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Arts and Culture

For a small city located in Los Angeles County, Santa Monica plays a highly influential role in the arts and cultural life of Southern California. In fact, more than half of the people who live in Santa Monica are employed by the arts. Santa Monica boasts a diverse and vibrant arts scene, with nationally acclaimed galleries, vibrant public art, leading museums, theaters, and a busy schedule of performing arts, events, plays, and concerts.

The city is also home to over 130 street art murals, all of which you can see in this guide.


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