Journey to “The Land of Light,” Where Art, Science, and Play Intersect

SANTA PAULA, CA – You’re invited to journey to “The Land of Light” at the Santa Paula Art Museum on Saturday, October 6, 2018, from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. Now in its second year, the one-night only event will encourage visitors to see and experience art in a whole new way. The Land of Light 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.

The Land of Light will see the entire Santa Paula Art Museum campus transformed as it encompasses multiple indoor and outdoor spaces and spans from day to night. 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,” and more. A variety of maker stations will allow guests to interact with and add to the various artworks and displays. The event will also include a live DJ and performances by aerial and glow dancers.The Land of Light will feature exhibitions and performances by The Aerial Studio, Altarbeast, ATLAS Academy of Technology and Leadership, Boys and Girls Club of Santa Clara Valley, Carlos Grasso, CalArts alumni Kamyi Lee, R.S. Buck and Shan Wu, and many more.

The Santa Paula Art Museum occupies two historic buildings located at 117 N 10th Street and 123 N 10th Street in downtown Santa Paula. The Museum features rotating exhibitions of vintage and contemporary art, art classes for children and adults, artist talks and demonstrations, musical performances, a gift shop, and more. Regular museum hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 10:00am to 4:00pm, and Sunday from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. Regular admission is $4.00 for adults, $3.00 for seniors, and free for students and museum members. For more information, please contact the Museum at (805) 525-5554, or visit www.santapaulaartmuseum.org. 

Other Upcoming Events at the Santa Paula Art Museum:

*Remember, the first Sunday of every month is free at the Santa Paula Art Museum

Class: Personal Sculpture (Ages 16+)

Date & Time: Tuesday, October 2, 2018, from 6:00pm 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: In concert with her current exhibit, “Local Clay,” at the Santa Paula Art Museum, artist and CSUCI Assistant Professor of Art Marianne McGrath will lead students through techniques and concepts that she uses to unlock the unique, expressive potential of highly personalized, small scale ceramic works. Students will work clay and design a small piece to be fired off-site and picked up at the Museum. This is a class for adults age 16 and over. All skill levels are welcome, and all supplies are provided. Pre-registration is required.

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

Event cost: $40.00 per class

Class: Printmaking Techniques (Ages 10-13)

Date & Time: This is a four-part series held on four consecutive Wednesdays: Wednesday, October 3, 2018, from 3:30pm to 5:00pm; Wednesday, October 10, 2018, from 3:30pm to 5:00pm; Wednesday, October 17, 2018, from 3:30pm to 5:00pm; Wednesday, October 24, 2018, from 3:30pm to 5:00pm. 

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

Description of event: Print like a pro! Learn the history, theory, tools and techniques of three basic printing processes: lino cuts, silkscreens and monotypes. Students will make original, reusable print forms and practice printmaking, all under the enthusiastic guidance of artist Lisa Ann Mahony. This is a class for kids age 10 to 13. All skill levels are welcome, and all supplies are provided. Pre-registration is required. This course must be taken as a four-part series.

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

Event cost: $65.00 for the four-part series

Class: Still Life in Oils (Ages 16+)

Date & Time: This is a four-part series held on four consecutive Thursdays: Thursday, October 4, 2018, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm; Thursday, October 11, 2018, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm; Thursday, October 18, 2018, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm; Thursday, October 25, 2018, from 6:00pm 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: Seasoned artist Ray Harris leads this four-part, in-depth painting workshop. Learn essential techniques for working in oils, practice color theory, composition and proportions, and how to finish a painting like a pro. For novice or expert, all levels welcome! This class is for adults age 16 and over. All supplies are provided. Pre-registration is required. This course must be taken as a four-part series.

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

Event cost: $160.00 for the four-part series

Class: Women Create (Ages 16+)

Date & Time: Tuesday, October 9, 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: Have fun, make art, and bring friends! Nourish yourself with creativity in the safety and support of our monthly women’s group. 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. This is a class for adults age 16 and over. This course can be taken once or recurrently as each class will differ. All skill levels are welcome, and all supplies are provided. Pre-registration is required.

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

Event cost: $35.00 per class

Class: Collage Essentials (Ages 16+)

Date & Time: Tuesday, October 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 age 16 and over. This course can be taken once or recurrently as each class will differ. All skill levels are welcome, and all supplies are provided. Pre-registration is required.

