Sunday, July 5, 2015

5 LA Havens of Film & TV History - The Museum SFV Listed

Nice article by Eve Hill on museums that offer entertainment history - The Museum of the San Fernando Valley was included in the article - read on...

5 LA Havens of Film & TV History

Portrait of director Frank Capra, ca. 1930s. Courtesy of the Margaret Herrick Library

For film and TV buffs, there is no place like Los Angeles. You may spy a celebrity at the local farmers' market, or be shooed away from your neighborhood park by a production assistant protecting a 'hot set.' But if you want to experience meaningful connections to the stories and characters you hold dear, dig deep into film history with the resources below.

Thank You Eve!

Tuesday, June 30, 2015


The Museum is seeking volunteers to join as Museum Associates for all committees including museum docents, historic walking tour docent, marketing assistants and event organizers. 

Join us from 5:30 pm to 7:30pm on Thursday, July 9, 2015 to learn more about the associates program. 

RSVP by emailing 

The Museum of the San Fernando Valley 
18860 Nordhoff St., Suite 204 
Northridge, CA 91324-3885
Phone: (818) 347-9665

Friday, June 26, 2015


The Museum family supports Michael Jackson fans from around the world on the anniversary of his passing six years ago today, June 25th.

Please send us a note or comment on what Michael Jackson meant to you as a performer and person.

For the new Friends of The Museum that have visited and enjoyed our exhibits - Thank you. For those that have not been to Kent Twitchell's Mural of Michael Jackson, please join us soon!

Register and pay for ticket in advance by going to our EventBrite page. Click HERE.

Thank you for the support.

Saturday, June 20, 2015



 Spend a Saturday afternoon with a Public Art Initiative artists at the Museum and find out more about the artwork on display. Learn the inspiration, process and creation - straight from the artists that created the art! Light refreshments provided. 

Saturday, June 20, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

RSVP & invite your friends on Facebook!

Friday, June 19, 2015


This is a guided walking tour of 10 murals along Van Nuys Blvd. Learn the history of murals in the Northeast Valley, hear the inspiration and meet the artists. Tour guides are local artists that have been involved in the creation of the murals. Special guests speakers on selected tours. 
Wear comfortable shoes. Bring umbrellas, caps, sunscreen and/or water bottles anything you may need to make the walk comfortable for you.
ROUTE CHANGES - After listening to feedback about the tours for the past year, we decided to shorten the tour and make it a completely walking tour. The walk spans from Brandley Ave to Telfair Ave a little over 1 mile.
After the tour Myke's Cafe is offering a free agua fresca (pinapple, fruit punch or horchata) with meal purchase to tour attendees. 
Meeting Location: Outside of Myke's Cafe at 13171 Van Nuys Blvd, Pacoima, Ca, 91331
Dates: Repeats Bi-Monthly, 3rd Saturday of the Month
Saturday, February 21, 2015 
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Saturday, October 17, 2015
Time: 10:00am - 12:30 pm. 
Parking: Street Parking is available along Van Nuys Blvd. (Please Read Parking Signs!) 
Cost: $15.00 Pre-Paid Per Person Donation. Visit the Eventbrite Page to Prepay. 
Otherwise $20.00 walk-up cost. Funds collected help restore murals overtime. For more information and to RSVP Email Maryley at Maryley.Carrillo@TheMuseum
Northeast Valley Muralists