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Museum of Curious Perceptions
Curator's Tour with Rose Sellery
April 28, 2:00PM - 3:00PM

Enjoy the insights of our guest curator Rose Sellery during this guided tour of the  Museum of Curious Perceptions.  Meet some of the participating artists, and gain understanding of Rose's selection of the participating artists, and how the exhibit concept came into being. Spend time  before  and after the tour to get an in-depth view of this spectacular show! This event is open to the public, and is free of charge.
Call for Artists for 2018 Shows!
If you would like to show your artwork at PVA and our offsite venues, please click on the links below to download the Calls for Entry:

Watsonville Wine, Beer and Art Walk
May 12, 2018

Join us for the first annual Wine, Beer and Art Walk on Saturday, May 12, 2018. This inaugural event is organized by the City of Watsonville and the Pajaro Valley Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture, who will offer special tastings from many different local wineries, craft beer outlets, hard cider and non-alcoolic beverages.
PVA will have a display of our member's artwork. Please contact Judy Stabile at if you would like to have your work represented during the event.

Deadline: Extended to April 30, 2017

Movable Murals is a joint project of PVA and the City of Watsonville, funded through the Community Foundation Santa Cruz County, which provides outdoor, semi-permanent hanging space for muralists and artists utilizing digital media and/or painting to create temporary installations. There are four mural opportunities that will be located at 250 Main Street, in downtown Watsonville. We are installing a hanging system that can be used, re-used, or moved. Selected artists or community groups will be provided 4' x 8' sheets of primed marine plywood upon which the painting, wheat pasting, or digital media will be applied. Completion of artwork will take place at artists' studios, or location of artists' choice,  and will not be created on-site . Completed panels will then be installed by the City of Watsonville. Your mural/artwork will be viewed in this location for approximately 6-12 months, at which time different artists/community groups will be offered the opportunity to create upon the same surface/plywood .

New Website! 
Our new website is up and running! Many thanks go to Kim Tyler who originally spearheaded this project, Vicky Winters who designed the site, Hedwig Heerschop who worked on the daily updates and edits until the site was up; and to Norma Villaron who edited the Spanish translation. This has been a four-year process originally funded by the Community Foundation Santa Cruz County, as part of a Community Leadership Project grant. After you explore the website, let us know if you would like to see revisions or additions to any of our key interest areas. 
2018  Exhibits 
Spoken/Unspoken: Museum of Curious Perceptions
March 21-May 13
Reception: March 25, 2108

What Nourishes Us
May 30-July 15, 2018
Reception: June 3

Annual PVUSD Student Show
 A pril 1, 2017-March 27, 2018
New Artwork April 1, 2018 
Reception April 25, 2018

Sculpture IS: 2018
June 1-October 31
 Reception: June 14, 2018

Movable Murals  
Downtown Watsonville 
July 4, 2018
Hablamos Juntos/Together We Speak 
August 8 - October 7, 2018 
Reception: August 12, 2018

Mi Casa es Tu Casa
October 24 - December 9, 2018
Reception: October 28, 2018

Current and Past Exhibits 
W ould you like to revisit one of our fabulous exhibits, or did you miss on altogether? Please take a few minutes to explore the 360 degree tours of our gallery by clicking on the links below: 



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