WHAT: 27th Annual Venice Art Walk & Auctions
WHO: Over 500 emerging and established Southern California artists will donate original works of art and photography for the Venice Art Walk’s silent and live auctions or will open the doors of their working studios to the public for tours.
WHY: The Venice Art Walk raises funds for the Venice Family Clinic, the largest free clinic in the US, and supports its work in providing medical care to 22,000 uninsured individuals and families in Los Angeles County who would otherwise have no access to health care.
Saturday, May 20
Self-Guided Tours, Noon–4pm
“Architecture as Art” Docents walk you through six architecturally significant Venice homes along Ocean Front Walk. Begin at Westminster School, 1010 Abbot Kinney Blvd. in Venice.
Tickets are $50 per person
Live and Silent Art Auctions
Preview free to public 11am–4 pm
Silent Art Auction: 6pm to 10pm
Live Art Auction: 7pm to 8pm
Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan
Avenue in Santa Monica. Tickets are $50 in advance, $75 at the door.
Preview the Ceramics and Photography Silent Art Auction, 3pm–5pm at Westminster School.
Sunday, May 21
Venice Art Walk in Venice. 11am–6pm
The legendary Southern California art event continues with a photography auction, great cuisine, studio tours and exhibits and live entertainment: Catch a shuttle or head out on foot to view special exhibits and the private studios of more than 60 artists. Registration opens at 10:30 am Studios and exhibitions open 11am to 6pm. Begin at Westminster School, 1010 Abbot Kinney Blvd. in Venice. Tickets are $50 per person. Children 12 and under admitted free
11am–5:15pm, Westminster School
Ceramics and Photography Silent Art Auctions: Featuring works by national artists.
Deals & Steals Silent Auction: Travel getaways, restaurant certificates, jewelry collectibles, sports and entertainment tickets and more.
Food Faire: Great Westside restaurants dish out their own creative works.
Live Jazz and Entertainment: Main Stage Noon to 6pm, Westminster School.
Sunday tickets are $50 per person.
Children under 12 admitted free.
For more information, contact 310. 392. 9255 or visit www. veniceartwalk.info
New! “Focus on Photography”
Silent Art Auction:
Bid on over 150 fine art works by Southern California photographers. Also featuring the premiere exhibit of “The House is Small, But the Welcome is Big: Photographs by South African Women Living with HIV.