2023 Calendar Events

Thu, Jun 8, 2023

Academy of Art University
San Francisco

50th Anniversary Exhibition & Reception

A 50th Anniversary Exhibition of the work of OWA+DP members along with a Reception will be hosted at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. More Information to follow.

Sun, Jun 11, 2023
11:00 am-open

Tilden Park
Tilden Regional Park
Berkeley, California 94708
Park and meet near the north end of Tilden Park where the Little Farm is.

OWADP Informal Family Day

This is a casual OWADP meet-up to socialize and bring your family so they know who you have been meeting with or talking to...

Bring your own blankets and food and let's all hang out in the gorgeous weather before it gets super hot.

We plan to meet near the Little Farm in Tilden Park. Here is a link with some more information and a small map.

We hope to see everyone that can make it there!

Meeting location at Tilden Park

Sun, Jun 25, 2023

Ruth Bancroft Gardens
1552 Bancroft Rd
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

via Eventbrite

50th Anniversary Garden Gala

UPDATE!! Due to Popular Demand, the Garden Gala Early Bird Price is Extended until June 11th!

Join us in celebrating our 50th year at the beautiful Ruth Bancroft Succulent Gardens located in Walnut Creek.

Enjoy the warm summer breeze, by strolling through the beautiful gardens on the premises. Indoor and outdoor seating is available.

A delicious dinner of paella and tapas (vegetarian options available) will be served.

There will be dancing to all your favorite music over 5 decades!

Decorative, festive hats are encouraged!

Bring cash or a checkbook to participate in the Silent Auction.

Space is limited, book your tickets early for the early registration discount. The price per person will be $150 after 6/1/23.

Date: Sunday, June 25th, 2023
Time: 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Location: Ruth Bancroft Gardens (1552 Bancroft Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598)

Register via Eventbrite

Fri, Aug 11, 2023
thru Aug 13

Hearst Castle
750 Hearst Castle Rd
San Simeon, CA 93452

50th Anniversary Hearst Castle Trip

Join us for a relaxing weekend trip to San Simeon and a tour of Hearst Castle with OWA+DP friends old and new.
Learn more about Julia Morgan and discuss women’s place (past, present and future) in architecture and design in California.

Friday - drive down, dinner together + social hour
Saturday Morning - Hearst Castle tour
Saturday Afternoon - free time, enjoy the pool and ocean
Saturday Evening - Dinner together & social hour
Sunday Morning - Breakfast together and ocean hike/walk
Additional details can be found here

Recommended hotel is the San Simeon Lodge

Approximate cost for the tour: $100 for the Julia Morgan Tour, 120 minutes
Costs for accommodations, transportation & meals on your own.

Sara Mae Parker can help arrange carpools and roommates if you want to share a room.

To RSVP, please fill out this form.
or email Sara Mae Parker saramtns@gmail.com
Please RSVP by June 1st.

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