Get your art and your walking shoes on. This weekend, the Venice Art Walk & Auctions events, including archtitecture tours, take place in various locations around Venice. Proceeds go to benefit the Venice Family Clinic, the nation’s largest free clinic. Here’s what’s happening:
Saturday, May 16, 12 noon-4 p.m.: New Wave of Venice Architecture
This self-guided walking tour, covering six homes, highlights “the work of award-winning and cutting-edge architects.” Tickets are $100 per person, which includes a private cocktail reception at Dogtown Station Lofts following the tour.
Saturday, May 16, 12 noon-4 p.m.: Historic Walking Tour of Rustic Canyon
This tour begins with a lunch and presentation hosted by famed local architect Leo Marmol of Marmol Radzinger Associates and architectural historian Tony Merchell at the historic Rustic Canyon Community Center. Groups will be led on an informative walking tour of the “architecturally bountiful” Rustic Canyon neighborhood, past projects by renowned architects, stopping to tour selected houses representing the old and new.
Tickets are $175 per person, which includes lunch, and the private cocktail reception at Dogtown Station Lofts following the tour.