Sesquicentennial – Celebrating 150 years at Gallery V Mar. 12

Sesquicentennial – Celebrating 150 years at Gallery V on March 12th 6pm-9pm- 540 E. Main Street, Downtown Ventura.

Very Ventura Gift Shop & Gallery celebrates Ventura’s 150th birthday at Gallery V (located inside Very Ventura) with the Ventura150: Then & Now Exhibit.  Featured artists include Sarah Kalvin, Hilda Kilpatrick-Freyre, Elaine Thompson, Steve Cook, Christine Bierne, Gerald Zwers and historical photographer, Steve Dibble.  Ventura150: Then & Now celebrates the city’s sesquicentennial through the eyes of our local talented artists who often find Ventura their muse.

Music will be provided by Walt Dunlop, who recently completed an album about Ventura people and Places.

The celebration will also include local author, Roger Thompson.  Roger will offer a signing of his book, “My Best Friend’s Funeral.” The book is a tribute to a friendship forged in the streets of Ventura between Roger and and Tim Garrey, cofounder of Skate Street Ventura.  Exhibit runs through April 17th.  For more information 628-3540.

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