The Ebell of Los Angeles

The Ebell of Los Angeles Inspiring and empowering women since 1894!
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Empowering Women Since 1894 "I will find a way, or make one." The Ebell of Los Angeles is a philanthropic organization founded by women, for women in 1894. Originally created for education, art and equality during a time of limited opportunities, the Ebell remains strong today. Our club supports dozens of non-profits and scholarships, in addition to hosting special events, live music, dinners and community forums. The motto, “I will find a way, or make one” aligns with its core mission to encourage the educational, cultural and social growth of the diverse Los Angeles community. Our club is open to everyone and we encourage you to join us as we continue to inspire & empower for another 100 years! For inquiries about membership, special events and our theatre please email [email protected] Instagram @EbellofLA

Culinary Team: Executive Chef Dan Cincis and his team will impress at any event, from a casual chili dinner to a gala for 300.

Thank you to everyone who attended our Sunday Brunch with Santa. We had the best time! 🌟🎄
12/19/2019

Thank you to everyone who attended our Sunday Brunch with Santa. We had the best time! 🌟🎄

We’re down at the Flower Mart sourcing decorations for our Holiday Boutique tomorrow! Will you join us?! Shopping is fro...
12/10/2019

We’re down at the Flower Mart sourcing decorations for our Holiday Boutique tomorrow! Will you join us?! Shopping is from 10a - 8p with free champagne served in the evening 🥂🍾 Free admission & parking for all, get in the holiday spirit & join us! Link here for more information https://ebellofla.com/event/shop-and-ship-holiday-boutique-2019-2/

Throwback to last week when Hillary and Chelsea Clinton visited the Wilshire Ebell Theatre.  It was a momentous occasion...
11/13/2019

Throwback to last week when Hillary and Chelsea Clinton visited the Wilshire Ebell Theatre. It was a momentous occasion celebrating "Gutsy Women!" Pictured here is Ebell President, Ginger Barnard & Vice President, Janna Bodek Harris greeting the former Secretary of State.

Our beautiful Fountain of Honor was created to honor those who served during World War I.  Today we remember our veteran...
11/11/2019

Our beautiful Fountain of Honor was created to honor those who served during World War I. Today we remember our veterans and give thanks to those who serve 🌟

We love our annual Charter Day Luncheon where members playfully model costumes from our famous costume collection.  Toge...
11/06/2019

We love our annual Charter Day Luncheon where members playfully model costumes from our famous costume collection. Together we celebrate our past and toast to the future!

We love our annual Charter Day Luncheon where members playfully model costumes from our famous costume collection. Together we celebrate our past and toast to the future!

Happy Halloween, from our office to yours! Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda & Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner
10/31/2019

Happy Halloween, from our office to yours!
Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda & Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner

Happy International Day of the Girl!As we celebrate our 125th anniversary we think of the inspiring women who came befor...
10/11/2019

Happy International Day of the Girl!
As we celebrate our 125th anniversary we think of the inspiring women who came before us.
“I will make a way, or find one”
Ebell Motto 💪🏼💪🏽💪🏾

On Monday we welcomed legendary swimmer, Diana Nyad, to the Ebell for our 125th Anniversary Opening Day Lunch.  It was a...
10/10/2019

On Monday we welcomed legendary swimmer, Diana Nyad, to the Ebell for our 125th Anniversary Opening Day Lunch. It was an inspiring afternoon listening to her story and sharing the Ebell spirit with our members and community.

On Monday we welcomed legendary swimmer, Diana Nyad, to the Ebell for our 125th Anniversary Opening Day Lunch. It was an inspiring afternoon listening to her story and sharing the Ebell spirit with our members and community.

MEMBERSHIP DRIVE EXTENDED!Join our Club by October 14th and receive a discount.Club membership connects you to a network...
10/08/2019

MEMBERSHIP DRIVE EXTENDED!
Join our Club by October 14th and receive a discount.
Club membership connects you to a network of dynamic women, helps preserve our historic building & supports the community. Click here for more details https://ebellofla.com/club/membership/

We were so inspired by Melinda Gate’s announcement yesterday and her commitment to gender equality we made this illustra...
10/04/2019

We were so inspired by Melinda Gate’s announcement yesterday and her commitment to gender equality we made this illustration. Thank you Melinda Gates for being such a strong inspiration and role model! #EqualityCantWait #WorthInvestingIn

"I want to see more women in the position to make decisions, control resources, and shape policies and perspectives. I b...
10/03/2019
Melinda Gates: I’m Committing $1 Billion to Gender Equality

"I want to see more women in the position to make decisions, control resources, and shape policies and perspectives. I believe that women’s potential is worth investing in—and the people and organizations working to improve women’s lives are, too." Melinda Gates

Melinda Gates explains why now is the time to push for equality.

