2012 Press Archive
Released February 15, 2012
Color is the essence of landscape, mood, our perception of the physical world, and it is central to art not only as an element but also as an idea. Nine extraordinary artists from across the country have been invited to explore the contemporary use of color in this trailblazing exhibition. . . .
Released May 1, 2012
This summer, the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art honors the creative life of Lawrence Ferlinghetti with the exhibition Cross-Pollination: The Art of Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s work, in both literature and art, is a drive for liberation, transformation, and union—through love, literature, political struggle, nature, humor, art. . . .
Released September 5, 2012
Elegant. Harmonious. Meditative. From October 12 through December 30, 2012, the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art will present the work of Bay Area legend, Larry Thomas. This exhibition of over 70 paintings, prints and drawings reflects on the beauty, harmony and grace of the natural world. . . .
Education & Public Programs
Released June 1, 2012
Sonoma County poets laureate, Bill Vartnaw (2012-2013) and Terry Ehret (2004-2005) are the honorary hosts of a summer poetry series in honor of Lawrence Ferlinghetti at the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art beginning July 12. Eleven of Sonoma County's most distinguished poets working today, including all five living poets laureate (*), will read selections of their work over three evenings. . . .
Released November 7, 2012
Sonoma, CA: The Sonoma Valley Museum of Art is proud to announce the election of new members to its Board of Directors that includes Yvonne Hall, Nancy Kivelson, Jane Milotich and Bonnie Tempesta. The election of these new Board Members will take place on November 19th at the Museum’s Membership Meeting. . . .