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    Santa Monica Mountains

    National Recreation Area California

Native American Art Lecture and Exhibit Set for July 8

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Date: June 25, 2012
Contact: Kate Kuykendall, 805-370-2334

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. - The National Park Service will host an art lecture and exhibit at the Satwiwa Native American Culture Center on Sunday, July 8. Self-taught airbrush artist Steven Garcia, of Mescalero Yaqui and Tongva heritage, will discuss his influences and techniques during the morning presentation from 10:00 a.m. until noon. The exhibit opening will take place that afternoon from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.    

The artwork will remain on display through September 22, 2012. All ages are welcome, and the program and parking are free. 

Directions to Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center:
From the Ventura Freeway (101), exit at Wendy Drive and head south. Turn right on Lynn Road. Turn left on Via Goleta. Continue all the way to a parking lot where the road ends. Walk 0.3 miles to the Culture Center. For questions, please call (805) 370-2301.

Did You Know?

Sue Nelson, Jill Swift, and Margo Feurer were instrumental in the movement to create a national recreation area near Los Angeles.

Four state parks were the triumph of a grassroots movement to protect open spaces minutes from Los Angeles in the 1950s & 60s. Three women, Sue Nelson, Jill Swift, and Margo Feuer further galvanized the movement that helped make Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area a reality in 1978.