Second Thursday Gallery Talks
Santa Paula News
Published: December 28, 2012
The Santa Paula Art Museum and the Museum of Ventura County Agriculture Museum are excited to announce a shared series of Gallery Talks to be held every second Thursday of each month beginning in January 2013.
First, discover what’s happening at the Agriculture Museum at 2 p.m., and then continue the conversation on what’s current at the Art Museum at 3 p.m. Admission to the talks will be included in the regular price of admission at each museum, so Members get in free at their respective museums. Admission to the Santa Paula Art Museum is $4.00 for adults, $3.00 for seniors and free for students of all ages.
Enjoy light refreshments as the county’s best artists, curators and educators bring the collections and current exhibits to life. On Thursday, January 10, 2013, the talk series will premiere with two artists-turned-curators. John Nichols, photographer and creator of the annual Art About Agriculture exhibit, will speak at the Agriculture Museum at 2 p.m. Andrea Vargas-Mendoza, local painter and new director of the De Colores Art Show, will play host at the Art Museum beginning at 3 p.m. Be sure to check our website, www.SantaPaulaArtMuseum.org, each month for an updated schedule of speakers and their topics.
No reservations are necessary and guests are welcome to attend one talk or both. The Santa Paula Art Museum is located at 117 North 10th Street in downtown Santa Paula. Contact us by calling (805) 525-5554. The Art Museum’s regular hours are Wednesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 12 to 4 p.m. The two museums are within walking distance of each other and parking is free at both locations. The Museum of Ventura County Agriculture Museum is located at 926 Railroad Avenue in Santa Paula. The Ag Museum can be contacted at (805) 525-3100.