MAY 24 – 12:00 PM: VENICE BEACH
MAY 25 – 12:00 PM: DOWNTOWN LA ARTS DISTRICT
MAY 26 – 12:00 PM: DOWNTOWN LA GRAND PARK
Looking for something fun and interesting to do this summer? Join us for one or all of our special series of unique tours of public art and urban interventions.
MAY: The first series will happen on Tuesday May 24, Wednesday May 25 and Thursday May 26, 2016.
JUNE: The second series will happen on Thursday June 23, Friday June 24, and Saturday June 25, 2016.
These tours were developed and will be led by a group of Sotheby’s Institute of Art graduates. The tour includes a one-hour guided walk during which expert guides will talk about selected artworks.
Following the tour, join us for a no-host lunch at a local restaurant.
May 24 and June 25, 2016. RSVP
We will explore some of the most interesting and exciting artwork found along the infamous Venice Beach boardwalk and adjacent neighborhood.
Highlights include: “Touch of Venice” mural by Jonas Never, “Chorus Line” and a “Homage to a Starry Night” a take on Van Gogh’s infamous painting both by Rip Cronk.
Please gather at Menotti’s Coffee (56 Windward Ave, Venice, CA 90291). We will leave promptly at noon.
If you want to keep the conversation going, please join us for a no-host lunch at Larry’s (casual yet eclectic gastropub). RSVP.
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES ARTS DISTRICT
May 25 and June 23, 2016. RSVP
You’ve heard that Downtown LA is experiencing a renaissance, now come discover one of the hottest up and coming districts of Downtown LA: The Arts District.
Highlights include works by INSA, Jennifer Korsen and Septerhed, Peter Greco, Kim West, Shepard Fairey, RISK and VYAL
Please gather at The Pie Hole (714 Traction Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90013). We will leave promptly at noon.
If you want to keep the conversation going, please join us for a no-host lunch at Angel City Brewery (216 S Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012). RSVP.
GRAND PARK IN DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES
May 26 and June 24, 2016. RSVP
Susan Schwartzenberg, Clara Shortridge Foltz 210 West Temple Street, an amazing 12-acre park located in the civic center of Los Angeles, Grand Park is in the midst of a major and ongoing redevelopment that includes impressive design and art elements.
Highlights include “Peace on Earth,” a monumental sculpture by Jacques Lipchitz; “Dance Door,” by Robert Graham, “Embodied,” an interpretation of Lady Justice by artist Allison Saar, and “Clara Foltz,” a tribute to California’s first woman lawyer by artist Susan Schwartzenberg.
Please gather at the Starbuck’s in Grand Park, between Grand Avenue and Hill Street (behind the Hall of Administration). We will leave promptly at noon.