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Preservation Month

Located in the heart of the Los Rios District, the San Juan Capistrano Historical Society has been restoring and preserving historical structures. It is adjacent to the Capistrano Depot that actively takes you on the train throughout SoCal. The National Trust for Preservation established the week long tradition of recognizing preservation practices during the Nixon… Read More Preservation Month

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Preservation Week

April 21 – April 27, 2019 Happy Preservation Week from the American Library Association (ALA)! We celebrate our archival process of collections, sorting, digitizing, and sharing our records. Please see the ALA tips on how to handle a variety of materials below. You will find more information and resources at audio   |   books   |… Read More Preservation Week

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UCI Applied Innovation

Startup 70 Degrees Brings History Back to the Future Startup April 4, 2019 By Grace Wood History, although in the past, can help shape the future. Local historian and entrepreneur Jennifer Keil, co-founder of 70 Degrees, aims to change how archivists preserve historical data to show that history can be simultaneously fun and profitable. Named for the… Read More UCI Applied Innovation

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Malibu Lagoon Museum

The Adamson House in Malibu, CA is a delightful Spanish-Colonial revival property built in 1930. It was founded by Merritt and Rhoda Rindge Adamson. This land was part of the Spanish land grant deed to Frederick and May Rindge that was established as a cattle ranch. Ranchof Topanga Malibu Sequit was 24,000 acres with 22 acres… Read More Malibu Lagoon Museum

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San Diego Museum of Art

The San Diego Museum of Art (SDMA) is located in Balboa Park. The contemporary gallery contains fascinating, large installations such as these John McCracken and DeWain Valentine polyester resin pieces. Within the permanent collections, you will find incredible pieces like the René Magritte and Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí. Currently on view is the Artists… Read More San Diego Museum of Art

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OCMA Expand

Located in the heart of the OC performing arts scene, the Orange County Museum of Art has a spectacular plan to expand its role of educating and inspiring the community. Check out the exterior façade that shows the OCMA sign next to Morton’s on Sunflower Ave. Take a visit to the new location OCMA Expand in… Read More OCMA Expand

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OC Great Park Exhibit

FEDERAL ART PROJECT: AMERICAN DESIGN December 2, 2018–February 10, 2019 President Franklin D. Roosevelt developed the New Deal to provide economic relief during the Great Depression. Agencies like the Works Progress Administration (WPA) were established to fund programs, including the Federal Art Project, to alleviate unemployment. These programs commissioned thousands of artists and designers to create work across… Read More OC Great Park Exhibit