We're excited to announce Hillary and Chelsea Clinton will be live at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre on November 5th.The spe...
10/01/2019
An Evening with Hillary and Chelsea Clinton

We're excited to announce Hillary and Chelsea Clinton will be live at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre on November 5th.
The special event is presented by Book Soup. Tickets will sell out - purchase yours today!
https://ebellofla.com/event/an-evening-with-hillary-and-chelsea-clinton/

An Evening with Hillary and Chelsea Clinton November 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm Buy Tickets View Seating Chart Share Join Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton at Wilshire Ebell Theatre as they discuss their new collaboration, The Book of Gutsy Women, and celebrate the women who have inspired....

We had the best time opening our doors, welcoming new members & celebrating our 125th anniversary this past weekend!
09/24/2019

We had the best time opening our doors, welcoming new members & celebrating our 125th anniversary this past weekend!

We had the best time opening our doors, welcoming new members & celebrating our 125th anniversary this past weekend!

Thank you Councilmember David E. Ryu and Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez for honoring our 125th Anniversary today.  We are...
09/18/2019

Thank you Councilmember David E. Ryu and Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez for honoring our 125th Anniversary today. We are proud to continue our mission to educate and empower women of Los Angeles!

JOIN THE EBELL CHORALE!You have an opportunity to sing with the Ebell Chorale, the oldest women's Chorale in the city.  ...
08/26/2019

JOIN THE EBELL CHORALE!
You have an opportunity to sing with the Ebell Chorale, the oldest women's Chorale in the city. The Chorale meets Tuesdays from 10:30 am-12:30 pm, with lunch following. All women's voice parts accepted. Come to our first rehearsal on Tuesday, September 10th and audition after the rehearsal. For information, contact Chorale Coordinator at [email protected]. We are saving a chair for you!

We had a blast celebrating at our annual Summer BBQ.  This year we dined on delicious southern cuisine prepared by Chef ...
08/12/2019

We had a blast celebrating at our annual Summer BBQ. This year we dined on delicious southern cuisine prepared by Chef Jason & laughed the night away with our favorite Ebell members.

We had a blast celebrating at our annual Summer BBQ. This year we dined on delicious southern cuisine prepared by Chef Jason & laughed the night away with our favorite Ebell members.

We had the best time at our dinner & movie night! Everyone enjoyed baseball themed food, refreshing cocktails, a "dugout...
07/16/2019

We had the best time at our dinner & movie night! Everyone enjoyed baseball themed food, refreshing cocktails, a "dugout" selfie booth and some very special guest appearances!

We had the best time at our dinner & movie night! Everyone enjoyed baseball themed food, refreshing cocktails, a "dugout" selfie booth and some very special guest appearances!

TOMORROW: BLOOD DRIVEWant to donate? We have a few spots left at 2:15, 2:30 & 3:30pm.  Email Jasmine@ebelloflosangeles.c...
07/15/2019

TOMORROW: BLOOD DRIVE
Want to donate? We have a few spots left at 2:15, 2:30 & 3:30pm. Email [email protected] to schedule your life-saving appointment.

Remember how much fun we had at Galentine's Day? We're doing it again! This time with a summer-time party in our garden,...
06/25/2019

Remember how much fun we had at Galentine's Day? We're doing it again! This time with a summer-time party in our garden, followed by a movie screening of "A League of Their Own." Light dinner included, cash bar and, of course, a selfie booth! Wednesday, July 10th, click here for event info https://www.facebook.com/events/762984837430637/

We had the best time celebrating mom at our annual Mother's Day Brunch!  Thank you to everyone who made the day special ...
05/16/2019

We had the best time celebrating mom at our annual Mother's Day Brunch! Thank you to everyone who made the day special - and thank you mom, for being you!

