Tickets are now available for the 34th annual Venice Art Walk and Auction, when local artists and architects open their homes to showcase the very best of Venice.
Over 300 artists donate their artwork for the annual Venice Family Clinic fundraiser that usually collects over $600,000 to help the nonprofit provide healthcare for local families.
Three architecture tours are being offered on April 13:
- Venice through the Eyes of the Architects: People will meet award-winning architects Julie Smith-Clementi and Frank Clementi, Don Dimster, Steven Ehrlich, and David Hertz on a self-guided tour of their Venice homes. Tickets also include a Venture into Venice Art Studio Tour pass. Cost $150.
- Bike the Beach with Architect David Hertz: Bikers will join a leisurely ride with the famous Venice-raised architect for a tour of several Venice Beach homes and guests will enjoy a reception at a never-before-seen residential compound on Navy Street. $150.
- Channeling Chautaqua Blvd. and the Pacific Palisades: Docents will lead people to William Hefner's Chautaqua Residence, Susan Morse's Revello Residence, the Eames House and W3 Architects' Pavilion House. The tour will feature a lunch overlooking the Pacific. Cost $175.
Tickets are also available to the Venice Art Walk on May 19 and cost $50. Two tours are available: One will take people to homes east of Lincoln Boulevard, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the other will showcase the best artwork west of Abbot Kinney from noon-4 p.m. A silent art auction will be held at the Google Headquarters in Venice from 1-5:45 p.m.
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit theveniceartwalk.org