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Jan. 13 — Fashion Photography Exhibit to Support Fire Relief

Jan. 13 — Fashion Photography Exhibit to Support Fire Relief

VENTURA — “Let’s come together, our doors are open” is the theme of the opening reception for the new exhibition, In High Style: The Photography of Neal Barr, 5–7 p.m., Jan. 13, at the Museum of Ventura County, 100 E. Main Street, Ventura. Sponsored by Union Bank, the reception admission is free and will...
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KidSTREAM Receives Grant to Measure Impact of Children’s Museum

KidSTREAM Receives Grant to Measure Impact of Children’s Museum

VENTURA COUNTY — KidSTREAM, the emerging children’s museum based in Camarillo, received funding from the William A. and Cynthia D. Fairburn, Jr. Memorial Fund to assess needs and measure the expected economic and social impacts that will be created by the museum when it is in full operation in a dedicated museum facility. The...
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Dec. 8 — Neal Barr Photography Exhibit

Dec. 8 — Neal Barr Photography Exhibit

VENTURA — Experience the highly-acclaimed fashion and beauty imagery of photographer Neal Barr and meet the artist at the opening reception for the new exhibition, In High Style: The Photography of Neal Barr, 6–8 p.m., Dec. 8, at the Museum of Ventura County, 100 E. Main Street, Ventura. Admission is $5 for members, $10...
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Nov. 15 — The Museum of Ventura County Co-hosts Community Meeting with Blanchard Community Library

Nov. 15 — The Museum of Ventura County Co-hosts Community Meeting with Blanchard Community Library

VENTURA COUNTY — In its effort to better serve the residents of Ventura County, the Museum of Ventura County is co-hosting a community meeting to ask the public “What do you want from your Museum?” The meeting will take place Nov. 15, in partnership with the Blanchard Community Library, 119 N. 8th Street, Santa Paula....
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Ventura County Arts Council offers free Dia de Los Muertos activities

Ventura County Arts Council offers free Dia de Los Muertos activities

VENTURA COUNTY — The Ventura County Arts Council is offering a variety of classes and activities that use art in various forms to help area residents understand, appreciate and celebrate the upcoming holiday Dia de Los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead. Activities include free Dia de Los Muertos art classes that will...
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Oct. 18 — Master photographer Santi Visalli to speak, exhibit at Studio Channel Islands

Oct. 18 — Master photographer Santi Visalli to speak, exhibit at Studio Channel Islands

CAMARILLO — Master photographer Santi Visalli to speak, exhibit at Studio Channel Islands. Hear the stories and see the works of one of the world’s most prolific and prestigious photographers, Santi Visalli, 6 p.m., Oct. 18 at Studio Channel Islands, 2222 E. Ventura Blvd., Camarillo. Visalli has photographed six sitting presidents, created timeless portrayals...
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Oct. 4 — ArtWalk Ventura Collectors Reception at the Museum of Ventura County

Oct. 4 — ArtWalk Ventura Collectors Reception at the Museum of Ventura County

VENTURA — The Museum of Ventura County will host the third annual ArtWalk Collectors Reception for the 2017 ArtWalk Ventura, Wednesday, Oct. 4, from 6 – 8 p.m. The ArtWalk Collectors Reception is a preview of juried works by 2017 ArtWalk featured artists. This free special preview event provides art patrons and artists an...
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Sept. 1 — Opening reception for ‘Icons and Archetypes at Museum of Ventura County

Sept. 1 — Opening reception for ‘Icons and Archetypes at Museum of Ventura County

VENTURA — 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 and in some cases, a paradoxical delineation. Join us September 1 for the opening reception, 6 – 8...
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Sept. 3 — Free First Sunday at the Museum of Ventura County: It’s a Day at the Farm!

Sept. 3 — Free First Sunday at the Museum of Ventura County: It’s a Day at the Farm!

VENTURA — September 3 is Free First Sunday and the Museum of Ventura County is hosting a Day at the Farm 11 a.m.– 5 p.m. Enjoy a screening of the beloved film, Babe, at 1 p.m. and a chance to plant a seed to take home, plus fun coloring sheets. Admission is free, thanks...
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April 2 is Free First Sunday at the Museum of Ventura County & the Agriculture Museum

April 2 is Free First Sunday at the Museum of Ventura County & the Agriculture Museum

VENTURA COUNTY — The first Sunday of every month is free admission at The Museum of Ventura County and The Agriculture Museum, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free First Sunday, April 2, features a nature-themed Earth Day celebration, including a planet earth craft for kids, from 1-3 p.m., funded through the generosity of...
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Channel Island’s Maritime Museum Offers “Groups Only” Days for Customized Events

Channel Island’s Maritime Museum Offers “Groups Only” Days for Customized Events

OXNARD — Private groups may now claim the Channel Island Maritime Museum as theirs exclusively for events and tours, the Museum recently announced. Perched on some of the most scenic waterfront property in Ventura County, the Museum gives visitors a captivating display of world-class maritime artwork that spans five centuries, over 60 handmade ship...
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Feb. 18-19 — Art Comes Alive at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum

Feb. 18-19 — Art Comes Alive at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum

OXNARD — Visitors of all ages can enjoy an assortment of maritime mysteries associated with the life and times of historical characters, portrayed by volunteers in period costume, and hear stories about the fascinating maritime heritage surrounding rare and beautiful paintings dating back to the 1600s, world-class ship models and maritime artifacts, at the third...
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Jan. 25 — Channel Islands Maritime Museum’s ‘Love Letters Home’ now open. To hold reception on Jan. 25

Jan. 25 — Channel Islands Maritime Museum’s ‘Love Letters Home’ now open. To hold reception on Jan. 25

OXNARD — In an era before high-speed travel and instantaneous communication, separation and longing were an ever-present reality for the men, women and children of both maritime and wartime communities. Through the display of original artifacts and correspondence, Channel Islands Maritime Museum’s newest exhibit, Love Letters Home, explores the common themes found in letters...
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Ongoing: ‘Designs from the Deep: The Architecture of the Shell’ at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum

Ongoing: ‘Designs from the Deep: The Architecture of the Shell’ at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum

OXNARD – The Channel Islands Maritime Museum will host an opening reception for its new exhibition, Designs from the Deep: The Architecture of the Shell, from 5-7 p.m., Oct. 27. The exhibit features close to a thousand stunning shells from around the world, selected from the private collection of local collector Catherine Wiggins. Visitors...
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Volunteers Wanted for ‘Art Comes Alive’ at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum

Volunteers Wanted for ‘Art Comes Alive’ at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum

OXNARD – Channel Islands Maritime Museum is looking for volunteers to participate as historical figures in period costume for its third annual “Art Comes Alive” event, scheduled to take place 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Feb. 18-19, 2017. The event presents living history as volunteers in authentic costuming interact with visitors of all ages, sharing...
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