VENICE CULTURE

The Social and Public Art Resource Center’s historic 1929 building, formerly the Venice Division of the LAPD and an active jail.

The Social and Public Art Resource Center’s historic 1929 building, formerly the Venice Division of the LAPD and an active jail.

The following are organizations and news services that serve the Venice community. Learn about Venice and ways you may give back to the community…

CULTURE

Venice - Abbot Kinney Memorial Branch Library
Free programs for kids, parents, and teens; Rachel Bindman, Senior Librarian
501 S. Venice Blvd, (310) 821-1769
www.lapl.org/branches/venice

Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC)
Founded in 1976 by muralist and activist Judy Baca; public art, workshops, exhibitions, digital lab, community events
685 Venice Blvd, (310) 822-9560
www.sparcinla.org

Beyond Baroque
Founded in 1968 and based in the original Venice City Hall, this non-profit literary arts center hosts programs & cultural events
681 Venice Blvd, (310) 822-3006
www.beyondbaroque.org

Electric Lodge
Solar-powered venue hosts performances, workshops, classes including JillyJazz and Moo Moo Musica
1416 Electric Ave, (310) 306-1854
www.electriclodge.org

Venice Oceanarium
Founded in 1995 by Tim Runick, this “museum without walls” hosts events on the beach and Venice pier
www.veniceoceanarium.org/blog