Unique Multiples: Teaching with the Parkett Collection from the University of Castilla-La Mancha

Opening reception Wed, Oct. 2, 5-7pm
Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, UC Santa Cruz

The exclusive exhibition features approximately 60 selected works from the Parkett Collection housed at the University of Castilla-La Mancha School of Fine Arts and the Contemporary Art Archives & Collections (CAAC), including experimental objects and artifacts by internationally influential contemporary artists.

Included in this particular selection of the Parkett Collection are works by Ai WeiweiCindy ShermanAndy Warhol, and many other renowned contemporary artists.

The Sesnon Gallery at UC Santa Cruz is the only public educational institution in the United States exhibiting this selection of works from the Parkett Collection donated to UCLM in 2009 by the art collector Helga de Alvear in Madrid.

Related Events - free & open to the public

Wednesday, October 2, 5:00–7:00 p.m. 
Opening reception with curators’ remarks at 6:00pm

First Friday October 4, 12-5 p.m. 
Screen printing performance event 

Wednesday October 15, 2:00–4:00 p.m. 
Parkett Open House at Special Collections & Archives in McHenry Library

Curator’s talk at 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday eve events with Sesnon interns at the Gallery: 6-8pm 

October 11–12 : Screen printing workshop on multiples with Ry Faraola and students at Baskin Arts Courtyard

October 18–19 : ZineFest and zine workshops on multiples with local professionals and students at Baskin Arts Courtyard

Gallery hours are Tuesday– Saturday noon to 5pm and Wednesdays until 8pm during the academic year or by appointment for special tours. 


Friday, December 6, 2019 at 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Mary Porter Sesnon Gallery, Porter College UC Santa Cruz

Event Type

Arts & Culture, Gallery & Exhibition


Arts & Culture




Santa Cruz



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