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LOS ANGELES MUSEUMS Calendar
Current Museums Events in L.A. and surrounding areas
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06/24/2017
BATTLESHIP FLIGHT - A NAVAL AVIATION EXPERIENCE, GRAND OPENING

250 S. Harbor Blvd 877-446-9261 - $8 to $27.95 - On Saturday, June 24 a new exhibit will have people heading to the wild blue yonder aboard Battleship IOWA as the historic ship and museum takes off with Battleship FLIGHT – A Naval Aviation Experie ....

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06/24/2017
BSOC: DESIGN CONCEPTS AND SOURCES OF INSPIRATION

2002 North Main St., Santa Ana, 92706 - Free lecture (does not include museum gallery access). - Kelly Charveaux was born in South Dakota near the mineral rich mines of the Black Hills. As a child she became interested in rocks and arrowheads. That interest grew to include gems and jewelry after ....

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06/24/2017
CHILDREN’S WORKSHOP: SCULPTING WITH EVERYDAY OBJECTS

490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free with Admission - Inspired by Interstitial, join us in creating a sculpture using objects and materials from everyday life. Bring an object from home to incorporate into your artwork. This workshop begins with a famil ....

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06/25/2017
THE MINNOW SHOW! EPISODE 3: MASKS AND ANIMATION

1122 West 24th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007 213-746-2166 - $20 General Admission (includes workshop & screening), $15 VPES Members, or 4 Tickets for $70 - Welcome to the third episode of The Minnow Show! It's Sunday morning in the garden, not a critter is stirring until the Minnows of Penglai Pond rise to watch a flick & make a pic' at the Velaslavasay ....

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06/25/2017
ELTANIN, THE LARGEST METEORITE OF WHICH INTACT FRAGMENTS ARE PRESERVED

595 Charles Young Drive East 310-825-2015 - 0.00 - Lecture by Dr. Frank Kyte
University of California, Los Angeles The largest recovered meteorite was discovered at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean about 1500 km west of the southern tip of South Ameri ....


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06/25/2017
FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT: ARCHITECTURE OF THE INTERIOR OPENING LECTURE

2002 North Main St.,Santa Ana, 92704 7148263677 - Member or with paid museum admission $9 | General $12 - Mr. Herr will speak Wright’s obsession with design in both the exteriors and interiors of his buildings and particularly about the recent renovation and re-opening of Frank Lloyd Wright’s historic ....

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03/14/2017 to 06/25/2017
CALIFORNIA YARNSCAPE

4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, 90027 - Free for Autry Members / Included With Museum Admission ($6-$14) - Exhibition on Display through June 25, 2017 See one-of-a-kind pieces by fiber artists, knitters, and crocheters that respond to the question, “What is a California landscape to you?” Individual lan ....

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06/28/2017
PMCA 1234: FREE FOURTH WEDNESDAY WEE-READ

490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free - Do a Double Take Everyday objects? Look again! We see so many shapes every day, but what happens when we put these shapes together? After taking a peek at the sculptures in the Interstitial exhibitio ....

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06/29/2017
CONCERT BAND OF THE U.S. AIR FORCE TO PERFORM FREE CONCERT AT MARCH FIELD AIR MUSEUM

22550 Van Buren Blvd., Riverside, CA 92518 951.902.5949 - Free - The Concert Band of the U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West will perform a FREE concert on Thursday evening, June 29, 2017 beginning at 7 p.m. at March Field Air Museum. The indoor concert is expe ....

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06/30/2017
POP-UP DINNER

1418 Descanso Drive La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011 818.790.3663 - - New pop-up series featuring Los Angeles-based Chefs hosting and creating specialty menus based on their interpretation of Maple Restaurant and their inspirations from Descanso Gardens. :: 5 COURSE PR ....

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07/01/2017
INTERNATIONAL CONNECTION

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90049 (310) 440-4500 - FREE with museum admission - Kick off the season with International Connection, a ten-piece funk-jazz collective based in LA. In the spring of 2015, the group came together under the direction of musical director Josh Linsky. Wi ....

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07/02/2017
THE STEADY 45S

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90049 - FREE with museum admission - Be transported to 1960s Jamaica with The Steady 45s. Founded in December 2012, the LA–based band is known for its energetic live performances. Fresh off a European tour, they are embarking on a full ....

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07/05/2017
ANTIQUE TRUCK SHOW

2201 S. "A" St., Perris, CA 92570 951-943-3020 - Admission is $7, $5 for ages 5 to 11, under 4 are free - See antique trucks, step onto train cars, take a ride on trolleys! Thousands of truck enthusiasts and rail fans will gather Sunday, May 7 at the Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perris, CA for the ann ....

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07/07/2017
PMCA 1234: FIRST FREE FRIDAY

490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free - Enjoy free admission all day during Free First Friday! Presented as part of our PMCA 1234 monthly programming. NO RSVP REQUIRED. ....

