SANTA MONICA—The Bergamot Station Arts Center is currently accepting applications for tenants looking for affordable arts space in Santa Monica. The opportunity was established in collaboration with Worthe Real Estate Group (WREG) and the city of Santa Monica Cultural Affairs and Arts Commission, with the goal of making sure that the arts remain a vibrant part of the City’s ecosystem.

According to the city of Santa Monica website, the vacancies are for organizations, art collectives or for-profit arts entities that provide public programming. Applications will be examined based on their artistic quality, community benefits and the degree to which they will activate the Bergamot Station arts campus. The application deadline is Friday, January 25, with finalist interviews taking place in late February.

The site at the moment has three open vacancies, with the spaces available ranging from 1,000 to 4,000 square feet. The application is open for both long-term and short-term leases and individuals interested can submit more than one application, in addition to being able to submit applications for both long-term and short-term tenancies. Multiple groups who would like to apply together to share space are encouraged to apply. Short-term use is defined as 30 days to one year. Long-term use is described as a year or more.

Bergamot Station is under the management of the Worthe Real Estate Group (WREG), which is under lease for the property with the City of Santa Monica.

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