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Museum of Art & History

705 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
831-459-5655

April 2012

WHAT ARE WE DOING WHEN WE DO THE HUMANITIES?

April 21, 2012 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Museum of Art & History, 705 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Saturday, April 21 @ 1 pm  //  Museum of Art & History Free and Open to the Public (includes free museum access) Join us for an exploration and celebration of the Humanities at the University of California. Hear leading scholars discuss their work and examine the following questions. What does it mean to do the humanities? Why do the humanities matter? What's public about the humanities? The afternoon will consist of panel discussions and poster presentations. Panel topics include the…

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September 2015

DEADLINE: C3 Creative Community Committee Internship

September 17, 2015
Museum of Art & History, 705 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History Call for Internship Dates: 1-2 days per week, days and hours are flexible Monday – Friday * please see specific mandatory meeting dates Hours per week: Approximately 1-5 hours per week Deadline to Apply: September 17th Description: This position assists in our Creative Community Committee (C3), a leadership network of 45 creative, diverse representatives building a stronger, more connected Santa Cruz County. Interns will assist in planning icebreaker activities, preparing materials and actively…

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DEADLINE: School Programs Internship at MAH

September 18, 2015
Museum of Art & History, 705 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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School Programs Internship Dates: Weekday mornings, must commit to a full academic school year (October-June) Hours per week: 6 hours per week (this includes: 2 hour meetings once a month and a minimum of 4 tours per month) Deadline to Apply: Accepting applications on an ongoing basis; final deadline Sept. 18th. Description: As a School Programs Intern, you will lead interactive field trips (grades 3-12) and help brainstorm new activities for future tours based on our exhibitions. You’ll empower youth…

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April 2017

The Fluidity of Status: Non-citizenship, Deportation, and Indentured Mobility: A Conversation with Tanya Golash-Boza and Rhacel Parreñas

April 18, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Museum of Art & History, 705 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Free
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Event Photos: by Steve Kurtz Presented by the Chicano Latino Research Center and Institute for Humanities Research In two Ted-style talks, Tanya Golash-Boza (UC Merced) and Rhacel Parreñas (University of Southern California) help close UC Santa Cruz's Andrew W. Mellon John E. Sawyer Seminar on non-citizenship by discussing what they see as some of the key issues framing debates around migration in our time: gender, deportation, incarceration, slavery, human trafficking, structural violence, and global apartheid. The evening begins with a…

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May 2017

UCSC Night at the Museum – Radical Jewish Politics: From Marx to Bernie

May 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Art & History, 705 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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UCSC Night at the Museum: Radical Jewish Politics - from Marx to Bernie

UCSC Night at the Museum – Radical Jewish Politics: From Marx to Bernie from IHR on Vimeo.   Event Photos: by Crystal Birns Join us for "UCSC Night at the Museum - Radical Jewish Politics: From Marx to Bernie" at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History As we mark the centennial of the Russian Revolution and the stunning electoral success of Bernie Sanders, the revival of interest in socialism inspires this discussion of the history of radical Jewish…

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January 2018

Santa Cruz Pickwick Club: Introduction to Little Dorrit

January 14, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Museum of Art & History, 705 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Santa Cruz Pickwick Club featuring Little Dorrit The Pickwick Book Club is a community of local bookworms, students, and teachers who meet monthly to discuss a nineteenth-century novel, beginning this January with Charles Dickens’s Little Dorrit. Join us each month for conversations about the novel and guest speaker presentations to help us contextualize our readings.   Santa Cruz Pickwick Club meets every second Sunday of each month from January - May 2018 at 2pm at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History.…

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February 2018

Santa Cruz Pickwick Club: Little Dorrit in Historical Context

February 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Museum of Art & History, 705 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Santa Cruz Pickwick Club featuring Little Dorrit The Pickwick Book Club is a community of local bookworms, students, and teachers who meet monthly to discuss a nineteenth-century novel, beginning this January with Charles Dickens’s Little Dorrit. Join us each month for conversations about the novel and guest speaker presentations to help us contextualize our readings.   Santa Cruz Pickwick Club meets every second Sunday of each month from January - May 2018 at 2pm at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History.…

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March 2018

Santa Cruz Pickwick Club: Victorian Colonialism

March 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Museum of Art & History, 705 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Santa Cruz Pickwick Club featuring Little Dorrit The Pickwick Book Club is a community of local bookworms, students, and teachers who meet monthly to discuss a nineteenth-century novel, beginning this January with Charles Dickens’s Little Dorrit. Join us each month for conversations about the novel and guest speaker presentations to help us contextualize our readings.   Santa Cruz Pickwick Club meets every second Sunday of each month from January - May 2018 at 2pm at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History.…

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April 2018

Santa Cruz Pickwick: “How Did the Grim Reaper’s Swift Scythe Sharpen Little Dorrit’s Plot?”

April 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Museum of Art & History, 705 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Santa Cruz Pickwick Club featuring Little Dorrit The Pickwick Book Club is a community of local bookworms, students, and teachers who meet monthly to discuss a nineteenth-century novel, beginning this January with Charles Dickens’s Little Dorrit. Join us each month for conversations about the novel and guest speaker presentations to help us contextualize our readings.   Santa Cruz Pickwick Club meets every second Sunday of each month from January - May 2018 at 2pm at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History.…

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May 2018

Santa Cruz Pickwick Club: The Dickens Universe

May 13, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Museum of Art & History, 705 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Santa Cruz Pickwick Club featuring Little Dorrit The Pickwick Book Club is a community of local bookworms, students, and teachers who meet monthly to discuss a nineteenth-century novel, beginning this January with Charles Dickens’s Little Dorrit. Join us each month for conversations about the novel and guest speaker presentations to help us contextualize our readings.   Santa Cruz Pickwick Club meets every second Sunday of each month from January - May 2018 at 2pm at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History.…

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UCSC Night at the Museum: “Global 1968 – Race and Revolution around the World”

May 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Art & History, 705 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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6:00pm - doors open  |  6:30pm - program begins   Fifty years ago, countries and cities around the globe erupted with protests and revolutionary movements demanding change and seeking to create a better future. Featuring four renowned historians, "Global 1968" spotlights marginalized groups and lesser-known events and places in the global upheavals of 1968—from Mexico to China, Oakland to West Africa—while considering what lessons can be drawn for politics and protest today. Registration Required - Registration has closed Event Photos: Speakers:…

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March 2019

Borderbus: A Community Conversation about Migration, Art, and Social Justice – A Conversation between Felicia Rice and Juan Felipe Herrera

March 6, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Museum of Art & History, 705 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Join recent U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera and Santa Cruz book artist Felicia Rice in an exploration of the powerful role that poetry and art can play in conversations about the pressing issues of immigration, belonging, and home. Herrera and Rice will be joined in this community conversation by representatives of local groups working on social justice and immigration issues, including local filmmaker Brenda Avila-Hanna. Additionally, attendees will have the opportunity to contribute to a collaborative piece collecting community stories. The evening’s conversation…

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