Tag archives: Marjorie Layden

A Very Long Distance Engagement
By Beverlye Fead   |   July 16, 2020

An Italian mayor, a Montecito philanthropist, and love in the time of coronavirus Everyone loves a love story, maybe even more so in these difficult times. I know I do, and by providence, my husband and I were able to be in the middle of this one. The story started with longtime Montecito resident Marjorie […]

The Gallery Montecito Closes
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   July 26, 2018

Earlier this month, The Gallery Montecito closed its doors after three years in business. Managed for the last year by director and curator Bobbi Bennett, the gallery, owned by Marjorie Layden, lived up to its mission of merging artistic works with philanthropic endeavors by creating non-profit events to benefit local charities. Most recently, the gallery […]