EXHIBITION: Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation Photobook Awards and MOPLA Photo Book Exhibition
Apr
2
to Apr 27

EXHIBITION: Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation Photobook Awards and MOPLA Photo Book Exhibition

Initiated in November 2012 by Aperture Foundation and Paris Photo, the Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards celebrate the photobook’s contribution to the evolving narrative of photography. Also on view will be the MOPLA Photo Book Exhibition, a juried, submission-based exhibition featuring both independently and commercially published books by emerging and established photographers around the world.

Presented in collaboration with Month of Photography Los Angeles.

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CAMPY MOVIE NIGHT to Support Venice Arts' Summer Camp
Apr
27
5:30 PM17:30

CAMPY MOVIE NIGHT to Support Venice Arts' Summer Camp

Join us for a family Movie Night and "BBQ" and  help support Venice Arts' Summer Media Arts Camp for low-income students!

We're breaking out the grill, plus we'll have s'mores, popcorn, beverages, and a campy movie (the 1961 Parent Trap) inside for the kids; beer, wine, cocktails, and food in our outdoor patio for the adults; and fun for everyone! 

Food and non-alcoholic beverages included in ticket price. Donation-based cash bar for beer, wine, and cocktails. All proceeds support scholarships for low-income youth to attend Venice Arts' Summer Media Arts Camp.

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OPENING RECEPTION: The Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation  PhotoBook Awards and MOPLA Photo Book Exhibition
Apr
8
4:00 PM16:00

OPENING RECEPTION: The Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards and MOPLA Photo Book Exhibition

Initiated in November 2012 by Aperture Foundation and Paris Photo, the Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards celebrate the photobook’s contribution to the evolving narrative of photography. Also on view will be the MOPLA Photo Book Exhibition, a juried, submission-based exhibition featuring both independently and commercially published books by emerging and established photographers around the world.

Presented in collaboration with Month of Photography Los Angeles.

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OPENING RECEPTION + FILM SCREENING: Venice Stories
Jan
27
5:00 PM17:00

OPENING RECEPTION + FILM SCREENING: Venice Stories

Join us kicking off our 25th Anniversary celebrations and celebrating the rich tapestry that makes Venice vibrant and unique! Venice Stories is a body of youth-created work in photography, film, animation, and comics capturing the people, places, history, and current pulse of the Venice community. Film screening at 6:30pm.

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EXHIBITION: Venice Stories
Jan
27
to Mar 24

EXHIBITION: Venice Stories

Kicking off our 25th Anniversary celebrations, Venice Stories is an exhibition of youth-created exhibition of photography, film, animation, and comics capturing the people, places, history, and current pulse of the Venice community. Together these works record the rich tapestry that makes Venice vibrant and unique.  

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GALA: Celebrating 24 Years and Building for Our Future
Nov
4
5:00 PM17:00

GALA: Celebrating 24 Years and Building for Our Future

Join us for Venice Arts' signature event, where this year we are so pleased to be honoring The Sokol Family | Hotel Erwin as our Community Angels. This year's Gala takes place at our beatiful new home and includes wine and cocktails; specialty tastings, heavy hors d'oeuvres, and desserts for the best local restaurants; live music; our student-run photo booth and caricature stations; and our silent auction featuring collectible photographs by noted professional photographers and Venice Arts’ talented students, as well as items from local artisans and creative businesses. 

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OPENING RECEPTION: Ruth Chase: West of Lincoln
Aug
5
4:00 PM16:00

OPENING RECEPTION: Ruth Chase: West of Lincoln

Painter Ruth Chase’s first solo exhibition, The West of Lincoln Project, traces the history of Venice through the life stories of people who grew up here, as told through large-scale paintings and audio interviews by Chase, and accompanying biographical texts written by Gena Lasko. The exhibition is a chance for Venetians—both longtime residents and newcomers— to reflect on the history of our unique community as told through personal stories.

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EXHIBITION: Ruth Chase: West of Lincoln
Aug
5
to Sep 10

EXHIBITION: Ruth Chase: West of Lincoln

Painter Ruth Chase’s first solo exhibition, The West of Lincoln Project, traces the history of Venice through the life stories of people who grew up here, as told through large-scale paintings and audio interviews by Chase, and accompanying biographical texts written by Gena Lasko. The exhibition is a chance for Venetians—both longtime residents and newcomers— to reflect on the history of our unique community as told through personal stories.

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OPENING RECEPTION: Marian Crostic: Salt | Air
Jun
17
5:00 PM17:00

OPENING RECEPTION: Marian Crostic: Salt | Air

Venice Arts presents a solo exhibition by Venice-based photographer Marian Crostic. The exhibition showcases three recent bodies of work from the artist’s Salt | Air series: Sea Change, Sandscapes, and Salt | Air. Each of these focuses on a different aspect of Venice Beach, documented during Crostic’s morning walks. Ethereal and tenuous, these images reveal an abstracted, introspective view of the beach and ocean environment.

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EXHIBITION: Marian Crostic: Salt | Air
Jun
17
to Jul 22

EXHIBITION: Marian Crostic: Salt | Air

Venice Arts presents a solo exhibition by Venice-based photographer Marian Crostic. The exhibition showcases three recent bodies of work from the artist’s Salt | Air series: Sea Change, Sandscapes, and Salt | Air. Each of these focuses on a different aspect of Venice Beach, documented during Crostic’s morning walks. Ethereal and tenuous, these images reveal an abstracted, introspective view of the beach and ocean environment.

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