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"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more in context."

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

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

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Event Series Event Series: SANTA CRUZ—Sowing Seeds: Field Trips

SANTA CRUZ—Sowing Seeds: Field Trips

April 18 @ 12:00 pm2:00 pm

Free
Flyer for Sowing Seeds: Field Trips

SANTA CRUZ—Explore the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History’s new exhibition Sowing Seeds: Filipino American Stories from the Pajaro Valley. In an interactive two-hour tour featuring family heirlooms, oral history interviews, and works of art, students will learn about Filipino labor and migration to the Pajaro Valley from the 1930s to the present. 

Dates: Thursday and Friday afternoons from April 18, 2024-August 4, 2024

Start Times: 12 pm and 2:30 pm

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 

About the exhibit: 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.

On view: April 12, 2024–August 4, 2024  

Visit the exhibit website for more information.

This project is supported by a Humanities for All Project Grant

Details

Date:
April 18
Time:
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Series:
Cost:
Free
Grant Line:
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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