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Museum Of Ventura County Displays John Nava’s Monumental Tapestry, Big Platter

Museum Of Ventura County Displays John Nava’s Monumental Tapestry, Big Platter

Ventura County — The Museum of Ventura County is pleased to announce and unveil its newest acquisition, John Nava’s Big Platter. A gift of Laura and William Peck, the 27-foot-long tapestry spans the north wall inside the Martha K. and Martin V. Pavilion, where numerous events, pop-up exhibits, and activities occur year-round. Big Platter will remain in the Pavilion as a permanent […]

Arte Forastero Sculpture Exhibit Kicks Off Regional Artists Exhibit

Arte Forastero Sculpture Exhibit Kicks Off Regional Artists Exhibit

The exhibit opened on August 15, 2020 and will continue through November 30, 2020,  the Museum of Ventura County (MVC) and the Ventura Botanical Gardens (VBG) host 14 regional artists in their first collaboration. Sculptures and installation works have been installed in the Botanical Gardens nursery and lower trails and in the Museum’s outdoor Plaza along […]

Oxnard Film Society Screens the Documentary “Dolores” on Monday, March 9, 2020

Oxnard Film Society Screens the Documentary “Dolores” on Monday, March 9, 2020

  Monday Night Foreign Film Series Two Screenings – 3:30pm and 6:30pm The Museum of Ventura County is excited to be co-sponsor with the Oxnard Film Society in a special screening of Dolores and its upcoming exhibit: Huelga! Photographs from the Frontlines by Jorge Corralejo March 9 Dolores 2018 USA 1hr 38min Documentary NR In English and Spanish […]

Ojai Studio Artists Exhibit “Mending the Divide” at The Museum of Ventura County

Ojai Studio Artists Exhibit “Mending the Divide” at The Museum of Ventura County

Ojai Studio Artists (OSA) will be at The Museum of Ventura County on February 29 – April 11 with an opening reception on Saturday, February 29 from 5:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p. m.  Pamela Grau, OSA President explains the exhibit this way: “We live in divided times politically, culturally and personally. Today we are at […]

Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP and Museum of Ventura County to host United Nations Special Rapporteur David Kaye

Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP and Museum of Ventura County to host United Nations Special Rapporteur David Kaye

VENTURA, Calif.–Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP (FCOP), Ventura County’s largest law firm, Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP, and the Museum of Ventura County will host law professor and United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression David Kaye as featured speaker for its summer Engage & Enlighten event, 5:30 to […]

Latest Treatments to Manage Pain Explored at a Free CMHS Seminar on May 16

Latest Treatments to Manage Pain Explored at a Free CMHS Seminar on May 16

(Ventura, California) Approximately one in five adults in the United States suffers from chronic pain and too many of them depend on opioid drugs for relief. Pain management has come a long way over the years, and while opiates may be the right answer in some situations, patients should know they have many other options […]

Ventura | ‘Leap of Faith’ Complex – New Ideas for an Old Project

Ventura | ‘Leap of Faith’ Complex – New Ideas for an Old Project

By Kevin Harris The Ventura City Council green lighted the review process for a local, controversial new residential-commercial complex, adopted an amended second-year Capital Improvement Plan, and authorized the city to fund the Museum of Ventura County another $250,000, during a marathon, 5-hour city council meeting Monday night. The meeting was so long that the […]

Author Ivor Davis to read his new children’s book, “Ladies and Gentlemen… The Penguins! February 3rd

Author Ivor Davis to read his new children’s book, “Ladies and Gentlemen… The Penguins! February 3rd

Museum of Ventura County for Free First Sunday on February 3 features Author Ivor Davis who will read his new children’s book, “Ladies and Gentlemen… The Penguins!” Author Ivor Davis will read his new children’s book, Ladies and Gentlemen… The Penguins!, and Alan Shapiro will perform music, including a new song written for the book at […]

Museum of Ventura County Names New Library and Archives Director

Museum of Ventura County Names New Library and Archives Director

Ventura, Calif.— The Museum of Ventura County has announced Deya Terrafranca as its new library and archives director. Terrafranca will be responsible for managing all aspects of the regional special collection and historical research library, including collection development and supervision of more than 20 volunteers. Terrafranca’s appointment follows the retirement of Charles Johnson, who came […]

Museum Asks Community for Help Documenting Tragic Shooting

Museum Asks Community for Help Documenting Tragic Shooting

Ventura, Calif.— As curator and repository for Ventura County’s history, the Museum of Ventura County is reaching out for community help to document personal experiences and stories of the shooting of 12 people at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks on Nov. 7, 2018. The museum has launched “rapid response collecting” to secure […]

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