Field Notes

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County has a new permanent exhibit titled, “Becoming Los Angeles.” The displays contain large format photos, artifacts, and videos set in a larger than life timeline that swoops between several rooms. Each area includes tributes to pioneer voices and captures the everyday experience on this former sprawling vista.… Read More Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

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Scottsdale Art

Scottsdale Public Art’s “LOVE” sculpture was completed by Edwin Benoit in 1999. It is a large, “144” (h) x144″ (w) x72″ (d) sculpture made of poly-chromed red and blue aluminum, weighing 3,800 lbs” which allows guests to stand and often place themselves within this space. Listen to Scottsdale Public Art’s former director, Valerie Vadala Homer,… Read More Scottsdale Art

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Crystal Cove

Crystal Cove State Park has an incredible heritage as one of the pristine preserved historical and natural landscapes in Southern California. It offers a glimpse into the past with the quaint beachside cottages that are painted in an array of bright colors. They represent the quintessential California living. The interpretive cottages house a collection of… Read More Crystal Cove

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The Broad

The Broad, Los Angeles’ newest modern art museum, has an incredible collection of pieces. You will enjoy the physical space that holds this phenomenal collection. You can preview what is on exhibit on their website and see what upcoming programs they are having for the community. We recommend that you prepare in advance for your… Read More The Broad

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Orange County Great Park

Orange County Great Park in Irvine, CA is part of the former Marine Corps Air Station El Toro. Today, you can visit it for art and history exhibitions. This historic hanger hold a permanent collection of Marine and Home Front history. They have oral history listening stations with interviews conducted by CSUF’s Center for Oral… Read More Orange County Great Park

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Ocean Institute

Dana Point has the Ocean Institute, an amazing science-based non-profit organization, that is dedicated to educating the community through programs. You will find the array of sea-life well-documented in this living museum. The Pilgrim replica tall ship is based off of Richard Henry Dana, Jr. journey mentioned in his novel Two Years Before the Mast.… Read More Ocean Institute