October 26, 2020
Museums around the city are serving as voting centers, with some offering the option of curbside voting for those who’d rather stay in their vehicle or who require assistance.
Museums and cultural institutions around Los Angeles have been closed for the past seven months, forced to shift their focus to online programming. In advance of the election, a select few will be opening their doors, not for art, but to serve as polling places for early ballot drop-off and in-person voting on election day. Some opened last Saturday as 11-day voting centers, while others will open later this week for four or five days.
If you can vote and haven’t yet — or just want to spread the word — below is a handy list with addresses and hours of operation.
Museum of Ventura County
When: Saturday, October 31–Monday, November 2, 10am-6pm; Tuesday, November 3, 7am–8pm
Where: Museum of Ventura County’s Martin V. and Martha K. Smith Pavilion (100 E. Main Street, Ventura)
The Museum of Ventura County has two election-themed virtual exhibits: one on the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote, and Votes for Women, a poster exhibition from the Smithsonian focused on women’s suffrage.
Read the full article by Matt Stromberg at Hyperallergic.com