Fillmore Indie Folk Band “Gathering” Returns to the Santa Paula Art Museum on August 26

Sunday, August 26, 2018, at 4:00pm at the Santa Paula Art Museum’s Cole Creativity Center. Admission to the event is $10.00 for museum members and $15.00 for non-members.

SANTA PAULA, CA – Fillmore indie folk band “Gathering” will return to the Santa Paula Art Museum with a live concert on Sunday, August 26, 2018, starting at 4:00 p.m. It will be the first concert performed inside the Museum’s beautifully renovated Cole Creativity Center. Guests will enjoy the popular local group’s acoustic blend of musical styles while surrounded by an equally eclectic mix of art on display. Admission to the concert is $10.00 for museum members and $15.00 for non-members.

Gathering features musicians Bill Bartels, Eric Brown, Gregg Cassity, and Teddi Cassity. The bandmates describe themselves as a group of friends who, through time, make music. Folk influenced and harmony driven, Gathering’s sound is completely unique, and their talents have earned the group a devoted following. The band’s set list is a narrative journey filled with original songs, as well as creative covers of classic tunes.

 

 

Other Upcoming Events at the Santa Paula Art Museum:

*The first Sunday of every month is free at the Santa Paula Art Museum, and all of Santa Paula’s museums!

 Women Create! (Ages 16 and Over)

Date & Time: Wednesday, August 8, 2018, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Address: Santa Paula Art Museum’s Cole Creativity Center, 123 N. 10th Street, Santa Paula, CA 93060 / (805) 525-5554

Description of event: Nourish yourself with creativity in the safety and support of our monthly women’s group, “Women Create!” Join artist and creativity coach Mary-Gail King for an ongoing series with art projects, discussions and friendship designed to help you find your muse and express yourself. Have fun, make art, and bring friends! This is a class for adults aged 16 and over. All supplies are provided. Pre-registration is required.

Website for event: https://www.santapaulaartmuseum.org/creativity

Event cost: $35.00 per class

Q&A Event with Artist Gina Niebergall

Date & Time: Thursday, August 9, 2018, from 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Address: Santa Paula Art Museum, 117 N. 10th Street, Santa Paula, CA 93060 / (805) 525-5554

Description of event: On Thursday, August 9, 2018, the Santa Paula Art Museum will host an exclusive Q&A event with Ventura painter Gina Niebergall. Niebergall’s most recently completed paintings of the California landscape are currently featured in a solo show at the Museum entitled “The Natural World.” Guests of the event will tour the exhibit alongside the artist. Niebergall will be joined by the Museum’s Director of Media, Julie Cluster, who will question Gina about everything from painting techniques to how she chooses the locations of her paintings, as well as how the recent Thomas Fire impacted her both personally and as a Ventura County painter.

Website for event: https://www.santapaulaartmuseum.org

Event cost: Admission to the event is included with regular museum admission, which is $4 for adults, $3 for seniors, and free for students and museum members.

Ceramics as Personal Sculpture (Ages 16 and Over)

Date & Time: Saturday, August 11, 2018, from 10:00am to 1:00pm

Address: Santa Paula Art Museum’s Cole Creativity Center, 123 N. 10th Street, Santa Paula, CA 93060 / (805) 525-5554

Description of event: In concert with her current exhibition, “Local Clay,” at the Santa Paula Art Museum, artist and CSUCI Assistant Professor of Art Marianne McGrath will be leading a very special, one-time class at the Santa Paula Art Museum’s new Cole Creativity Center. In “Ceramics as Personal Sculpture,” McGrath will teach students the techniques and concepts that she uses to unlock the unique, expressive potential of highly personalized, small scale ceramic works. Students will work with clay to design a small piece to be fired off-site and picked up at the Museum. All supplies are provided and the class is open to everyone aged 16 and over. Pre-registration is required.

