to COVID-19, all parks, picnic pads, recreation and athletic facilities/courts/fields and playgrounds are CLOSED.  Furthermore, to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, all gatherings are prohibited until further notice.
 
Stay tuned for tips on how to stay active and recreate from the comfort of your own home.
 
Additionally, the following events will be canceled or postponed:

Senior and Scout House Community Center Gala
Volunteer Appreciation Event
Older Adults Health Fair
Family Camp Out
Exhibitions (through April)
AARP Tax Aid Program: Update call 1-888-227-7669 for alternative tax filing options

All park reservations through the end of April will be canceled and customers will receive a full refund.

The City is closely monitoring updates about the coronavirus from a variety of sources. Information regarding the coronavirus is changing frequently. For accurate and up to date information about COVID-19, please visit DPH's website, the City's website, sign up for eNotifications and Nixle public safety alerts, and follow the City on Facebook, Twitter, Nextdoor, and Instagram.

John Van Hamersveld Frieze on the Manhattan Beach Art Center

Manhattan Beach is a unique community, combining opportunities for the appreciation of its spectacular beaches, focus on wellness and the excellence of its arts and culture experiences, thus contributing to a vibrant community with the highest quality of life.

The Cultural Arts Division develops and presents artistic and educational programs and exhibitions that directly relate to the contemporary urban life of its constituents, while maintaining the highest standards of professional, intellectual, and ethical responsibility. It seeks to create connections among artists, cultural organizations, community groups, businesses, visitors and residents that sustain and promote a thriving, diverse, creative city. This mission is grounded in a belief that learning about the arts is integral to human development and continual personal growth.

Exhibitions

See what is currently on display at the Manhattan Beach Art Center or what exhibition is coming soon.

Art Classes

Each session offers a variety of visual and performing arts classes/workshops for tots, youth, teens and adults.

Ceramics

The Live Oak Ceramics Studio offers a variety of classes to students of all ages and skill level.

Concerts

It's time for Summer Concerts presented by OneWest Bank!

Light Gate

Check out all the amazing public art pieces around the City.