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Saturday and Sunday, May 21st and 22nd

Your Weekend of Art Begins Here
Westminster School
1010 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, CA 90291
For Ticket and Information please call 310.392.9255, or Fax: 310.396.8279
Web site, <http://www.veniceartwalk.org>
E-mail: <chieko@ucla.edu>



Left, Official Venice Art Walk T-Shirt Image by Robert Graham; Right, Official Venice Art Walk Poster Image by Patssi Valdez.
 
Saturday, May 21
On the Fringe Art & Architecture Tours
Noon to 4:00 p.m.
Take a self-driving/ walking tour of two unique Venice neighborhoods—Victoria and the Venice Canals—each featuring architecturally distinguished homes, outstanding private collections and studios of acclaimed artists On the Fringe of the Venice Art Walk.
 
Art Auction Preview Reception
4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Be the first to see this year’s Art Auction and bid on your favorites.
 
Sunday, May 22
Venice Art Walk Day 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Registration opens 10:30 a.m.
 
Art Auction
11:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Bid on over 400 pieces of contemporary art including paintings, sculpture, graphics, photography, ceramics, cartoons, furniture.
 
Studio Tours & Exhibits
11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.—note new earlier hours!
Check in early, and hit the Art Walk trails with your official Event Guide and Studio Tour Map in hand. With over 60 private studios, and homes of notable artists and collectors, as well as specially curated exhibitions, there’s a lot to see. Our free, shuttle buses run continuously throughout the day—and will be there to help you to cover more ground and see more art!
 
Bridges & Beyond
A special exhibit on the Venice Canals curated by LeRad Nilles on the Venice Canals. No admission charge to this exhibit.
 
Food Faire, Cocktails and More!
Featuring live entertainment, a silent auction and cocktails. Opens at 11:00 a.m.
Art Walkers need sustenance—which you’ll find at our fabulous Food Faire—at the Westminster School. Savor cuisine from L.A.’s favorite restaurants, bid on over 200 items at our Deals & Steals Silent Auction and enjoy live entertainment all day!



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