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Venice Design Series

Venice Design Series

A curated look at architecture, art and design in Los Angeles.

The much-anticipated 2024 Architecture + Design events mark a decade of celebrating architectural brilliance, design innovation, cultural richness, and culinary delights in Southern California through the Venice Design Series.

Each installment promises unforgettable experiences, bringing together enthusiasts who share a passion for architecture and extraordinary moments.

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The Venice Design Series showcases the remarkable architecture, brilliant design, and innovative cuisine of Los Angeles through a social justice lens. All proceeds help Venice Community Housing further our mission of promoting affordable housing and supportive services across LA’s Westside.

The 2024 Venice Design Series guests will learn about LA’s history through a visit to the Kuruvungna Sacred
Springs in West LA, an architectural tour of the Brentwood neighborhood, and a dinner party in Venice.

For any questions, please contact event co-founder Linda Lucks at 310-526-3857 or [email protected].

Watch here for updates!


Brentwood Architectural Tour

Brentwood Architectural Tour


Saturday, April 20 from 9:30am – 2:00pm

The Brentwood Architectural Tour explores a variety of architectural marvels from Mid-Century to contemporary designed by visionaries: A. Quincy Jones, Janice Jerde, Ron Radziner/Marmol Radziner, and Christian Robert/Office Untitled Architecture.

Luncheon and entertainment provided.

Kuruvungna Sacred Springs

Guided Tour of the Restored Gabrielino-Tongva Sacred Springs


Saturday, April 27 from 10:00am – 2:00pm

Delves into the history and significance of the Gabrielino-Tongva Sacred Springs, a testament to the enduring legacy of the area’s indigenous people, on land once known as Kurunvugna Village in WLA on the site of University High School.

Lunch, entertainment and activities provided.

Rustic Canyon Dinner Party

Rustic Canyon Dinner Party


Saturday, May 4 from 6:00pm – 10:00pm

An enchanting evening of live jazz, cuisine, dancing and beauty at a three-acre site on Brooktree Road, with a contemporary home designed by architect William Neburka/Evident Architecture Office and celebrating the breathtaking landscaping by event co-founder Jay Griffith.

Event Hosts: Sam First & Mandana Harman

To view photos from the 2023 events, click below!

Sponsor Packages & Tickets


  • Customized Event Opportunities
  • Listing in Press Materials and VCH Newsletters
  • Listing on VDS Website and Evite
  • Customized Ticket Package for Tours

Provides one year of housing in the VCH Bridge Housing program for a parent and their children.


  • Listing in Press Materials
  • Inclusion in VCH Newsletters
  • Listing on VDS Website and Evite
  • 10 Event Tickets

Provides one year of Case Management services for five formerly unhoused individuals.


  • Inclusion in VCH Newsletters
  • Listing on VDS Website and Evite
  • 8 Event Tickets

Provides support for Venice youth to receive support as they complete high school and gain valuable work experience.


  • Inclusion in VCH Newsletters
  • Listing on VDS Website and Evite
  • 6 Event Tickets

Provides a year of academic-based after-school services for ten students.


  • Inclusion in VCH Newsletters
  • Listing on VDS Website and Evite
  • 4 Event Tickets

Provides apartment furnishings for two formerly unhoused families.


Purchase Sponsor Packages & Tickets

Our 2024 Sponsors

The Art Deco

The Bauhaus

Janet Levin & Frank Gruber
Robert Greenwald & Heidi Frey
Erin Ain Miller & Ron Culver
Margaret Mary and Owens Miller Charitable Trust

The Modernist

The Craftsman

Ron Rouda & Nancy Loncke | Sylvia Aroth | Allen Blue & Kiaran Snyder | Judy & Jim Bergman

The Mid-Century

Barbara Milliken & Jack Prichett | Kimberley Seldon Design Group | Marie Kennedy & Chris Tilly | Lauren Smith & Tom Paris | Laura Donnelley | Marlene & Michael Rapkin | Century Housing | Jan Karl – Morley Builders | Sheila & Mike Goldberg | Anne Zimmerman | Sue & Gary Richwald | Nancy Griffith & Steven Ehrlich | Phoebe Novack | Kay Gallin | Edward Ferrer

The Urban

Christopher Meledandri | Susan Moore | Victoria Hunt-Weiss | Lezlie Atlas | Gail Kligman | Mary Ann & Kip Hagopian | Jacqueline Jacobs Caster | Pat Kandel | Pam Markowitz | Robert Aronson | Sharon & The Honorable Gray Davis, Ret. | David Paris & Nancy Cowen | Laurie Newman & Robert Berkowitz | Ruth Goldway | Edna Alvarez | Lauren Turner | Marlene Grossman | Fran Diamond | Designing Justice + Designing Spaces | Michel Dory | Elaine Nishizu | Cecilia Dan | Mia Lopez Zubiri | Nancy Zubiri | Katharine L King | Marla Michaels | Connie Call | Lanning Melville | Rebecca Dennison | Yasmin Tong, CTY Housing | Carol Levy | Eileen Rodenhizer | Patrisha D. Thomson | Barbara Elwood