HIGHWAYS PERFORMANCE SPACE

@ 18th Street Arts Center

1651 18th St

Santa Monica, CA 90404

A hub of experimental theater, dance, solo, drama and other multimedia performance..."

- The Los Angeles Times

HIGHWAYS // SANTA MONICA

ArtWallah is excited to co-produce and hold this year's event at Highways Performance Space,  Southern California’s boldest center for new performance. In its 29th year, Highways continues to be an important alternative cultural center in Los Angeles that encourages radical artists from diverse communities to develop and present innovative new works. 

“A HUB OF EXPERIMENTAL THEATER, DANCE,  SOLO,  DRAMA AND OTHER MULTIMEDIA PERFORMANCE….”

– The Los Angeles Times

@18th Street Arts Center

1651 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404

(1/2 block north of Olympic Blvd.)  

GETTING HERE

By Car:
Taking the 10 East from the beach, take the 20th Street Exit.
Turn left onto 20th St.
Take the 2nd left onto Olympic Blvd.
Take the 3rd right onto 18th St.
We are on your right at the end of the block.

 

Taking the 10 West from DTLA take the Cloverfield Exit.
Turn right at the top of the ramp.
At the 2nd traffic light turn left at Olympic Blvd.
Take the 3rd right onto 18th St.
We are on your right at the end of the block.

We are directly across from the sports fields for Crossroads School.
Street parking is also available on 18th Street, and there is metered parking on Olympic.

 

By Bus:
Santa Monica’s Big Blue Bus


Local 5: get off at Broadway and 17th.
Walk 2 blocks south on 17th.
Then 1 block east on Olympic.
Turn onto 18th Street.
We are on your right at the end of the block.

 

Rapid 7 & Local 7: get off at Pico and 18th.
Walk 1 block west on Pico.
Then 3 blocks north on 17th.
Cross to the opposite side of the street, and walk one block east on Olympic.
Turn onto 18th Street.
We are on your right at the end of the block.

 

Crosstown: get off at Olympic and 14th.
Walk 4 blocks east on Olympic.
Turn onto 18th Street.
We are on your right at the end of the block.

18th Street Arts Center is directly across from the sports fields for Crossroads School.

 

By Train:
The Metro Expo line stop 17th/SMC is one block away from 18th Street Arts Center. From downtown, take the red line to 7th and Metro, and transfer to the Santa Monica-bound Expo line; from South LA and Long Beach, take the blue line north and transfer to the Expo line at Pico Station. Once you get out at the 17th/SMC station (about 40 min from downtown), walk towards Olympic on 17th Street, turn left at Olympic, and turn left at 18th Street. Our brightly colored buildings will be on your right.