The new Los Gatos Museum, located at 106 E. Main St., has unveiled its November lineup, including a virtual meet-and-greet of artists and youth workshops.
The museum is open Thursday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
His current exhibitions include “The Los Gatos History Project: Uncovering Untold Stories,” which will run through April 2023 and features objects that aim to showcase museum collecting practices and the “hidden complexities of Los Gatos history. “.
“Koons Ruins at the James Estate: In the Artist Studio” featuring Kathy Aoki is a mock museum exhibit about a fictional character who collects and destroys the works of Jeff Koons. It is open until November 27.
“Terra Firma” will be open until March 2023 and features a group of artists whose work explores human relationships with the earth.
“Reclamation: Resilience of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe” will run until May 2023 and will feature photographs of tribesmen by their tribal photographer Kike Arnal.
Meet the artists of Terra Firma
The museum is hosting a virtual meet-and-greet with the artists whose work is part of the “Terra Firma” exhibition, as well as a Q&A session via Zoom on Thursday, November 17 from 5-6:30 p.m.
The multimedia exhibition was curated by Marianne K. McGrath and features drawings, paintings, prints, photographs, sculptures, videos and sound.
Registration for the free event is required at https://www.numulosgatos.org/events/meet-the-artists-of-terra-firma.
Muwekma Ohlone Workshop
Children aged 8 to 12 can take part in a workshop on Wednesday November 9 and visit the “Recovery: Art and Culture of Muwekma Ohlone” exhibition to learn more about the area’s first inhabitants.
The workshop, organized in collaboration with the Los Gatos Library, takes place from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at NUMU and is free, although registration is required at https://www.numulosgatos.org/events/lg-library-discover -with-numu-muwekma-ohlone.
The museum worked with the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe and San Jose State University on the exhibit, which aims to highlight a better understanding of art, culture, history and contemporary issues local natives in Los Gatos and the greater bay area.
Portrait painting workshop
Participants in the “Portrait Painting with John Peck” workshop will get an insider’s look at oil painting and the “life-size” method of painting from life.
The workshop will take place November 11-13, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at NUMU’s Flick Studio. Registration is $350 for general admission and $325 for NUMU members at https://www.numulosgatos.org/events/portrait-painting-john-peck.