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Cultural Programs, Events & Tours 

 ARTIST IN RESIDENCE 
 BEACH=CULTURE
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 MARION DAVIES GUEST HOUSE

MARION DAVIES GUEST HOUSE & DOCENT TOURS

Marion Davies Guest House 2017

Discover the rich history of the Beach House with Santa Monica Conservancy docents. Movies with or about Marion Davies will be on view.     

There's no charge to visit, and reservations are never required.

Summer Hours: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday & Wednesday from 11am-2pm and occasional Tuesday evenings from 5-6:30pm (check web calendar for Tuesday dates).   Drop-in between 11am - 2pm when docents are available to share history, answer questions and provide brief tours, and to view films. Scheduled tours are available at 11am, 12pm and 1pm. Tours are free, last approximately 30 minutes, and accommodate up to 15 people. Please check the website calendar or call 310-458-4904 to confirm hours. 

Summer Group Bus Tours 2017 Schedule and Application: To apply for a free guided tour of the Marion Davies Guest House for a group of 25 - 45, please complete and submit this form via email a minimum of 2 weeks prior to requested date.   

 

BEACH=CULTURE

Beach=Culture is an ongoing series of free concerts, talks, readings, and exhibits. Reservations are required. Beach=Culture Details & Reservations. 


 writ large press

Writ Large Press Values Statement Discussion Panel: “Money” - August 1 - 6:30 - 8pm

Tonight's discussion is part of a trio of August panels titled Values Statement (other panels 8/15 "Community" and 8/29 "Politics") here at the Beach House. Writ Large Press convenes local authors, thinkers and organizers to investigate the value of art in society and motivate action around art and current issues. These conversations form a hinge point during the Press’ #90x90LA series, a summerlong undertaking with events in Downtown LA, South Central, and the Westside taking place July through September. All who are interested in literature, arts and culture, and community-building are invited to attend.

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Writ Large Press Values Statement Discussion Panel: “Community” - August 15 - 6:30 - 8pm
 

A discussion about the arts in the context of community/community building, how the process of embedding art creation within, in correspondence with, and in reaction to communities affects the work being created as well as its presentation and consumption. Bring your perspective and join in the conversation!

 

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Writ Large Press Values Statement Discussion Panel: “Politics” - August 29 - 6:30 - 8pm 

A discussion about the arts in the context of politics: what it means to make political art, to make art during political turmoil, to address or avoid issues of justice, representation, or persuasion in the work we create and consume. Bring your perspective and join in the conversation!

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red hen 7.24.17

Red Hen Press Reading: with Gabriel Jesiolowski, Lisa C. Krueger, Eric Morago and Ricardo Means Ybarra. - August 8 - 6:30 -8PM
Throughout the reading there will also be on display works of art by Jesiolowski and artist Sally Krueger-Wyman, who provided the cover image for Krueger's new book Run Away to the Yard. Find a different way of seeing through four authors, including a prison educator, a surfer & Malibu Poet Laureate, a clinical psychologist, and the winner of the 2015 Benjamin Saltman Award.

 

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