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WATSONVILLE—Exhibit Opening Reception: Your Vote is Your Voice/ ¡Vote! Su Voto es Su Voz
April 7, 2019 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Bob Fitch photography archive. © Stanford University Libraries. WATSONVILLE—Your Vote is Your Voice/ ¡Vote! Su Voto es Su Voz, a visual art and history exhibit, seeks to inspire, inform and develop greater interest in the nonpartisan democratic process. Monterey Bay residents who were active in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and Chicano voting rights movement in the 1980’s will share their stories and perspectives through art, educational panels and documentary films. The exhibit features selections from Stanford University Libraries – Bob Fitch Archives and from Maria Gitin’s archives from their experience as young voting rights workers in the Deep South. Artifacts from Watsonville voting rights history and contemporary art that express the meaning of voting rights from a variety of perspectives will be shared. This is a free event, ADA accessible, with free parking. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Sunday from 11 am to 4 pm. Exhibition runs April 3 to May 26. Opening Reception on Sunday, April 7, 2–4 pm. This project is supported by a Humanities for All Quick Grant. For more information, go to https://pvarts.org/articles/current-exhibit/ or contact Hedwig Heerschop, Exhibit Coordinator, 831-722-3062, Hedwig@pvarts.org or Maria Gitin, Curator at firstname.lastname@example.org