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07/08/2017
5TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION/VISITOR APPRECIATION

250 S. Harbor Blvd 877-446-9261 - - The Battleship IOWA Museum will be celebrating its 5th year of being open to the public. In recognition of this accomplishment, Pacific Battleship Center (PBC), the non-profit company that owns and o ....

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07/08/2017
PMCA 1234: SECOND SATURDAY SPOTLIGHT TALK

490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free with Admission - Spotlight Talks take place the second Saturday of every month at 2:00pm. A PMCA docent leads an engaging and insightful 20–minute discussion about a work of art currently on view in our Main Gallery ....

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07/15/2017
VOLUNTEER OPEN HOUSE AT MARCH FIELD AIR MUSEUM

 22550 Van Buren Blvd. (at I-215), Riverside CA 951.902.5949  - Free - Fascinated by aviation and military history? Interested in working with airplanes? The March Field Air Museum is now recruiting adults who are interested in volunteering to help communicate humanity¨ ....

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07/20/2017
PMCA 1234: FREE THIRD THURSDAY EVENING (& THEN SOME!)

490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free - Enjoy free admission, extended hours, and a free program: In Dialogue: Interstitial Artists • 6:45–7:45pm Curator John David O’Brien and select Interstitial artists come together for a conversatio ....

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07/22/2017
CHILDREN’S WORKSHOP: PRINTMAKING

490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free with Admission - Inspired by the prints in Gustave Baumann in California, carve an eraser stamp, then use it to create a printed ink design. This workshop begins with a family-friendly spotlight tour of Gustave Bauma ....

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07/26/2017
PMCA 1234: FREE FOURTH WEDNESDAY WEE-READ

490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free - Living in the Land Get a lay of the land! First, take a look at all the different landscapes in Joseph Kleitsch’s paintings and Gustave Baumann’s prints. After listening to stories about traveling ....

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07/29/2017
PATTERNED TOTE WORKSHOP

490 E. Union St.Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - $49; $39 for PMCA members - In this workshop with Erin Dollar, founder of Los Angeles-based Cotton & Flax, create unique block prints to stamp onto a cotton tote bag. Dollar provides instructions on carving and how to use color ....

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07/29/2017
SILENT & CLASSIC MOVIE NIGHT

3800 Homer Street, Los Angeles, 90031 323-225-2700 - S10 - Silent & Classic Movie Nights, Saturdays, July 29 and August 5 gates open at 7:30 p.m. Picnic on the lawn while viewing classic and silent movies. The event is free for Museum members and $10 for the ....

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07/09/2017 to 07/30/2017
THE GAMBLE HOUSE OFFERS SPECIAL FAMILY TOURS THIS SUMMER

4 Westmoreland Place, Pasadena, 91103 626-793-3334 - Free - $15 - ‘Family’ Tours
July 9, 16, 23, 30 at 11:00 a.m. – 60 minutes
Children 16 and under – FREE (advance reservations strongly recommended, space is limited) For a limited time only, the Gamble House w ....


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08/04/2017
PMCA 1234: FIRST FREE FRIDAY

490 E. Union St. Pasadena, CA 91101 6265683665 - Free - Enjoy free admission all day during Free First Friday! Presented as part of our PMCA 1234 monthly programming. NO RSVP REQUIRED. ....

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08/05/2017
SILENT & CLASSIC MOVIE NIGHT

3800 Homer Street, Los Angeles, 90031 323-225-2700 - $10 - Silent & Classic Movie Nights, Saturdays, July 29 and August 5 gates open at 7:30 p.m. Picnic on the lawn while viewing classic and silent movies. The event is free for Museum members and $10 for the ....

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03/05/2017 to 08/06/2017
GUSTAVE BAUMANN IN CALIFORNIA

490 E. Union St. 6265683665 - Admission - Gustave Baumann (1881–1971) was a pioneer in the development of the color woodcut in the United States. Although he is best known for his bucolic scenes of the Midwest and his majestic imagery of th ....

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03/05/2017 to 08/06/2017
INTERSTITIAL

490 E. Union St. 6265683665 - Admission - What happens to ordinary entities of domestic life when they are driven into territories where their standard uses or functions are suspended and upended and new meanings are forged? Interstitial see ....

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03/05/2017 to 08/06/2017
THE GOLDEN TWENTIES: PORTRAITS AND FIGURE PAINTINGS BY JOSEPH KLEITSCH

490 E. Union St. 6265683665 - Admission - The career of Joseph Kleitsch (1882–1931) is often categorized into two parts: his early work as a portraitist in his native Hungary and in Chicago and his impressionist landscapes painted in Califo ....

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07/27/2017 to 08/13/2017
THE GAMBLE HOUSE OFFERS SPECIAL UPSTAIRS DOWNSTAIRS TOURS THIS SUMMER

4 Westmoreland Place, Pasadena 91103 626-793-3334 - $20 - ‘Upstairs Downstairs’ Tours
July 27 – August 13, 2017 – 90 minutes
Thursdays-Saturdays on the hour from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., and Sundays on the hour from 12-noon – 3:00 p.m. This summer the G ....


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