Support Venice Heritage Museum!  Bidding opens for our Silent Auction at ‘Boardwalk Through the Ages

The silent auction fundraiser has launched ahead of this Saturday’s event! Check out the gallery quality prints available thanks to our incredibly generous group of noted photographers.

Online bidding starts now & runs through the in-person event this Sat, Sept. 25.  Now is your chance to take home a unique piece of Venice’s history — from timeless images of The Doors to Dogtown icon, Jay Adams, and contemporary stills that capture the heart of our city — there’s something for everyone and we’re thrilled to share each print with you!

Plus, we’ll be adding more images to the sale as we get closer to the event, so keep checking back for new reveals.

Clockwise from top left: The Doors, Venice Beach, CA 1969 by Henry Diltz; Back From Surfing, 2015 by Dotan Saguy; Lui-cidal, 2016 by Paulo Freire Lopez; Jay Adams (RIP), Venice CA 1988 by Josh “Bagel” Klassman)

Don’t miss the chance to experience the art and enjoy our community photo exhibition in-person, celebrating the many eras of Boardwalk history outdoors at VICE Media in Venice.

Free RSVPs are open now and a limited number of tickets are available for the VIP reception with The Doors / Morrison Hotel Gallery photographer, Henry Diltz.

 RSVPs and VIP reception tickets via Eventbrite:

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All proceeds from your donations and tickets directly benefit our project to build Venice’s first-ever museum, and contributions are tax-deductible.

Snag additional exclusive prints for sale, and enjoy complimentary refreshments thanks to our sponsors Bev, Cann, and Firestone Walker.

Our general reception will feature a live acoustic performance by Chris Abbott (aka Kid Caviar), sounds by DJ Buck, food carts, and more. See you this Saturday, Venetians!


– the Venice Heritage Foundation board

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About the Venice Heritage Museum:

The Venice Heritage Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to creating an inclusive museum that preserves, showcases, and nurtures Venice’s historical legacy. We aim to establish a public campus that enriches the lives of current and future generations of Venetians and visitors through exhibitions, events, and activities hosted onsite, improving the present with the past.

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