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

Event cost: $35.00 per class

Premiere Party: The Wall

Date & Time: Saturday, October 20, 2018, from 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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

Description of event: Be the first to see the Santa Paula Art Museum’s newest original exhibition, “The Wall: Boundaries Between and Within Us.” The group exhibition explores the nature of boundaries – lines that define, surround, protect, divide, include and exclude – whether real or imagined. In responding to the theme, the artists have created a thought-provoking collection of artworks that is simultaneously literal and metaphorical, social and personal, political and spiritual.
Website for event: https://www.santapaulaartmuseum.org

Event cost: $10.00 for museum members, $15 for non-members

Class: Historic Photography Demonstration (Ages 16+)

Date & Time: Saturday, October 27, 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: A rare opportunity! Follow photographer Luther Gerlach and witness the magic of historic photographic processes. Participants will get an up-close view of wet-collodion tintypes and salt print processes as Gerlach uses his mammoth-plate vintage camera to shoot at nearby locations. This demonstration is for adults age 16 and over. Please note that the demonstration will involve a fair amount of walking and standing outdoors. All skill levels are welcome. Pre-registration is required.

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

Event cost: $50.00 per class

Free Family Day: Día de los Muertos

Date & Time: Sunday, November 4, 2018, from 12:00pm to 4:00pm

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

Description of event: Come and celebrate Día de los Muertos in Santa Paula on Sunday, November 4, 2018. Participating sites include the Santa Paula Art Museum, the Museum of Ventura County’s Agriculture Museum, the California Oil Museum, and Pierce Brothers Santa Paula Cemetery. This free, family-friendly event will include a day of traditional craft making, music, Aztec dancers, face painting, storytelling and altar installations. Día de los Muertos attire is encouraged! Visitors can begin at any of the participating locations and walk to the others. Pick up a Día de los Muertos passport and collect a stamp at each of the locations to enter into a free raffle drawing.

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

Event cost: Admission is free for everyone

Class: Exploring Yupo (Ages 16+)

Date & Time: Tuesday, November 6, 2018, from 6:00pm 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: Yupo synthetic paper is fun, easy, and endlessly creative! Artist and Yupo enthusiast Wana Klasen will share her tips and techniques for expertly handling watercolor on Yupo. Students will create multiple Yupo works, while exploring the expansive potential that abstract art brings to your creative experience. This is a class for adults age 16 and over. All skill levels are welcome, and all supplies are provided. Pre-registration is required.

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

Event cost: $40.00 per class

Premiere Party: The 11th Annual Art About Agriculture

Date & Time: Saturday, November 10, 2018, from 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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

Description of event: Be the first to see the eleventh iteration of the Ag Art Alliance’s popular pastoral art show, “Art About Agriculture.” The group show features dozens of artworks by artists from across the country who have portrayed the beauty and bounty of agriculture in scenes ranging from fields, farmworkers, and farmers markets to animals, barns, and backroad vistas.
Website for event: https://www.santapaulaartmuseum.org

Event cost: $10.00 for museum members, $15 for non-members

Class: Women Create (Ages 16+)

Date & Time: Tuesday, November 13, 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: Have fun, make art, and bring friends! Nourish yourself with creativity in the safety and support of our monthly women’s group. 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. This is a class for adults age 16 and over. This course can be taken once or recurrently as each class will differ. All skill levels are welcome, and all supplies are provided. Pre-registration is required.

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

Event cost: $35.00 per class

Class: Personal Bookmaking (Ages 16+)

Date & Time: Saturday, November 17, 2018, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm

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

Description of event: Join paper specialist Gail Hercher and indulge in the joys of hand-crafted, personal books. A beautiful craft with many styles and variations, bookmaking is perfect for journals, guest books, gifts and meaningful keepsakes. Each student will leave with at least one personalized, long-stitch book. This is a class for adults age 16 and over. All skill levels are welcome, and all supplies are provided. Pre-registration is required.

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

Event cost: $35.00 per class

Champagne and Shopping
Date & Time: Sunday, December 2, 2018, from 12:00pm to 4:00pm

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

Description of event: Indulge in a glass of bubbly as you shop for unique gifts for everyone on your holiday list. Find one-of-a-kind items by local artist vendors including handcrafted jewelry, bags, pottery, paintings and more. Plus, be entered into a raffle to win a special gift of your own!
Website for event: https://www.santapaulaartmuseum.org

Event cost: Admission is free for everyone

Class: Suminagashi Workshop (Ages 16+)

Date & Time: Saturday, December 8, 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: Addictive, meditative and fun! Learn the ancient Japanese art of water marbling. Explore the process, serendipity, and creative applications with local artist Lisa Ann Mahony. This is a class for adults age 16 and over. All skill levels are welcome, and all supplies are provided. Pre-registration is required.

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

Event cost: $35.00 per class

 


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