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Venice Art Walk & Auction Celebrates Its 25th Year With A Full Weekend of Art, Cuisine, Music and More

WHAT: 25th Annual Venice Art Walk & Auction

WHO: Over 400 emerging and established Southern California artists will donate original works of art for the Venice Art Walk's art auction or will open the doors of their working studios to the public for tours.

In honor of the 25th anniversary year, world renowned sculptor and Venice resident Robert Graham, has donated a wall sculpture to be raffled at the Venice Art Walk to help raise funds for the Venice Family Clinic. The official 25th anniversary Venice Art Walk poster features an image by renowned Venice artist Laddie John Dill. The artwork for the 2004 Venice Art Walk t-shirt is by guerrilla artist Robbie Conal.

WHERE: All events start or take place at Westminster School, 1010 Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice, CA 90291. Free parking and continuous shuttle buses will be available for the public all day on Sunday, May 23 at two nearby lots located at Coeur d'Alene School at 810 Couer d'Alene Avenue in Venice or at the Walgrove Elementary School at 1630 Walgrove Avenue in Mar Vista.

Parking arrangements and credentials for media are available by contacting Sonnonstine Public Relations at (562) 435-5727 or (562) 212-5317 (cell).

WHY: The Venice Art Walk & Auction raises funds for the Venice Family Clinic, the largest free clinic in the United States, and supports its work in providing medical care to uninsured individuals and families in Los Angeles County who would otherwise have no access to health care.

WHEN: Saturday, May 22 – Sunday, May 23