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Premiere Reception: The 1936 Mexican Snapshot Mystery

  • Santa Paula Art Museum 117 North 10th Street Santa Paula, CA, 93060 United States (map)

The 1936 Mexican Snapshot Mystery is an exciting whodunit detective story-turned-exhibition opening Saturday, February 4, 2017. Over 900 vintage photographs - captured by three different photographers while on a 1936 trip through central Mexico - were recently discovered at an estate sale in Santa Paula, California. The journey to discover the truth behind these historic snapshots forms the basis for the upcoming exhibit, and museum visitors will be invited to play the role of detective alongside the show’s curators! The exhibition opens with a premiere reception on Saturday, February 4, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Admission: $10.00 for SPAM Members // $15.00 General Public

Image credit: "Huarache Makers at Oaxaca" by Kenneth Forbes, 1936, photograph, Collection of John Nichols Gallery © John Nichols Gallery.