Website for event: https://www.santapaulaartmuseum.org/creativity

Event cost: $40.00 per class

Collage Essentials (Ages 16 and Over)

Date & Time: Thursday, August 16, 2018, from 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Address: Santa Paula Art Museum’s Cole Creativity Center, 123 N. 10th Street, Santa Paula, CA 93060 / (805) 525-5554

Description of event: This class is definitely not your grandmother’s kind of collage! Equal parts memory, curiosity, experiment and instinct, collage is a fascinating medium with endless potential for creative expression. In an ongoing series, artist Karen Browdy will share the essential skills, tools, and techniques needed to build a meaningful art practice in collage. Students will apply basic art theories using a variety of collage strategies, and leave each session with their own personal creation. This is a class for adults aged 16 and over. All supplies are provided. Pre-registration is required.

Website for event: https://www.santapaulaartmuseum.org/creativity

Event cost: $35.00 per class

Monotypes Using Gelatin Plates (Ages 16 and Over)

Date & Time: Part 1: Friday, August 24, 2018, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm; Part 2: Saturday, August 25, 2018, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Address: Santa Paula Art Museum’s Cole Creativity Center, 123 N. 10th Street, Santa Paula, CA 93060

Description of event: Used by seasoned artists yet easy enough for the beginner, monotypes using gelatin prints is a fast, fun, color-filled experience in printmaking! Students will learn to make their own gelatin plate, use a variety of tools to create expressive and spontaneous imagery, and employ water based inks to generate multiple prints to take home. Join artist Gail Herscher to learn this lively process that you can easily do at home. This course is for adults aged 16 and over, and must be taken as a two-part series. All supplies are provided. Pre-registration is required.

Website for event: https://www.santapaulaartmuseum.org/creativity

Event cost: $80.00 for the two-part series

Premiere Party for “Sanctuary/Santuario: The 25th De Colores Art Show”

Date & Time: Saturday, September 15, 2018, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm

Address: Santa Paula Art Museum, 117 N. 10th Street, Santa Paula, CA 93060 / (805) 525-5554

Description of event: Artist and guest curator Xavier Montes is marking the 25th year of his “De Colores Art Show” with an invitational exhibit entitled “Sanctuary/Santuario” at the Santa Paula Art Museum. Featuring art by over 30 esteemed artists, the show will honor the many men, women and families who have risked their lives crossing the border – for some many borders – in order to seek sanctuary in the United States. The premiere party on Saturday, September 15, 2018, will feature poetry readings, Folklórico dancers, and music by Cali-Mex band “Los Fabulocos,” as well as Xavier Montes and his De Colores music students.

Website for event: https://www.santapaulaartmuseum.org

Event cost: $4.00 for adults, $3.00 for seniors, and free for students and museum members

The Land of Light: Art, Science, and Play

Date & Time: Saturday, October 6, 2018, from 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Address: Santa Paula Art Museum, 117 N. 10th Street, Santa Paula, CA 93060 / (805) 525-5554

Description of event: Now in its second year, “The Land of Light” invites visitors to see and experience art in a whole new way. The event is inspired by artists of all ages and is designed to engage the community through interactive art installations including lighting effects, visual film graphics, and displays of science and technology. Admission to the event is free for everyone. At sunset, a special “lighting ceremony” will activate monumental light and video projections, illuminating the variety of exhibitions on display. Exhibits range from two-dimensional works to three-dimensional sculptures, “art cars,” robotics, and more. Indoor and outdoor spaces also feature maker stations where guests are encouraged to interact with and add to the various artworks and displays.

Website for event: https://www.santapaulaartmuseum.org

Event cost: FREE FOR EVERYONE

The Santa Paula Art Museum is located at 117 N 10th Street in historic downtown Santa Paula. The Museum’s regular hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Sundays from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Regular admission is $4.00 for adults, $3.00 for seniors, and is free for students and museum members. The Museum’s new Cole Creativity Center is located just next door at 123 N 10th Street. The space offers a wide variety of educational programming for children, teens and adults. Hours for the Cole Creativity Center vary according to the current class and event schedule. For more information, please contact the Museum at (805) 525-5554, or visit www.santapaulaartmuseum.org.


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