New Exhibit Focuses on Local Punk Music Scene

Artifacts and memorabilia from the Bay Area punk scene dating back to the 1970s are now on display at Belmont's Peninsula Museum of Art.

A new exhibit at the Peninsula Museum of Art takes an in-depth look from artists' perspectives on the Peninsula's punk music scene.

Artifacts and memorabilia in the exhibit, "Punk SMC" range from the 1970s to present day. The exhibit runs through Dec. 30.

The Peninsula Museum of Art, located in the Manor Building in Twin Pines Park is a regional art museum focusing on artists from the Peninsula and the greater Bay Area.

In addition to special exhibits, the museum houses a collection of art historical surveys and books on well-known artists as well as special collections on women
artists, Asian art, the business of art, and instruction books for studio artists. Books are for on-site reading only, Monday through Wednesday and Friday, 10
a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

"Punk SMC" is free and is open for viewing Wednesday-Friday, noon-4 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. 10.

For more information, call 650-654-4068 or go to www.peninsulamuseum.org.

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