The Open Borders Festival will feature an ongoing arts and crafts exhibition with artists rotating their works through Sun., Aug. 7 inside the former Borders bookstore building, 125 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks.
The Open Borders art curatorial team has selected a broad range of artists from all art traditions. The nine galleries will present more than 30 artists.
In addition, the Four Friends Gallery in Thousand Oaks, will showcase pieces of its collection of masterpieces of 19th, 20th and 21st century fine art photography, including original works by Ansel Adams, Ruth Barnard, Brett Weston, Joyce Tenneson, Bruce Barnbaum, Alfred Steigletz and Edward Curtis as well as African, Himalayan, Tibetan, Nepalese arts and Indian artifacts.
Larry Janss, executive producer of the Open Borders Music and Art Summer Festival, is an avid collector. His most recent purchase from Myanmar will be unveiled at the venue—a 10-foot tall, piece of teak wood depicting the life of Buddha.
Hours are from 6 p. m. to midnight, Thursdays and Fridays; noon to midnight Saturdays and noon to 10 p.m. Sundays.
Weekend admission from noon to 5 p.m. is free. Admission after 6 p.m. requires the purchase of concert tickets. For concert schedule and prices, go to www.openborders2011.com.