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PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Friday, March 1, 2013

Santa Ynez Valley Free Museum Day

Saturday, March 2, 2013 is Free Museum Day in the Santa Ynez Valley.


The Wildling Museum will have a free family leaf printing art activity, a free raffle (prizes include a family membership and unique gifts), and special sales in their gift shop throughout the day. Visit between 11:00am and 5:00pm at 1511-A Mission Drive in Solvang. For more information call 805-688-1082. The Wildling Museum, where art and nature meet, offers visitors a unique perspective on the importance of preserving our natural heritage. New galleries and program space are currently being renovated, but visitors can learn more about plans for the future by visiting the gift store Wednesday-Monday 11:00am-5:00pm.

Elverhøj Museum of History & Art will have living history demonstrations, interactive activities for all ages, young artist drop-in workshop 10:30 to noon, and an artist panel discussion at 4 pm with a social hour following at 5 pm. On display in the art gallery: The View From Here. Also on view is a new exhibit: Vikings Invade Elverhøj. Visit between 10:00am and 6:00pm at 1624 Elverhoy Way in Solvang. For more information call 805-686-1211 or visit www.elverhoj.org. Elverhoj’s mission is to collect, preserve and exhibit the history and Danish culture of Solvang and to promote the arts.

The Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum and Parks-Janeway Carriage House will be open from noon to 4:00pm at 3596 Sagunto Street in Santa Ynez. Visit the current exhibition Through the Eyes of a Child: The Quilts of the Family School, enjoy popcorn and other fun. For more information call 805-688-7889 or visit www.santaynezmuseum.org. The Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum and Parks-Janeway Carriage House celebrate the rich history of the Santa Ynez Valley, its pioneering settlers and the five early townships that formed the foundation of this unique region. Through its collection, exhibits and educational programs, the Museum honors the Valley’s past for the enjoyment of generations to come.

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