Tag Archives: Annenberg Community Beach House

by Nan Friedman, Beach House Venue Manager This article was originally published on SantaMonica.gov on September 14, 2021. This summer, the California Preservation Foundation announced the Annenberg Community Beach House is a recipient of the 2021 Preservation Design Award in … more

Discover the history and architecture of the Marion Davies Guest House at the Annenberg Community Beach House. Designed by California’s first woman architect, Julia Morgan, the estate was built in the 1920s for actress and philanthropist Marion Davies by media … more

At the Happy Birthday, Marion! event at the Annenberg Community Beach House on January 26, 2020, Wallis Annenberg, President and Chairwoman of the Board of The Annenberg Foundation, sent a personal message honoring the Santa Monica Conservancy and our work. … more

Call for Docents

March 8, 2017

  “Oh! The places you’ll go!” exclaimed Dr. Seuss in his well-known children’s book…and the Conservancy wants to take you there, but we need more volunteers to lead the way. Tour docents will guide visitors at two historic, award-winning venues in … more