After the wildly successful, MVC members-only Zoom series Behind the Scenes with Ivor Davis wrapped up in the fall of 2020, the Museum of Ventura County was thrilled to present Ivor Davis: Up Close and Personal, a new Zoom series featuring a rotating guest list of notable and celebrated Ventura County residents, including Chris Hillman, Malcom McDowell, Miriam Arichea, and more. This new series is free and open to the public with registration.

On Thursday, February 4, 2021 @ 6:30pm, actor Malcolm McDowell joined Mr. Davis for the second installment of this series. This special evening featured an intriguing conversation with legendary actor and raconteur extraordinaire Malcolm McDowell, winner of Ojai Film Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award. McDowell’s impressive career puts him in the pantheon of the all-time great British-born actors from Laurence Olivier to Michael Caine to Anthony Hopkins. McDowell’s dazzling career has spanned more than 50 years, where he has starred in scores of movies, including Stanley Kubrick’s iconic “Clockwork Orange,” Lindsay Anderson’s “O Lucky Man!,” “Caligula,” “Bombshell,” “Time After Time,” and “The Artist.” His vast television credits include “Entourage,” the animated series “South Park” and “Mozart in the Jungle.”

Ivor Davis: Up Close and Personal will return on February 25, 2021 with concert pianist Miriam Arichea. Registration is free, and a suggested donation in any amount will allow us to continue providing valuable programming. If you can, please support this programming and the Museum through one of our annual membership levels, when you support the Museum, you support your community. Register here.

While we remain closed due to the on-going pandemic, we encourage you to visit us digitally and explore the growing list of online resources, activities and local history. The generosity of our vibrant community is sustaining us until we are able to reopen. Consider becoming an MVC Member or making a gift today.

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