“Art About Agriculture,” an agriculture-themed art exhibit featuring works by Santa Clarita artists Olga Kaczmar and Patricia O’Hearn, will be presented Nov. 5 through Feb. 26 by the Santa Paula Art Museum, 117 N. 10th Street in historic downtown Santa Paula 93060.
The exhibit, the fourth annual, is designed to promote Art About Agriculture by exploring all the facets of agriculture, from workers to water, from machinery to soil and to the food that goes on our plates.
The public is cordially invited to the opening reception on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Cost is $15 for museum members and $20 for non-members. Refreshments will be served. All work in the exhibit will be for sale.
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Art About Agriculture features art by more than 40 artists working in both two- and three-dimensional media who create art that in some way draws its inspiration from our agricultural heritage and/or contemporary agriculture. That inspiration includes, but is not limited to, depictions of rural landscape, farm animals, farm products, rural life, and art that in a more abstract way deals with issues and ideas related to agriculture.
The Ag Art Alliance was formed in 2007 by Gail Pidduck and John Nichols to promote a greater appreciation of the place of agriculture in our lives by revealing the many facets of agriculture through the eyes of artists.
The Santa Paula Art Museum is the repository and exhibition hall for the Santa Paula Art Collection. The valuable assemblage represents the accumulation of award winning entries in the Santa Paula Art Show which began in 1937.
Also featured at the Art Museum are rotating exhibits of contemporary and local artists.
The museum is open Wednesday-Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: adults $4, seniors $3 and members and students are free.