Academic intern and researcher Anna Parmalee

Marina del Rey Historical Society welcomes academic intern and researcher Anna Parmelee. Anna has been attending John Hopkins University in Maryland, completing her Master of Arts degree in Curatorial and Museum Studies with specific core focus of studies and research...

Marina del Rey Historical Society is on a Mission

Abbot Kinney would have been impressed! Spanning more than a century, various plans for a commercial port in the Venice-Playa del Rey area led to the creation of a world-class manmade recreational harbor. Marina del Rey’s construction required federal, state and...

Speaker Series | February 6, 2020

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 7 PM Marina del Rey Historical Society Speaker Series presents “A History: Marina del Rey, Venice, The Argonaut, and Beyond Baroque,” with George Drury Smith. Founder of Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center, founding publisher of...

LA’s MarinaFest Boat Show | June 20-21, 2020

June 20-21, 2020 The annual LA’s MarinaFest Boat Show 2020 will be on Saturday and Sunday, June 20 and 21. MarinaFest includes an in-water boat show, harbor tours, food, music, booths, and tall ships. The event takes place at Burton Chace Park, 13650 Mindanao...

Volumes of Early MDR News Clippings Emerge

An extraordinarily comprehensive history of Marina del Rey Harbor’s early years, as told by the collected newspaper clippings of that era, has been made available to Marina del Rey Historical Society (MDRHS). The eight-volume large format scrapbook collection includes...