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Ventura County Museum

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100 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
805.653.0323 http://venturamuseum.org/

May 2018

Munch with Music by Shay Moulder Museum of Ventura County

May 31, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Ventura County Museum, 100 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Munch with Music by Shay Moulder Grab a lunch and head on over to the Museum every Thursday between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. for music by local talent. Join us May 31 for music by Shay Moulder. Feel free to tip the musicians!   100 E. Main Street, Ventura, 93001 (805) 653-0323 x308 www.venturamuseum.org https://venturamuseum.org/event/munch-music-shay-moulder-2/?instance_id=246 Admission: Free  

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June 2018

Wearing Our Stories: Rising from the Ashes Museum of Ventura County

June 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ventura County Museum, 100 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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$40 – $75

Wearing Our Stories: Rising from the Ashes The Museum of Ventura County will host its annual Wearable Art Fashion Show June 2 at the Museum’s Martin V. and Martha K. Smith Pavilion, 100 E Main Street, Ventura. “Wearing Our Stories: Rising from the Ashes” focuses on stitching together the stories of courage amid destruction and mending the devastation left behind by the Thomas Fire. The challenge for artists, artisans and community members is to tell their stories through an article…

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Free First Sunday! Museum of Ventura County

June 3, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ventura County Museum, 100 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Free

Appreciation Weekends: We appreciate you! Please bring an ID, addressed letter, business card or other form of verification to enjoy free admission on the days designated below: Sunday, June 3, 11:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.; Free First Sunday! Saturday & Sunday, June 9 and 10, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.;  Mental Health Professionals Saturday & Sunday, June 23 and 24, 11:00 a.m.- 5 p.m.; Residents of Zip Codes 93001, 93002, 93003 (Ventura) & 93093 (Somis) 100 E. Main Street, Ventura, 93001 (805) 653-0323…

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Figure Drawing at the Museum – Museum of Ventura County

June 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ventura County Museum, 100 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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  Figure Drawing at the Museum Join the Museum’s Resident Artist Ryan Carr for our figure drawing group session at the museum. This popular event meets twice-monthly to draw live, clothed models. Bring your drawing pads, charcoal, pencils, pastels, whatever your favorite medium! No liquid mediums, please. All skill levels welcome. This session takes place at the Museum’s Pavilion. Tuesday June 5, 2018 | 6:00 p.m - 8:00 p.m. 100 E. Main Street, Ventura, 93001 (805) 653-0323 x308 www.venturamuseum.org https://www.facebook.com/events/320241075160774/…

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The Night Bobby Died: An Eyewitness Account of the Assassination of Bobby Kennedy

June 6, 2018 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Ventura County Museum, 100 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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$5 – $10

The Night Bobby Died: An Eyewitness Account of the Assassination of Bobby Kennedy Museum of Ventura County On Wednesday- the 50th Anniversary of the assassination – Ivor Davis will speak on his eye witness account, which vividly brings to life that shocking night in American political history. The presentation includes dramatic footage of the last moments of Bobby’s life and eye-catching historic photographs of the Senator as he triumphantly campaigned in Ventura shortly before his untimely death.  Wednesday June 6,…

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Hearing is Believing Screening & Live Music by Rachel Flowers -Museum of Ventura County

June 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ventura County Museum, 100 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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$20.00

Hearing is Believing Screening & Live Music by Rachel Flowers Join us for a screening of “Hearing is Believing,” the award-winning film by Ventura filmmaker Lorenzo DeStefano that introduced the world to the astonishingly talented young musician and composer, Rachel Flowers. The event begins with a reception with LIVE MUSIC by Rachel, followed by the film and a post-screening Q+A with the film’s principals. This event also kicks off the U.S. premiere of an exhibition by prominent Cuban artist Pedro…

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Appreciation Weekends – Museum of Ventura County

June 9, 2018 @ 11:00 am - June 10, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Ventura County Museum, 100 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Free

  Appreciation Weekends: We appreciate you! Please bring an ID, addressed letter, business card or other form of verification to enjoy free admission on the days designated below: Saturday & Sunday, June 9 and 10, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.;  Mental Health Professionals Saturday & Sunday, June 23 and 24, 11:00 a.m.- 5 p.m.; Residents of Zip Codes 93001, 93002, 93003 (Ventura) & 93093 (Somis) 100 E. Main Street, Ventura, 93001 (805) 653-0323 x308 www.venturamuseum.org No Admission

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City of Ventura County Summer Camp – Cake Boss – Museum of Ventura County

June 18, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until June 22, 2018

Ventura County Museum, 100 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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$165.00

City of Ventura County Summer Camp: Cake Boss The Museum of Ventura County is proud to partner with the City of Ventura to offer summer camp courses at the Museum, this summer! Each event listed will be a specific course running for one week. This week it is all about cakes! Each class we whip up a new cake recipe or start with a fresh cake and learn fun and easy decorating techniques. It’s the tastiest way to learn. (Ages…

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6 Week Life Drawing Course at the Museum – Museum of Ventura County

June 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 26, 2018

Ventura County Museum, 100 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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$130 – $145

