Events

Enjoy our events page with upcoming and past activities. We facilitate online Zoom board meetings and social gatherings. Our team has chaired in-person, multi-day conferences. We can help you host your next event virtually or in-person. We know many Orange County venues and have planned events from start to finish. Let us know how we can collaborate!

Field Notes is a series of posts dedicated to highlighting current exhibitions, research facilities, and cultural events in your community. We primarily list community functions in California. Subscribe to receive these posts directly in your email.

View our the Historic & Research Sites page. Visit our Resources page for more details such as our list of Conferences & Events: University of Pennsylvania Call for Papers, The History List, Conferences & Events, and Humanities & Social Studies Online (H-Net).


California Events:

California Museum in Sacramento has ongoing events. “In the permanent exhibits, visitors can hop aboard a bus to hear immigrants tell their stories of coming to California, meet a ghost who recounts his family’s experience in California from the Gold Rush to the present, or step inside a theater to see how Hollywood has portrayed California.”

Orange County Docent League meets at various historic locations in Orange County two times a year for Zoom based and in-person training. Contact OC Commissioner, Pamela Harrell pamela.harrell@earthlink.net, for more details.

Orange County Historical Society hosts Zoom and in person events.

OC Parks offers the community ongoing events.

Preserve Orange County has virtual and in person events.

Bowers Museum in Santa Ana has a calendar of events. First opened in 1936 as the Charles W. Bowers Memorial Museum, they have grown to a premiere 21st century facility with outstanding rotating exhibitions.

Casa Romantica has a season of events at their historic house once lived in by Ole Hanson in San Clemente.

Laguna Art Museum has rotating exhibitions. Search their permanent art collection to learn more about the fine art history in our area.

Laguna College of Art + Design (LCAD) Gallery “is home to exhibitions by world -renowned artists and emerging students and artists alike. LCAD Gallery’s mission is to serve the educational and cultural objectives of Laguna College of Art and Design’s studio majors.”
THE ART OF NELLIE GAIL MOULTON
OCTOBER 7–NOVEMBER 21, 2021
RECEPTION: OCTOBER 7, 2021 6–9PMLaguna College of Art + Design’s BFA program in Drawing + Painting
is proud to present THE ART OF NELLIE GAIL MOULTON, a retrospective exhibition of paintings and drawings created by Nellie Gail Moulton (1878-1972).An avid en plein air painter, Nellie belongs to a larger movement of female artists who have recently gained significant recognition for their contributions to the arts. Nellie created art throughout her entire life and studied with renowned artists such as William Wendt, Anna Hills, Frank Cuprien, and Edgar Payne (also showcased within this exhibition). Her work captures the rich beauty of nature, expressing her keen eye for detail and impressive use of color.

Curated by: Jennifer Keil + Cindy Keil (Moulton Museum), Bryan Heggie (LCAD Gallery), and Hope Railey (Chair of LCAD Fine Arts).
374 Ocean Avenue
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
11AM-4PM Wednesday — Sunday
CLOSED Monday + Tuesday
For more information, visit moultonmuseum.org
CONTACT INFO: Gallery@lcad.edu | 949-376-6000
VISIT: www.lcad.edu

The Institute and Museum of California Art (IMCA) “was established by University of California, Irvine (UCI) in 2017, following the acquisition of two important collections of California Art: The Irvine Museum Collection and The Buck Collection. Working with numerous partners, IMCA considers what constitutes California Art and how to tell these stories in informed, inclusive, and just ways, ensuring that a diversity of voices and lived experiences are presented.”
Mission San Juan Capistrano was established in 1776. Visit the beautiful gardens and exhibits.
Orange County Museum of Art in Santa Ana is building a new facility to feature its permanent collection.
Segerstrom Center for the Arts, “In the late 1960s, a number of Orange County community leaders decided it was time to have world-class performing arts venues and a dedicated arts campus where local and regional performing arts organizations and esteemed guest artists and companies from all over the world could perform for this rapidly growing and culturally diverse region of Southern California.”
Sherman Gardens is located in Corona del Mar. They have beautiful grounds for their events that include exhibits from their Library.
National Events:
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2021 OHA Annual Meeting  theme is “Moving Stories” and will be held all virtually from October 13-17, 2021. Southwest Oral History Association will be participating in this annual conference. SOHA is celebrating their 40th anniversary.

Introduction to Digital Storytelling Workshop

2021 Learning Revolution daily online education conference, “This is an historic and unique event. Sessions are being held daily all free to attend live. Our Learning Revolution weekly shows continue today and tomorrow with four great episodes. Times are US-Eastern Daylight Time – to see the schedule in your own time zone, and to get the links to attend live in Zoom, please use the SCHEDULE page on the Learning Revolution site.” Visit Library 2.0 at: https://library20.com/?xg_source=msg_mes_network


Past Events:

Who Was Nellie Gail Moulton? at Casa Romantica from March 13, 2020 until November 15, 2020. The gallery was featured in Orange Coast Magazine. The closing reception was on Friday, November 13th, 2020 from 6-8pm.

 The Southwest Oral History Association conference theme is “Home (Lands) & Oral Histories of (Re)Vitalization” September 12-13, 2020 via Zoom. They offered SOHA 2020 Zoom-based programs.

Jeronimo screening film discussion flyer Joseph Juhn

Thursday, October 8th, 5:00-7:30 Pacific Time – a virtual screening and conversation with documentary filmmaker Joseph Juhn‘s Jeronimo: the Untold Story of Koreans in Cuba

 

Oral History Happy Hour: Let’s Talk about Tech

We hope you will join us again for this month’s Oral History Happy Hour.

Grab your favorite festive treat and join us on the first Thursday of every month for a virtual conversation about Oral History in the COVID-19 Era. This month’s topic: Let’s Talk about Tech. We’ll be hearing from special guest Jennifer Keil, M.A., Founder of 70 Degrees.

Click here to register, or visit the website: southphoenixoralhistory.com
Event details: Thursday, October 1st at 4pm (Pacific). Zoom link will be sent the day before.

National Council for Public History (NCPH) 2020 online conference

Library 2.018 mini-conference: Design Thinking: How Librarians Are Incorporating It Into Their Practice

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