Campesinos: Workers of the Land
Exhibit Dates: April 8 – May 24, 2020
Opening Reception: Sunday, April 5, Cancelled
Saturday, April 25, 2:00pm-3:30pm
Guided Tour in the Gallery by Dr. Ann Lopez, Director of Center for Farmworker Families
PVA Gallery, 37 Sudden Street, Watsonville
Saturday, May 16, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
(Planned) Book Discussion with author Frank Bardacke
Trampling Out the Vintage: Cesar Chavez and the Two Souls of the United Farm Workers
Watsonville Public Library, 2nd floor, 275 Main Street, Watsonville Co-Sponsored with library
Exhibit Dates: January 27 – November 6, 2020
At the Santa Cruz County Government Center
701 Ocean Street, 3rd Floor, Santa Cruz, CA
HOURS: MONDAY – FRIDAY from 8:00am – 5:00 pm
Presented by Pajaro Valley Arts, Vote! Your Vote is Your Voice was invited by County Clerk, Gail Pellerin, to reprise our 2019 exhibit at the County of Santa Cruz Government Center during their most important 2020 election season. This exhibit aims to inform, inspire and develop greater interest in the non-partisan democratic process. Co-curated by Maria Gitin and Pajaro Valley Arts Curator Judy Stabile, the exhibit features Bob Fitch photography from the archives of Stanford University Library and artifacts from civil rights veteran Maria Gitin. The exhibit includes contemporary regional artists interpretation of voting rights and informative displays from Santa Cruz County Elections Department and Watsonville City Clerk’s Office. A visual timeline highlights key events in voting rights history including the historic Watsonville v. Gomez case. The exhibit is presented in partnership with Santa Cruz County Elections Department, and Santa Cruz County Arts Commission.
Jessica Carrasco, Myra Eastman, Bob Fitch, Jane Gregorius, Hedwig Heerschop, Matt Herron, Lucien Kubo, Joshua Moreno, Helen Ruiz-Thomas,Jaime Sánchez, Sandra Takashima Shaw, Peggy Snider, and Carol Wallberg.
The exhibit is free and open to the public, suitable for students and adults, venue is ADA accessible.
“This project was made possible with support from California Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit www.calhum.org.”