Arts and Events


On Exhibit March 14 - April 19

This exhibition explores the art of Latin American women artists with an emphasis on the art object as a form of cultural, artistic, and social expression. The exhibition also explores the historic and artistic constructs of women artists in Latin America, who re-created themselves as beguiling personalities, posed uneasily between the worlds of artifice (art) and nature, or even the underlying essential of an instinctual life.

Beginning in the modern era, the art of Latin America and Mexico is complex, yet filled with optimism in the search for a cultural identity. Shaking off the European academic model, Latin American artists were searching for autonomy; indigenism; cultural and political freedom; nationalism; and the role of the artist in the paradigms of history. As a visual vocabulary, the exhibition examines the pictorial choices that women artists working in and of Latin America and Mexico have chosen to explore in their art. Whether the focus or subject matter depicted are ideologies, revolutions, breaking the boundaries, adversities, fantasies, the fashioning and navigation of identities: the exhibition explores Latina artists in their quest to negotiate and disconnect the concept of women as muse—as magic objects and sites, and thus project an internalized and externalized vision of woman.

Curator: Ann H. Bittl

Ventura College
New Media Gallery
Studio Arts Building
805-289-6074
Gallery Hours Mon - Thurs 10 am - 4 pm
Parking $2


Diversity in Culture Festival
Free Public Event - April 10 & 11, 2019
Panel Discussion
Guest Speakers
Art & Music
Poetry Slam
Marketplace
Food
For more information: https://www.venturacollege.edu/community/diversity-in-culture


Ventura College Symphony Orchestra
Faculty Recognition Night

Recognizing Dr. Burns Taft
Featuring Pianist Miriam Archia
Beethoven's Choral Fantasy
Dr. Taft Conducting

Robert Lawson, Music Director
May 4th, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
Ventura College Performing Arts Center
Helen Yunker Auditorium
Tickets: $5 - Students/Staff/Seniors
$15 - General Admission

Tickets available at the door or online at Seat Advisor


Spring Chamber Music Concert I
May 8th, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
Ventura College Performing Arts Center
Helen Yunker Auditorium
Tickets: $5 - Students/Staff/Seniors; $15 - General Admission

Tickets available at the door or online at Seat Advisor


Spring Chamber Music Concert II
May 9th, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
Ventura College Performing Arts Center
Helen Yunker Auditorium
Tickets: $5 - Students/Staff/Seniors; $15 - General Admission

Tickets available at the door or online at Seat Advisor


Evening of Jazz
Saturday, May 11th, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
Ventura College Performing Arts Center
Helen Yunker Auditorium
Tickets: $5 - Students/Staff/Seniors
$15 - General Admission

Tickets available at the door or online at Seat Advisor


ALL DATES AND TIMES SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Tickets:

  • Tickets available at the door or online at Seat Advisor (a link to Seat Advisor will be activated under each event once the tickets are available for purchase)

Ventura College Art Gallery Exhibition Schedule:
Click here for Spring 2019 Ventura College Art Gallery Schedule

Art Gallery Hours:

  • Monday to Thursday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Campus Parking:

  • Parking on Campus requires a parking permit, which may be purchased from two automated yellow boxes  in the West parking lot, and one automated yellow box in the North parking lot. The cost for parking is two dollars ($2).

Reception for the Exhibitions are held on the patio in front of the New Media Gallery