“Speaking of Ventura County”

Annual Lecture Series at the Museum of Ventura County an 8-week series features educators and experts who share the rich stories of Ventura County

All presentations are at the Museum of Ventura County on Wednesdays.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 1:00 – 2:30 pm
“Making the Garden Bloom: A History of Agricultural Water Use in Ventura County”
John Krist, Chief Executive Officer, Farm Bureau of Ventura County

Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 1:00 – 2:30 pm
“There’s No Place Like Home: A Travel Writer’s Appreciation of Ventura”
Ken McAlpine, Local Author

Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 1:00 – 2:30 pm
“The History and Pageantry of the Dixie Thompson Saddle”
Tom Peterson, Director, Carriage Museum

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 1:00 – 2:30 pm
“My Darkest Hour”
James Bachner, Holocaust Survivor

Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 1:00 – 2:30 pm
“California vs. the Nation: Gov. Brown’s Democrat California contends with President Trump’s Republican Federal Government”
Herbert E. Gooch III, Ph.D., M.A., M.B.A., Professor, Department of Political Science, Cal Lutheran University

Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 1:00 – 2:30 pm
“Delinquent Girls and Incorrigible Women: A History of the Ventura School for Girls”
Colleen Coffey, Professor of History, Ventura College
Catelyn Kindred, Education Specialist, Museum of Ventura County

Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 1:00 – 2:30 pm
“Civil Liberties in Times of National Crises: Japanese Internment during World War II”
Megan Gately, Director of Education and Outreach, Museum of Ventura County

$7 per session, MVC members free.  Buy 8 sessions for $40 (pay in advance).
Please call  653-0323 x330 or contact Tina Nielsen at tnielsen@venturamuseum.org for reservations.

 

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