Archive, Field Notes

100th Armistice Day

#WWI was a #homefront experience for millions of women. Julia Hunt Catlin Park Depew Taufflieb, an American #socialite, directly contributed to impede combat casualties. During the #GreatWar, Julia converted Chateau d’Annel, her French mansion, into a 300-bed military hospital for the #Allies for four years with her own money. According to the World War I… Read More 100th Armistice Day

Art, Field Notes

Pasadena Museum of History

The Pasadena Museum of History opened Something Revealed; California Women Artists Emerge, 1860-1960 on September 29, 2018 and runs until March 31, 2019. The exhibit was curated to “dispel the misconception that women were limited in their subject matter and demonstrate that women, especially here in California, have historically made their mark in a male dominated world.  Even today, the… Read More Pasadena Museum of History

Archive, Field Notes

National Archives Month

The National Archives recognizes the month of October as American #ArchivesMonth. You can join the conversation via Twitter on Wednesday, October 3, for #AskAnArchivist Day. The nation will use this online, communal space to discuss what it entails to be an archivist. Learn more about the nation’s heritage by reading Stories about National Archives history in… Read More National Archives Month

Art, Field Notes

The UCI Institute and Museum for California Art

Opening Reception remarks from UCI Provost Enrique Lavernia took place on September 29, 2018. The First Glimpse: Introducing The Buck Collection exhibit runs until January 5, 2019. Stephen Barker, dean of UCI’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts, is executive director of IMCA. The show was curated by Stephen Barker, Dean of the Claire Trevor School… Read More The UCI Institute and Museum for California Art

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Craft & Folk Museum

The California Craft & Folk Museum has been located in Los Angeles’ Museum Row since 1965. CAFAM exhibited Bamboo and Katherine Gray: As Clear as the Experience from May 27 – September 9, 2018. Visit for their next series of collaborations. These include Merion Estes: Unnatural Disasters, Sherin Guirguis: of Thorns and Love, and Daydreaming… Read More Craft & Folk Museum


Oral History

Lee Bevilacqua shared in her oral history, “Well…went into war, I felt that I should contribute something. So, I decided to join the Marine Corps. It seemed like a smaller unit. That’s why I joined it. And I worked with…in Quantico with the commandant there, doing various jobs. One of my last jobs I liked… Read More Oral History


4th of July

Happy 4th of July! 🇺🇸 “Forms in Space,” 1985, by Roy #Lichtenstein at the @philamuseum. Geography: Made in United States, North and Central America Date: 1985 Medium: Color screenprint Dimensions: Image: 31 1/8 × 42 1/2 inches (79.1 × 108 cm) Sheet: 35 3/4 x 52 inches (90.8 x 132.1 cm) Curatorial Department: Prints, Drawings,… Read More 4th of July



Happy First Day of Summer! We are excited for our weekend plans. 🏖🌞 #summer #1stdayofsummer #CA #California #SoCal #NewportBeach #beach #ocean #sand #illustration#design #spf #sun #towel #Pacific #sunny #sea #shell

Field Notes

San Juan Capistrano

Mission San Juan Capistrano offers a glimpse into California’s past. This historic site is a distinctive destination and is protected by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. It “was first founded by Father Lasuen, on October 30th. But just a few weeks after the party of padres and soldiers arrived, they received word of the revolt… Read More San Juan Capistrano


International Archives Day

We celebrate International Archives Day to recognize collections and archivists that manage these records. The theme of the International Council on Archives Conference 2018 is “Archives: Governance, Memory and Heritage” which will take place in  Yaoundé, Cameroon from November 26-28, 2018. Share your participation on social media with @ICArchiv using hashtag #IAD18. Register for the AchivesSpace SoCal Regional Forum on June… Read More International Archives Day