The 5th Annual Venice Design Series Artfully Curated One-of-a-Kind Events to benefit Venice Community Housing
Don’t miss the 5th Annual Venice Design Series 2019 featuring six artfully curated events that showcase the unique talents and artistic vision found in the eclectic neighborhoods of Los Angeles. Each of the events in the series combines architecture, art, food, landscape design, and performance for a unique and personal experience. Here is a first look at the 2019 event line-up taking place in April and May:
Saturday, April 27, 2019
Venice Dinner Party With Chef Matthew Kenney
Plant Food + Wine Venice Venice Dinner Party hosted by Cicek & Paul Bricault and Teri & Ken Hertz. Architect: Marc Bricault, Bricault Design; Landscape design: Richard Grigsby; Chef Matthew Kenney of Venice’s Plant Food + Wine.
Sunday, April 28, 2019
Beverly Hills’ Trousdale Estates Tour
Trousdale Estates tour led by architectural historian and author Steven Price. Visit architecturally significant mid-century luxury homes in Beverly Hills located in the spectacular wooded hills above Sunset Blvd., once part of the famous Doheny Ranch. The 429-acre tract of land emerged as one of the world’s foremost hubs of modernist architecture during the 50’s and 60’s.
Saturday, May 4, 2019
Mar Vista’s Historic “modernique” Homes
Architect Gregory Ain designed 52 parcels of “Modernique,” one-story, single-family homes in 1948 to promote homeownership and to accommodate the growing numbers of modest-income families. In 2003, the Mar Vista Tract became the first post-World War II HPOZ designated by the L.A. City Council. Stroll through the two-square block area and enjoy lunch at the newly renovated home of Laura Donnelly; Renovation by architect Santiago Ortiz, OrtizMexia Projects.
Sunday, May 5, 2019
Brentwood Dinner Party
Brentwood Dinner Party at the art-filled contemporary home of fine art collector Carla Kirkeby. Architect: Shahram Shokoufandeh, group S; Dinner by Kensington Caterers; Entertainment by Shades of Music.
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Downtown Los Angeles (DTLA) Artists’ Studio Tour DTLA
Artist Studio Tour is led by art collector/consultant and event co-chair Cecilia Dan. Experience an insider’s visit with cutting-edge Downtown LA artists in their studios, including Cammie Staros, David Weisman (list information).
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Venice Architecture, Art & Design Tour
Visit a choice selection of Venice’s most distinctive and memorable architecture, art and landscape design on the final event of the 2019 season. Enjoy a garden lunch in the newly built, art-filled home of landscape designer Stefan Hammerschmidt and entertainment executive Lawrence Szabo. View the work of: Marmol Radziner, Steven Ehrlich, Kelly Berg, Andy Moses, Ed Moses, Jay Griffith, Tony Bill+ Helen Bartlett, Leza Lidow, Stefan Hammerschmidt.