We had the best time celebrating mom at our annual Mother's Day Brunch! Thank you to everyone who made the day special - and thank you mom, for being you!

We're honored to welcome U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar to our Wilshire Ebell Theatre to discuss her new book, "The Senator ...
04/12/2019

We're honored to welcome U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar to our Wilshire Ebell Theatre to discuss her new book, "The Senator Next Door." This event is brought to us by Writers Bloc Presents. For tickets check out the link: https://ebellofla.com/event/senator-amy-klobuchar/

Did you know that the woman who designed our historic garden is the same woman who designed the landscape for Tara in Go...
04/01/2019
Meet the woman who built the Old South on a Southern California backlot

Did you know that the woman who designed our historic garden is the same woman who designed the landscape for Tara in Gone with the Wind? Florence Yoch was ahead of her time and we're honored to have her be a part of our history. Check out this great article via Curbed LA

To design the shaded splendors of Tara, producer David O. Selznick had only one person in mind: Florence Yoch.

We were honored to welcome former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams on our Wilshire Ebell Theatre stage this...
03/27/2019
Stacey Abrams: ‘I Don’t Know Whether This Is the Moment for Me’

We were honored to welcome former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams on our Wilshire Ebell Theatre stage this Sunday to discuss her memoir with Writers Bloc Presents. Check out this Rolling Stone article about the event.

The former Georgia gubernatorial candidate opened up about her future plans, including those Joe Biden rumors, live on stage in Los Angeles

03/14/2019
Don't Tell Me I Can't

We continue to celebrate Women's History Month here at the Ebell. Check out this inspiring video from our friends at the National Women's History Museum - together we can!

The first in a series of public service announcements to promote the National Women's History Museum. Based on the theme "Don't Tell Me I Can't," they are di...

We had an amazing time welcoming the National Women's History Museum for our annual Women's History Month Luncheon.  It ...
03/11/2019

We had an amazing time welcoming the National Women's History Museum for our annual Women's History Month Luncheon. It was inspiring to learn about the legacy of female activism!

We had an amazing time welcoming the National Women's History Museum for our annual Women's History Month Luncheon. It was inspiring to learn about the legacy of female activism!

Happy International Women's Day!  International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change an...
03/08/2019

Happy International Women's Day!

International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities.

This year the Ebell celebrates its 125th anniversary. We're honored to be a part of the legacy of women who came before us and paved the way for future generations.

We love our GALentine's! Once again, we want to say "thank you" to all of our gal pals who came out last week to celebra...
02/19/2019

We love our GALentine's! Once again, we want to say "thank you" to all of our gal pals who came out last week to celebrate! More photos can be found on our website via Member login.

We love our GALentine's! Once again, we want to say "thank you" to all of our gal pals who came out last week to celebrate! More photos can be found on our website via Member login.

LADIES, we had the best time at our Galentine's Celebration last night! Thank you to everyone who joined us! Here is a s...
02/14/2019

LADIES, we had the best time at our Galentine's Celebration last night! Thank you to everyone who joined us! Here is a sneak peek of photos, more to come soon..!

LAST CHANCE: Galantine's Day is this Wednesday! Grab your besties and join us for champagne, chocolate and a private scr...
02/11/2019

LAST CHANCE: Galantine's Day is this Wednesday! Grab your besties and join us for champagne, chocolate and a private screening of Thelma & Louise. Purchase tickets here https://ebellofla.com/event/galentines-day/

NEXT WEEK: Grab your squad and head to the Ebell as we celebrate Galantine’s Day on February 13th! The night will includ...
02/05/2019

NEXT WEEK: Grab your squad and head to the Ebell as we celebrate Galantine’s Day on February 13th! The night will include champagne, chocolate and a screening of Thelma & Louise in our historic Wilshire Ebell Theatre. Ticket link here https://ebellofla.com/event/galentines-day/

01/25/2019

This is exciting! You can now watch us on Eye on L.A. Thank you Tina Malave & ABC7 for highlighting our historic Club!

