The Arts and Events Office will be hosting an ongoing exhibit showcasing a different artist each month. The art pieces will be displayed in the lobby of The MAIN.
An individual artist will be showcased each month, and the exhibit will be available for viewing during all events as well as Tuesday through Friday from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Participating artists will be given the opportunity to host a reception on the 3rd Thursday of the month their art is showcased.
White Man’s Trash
November 19, 2019 through December 12, 2019
24266 Main Street
Newhall, CA 91321
Creek Indian and WWII veteran Chief Rolling Thunder built Thunder Mountain Monument as a reminder to all who visit, the price that was paid by a race of people who were marked for genocide in the name of Manifest Destiny.
The Monument is built from a collage of cast-off items that would be described by non-Indians as junk and was collected in a radius of 50 miles of the Monument. The only material that was purchased during its construction was cement.
The work on the main Monument started in 1968 and continued for 7 years until 1975. The work on the other buildings would continue from 1975 until 1983 at which time there was an arson fire. The fire destroyed a 3 story Hostel and Indian School, 2 Cabins, a Workshop, a Visitor’s Center, a Bath […]