Oct
28
to Jan 28

Mastering the Molten: Mendocino County Art Glass

Highlighting contemporary art glass from master craftspeople throughout Mendocino County, this group show surveys the diversity of the medium. The featured artists use techniques ranging from kiln forming, cold work, sandblasting, and classic Venetian glassblowing, to computer-aided design and wood burning with molten glass. It includes Jeanette Carson's lovely stained glass pieces inspired by nature; Sean Cramblett's richly-colored and textured glass sculptures and wall art; Kale Haschak's modern sculptural pieces, and blown glass using traditional Italian techniques; Scott Hegan's delicate blown vessels and mille fiori work; Erika Kohr Island's charming small-scale glass sculptures; Yorgen Kvinsland's dynamic mixed media pieces; Cynthia Myer's lyrical sand-carved art glass; Elizabeth Raybee's eclectic glass mosaics; Ferd Thieriot's compelling fragile glass sculpture; and Jonah Ward's "drawings made with glass." Developed by the Grace Hudson Museum.

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Feb
10
to May 13

Beauty and the Beast: California Wildflowers and Climate Change

Exquisite photographs of California's wildflowers bring awareness to the beauty of the Golden State as well as to the dangers facing our natural habitats from climate change. The exhibit features seven different sections: Mountains, Coastal, Desert and Central Valley,  the power of fire and renewal, a behind-the-scenes look at capturing these images and an overview of California's geographic regions–those diverse and delicately balanced ecosystems supporting spectacular explosions of nature's color. Most importantly, these beautiful images address how climate change and other human impacts affect California's wildflowers. Initiated at San Francisco Public Library and traveled through Exhibit Envoy. 

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Dec
2
10:00 AM10:00

Annual Holiday Open House and Craft Fair

Join the Holiday festivities on both Friday evening from 5:00 to 8:00 PM and Saturday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Lots of local craftspeople will be on hand to sell their wares, and additionally on Saturday Christmas carolers will regale us, the Sun House will be open for tours and visits with Santa, and refreshments will be available. The Gift Shop will be offering a 15% discount on both Friday and Saturday to all shoppers.

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Dec
1
5:00 PM17:00

Annual Holiday Open House and Craft Fair

Join the Holiday festivities on both Friday evening from 5:00 to 8:00 PM and Saturday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Lots of local craftspeople will be on hand to sell their wares, and additionally on Saturday Christmas carolers will regale us, the Sun House will be open for tours and visits with Santa, and refreshments will be available. The Gift Shop will be offering a 15% discount on both Friday and Saturday to all shoppers.

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Oct
14
1:00 PM13:00

Dedication of The Wild Gardens

Join us for a special afternoon as we dedicate our new outdoor education project, The Wild Gardens. The event begins with an opening blessing and gratitude, and includes Pomo Indian dancing, storytelling, refreshments, and information about butterflies, birds, oak trees, native plants, Pomo culture and more! Free.

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Jul
8
10:00 AM10:00

Exhibit Opening: California's Wild Edge: The Coast in Poetry, Prints, and History

Capturing the beauty of the California coast from Mendocino to Santa Monica, artist Tom Killion's Japanese-style woodcut prints combine exquisite color with dynamic composition to portray the coast's ever-changing moods. Complementary writings include those by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gary Snyder and other past and present California writers. The exhibit is supplemented with traditional Japanese Ukiyo-e woodcuts once owned by Frank Lloyd Wright. California's Wild Edge: The Coast in Prints, Poetry, and History was originated by the San Francisco Public Library and artist Tom Killion, is traveled by Exhibit Envoy, and is based on the Heyday books publication of the same name.

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Jun
10
10:00 AM10:00

Regional Meeting of the Studio Art Quilts Associates (SAQA) (open to the public)

View our current art quilt exhibits Wild Fabrications and the SAQA Trunk Show on your own from 10-11 am; the SAQA regional meeting begins at 11 am. Open to all SAQA members and the public. Artist Giny Dixon will talk about her piece, Carp Windsocks, in our Wild Fabrications exhibit. Deb Cashatt and Kris Sasaki of Pixeladies will give a presentation on their work as fiber artists. Share a quilt (one per person, please) for Show and Tell and bring a bag lunch. Enjoy other quilt exhibits around town after the meeting at the Corner Gallery, Art Center Ukiah, and the Mendocino County Library. Free.

