2013 Press Archive
Released March 1, 2013
The Sonoma Valley Museum of Art is proud to present this in-depth exhibition of Roger Shimomura’s paintings and lithographs depicting the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. . . .
Released April 23, 2013
Currently on view at the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art is Roger Shimomura: Minidoka on My Mind, an exhibition of paintings and lithographs depicting the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. Shimomura’s inspiring works provided the foundation for SVMA’s Art Rewards The Student (A.R.T.S.) program for 4th and 5th graders in Sonoma Valley. . . .
Released May 2, 2013
Photographer Nicole Katano and painter Marc Katano share a creative life in the arts. Marc’s abstract compositions on paper are inspired by Japanese calligraphy and the simple act of mark-making. Nicole’s photography draws out the moods and textures of details she captures with the camera. Seen together, the works reveal a soulful synchronicity that Nicole and Marc have developed over their 30-year relationship. . . .
Released July 10, 2013
For decades, a self-admittedly “quirky obsession” has compelled well-known and beloved food writer Kathleen Thompson Hill, to seek out and comb through the back roads of California amassing a unique, one-of-a-kind collection of the tools and ephemera of our kitchens. Individually and collectively, the collection pays homage and respect to the evolution of design, beauty and utility of each and every gadget used to create masterpieces of culinary delight. . . .
Released October 15, 2013
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art and La Luz have come together to celebrate Dia de los muertos by presenting three ofrendas, created by La Luz volunteers, along with an animated group of 70 cartonería skeletons produced by fifth-grade students at El Verano School. . . .
Released October 30, 2013
The Sonoma Valley Museum of Art will dedicate its entire 5,000-square-foot exhibition space to the multi-sensory explorations that guide the design process at Aidlin Darling Design. The solo exhibition, the firm’s first, will feature material palettes, models, sketches, renderings, full-scale mock-ups and photographs and videos. . . .
Education & Public Programs
Released September 18, 2013
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art will open its doors free of charge on Saturday September 28, 2013, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s ninth annual Museum Day Live! A nationwide event, Museum Day Live! offers free admission to visitors presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket at a participating museum or cultural institution. . . .
Released November 1, 2013
Sonoma Valley Museum of Art invites all to their second annual Holiday Make-in on Sunday, November 17, 11 am to 4 pm. Experience a full day of inspired, old school, hand made, crazy fun for the whole family! There will be multiple art-making stations, hosted by local artists, throughout the Museum featuring a wide range of hands-on projects to spice up and warm your home for the holidays . . . .
Released March 27, 2013
Sonoma, CA - Sonoma Valley Museum of Art is pleased to announce the appointment of Sonoma County leaders Simon Blattner, Gary Hultquist, and Douglas Fenn Wilson to the Museum's Board of Director's. . . .