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Mendocino County Art Association Turns 60

 

The Mendocino County Art Association is the oldest art group n Mendocino County and was founded in 1954 to promote and encourage mutual enjoyment and interest in creative art. The Mendocino County Art Association’s objective is to increase appreciation and knowledge of various art forms and to provide their  members with interesting and informative programs and workshops. The Mendocino County Art Association offers opportunities to its members to advertise and promote their work.

The Mendocino County Art Association is being honored by Mendocino County

The Mendocino County Board of Supervisors is honoring Mendocino County Art Association’s 60th Anniversary and Retrospective exhibit with a Proclamation. This will be presented to Dorleen McBride, President, at their Monday, March 10th meeting which begins at 9:00 a.m. It will be one of the first items on the agenda and the meeting is open to the public. The location is in the Board Chambers, County Administration Center at 501 Low Gap Road, Room 1070, Ukiah, California

Artists Look Back — Mendocino County Art Association Turns 60
A Retrospective At Grace Hudson Museum
 More than eighty works will be displayed in this juried retrospective exhibit, which also looks
back on the rich contribution made by MCAA to the visual arts in Mendocino County. Special
historic displays and recorded interviews will highlight the artist demonstrations, lectures, and
art exhibitions provided to the community throughout the Association’s history.
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Saturday, March 29, 2014 – Sunday, May 25, 2014
Grace Hudson Museum
431 South Main Street, Ukiah, CA 95482 (707) 467-2836
www.gracehudsonmuseum.org

Museum Hours: Wednesday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Sunday: 12:00 p.m. –
4:30 p.m.
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Museum Admission: $4.00 per person, $10.00 per family, $3.00 for seniors and students,
free to members. Free every First Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
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GALA “Preview Opening Reception”: Friday, March 28, 2014 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Meet the artists at this special unveiling of the exhibit. Refreshments will be available. Free
with Museum admission.
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Program: Saturday, March 29, 2014 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
“Looking Back at 60” – A panel of MCAA members will recount the rich history of the
Mendocino County Art Association from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Refreshments will follow. Free
with Museum admission.

Public Tour: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at noon. Join Marvin Schenck, Curator of the Grace
Hudson Museum, and Patsy Chadwick, Vice-President of the MCAA, for a tour of the
exhibition. Free with Museum admission.
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Public Tour: Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Join Patsy Chadwick, Vice-President of
the MCAA, for a tour of the exhibition. Free with Museum admission.
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Family Fun at the Museum: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

This family fun event is sponsored by the Mendocino County Art Association in conjunction
with their 60th anniversary retrospective exhibit. It will begin at 1:00 p.m. with “The Next
Generation,” a charcoal drawing session for children and parents using some of the artifacts
from the Grace Hudson Museum and taught by MCAA member Marie Pera. This will be
followed by a music program, more art making, and an eye spy, art walk through the exhibition.
Call the museum for details as there is limited space available. Reservations are
recommended. Materials included. Free with Museum admission.

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