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Venice Art Crawl Takes Over Rose Av September 18, Thursday

This  special edition of  VAC will close down Rose Av and bring down the house with installations fresh from the Burning Man playa, in addition to  glow-in-the-dark live art group shows, unique art cars, live painting, art installations, music and much more! Wear your Playa play wear and strut your stuff while checking out the unique art  on Rose Av., between 3rd and 4th avenues from 6 – 10pm.

And there’s more! It’s a giant art party all over Venice, presenting up-and-coming, ground-breaking artists in a range of media including painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, and mixed-media. A sampling of venues include: Hal’s upstairs, In Heroes We Trust where Isabel Alford Lago will be live painting, Electric Lodge, Cadillac Hotel, San Luis Bakery will be distributing free samples, The Agency (310 W Washinghton BL  in the Marina) will be showing photos by Kwaku Alston 6-9pm, SOS on Rose Ave will be showing artwork by Angelina Cristina. Also on this evening, The Venice Symphony Orchestra will hold a fundraiser for music education programs for homeless youth and free concerts for public school students. Photographer singer songwriter Julian Lennon has donated a photo of Sean Lennon for Auction to benefit the Venice Art Crawl on display at The Cadillac Hotel.

The Venice Art Crawl is an organization by and for the people and was established August 2010. VAC is now part of the Venice Chamber of Commerce and wants to share, inspire and promote collaboration within the Venice populace through mixers and art events hosted by local businesses and artists’ studios.  VAC’s goal is to foster and reinvigorate the creativity that has historically made Venice such a vibrant and spirited community. #veniceartcrawl

VAC Maps: Danny’s Venice, 23 Windward Ave,  Rose Ave near 3rd Avenue and AUST on Abbot Kinney Boulevard.