Join us at the Museum of Ventura County on Saturday, March 14, 2020 from 2—4PM for the opening reception of Huelga! Photographs from the Frontlines by Jorge Corralejo. Admission is free for museum members, $5 for nonmembers.
Jorge Corralejo, a longtime local activist and civic leader, displays his collection of photography and archives of work at both the Museum of Ventura County and the Agriculture Museum in Santa Paula for this special two-location exhibit. A photography exhibit from the 1970’s labor strikes featured along with memorabilia from the collection of longtime local activist and civic leader, Jorge Corralejo. We learn about his time with United Farm Workers, working alongside Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta from the Boston A and P strikes to the streets of Oxnard.
Huelga! Photographs from the Frontlines by Jorge Corralejo is on display at the Museum of Ventura County from March 14—June 7, 2020 and at the Agriculture Museum in Santa Paul from March 20—June 7, 2020.
The Museum of Ventura County is honored to host Dolores Huerta on March 19, 2020 @ 6:30 PM for a talk about her years working with the UFW, her work building community and organizing for change, and so much more. Guests will have the opportunity to tour the Huelga! Photographs from the Frontlines by Jorge Corralejo exhibit both before and after the talk. Admission is $5 for museum members, $15 for non-members. Pre-purchase tickets today at the following link: http://weblink.donorperfect.com/Huerta