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Beehive Collective at the MAH in 2013

Beehive Collective: “Sucked Dry: Examining Drought and Privatization from Mesoamérica to California”

October 23, 2014
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

California is in the midst of an historic drought, the most severe the region has had in the last 500 years. This water crisis has devastated resources, with several communities facing the prospect of running dry. A number of projects advocating infrastructure development such as the BDCP and Prop 1 have been proposed as solutions for the state, but are […]

Felix Lucero, Blind Curve, 2010; courtesy William James Association

Free First Friday

November 7, 2014
11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Free First Friday 11am – 9pm Free admission every First Friday and extended hours every Friday. From 5-9pm, join us in the classroom for an all-ages mandala art activity connected to our upcoming exhibition, The Cell and the Sanctuary: Art and Incarceration.    

Researchers Anonymous

Researchers Anonymous

November 8, 2014
11:00 am – 1:00 pm

All are welcome to join this group of people interested in Santa Cruz County history. We will have a round table discussion; please bring your questions, current projects, and ideas. Join us on Facebook.   

Pop Up Museum; Agricultural History

November 8, 2014
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

A Pop Up Museum is a temporary exhibit created by the people who show up to participate. It works by choosing a theme and location, and inviting people to bring something on topic to share. It can happen anytime, anywhere, and with any community. This Pop Up Museum, held in collaboration with the Agricultural History Project, invites […]

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Community Rental: Eye Music: American Sign Language Poetry Mini-Festival

November 14, 2014
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Acclaimed visiting Deaf artists perform poetry and other media in American Sign Language. Part of a four-night festival put on by UC Santa Cruz and curated by Larry Polansky, professor of music at UC Santa Cruz. For more information visit: arts.ucsc.edu/events

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