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Related Categories: Santa Cruz Indymedia | Arts + Action | Immigrant Rights | Labor & Workers View other events for the week of 8/ 1/2008
Remembering the Struggle: Understanding the Watsonville Cannery Strike through Art
Date Friday August 01
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Pajaro Valley Gallery
37 Sudden Street
Watsonville, CA 95076
Event Type Party/Street Party
Organizer/AuthorCarmina
EmailpvacStrikeExhbit [at] gmail.com
Phone831-536-4436
Address37 Sudden Street, Watsonville, CA 95076
The community is invited to the opening reception of "Remembering the Struggle," a unique art exhibit that will display both contemporary and historical artwork created in solidarity with the Watsonville cannery strikers’ efforts from 1985-1987.

At the reception visitors will have a chance to meet and mingle with contributing artists and former strikers and get a “taste of Watsonville” through local food and celebration.

The Pajaro Valley Arts Council will be hosting this exhibit from July 30 to September 21, 2008.

Viernes Cultural of Watsonville will be hosting a community celebration event to honor the former strikers, also on August 1st at 5pm at the Watsonville Downtown Plaza, with a procession from the Plaza to the Gallery at 6:30pm.

For more details contact Carmina at (831) 536-4436 or pvacStrikeExhibit [at] gmail.com
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Jun 25th, 2008 11:54 AM