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Jun
1
to Jun 10

Exhibit of Small Quilts (SAQA Trunk Show 2017)

This exhibit will be on display for a short time in the hallways of the Museum. SAQA’s (Studio Art Quilt Associates) traveling Trunk Shows are designed to showcase SAQA’s diversity of talent and its mission to promote the art quilt through education, exhibitions, professional development, documentation, and publications. This exhibit is free with Museum admission. For more information call the Museum at 707-467-2836 or email us at info@gracehudsonmuseum.org.

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May
6
2:00 PM14:00

Talk with Denise Oyama Miller: Designing With My Scissors

Join Denise Oyama Miller as she talks about Designing with My Scissors and her life as a multi-media artist working in textiles, watercolors, and mixed media. Her work is shown primarily in the San Francisco Bay Area of Northern California. She is a member of Artists 7, a women’s art group that travels together and shows their work throughout Northern California. This event is free with Museum admission. For more information call the Museum at 707-467-2836 or email us at info@gracehudsonmuseum.org.

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May
2
6:00 PM18:00

My Fair Lady–A Dress Rehearsal Fundraiser

The Ukiah Players Theater and the Grace Hudson Museum are teaming up to bring you a sneak preview at the Tuesday dress rehearsal of My Fair Lady. The evening starts at 6:00 PM with appetizers and wine, then dessert and coffee will be served at intermission. All proceeds to benefit the Grace Hudson Museum. This event will take place at the Ukiah Players Theater at  1041 Low Gap Rd, Ukiah, CA 95482. For tickets contact the Museum at 707-467-2836 or email at info@gracehudsonmuseum.org.

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Apr
23
1:00 PM13:00

Hands-on Textile Workshop

Instructors Daphne Gillen and Gretchen Moore will lead you in making fun fabric art pieces with an animal theme. Ages 10 to adult. $5 class fee, materials provided, limited space available, reservations required: (707) 467-2836 or email info@gracehudsonmuseum.org.

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Apr
20
5:30 PM17:30

Greater Ukiah Chamber of Commerce Mixer

Please stop by and sample artisanal food from Pilon Kitchen’s Venezuelan food truck. Mingle with friends and–weather permitting–enjoy tours of the soon-to-be-completed “Wild Gardens.” You will also be able to view our current exhibit, Wild Fabrications, a Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) juried exhibition that celebrates a world of animals both real and fantastical.

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Mar
24
6:00 PM18:00

Sneak Preview of Wild Fabrications: Members Only

The Sun House Guild and the Grace Hudson Museum will be hosting a "Sneak Preview of Wild Fabrications" for Sun House Guild Members Only, on Friday night from 6 to 7:30 PM. This exhibit celebrates a world of animals, both real and fantastical, in which worldwide members of Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) let their imaginations run wild. Refreshments will be served.  

 

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Feb
25
2:00 PM14:00

Book Signing: "California Through Native Eyes: Reclaiming History"

Historian, Dr. William J Bauer, Jr (member of the Wailacki and Concow tribes of the Round Valley Indian Reservation) will be at the Museum to discuss his recent book, "California Through Native Eyes: Reclaiming History." A book signing and reception will follow the discussion.  This event is free with Museum admission. For more information, call the Museum at 707-467-2836 or email us.

 

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Jul
9
1:00 PM13:00

Family Fun at the Museum: Image and portrait making with Cathy Monroe and Rose Easterbrook

Bring your children to the Museum for a Hands-on kids’ art workshop focused on image and portrait making with Cathy Monroe and Rose Easterbrook.  Reservations are recommended. Materials are included and this workshop is free with Museum admission. For more information and reservations contact the Museum at 707-467-2836 or email info@gracehudsonmuseum.org.

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