Calling all museum members! Join us at the Museum of Ventura County at 100 E. Main St. in Ventura for Member Appreciation Day on Sunday, December 8, 2019 from 12—1:30pm.
Members will receive exclusive behind the scenes tours of the Research Library, California Cool: Mid-century Modernism on the Central Coast exhibit, collection, and the Albinger Archaeological Museum, as well as hear the State of the Museum presentation by The Barbara Barnard Smith Executive Director Elena Brokaw. There will be raffle drawings and light refreshments, plus a chance at the Grand Prize Drawing — a 4-night stay in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico courtesy of Hathaway Dream Vacations! Members don’t want to miss out.
RSVP is required by December 5th. Please call 805-653-0323 ext. 330 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, and include the number of guests attending.
Following Member Appreciation Day, members are invited to join us for an insightful discussion with Mexican-American civil rights activist Lupe Anguiano and her biographer Debora Wrightfrom 2—3:30pm in the museum’s pavilion. Admission is free for members, $5 for non-members.
From humble but proud origins picking fruit with her family in the fields of California to her success in helping thousands of Americans rise out of poverty and escape the chains of welfare, “An Uncompromising Life: The Lupe Angiuano Story", is the untold saga of one woman’s courage and heroism in her lifelong struggle to improve the lives of all Americans. Books will be available for purchase. Author Debora Wright and Lupe Anguiano will be signing copies of the book following the discussion.