Murals Matter Martha Vega

Virtual Cinema of Painter of Dreams and Alice Street

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Thursday, June 17, 2021,
6pm - 7:30pm

Online via Zoom


Together with the Watsonville Film Festival, UC Santa Cruz, the Santa Cruz Art League, and Pajaro Valley Arts, we present the “MURALS / ART / ACTIVISM” event series.

Beginning Tuesday, June 15 - Friday, June 18, stream the following two documentaries at

Click over to to watch the World Premiere of PAINTER OF DREAMS, directed by Gabriel Jesse Medina and Marcus Cisneros. A short documentary about artist Guillermo “Yermo” Aranda and his effort to repaint his iconic Dreams mural at Watsonville High School.

Then, tune into the Monterey Bay Premiere of ALICE STREET, directed by Spencer Wilkinson (67 min). In the quickly gentrifying city of Oakland, a mural unifies Black and Chinese American artists and communities to protect their history, voices, and spaces.

Stay tuned for more details.


Virtual Cinema of Painter of Dreams and Alice Street

Artists Panel and Q&A

  • Thursday, June 17 6 - 7:30pm
  • Hosted on Zoom

Pop-Up: Community Art & Stories

  • Friday, June 18, 4 - 6pm
  • Watsonville Plaza during Watsonville Farmers Market

Related Exhibition

May 14, 2021 – Sep 5, 2021


Experience selected artworks from the Museum of Latin American Art’s permanent art collection through the stories, songs, dances, and words of Latinx individuals and communities here in Santa Cruz County.