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— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project

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SANTA CRUZ—Exhibit: Sowing Seeds

April 12August 4

Free – $10
Black and white photo of a couple in the 1940s, standing in front of a car and billboard

Caption: Alice Wiggins, “The Beginning,” c. 1942, Photograph, 3.5″ x 5″, Collection of Mariano Family, https://wiith.ucsc.edu/items/show/929

SANTA CRUZ—Sowing Seeds: Filipino American Stories from the Pajaro Valley explores Filipino labor and migration to the Pajaro Valley from the 1930s to the present. The exhibition brings together oral history, archival materials, and contemporary works of art to feature multidimensional narratives across four themes: labor, gender, conflict, and memory. Brought to the public by the Watsonville is in the Heart research initiative at the University of California, Santa Cruz, Sowing Seeds celebrates the perseverance of a Filipino American community to transform the Pajaro Valley into a home in the face of racism and exclusion.

Opening: Friday, April 12, 2024

Exhibit Run: April 12, 2024–August 4, 2024  

Where: Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History | 705 Front Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Tickets: This event is free and open to the public 

Visit the exhibit website for more information.

This project is supported by a Humanities for All Project Grant

Details

Start:
April 12
End:
August 4
Cost:
Free – $10
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.santacruzmah.org/exhibitions/sowing-seeds

Venue

Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History
705 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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