Venice Arts

Venice Arts

Founded in 1993, Venice Arts mission is to ignite, expand, and transform the lives of Los Angeles’ low-income youth through photography and film education, and to use our participatory storytelling practices to amplify the voices of underrepresented communities around the world.

Our programs teach young people how to use the camera to find their voice, establish self-representation and to share their world through visual storytelling.

In addition to our programs for Los Angeles area youth, Venice Arts host documentary-themed exhibitions, film screenings, and public programs at its gallery, and consults with nonprofit organizations, academic institutions, and foundations–locally and globally–on participatory photography and filmmaking projects, as well as on its award-winning media arts education pedagogy.

Archive Exhibitions Supported by Venice Arts


Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Between represents work by Venice Arts advanced photography students who, for over a year have been working on intimate storytelling.

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Archive Sessions and Events Supported by Venice Arts

May 22019

Between: Long-term Personal Projects

Panelists will present and discuss their projects, which range from: coming of age as an LGBTQ person, escaping domestic violence, and a young person growing up on the cusp of two cultures, Oaxacan and American.

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