Wednesday, July 29, 2015

[RE]visit [RE]seda Blvd. Art Walk & Scavenger Hunt Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Please join Mayor Eric Garcetti's Great Street Studio, LA Mas, Northridge Sparkle, Northridge Chamber of Commerce, Northridge South Neighborhood Council, and The Museum of the San Fernando Valley to celebrate the reveal of LA's First Great Street - Reseda Blvd! We will be hosting an art walk + scavenger hunt to highlight the unique businesses along Reseda Blvd. while showcasing local artists and artwork. 





[RE]visit [RE]seda Blvd.
Art Walk & Scavenger Hunt 
Thursday, July 30
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
On Reseda Blvd. between Gresham St. and Nordhoff St.

FREE Event

The evening will feature a Bike Village with a free bike share, “Primp Your Ride” bicycle art activities and two hosted bike rides. There will also be a live painting session with local artists, live acoustic-singer songwriter performance, DJ, appearance by 99-Cents Only Stores’ Healthy Living Spokesperson Papa Joe, children’s activities and free restaurant samples along the corridor. Participants will be given a passbook to partake in activities at the participating businesses. Those who complete enough activities will qualify for a raffle where they can win one of three bicycles, certificates for free local services and business and restaurant gift cards.

Featured artists include:

  •     Miguel Ayala
  •     Mauricio Amilcar Canas
  •     Audrey Densmore
  •     Emanuel Farias
  •     Sharif Farrag
  •     Saidah Gray
  •     Chandler Juliet
  •     Scott Lee
  •     Miles Lewis
  •     Claire Martin Park
  •     Ellen Rundle
  •     Public Art Initiative
For more information about the event, visit www.resedablvd.wordpress.com or email resedablvd.greatstreets@gmail.com.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

7/18 HISTORY DAY AT CAMPO DE CAHUENGA - PAN FOR GOLD!

Hello all Gold Rush Fans!

Please consider heading over to Campo de Cahuenga this Saturday from Noon - 4:00 pm for this FREE community and fun event!

Based on its historical significance to the United States, the western United States and California, Campo de Cahuenga is just a must to become familiar with and to support.

Folks, this is the Birthplace of CA - since 1847!

If you can attend, please do so. If not, please spread the word about this event and make a date to visit the Campo soon.

EASY transportation if you can reach the Metro Red Line - the Campo is only about 50 steps from the red line exit at Universal City station.

Please consider becoming a member or donor to the Campo too.

Thank you.

 

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

LOS ANGELES TIMES ARTICLES ON KENT TWITCHELL - MENTION OF THE MUSEUM'S EXHIBIT



A terrific article by Deborah Vankin of The Los Angeles Times on Kent Twitchell, his current mural projects and about his life.

Kent's mural of Michael Jackson, comments about the mural and a couple of mentions about sections of the mural at The Museum of the San Fernando Valley are in the article.

Thank you Deborah!

Please read this article:






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.

http://theculturetrip.com/north-america/usa/california/articles/5-la-havens-of-film-tv-history/


Thank You Eve!

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

VOLUNTEER INFORMATION SESSION - JULY 9, 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 info@themuseumsfv.org. 

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