This 6 week instructed course offers an exploration into the various techniques and methods used to depict the human figure on Thursday evenings from June 21st through July 26th, 2018.  Class time is 6-8 pm. Working with nude life models, each of the 6 sessions will focus on a different subject, for example: quick gestural drawings, chiaroscuro (the study of light and dark tonal values), contour drawing, measured drawing or negative space. The course will be instructed by the museum’s first…

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Appreciation Weekends – Museum of Ventura County

June 23, 2018 @ 11:00 am - June 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Ventura County Museum, 100 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Free

Appreciation Weekends: We appreciate you! Please bring an ID, addressed letter, business card or other form of verification to enjoy free admission on the days designated below: Saturday & Sunday, June 23 and 24, 11:00 a.m.- 5 p.m.; Residents of Zip Codes 93001, 93002, 93003 (Ventura) & 93093 (Somis) 100 E. Main Street, Ventura, 93001 (805) 653-0323 x308 www.venturamuseum.org No Admission

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Leonard Bernstein at 100 – Museum of Ventura County

June 24, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Ventura County Museum, 100 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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$20.00

Leonard Bernstein at 100 The Ventura Music Festival and the Museum of Ventura County present Leonard Bernstein at 100, a tribute to an artist whose impact has transcended genres and generations, Sunday, June 24, in the Museum of Ventura County’s Martin V. and Martha K. Smith Pavilion. Nuvi Mehta – the Janet & Mark L. Goldenson Artistic Director – is known for his informative and entertaining presentations on important composers. This presentation will celebrate the life of Leonard Bernstein, a great American composer, conductor, pianist and humanitarian during…

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July 2018

City of Ventura Summer Camp – Build a Drone – Museum of Ventura County

July 16, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until July 20, 2018

Ventura County Museum, 100 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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$165.00

City of Ventura Summer Camp: Build a Drone The Museum of Ventura County is proud to partner with the City of Ventura to offer summer camp courses at the Museum, this summer! Each event listed will be a specific course running for one week. This week students will work in pairs to engineer their aircraft from scratch and will use our drone kits to build a new drone each day. Students will build three different drones. Students will be on…

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City of Ventura Summer Camp – Music for Pre-Schoolers – Museum of Ventura County

July 19, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Ventura County Museum, 100 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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$100.00

City of Ventura Summer Camp:  Music for Pre-Schoolers The Museum of Ventura County is proud to partner with the City of Ventura to offer summer camp courses at the Museum, this summer! This event listed will be a weekly running course for six weeks. A board certified music therapist (MTBC) uses evidence based activities to help your child learn basic developmental skills -- socialization, gross & fine-motor, impulse control, pre-literacy, etc. Paired with music, movement, instruments, and toys, this group…

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City of Ventura Summer Camps: Food Network Favorites – Museum of Ventura County

July 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 27, 2018

Ventura County Museum, 100 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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$165.00

City of Ventura Summer Camps: Food Network Favorites The Museum of Ventura County is proud to partner with the City of Ventura to offer summer camp courses at the Museum, this summer! Each event listed will be a specific course running for one week. Join us for a week of themed Cooking Camp including Iron Chef, Chopped and Cupcake Wars! Each day will center around a different Food Network show – if you’re a fan, bring your “A” game! (Ages…

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City of Ventura Summer Camp – Comic Book Camp – Museum of Ventura County

July 23, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until July 27, 2018

Ventura County Museum, 100 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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City of Ventura Summer Camp: Comic Book Camp The Museum of Ventura County is proud to partner with the City of Ventura to offer summer camp courses at the Museum, this summer! Each event listed will be a specific course running for one week. This week will explore the Golden Age of comics as you create your own characters, action, and pages in color with cartooning master Mr. Scott. (Ages 8-12). Starts: Monday July 23, 2018 | 1:00 p.m. Ends:…

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October 2018

Ventura Artwalk

October 6, 2018 @ 11:00 am - October 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Ventura County Museum, 100 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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Free

  Ventura Artwalk Dates: October 6th : 11am – 6pm                 October 7th : 12pm – 5pm Free Admission Artwalk Ventura is a fun, virtually free, self-guided tour of dozens of galleries, studios, pop-up venues, and transformed PODS Containers in Ventura historic Downtown and Westside Cultural District. Make a stop at the Museum this year as we host two special pop-ups, highlighting a local art icon, Joe Cardella and another exhibit highlighting the LGBTQ community. For more information visit venturamuseum.org

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Museum Matinee Film Series

October 14, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ventura County Museum, 100 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001 United States
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$5 – $10

Museum Matinee Film Series Second Film Showing: Chef Date: October 14 Time: 1:00 pm Admission: $10 Non-Member and $5 Museum Member The Museum of Ventura County and the Ventura Film Society will co-present the Museum Matinee Series, a monthly film experience that will kick-off with three films related to the Museum’s current exhibit, At Table: The Business of Food and Community. The second showing will feature the film Chef, directed and starring John Favreau. Favreau plays a chef who, after a public altercation with a food…

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