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37 Sudden Street, Watsonville, CA
Wednesday through Sunday
11:00am to 4:00pm
(Closed between exhibitions)

March 7, 2018

Museum of Curious Perceptions

Terry, (Detail) Copyright by Marie Bergstedt

Enter. Within these walls are works that will confound, surprise and delight. Pajaro Valley Arts presents an eclectic gathering of meticulous collections transforming it into Spoken/Unspoken: Museum of Curious Perceptions.

The story tellers. Their words reverberate throughout the galleries… unsounded whispers, mute cries, gagged laughter, thunderous unheard sighs– the splintering profundity of their unspoken words resound silently throughout each exhibit with in this fictional museum. Look, watch and listen with your imagination. The artists in each of the exhibits mold and twist, conjure, proclaim, contort and extract a story from objects mundane and sublime. Be transported. Enter their stories.

—Curator, Rose Sellery

Contributing artists include:
Wendy Aikin, Jody Alexander, Marie Bergstedt, Charlene Doiron Reinhart, Steve Gompf, Hope Kroll, Victoria May, Beverly Rayner, Diane R. Ritch, Judy Stabile and Rose Sellery.

Museum of Curious Perceptions Curator’s Tour with Rose Sellery
April 28, 2:00PM – 3:00PM
This event will be open to the public, and is free of charge. Join curator Rose Sellery, and some of the participating artists to gain insights into our Museum of Curious Perceptions.

Spoken/Unspoken is a countywide collaboration venture organized by Cabrillo Gallery that brings together eleven art venues across Santa Cruz County under a unifying theme. Visit www.spokenunspokenart.com  to see participating venues. This project was made possible through the generosity of a donor advised grant from the Roy and Frances Rydell Visual Arts Fund at Community Foundation Santa Cruz County. www.cfscc.org

Take Virtual Tour Here.