Museum Hosts Chicano Artists at Signing Event

Artists will be on hand to sign newly-released Ayer y Todavia Art Catalog

Ventura, Calif.— The Museum of Ventura County will host a catalog release event, 5:15 to 6 p.m., Nov. 1, at 100 E. Main St., Ventura. The Ayer y Todavia catalog features the artwork of the 2017 Ayer y Todavia exhibit which included artists Margaret Garcia, Xavier Montes, Veronica Valadez, Ignacio Gomez and Patssi Valdez, among others. Several of the artists will be on hand to sign catalogs and share insight on their work. Catalogs are $20.

Admission to the event is free and is part of a larger Día de los Muertos celebration at the Museum featuring altars created by the Federacion de Clubes Guanajuatenses, music provided by local composer and guitarist Javier San Roman, artwork by visiting Guanajuato master craftsman Eduardo Serrano Moreno, who will create a sawdust “mandala-like” art piece, and several current pageant winners from the different states in Mexico dressed in their states’ official costumes. No-host bar. For more information call (805) 653-0323.


About the Museum
The Museum of Ventura County celebrates, preserves and interprets the art, history and culture of Ventura County, the California Channel Islands and the surrounding region through its collections, exhibitions, events, educational programs, publications and its research library, and serves as a gathering place for the community. The Museum has two locations.  The main museum is located at 100 East Main Street, Ventura, CA 93001 and is open Tuesday – Sunday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., 805-653-0323. The Agriculture Museum is located at 926 Railroad Avenue, Santa Paula, CA 93060 and is open Wednesday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., 805-525-3100.  For more information, visit venturamuseum.org .


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