Articles by: Erica Ellis

A sculpture that appears to be made of a mylar balloon but is actually resin in the shape of a tropical fish kissing its reflection in a mirrir

Museum Circle Event

June 18 at 5:30 PM Art Talk: What Are We Looking At? Contemporary Art & Pop Culture G. James Daichendt, Vice-Provost, Dean of the Colleges and Professor of Art History at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego explores contemporary art and pop culture. Presented in conjunction with SLOMA's concurrent [...]
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Detail of "SLO(W) Rainbow" by Leah Rosenberg, SLOMA's 2023 mural project. Closeup of the creekside wall with squares filled with different patterns and colors


Here at SLOMA, we know art is all about connection. Every year, we host an event in our Gathering series that connects different communities with the arts and one another. This year, our Gathering event will connect our LGBTQIA+ communities throughout San Luis Obispo County. You are invited to join [...]
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A steel sculpture reminiscent of a jellyfish with a teal resin "house" in the middle

April Banks: Tidewalker

April Banks: Tidewalker, 2024 Location: SLOMA Public Art Platform Exhibition Dates: April 2024 to April 2025 Tidewalker is a corten steel flora fauna creature that holds a resin soul cabana inside (spirit house) and inverts the colonial hierarchy between nature and the built environment. Banks plays with scale to highlight our [...]
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A public art piece in front of a museum with colorful walls and landscaping

Board Hosted Reception

You are invited to an exclusive reception at the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, hosted by our very own Board Members. Join us Tuesday, February 27 at 5:30 PM for a special tour of our current exhibitions and learn about SLOMA's impact on our community. Wine will be generously provided [...]
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