Author Archives: Robin Tung

We are seeking nominations for our 2022 Preservation Awards, which will be announced at our Annual Meeting in late spring. Each year we honor exemplary projects and contributors to the preservation of Santa Monicaโ€™s architectural and cultural heritage. Since 2004, … more

With issues of racial inequity and social justice at the forefront of our national consciousness, Santa Monica City Hallโ€™s historic murals have come under criticism for not reflecting our contemporary values. Two proposals have advanced in City Council โ€“ one … more

Dear Friends, We are so grateful to all of our incredible donors who helped us raise more than $30,000 for our year-end fundraising campaign! Thank you so much for supporting the Santa Monica Conservancy. Your gifts provide a powerful start … more

Help Us Reach Our Goal

November 30, 2021

Dear Friends, Your commitment to the Conservancy makes our work possible! Generous donors like you provide more than 70% of our organization’s annual support. Over the next few weeks, weโ€™ll be launching our year-end campaign to raise critical funds to … more

City Hall Mural Update

September 30, 2021

by Ruthann Lehrer, Advocacy Committee Co-Chair On September 28th, City Council moved forward on assigning the Landmarks Commission the responsibility of interpreting and contextualizing the City Hall murals, supported by an ad hoc Council committee consisting of Oscar De La … more

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