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Museum of Ventura County update for Oct. 12

Museum of Ventura County update for Oct. 12

Major funding for these programs is made possible in part by the City of San Buenaventura and the County of Ventura. Theater as Activism: Panel Discussion on the Chicano Teatro Movement Professional director and leading authority on contemporary Chicana/o and U.S. Latina/o Theatre, Jorge Huerta, PhD, will be moderator for a fascinating panel discussion, 2–4 p.m., October 14, about...
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Museum of Ventura County update for Oct. 2

Museum of Ventura County update for Oct. 2

Major funding for these programs is made possible in part by the City of San Buenaventura and the County of Ventura. Meet Featured Artist Hiroko Yoshimoto at ArtWalk Ventura October 7-8 ?The Museum of Ventura County will be participating in the 24th annual ArtWalk Ventura, with free admission both days. Meet featured artist Hiroko Yoshimoto and enjoy her solo show, Artful Brush, a series...
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Oct. 26 — Dia de los Muertos Ofrendas: A Chicano Art Practice for Honoring our Loved Ones

Oct. 26 — Dia de los Muertos Ofrendas: A Chicano Art Practice for Honoring our Loved Ones

VENTURA — The Museum of Ventura County will present “Dia de los Muertos Ofrendas: A Chicano Art Practice for Honoring our Loved Ones,” from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 at 100 E. Main Street, Ventura. Special guest, Roberto Vargas will present the use of ofrendas (altars) and ceremony for honoring our loved ones as reflected in...
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Museum of Ventura County update for Sept. 28

Museum of Ventura County update for Sept. 28

Museum of Ventura County Elects New Board The Museum of Ventura County announced Tuesday that it has elected a new board of directors who will direct the museum’s fundraising, exhibits and programming, connecting the community with the history and culture of Ventura County. “We have a past, present and future that make us a...
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Museum of Ventura County update for Sept. 22

Museum of Ventura County update for Sept. 22

Major funding for these programs is made possible in part by the City of San Buenaventura and the County of Ventura. Museum of Ventura County Educator Showcase and Volunteer Fair Attention volunteers and teachers! Come learn about the many volunteer opportunities and quality education programs available at the Museum of Ventura County and the Agriculture Museum at the Educator Showcase and Volunteer...
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Museum of Ventura County update for Sept. 14

Museum of Ventura County update for Sept. 14

Major funding for these programs is made possible in part by the City of San Buenaventura and the County of Ventura. In conjunction with Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Latin American & Latino Art in LA, the Museum of Ventura County presents Ayer y Todavía Experience Chicano culture and history, as well as current struggles and social issues,...
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Museum of Ventura County — A message from the Interim Executive Director

Museum of Ventura County — A message from the Interim Executive Director

As you all know, a lot has been happening at the Museum. To keep you current on our efforts, we will be sending out a monthly museum update. You who receive this update are our nearest and dearest supporters, and we want you to hear the latest developments directly from us.  We have a lot...
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Hispanic Heritage Month begins with shows on Sept. 15 in Oxnard, Ventura and Camarillo

Hispanic Heritage Month begins with shows on Sept. 15 in Oxnard, Ventura and Camarillo

The Latino Vision Group in Oxnard will hold an opening reception for the Chicano/a Art show “Latino Visions in Oxnard 2017” from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, at the former Social Security Administration building, 424 South B St., near Plaza Park, Oxnard. Exhibits will be presented through Monday, Oct. 30 at multiple venues. In celebration...
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Museum of Ventura County update for Sept. 1

Museum of Ventura County update for Sept. 1

Major funding for these programs is made possible in part by the City of San Buenaventura and the County of Ventura. Icons and Archetypes A new series of large-scale oil paintings by Ojai-based artist, Tom Hardcastle, explores the artist’s perspective of popular cultural icons and exploitative archetypes that have come to represent more than their own personal identity...
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Oct. 14 — Museum of Ventura County to present Theater as Activism Panel Discussion on the Chicano Teatro Movement

Oct. 14 — Museum of Ventura County to present Theater as Activism Panel Discussion on the Chicano Teatro Movement

VENTURA — Professional director and leading authority on contemporary Chicana/o and U.S. Latina/o Theatre, Jorge Huerta, PhD, will be moderator for a fascinating panel discussion, 2–4 p.m., Oct. 14, about the origin and politics of the Chicano Teatro Movement, the work created by the Teatristas and the recent growth of Latinx coalition-building in the American Theatre. Featured...
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Museum of Ventura County update for Aug. 10

Museum of Ventura County update for Aug. 10

  A message from the Interim Executive Director Once again, the Museum owes you – our patrons, volunteers, members and benefactors – a debt of gratitude for your stalwart support. A crowd of about 40 Museum supporters attended the Ventura City Council meeting last week, where the Council confirmed its contract with the Museum for $125,000...
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Museum of Ventura County: Ventura City Council to finalize Museum funding on Aug. 7

Museum of Ventura County: Ventura City Council to finalize Museum funding on Aug. 7

A message from the Interim Executive Director On Monday, August 7, at 6 p.m., the Ventura City Council will take action on a recommendation to approve a funding agreement that will finalize $125,000 for the Museum over the next six months. The agreement outlines a timeline for the first six months, and I am...
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Through Sept. 10 — It’s Back to School with the Museum of Ventura County

Through Sept. 10 — It’s Back to School with the Museum of Ventura County

VENTURA — From one-room schoolhouses to the formation of school districts, visitors of all ages will enjoy the stories of achievement, discipline and friendship explored through “Back to School,” the Museum of Ventura County’s newest exhibit. Visitors will experience how schooling has changed over the last 100 years, as well as a record of the...
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Sept. 15 — Celebrate Chicano Culture with the Museum of Ventura County’s Ayer y Todavía

Sept. 15 — Celebrate Chicano Culture with the Museum of Ventura County’s Ayer y Todavía

VENTURA — Experience Chicano culture and history, as well as current struggles and social issues, as seen through the eyes of Chicano artists in Ayer y Todavía, opening Friday, Sept. 15 with an evening of art and music, 6 to 9 p.m. at the Museum of Ventura County, 100 E. Main Street, Ventura. Enjoy...
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Museum of Ventura County to present ‘Chicano Art Panel: The Stories Behind the Art’ on Sept. 28

Museum of Ventura County to present ‘Chicano Art Panel: The Stories Behind the Art’ on Sept. 28

VENTURA — The Museum of Ventura County will present “Chicano Art Panel: The Stories Behind the Art” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28 at 100 E. Main St., Ventura Artists Wayne Healy, Ignacio Gomez, David Botello and Margaret Garcia will speak about their own works, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m., September 28, and discuss...
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