Mosaic: Civic Memory

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February 18 5:00pm – 6:30pm, 2024

The popular series will kick off its fifth season with a program focusing on the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium’s history as host to an all-inclusive galaxy of world-class performers and a diverse array of popular community events. The episode will also look at past efforts to save the venerable hall, which is currently shuttered and facing potential demolition.

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Featured speakers include Carole Curtin, who ran the Civic for 24 years until its closure in 2013; Lorcan O’Herlihy, an award-winning architect and close friend of the Civic’s wunderkind architect, Louis Naidorf working for Welton Becket & Associates; and Conservancy Board member Amanda Seward, who grew up with the Civic and is now involved with efforts to preserve it.

Mosaic, a joint presentation of the Santa Monica Conservancy and Santa Monica History Museum, is free for both Museum and Conservancy members, as well as for teachers and students. Admission for the general public is $10.

We thank our 2024 Mosaic sponsor, BXP for their support.