BIG NEWS: "Eye On LA" will feature the Ebell this Sunday!  Stay tuned to ABC 7 this Sunday the 20th at 6:30 pm to watch ...
01/18/2019

BIG NEWS: "Eye On LA" will feature the Ebell this Sunday! Stay tuned to ABC 7 this Sunday the 20th at 6:30 pm to watch this very special feature of our Club and highlights of our 125 years of empowering women.

We were honored to welcome U.S. Senator Kamala Harris to our Wilshire Ebell Theatre stage last night, brought to us by W...
01/14/2019
Kamala Harris draws crowds in L.A. amid buzz of a presidential run

We were honored to welcome U.S. Senator Kamala Harris to our Wilshire Ebell Theatre stage last night, brought to us by Writers Bloc Presents. We were both motivated and inspired. Check out this Los Angeles Times article or view our Instagram stories (@EbellofLA) for more images and an inside look!

As Sen. Kamala Harris of California promotes her new books at events in Los Angeles, the backdrop is her presumed candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020.

Thank you to all of our Members who came to our photoshoot yesterday. We had a great time! Here are a few shots from beh...
01/10/2019

Thank you to all of our Members who came to our photoshoot yesterday. We had a great time! Here are a few shots from behind the scenes. Look out for the official images coming soon!

We are THRILLED to welcome U.S. Senator Kamala Harris this Sunday to our Wilshire Ebell Theatre for her book tour.  What...
01/08/2019

We are THRILLED to welcome U.S. Senator Kamala Harris this Sunday to our Wilshire Ebell Theatre for her book tour. What an amazing way to kick off our 125th year of empowering women! Kamala Harris

We had a blast at our annual Holiday Disco Ball! Thank you to everyone who came out with their dancing shoes & holiday c...
12/14/2018

We had a blast at our annual Holiday Disco Ball! Thank you to everyone who came out with their dancing shoes & holiday cheer!

We had a blast at our annual Holiday Disco Ball! Thank you to everyone who came out with their dancing shoes & holiday cheer!

We had a blast at our annual Paint and Drink Wine Night.  Thank you to everyone who helped make this an enjoyable evenin...
12/04/2018

We had a blast at our annual Paint and Drink Wine Night. Thank you to everyone who helped make this an enjoyable evening!

We had a blast at our annual Paint and Drink Wine Night. Thank you to everyone who helped make this an enjoyable evening!

Earlier this month we hosted a panel discussion with experts in the field of foster care and child welfare in Los Angele...
11/14/2018

Earlier this month we hosted a panel discussion with experts in the field of foster care and child welfare in Los Angeles. We are grateful to everyone who came out to support such an important cause.

Earlier this month we hosted a panel discussion with experts in the field of foster care and child welfare in Los Angeles. We are grateful to everyone who came out to support such an important cause.

Our upcoming Monday Lunch guest speaker was featured in the The New York Times! Check out this great article on David Si...
11/08/2018
The Boswell of Beverly Hills: A Historian of Homes

Our upcoming Monday Lunch guest speaker was featured in the The New York Times! Check out this great article on David Silverman and how he turned his passion of history and architecture into an unlikely career. For more information on our December 3rd luncheon, click here https://ebellofla.com/event/hidden-history-of-la-homes/

David Silverman has created an unlikely career as the author of books about the homes of the famous in Los Angeles

Yesterday was historic, as a record number of women were elected to the House of Representatives.  At the Ebell, we do o...
11/07/2018

Yesterday was historic, as a record number of women were elected to the House of Representatives. At the Ebell, we do our part to gather, share information and inspire one another. On October 25th we were honored to welcome the League of Women Voters for a non-partisan discussion about initiatives up for election. Thank you LWV of Los Angeles!

Yesterday was historic, as a record number of women were elected to the House of Representatives. At the Ebell, we do our part to gather, share information and inspire one another. On October 25th we were honored to welcome the League of Women Voters for a non-partisan discussion about initiatives up for election. Thank you LWV of Los Angeles!

Want to get involved and learn how you can help the homeless?  Join our friends at Stories from the Frontline this Thurs...
11/05/2018

Want to get involved and learn how you can help the homeless? Join our friends at Stories from the Frontline this Thursday for a evening of storytelling at
Mariachi Plaza. This event will build awareness and support for the creation of affordable housing in our community, and to break through the stereotypes and hear the real stories of people from our community.

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