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POSTPONED - Museum Open House and Exhibition Openings

217 Metropole Ave, Avalon, CA 90704

(310) 510-2414

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    This Open House acts as opening reception for the "Soot and Water: Gyotaku Records of Catalina" and the "Catalina Paintings: Night and Day" exhibitions. Enjoy hands-on, interactive experiences with pieces from the museum's education collection as well as art projects for the entire family. Artist Dwight Hwang will lead a workshop for learning of traditional gyotaku fish painting and plein air artists will reveal the philosophy behind their practice during live painting demonstrations. 


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