The Balboa Island Museum & Historical Society is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded to preserve, explore and promote the history, heritage and culture of the Island and the greater Newport Beach community.
67616 Desert View Ave, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240, USA
Photo by Shiry
PEOPLE ARE SAYING:
Cabot’s Pueblo Museum is managed by the Cabot’s Museum Foundation. The mission of the Cabot’s Museum Foundation is to promote and preserve Cabot Yerxa’s legacy of cultural respect, education, art, community, and the desert habitat. The Museum welcomes approximately 18,500 visitors a year to experience Cabot’s story, home, and Museum through tours led by staff and volunteers.
di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art is a catalyst for transformative experiences with contemporary art of Northern California. The nonprofit art center, located in the heart of Napa Valley, presents dynamic, rotating exhibitions as well as educational programs for all ages. Additionally, di Rosa maintains a permanent collection of notable works by artists living or working in Northern California from the mid-twentieth century to the early twenty-first century, highlighting a story of experimentation of the artists of the region. Collection artists include Robert Arneson, Joan Brown, Enrique Chagoya, Bruce Conner, Judy Dater, Jay De Feo, Roy De Forest, Viola Frey, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Mildred Howard, Robert Hudson, Paul Kos, Manuel Neri, and many others. A wide range of styles, media, and subject matter provides an overview of the creative energy and freedom to experiment that characterize this region of California.
Fullerton Arboretum is a 26 acre botanic garden on the campus of California State University. The garden hosts two museums: Heritage House, an 1894 Eastlake Victorian Cottage fully restored with docent guided tours and the Orange County Agricultural & Nikkei Heritage Museum. The arboretum’s living collections include plants from every region of the world displayed in their native topography. Fullerton Arboretum is a Level IV Arboretum, the highest accreditation possibly, one of just 180 Level IV arboreta worldwide.
The Highland Art Center is a cultural arts campus in the heart of downtown historic Weaverville including a main gallery, arts library, formal gardens, large events meadow, and 6 artist’s studios. In the charming 1893 white Victorian farmhouse that houses the main gallery, we host monthly art shows with opening receptions on the first Saturday of every month. The Highland was established in 1968 to showcase and promote local and regional artists and artisans, and has remained a pillar for the arts in Trinity County for 50 years.
Knight Foundry, set in the heart of Sutter Creek, California, is one of America’s last water-powered foundry and machine shops, and one of the nation’s best preserved 19th-century industrial complexes. Established in 1873 by Samuel Knight, this extraordinary facility includes historic equipment and machinery, still in place in its original context. The Knight Foundry complex is always open to the public on the second Saturday of every month. Visitors can interact with knowledgeable and interesting docents, some of whom actually worked at the Foundry before it ceased operations in 1996. The Foundry serves as an educational resource providing a unique window into California’s history and heritage. The preservation and restoration of Knight Foundry provides an unparalleled opportunity to protect the history of industrial technologies as they were traditionally implemented, and to pass them on to future generations.
9. LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes
501 N Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA
Photo by Shiry
Performance & Design
PEOPLE ARE SAYING:
LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes – LA Plaza – celebrates the past and inspires the future by sharing the untold stories about the history, culture, values, and traditions of Mexican, Mexican American, and all Latinos in the founding and continuing evolution of Southern California. We do this through compelling and culturally enriching exhibitions, educational programs, and public programming. We’ve welcomed visitors since 2011.
The Maidu Museum & Historic Site offers a unique cultural haven for families and individuals who want to experience the life ways and culture of the Nisenan Maidu who called this location home for thousands of years.The outside trail wanders through the Historic Site and offers visitors a chance to see the lasting cultural landmarks via hundreds of bedrock mortar holes and deeply carved petroglyphs. The museum houses interactive exhibits, displays and an art gallery showcasing contemporary California Indian art. The museum offers public tours every Saturday at 10am. Group guided tours are offered Monday-Friday, by reservations.
Marin Museum of Contemporary Art connects art, community, and artistic expression. It is a unique non-collecting museum that is for artists, about artists, and by artists. MarinMOCA seeks to present art in an environment that provides a supportive venue for artists and exhibitions that inspire the community.
The Mission Inn Foundation preserves, interprets, and promotes the cultural heritage of the Mission Inn, Riverside, and the surrounding southern California communities through its museum services, educational programs, and outreach activities.