Celebrate Chicano Culture with the Museum of Ventura County’s Ayer y Todavía
Opening reception Sept. 15 features live music and a chance to meet the artists
Ventura, Calif.–Experience Chicano culture and history, as well as current struggles and social issues, as seen through the eyes of Chicano artists in Ayer y Todavía, opening Friday, Sept. 15 with an evening of art and music, 6 to 9 p.m. at the Museum of Ventura County, 100 E. Main Street, Ventura.
Enjoy live music provided by Los Fabulocos Band, and a chance to visit with the artists and the collectors who helped shape this unique Chicano exhibit. Featured artists include: Margaret Garcia, Frank Romero, Leo Limón, Salomon Huerta, Jack Vargas, Harry Gamboa, Diane Gamboa, Ignacio Gomez and Patssi Valdez, among others.
Presented in conjunction with Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Latin American & Latino Art in LA, an initiative of the Getty, the opening reception will include a no-host bar and hors d’oeuvres. Members are free; non-members are $5. The exhibit will be on view through November 26. For more information, visit www.venturamuseum.org.
Exhibit and event are sponsored by the Port of Hueneme, Clinicas del Camino Real, Inc. and Santa Paula Latino Town Hall. Major funding for this program is made possible in part by the City of San Buenaventura and the County of Ventura. Special thanks to the MVC Latino Advisory Committee.