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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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Aug. 24 — Museum of Ventura County to present ‘Crimes of the Century: A Decade by Decade Look at Ten of America’s Most Sensational Crimes’

Aug. 24 — Museum of Ventura County to present ‘Crimes of the Century: A Decade by Decade Look at Ten of America’s Most Sensational Crimes’

VENTURA — The Museum of Ventura County will present “The Crime of the Century: An Inside Look at the Manson Murders” with journalist Ivor Davis, from 7–9 p.m Thursday, Aug. 24 at 100 Main St,, Ventura, Davis visited the Manson family at the Spahn Ranch prior to the murder spree of 1969. Not only did he attend...
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Aug. 26 — Grateful Dead Tribute Band Cubensis featured at the Museum of Ventura County’s Summer of Love Celebration Finale

Aug. 26 — Grateful Dead Tribute Band Cubensis featured at the Museum of Ventura County’s Summer of Love Celebration Finale

VENTURA — The beat goes on with a blast from the past as Grateful Dead Tribute Band Cubensis bring the sights, sounds and fun of Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead to Ventura. For over 30 years, Cubensis has brought new life to the Grateful Dead’s material while remaining loyal to the original music and...
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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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Museum of Ventura County: A message from the Interim Executive Director

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

With deep gratitude to our community, I’m delighted to report to you that (July 25) the Ventura County Board of Supervisors approved a one-time contribution of $125,000 to help fund the Museum of Ventura County’s reorganization plan to stem a five-year trend of deficit spending and create a new business model for the museum. Earlier this...
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Museum of Ventura County — Your Support Makes a Difference

Museum of Ventura County — Your Support Makes a Difference

As you may have read recently in the Ventura County Star or Pacific Coast Business Times, the Museum of Ventura County is at a critical financial crossroads. We must secure significant financial support if we are to continue operations and service as our county’s historical archivist, library, gallery and producer of cultural programming. The...
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Through Aug. 6 — Museum of Ventura County presents ‘The Secret Paintings,’ the works of local artist Michael Pearce

Through Aug. 6 — Museum of Ventura County presents ‘The Secret Paintings,’ the works of local artist Michael Pearce

VENTURA COUNTY — The Museum of Ventura County has launched its summer season with the exhibit “The Secret Paintings,” the works of local artist Michael Pearce, 6-8 p.m., June 2, at the Museum, 100 Main Street, Ventura. For this exhibit, Pearce has selected 35 works of art, for which he took inspiration from Renaissance and Pre-Raphaelite...
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Aug. 10 — Legendary drummer, Fito de la Parra, is speaker at Museum of Ventura County

Aug. 10 — Legendary drummer, Fito de la Parra, is speaker at Museum of Ventura County

VENTURA — Legendary drummer, Fito de la Parra, from the band Canned Heat, is the guest speaker for this month’s “Speaking Of” lecture series, 7–9 p.m., August 10, with de la Parra sharing highlights from his life in rock ‘n roll—from his start as a house drummer at the Tom Cat Club in Torrance...
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Aug. 17 — Special screening of “Born Into This” at the Museum of Ventura County

Aug. 17 — Special screening of “Born Into This” at the Museum of Ventura County

VENTURA — Ventura County Poet Laureate, Phil Taggart, will perform readings from the works of writer Charles Bukowski, at a special showing of “Born Into This,” the documentary chronicling the life of Bukowski. The reading begins at 6:30, with screening to follow. Influenced by the social, cultural and economic impact of the ‘60s, Bukowski...
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June 17 — 50th Anniversary Celebration: Monterey Pop International Festival Concert

June 17 — 50th Anniversary Celebration: Monterey Pop International Festival Concert

VENTURA — Kick off the Summer of Love’s 50th Anniversary celebration, 7–9 p.m., June 17 at the Museum of Ventura County, with a special showing of the Monterrey Pop International Festival documentary directed by D.A. Pennebaker. Widely regarded as having kicked off the Summer of Love IN 1967, the Monterrey Pop International Festival became...
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June 15 — Who Shot Rock ‘n Roll? An evening with photographer Guy Webster **now only $5 for members

June 15 — Who Shot Rock ‘n Roll? An evening with photographer Guy Webster **now only $5 for members

VENTURA — Join us 7–9 p.m., June 15, for an evening with renowned photographer Guy Webster, one of the early innovators of rock-and-roll photography whose work has spanned the worlds of music, films and politics in a stellar 40-year career at the Museum of Ventura County, 100 Main Street, Ventura. Webster shot album covers...
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June 3 — Museum of Ventura County presents the T.A.M.I. Show

June 3 — Museum of Ventura County presents the T.A.M.I. Show

VENTURA — Please join veteran film and television producer Steve Binder as he introduces the 1964 “T.A.M.I. Show,” the first concert movie in the rock era from 7:00-9:00 pm. on Saturday June 3 at the Museum Pavilion, 100 Main Street, Ventura. Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is $10 for members, $15 for non...
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June 4 — Mehta at the Museum: the story of American Classical Music

June 4 — Mehta at the Museum: the story of American Classical Music

VENTURA — Join us for Mehta at the Museum: the story of American Classical Music. A collaboration between the Ventura Music Festival and the Museum of Ventura County featuring Ventura Music Festival’s spellbinding artistic director, Nuvi Mehta, 3–4 p.m., June 4, presenting his unique spin on the music and stories of the people and...
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June 4 — Celebrate the Summer Solstice at the Museum of Ventura County

June 4 — Celebrate the Summer Solstice at the Museum of Ventura County

VENTURA — Join us from 11 a.m.– 5 p.m. on June 4—our Free First Sunday—to commemorate the approach of summer at the Museum of Ventura County, 100 Main Street, Ventura. The summer solstice is recognized through holidays, festivals and rituals around t he world. Come enjoy our new Michael Pearce, “Secret Paintings” exhibit, rife...
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