Tel: (818) 347-9665 PST

Friday, May 19, 2023

Pan-Asian Festival - FREE event for family - Sunday May 21 - 11:00 am - 5:00 pm Music -Dance - Art - Vendors - Food -Fun- please join us

2023 Pan-Asian Festival

Please come on out and enjoy a day filled with cultural entertainment currently will include: Haiza Yoo Korean Dance A day of cultural entertainment currently includes: Institute, Feng Dance Studio (Chinese), Orchid, Kalakeke Pacific Island Dance Company, CSUN Jishin taiko ensemble, Leela Dance (Kathak Dance from India), Persian Dancing, San Fernando Valley Meiji Ondo Dancers (Japanese), Janice Foy, Ph.D. (cellist, Korean folk songs).

Festival highlights will include family-friendly vendors’ booths, demonstrations and onstage entertainment.  There will be raffles for donated items*, food trucks, experiential children’s art workshops and the opportunity to visit The Museum SFV and its wonderful interior and exterior exhibits. FREE entrance and parking for the attendees!

Sunday, May 21, 2023

11:00am - 5:00 pm

Free event. Free parking.  

at The Museum SFV on the historic grounds of Rancho Cordillera del Norte.

Park inside Rancho at:
9015 Wilbur Ave.
Northridge, CA 91324.

Museum Address: (inside Rancho)
18904 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, CA 91324
Tel: 818-347-9665

There will be a cost for food on food trucks.

Thank you.
Pan-Asian Festival Committee & The Museum SFV Board of Directors

Sunday, April 9, 2023

Magic Market Book Renaissance Book Faire - April 16th - 11:00am-4:00 pm Free event for kids

The Museum of the San Fernando Valley and The Quaran Teens Network are pleased to present the Magic Market Book Renaissance Book Faire.

When:  Sunday, April 16, 2023

Time:   11:00am - 4:00 pm

Cost:     Kids and Youths are FREE; Adults:  $2 suggested donation

OR  Adults are Free with bringing a gently used book

THANK YOU to primary sponsor:  Gordon Philanthropies Inc.





Event Location:

The Museum SFV
18904 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, CA 91324
(Southwest corner of Nordhoff St. and Wilbur Ave. The Rancho Grounds)

Parking:  FREE - please park across the street in office building at 18860 Nordhoff St.

Street parking in the area too. If there is not an event at The Rancho, then there will be parking at Rancho Cordillera del Norte at 9015 Wilbur Ave. Northridge 91324.

For more information, please contact: 

Eric Stuart at 818-347-9665 or

Bring the entire family and your neighbors family, fellow student families and your teachers to this amazing, fun event.

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About Gordon Philanthropies, Inc.

We strive to support educational programs and opportunities to help people enhance the quality of their lives

At Gordon Philanthropies, Inc. we believe that access to quality education is an essential human right which should be available to all. Whether the focus is on improving access to higher education, supporting teachers and professional educators, creating educational opportunities for members of underserved communities or advocating for improvements to our educational system.


Thank you.

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

PAI -The Quaran Teens Network Youth Animation Festival 3/12/23 - POSTPONED; to be rescheduled

Dear Friends of Animation:

The Museum of the San Fernando Valley’s Public Arts Initiative (PAI) and The Quaran Teens Network, regret to inform you that due to unforeseen circumstances, we have found it necessary to Postpone our March 12th 2023 Youth Animation Festival.

Please know that we are 100% dedicated to bringing this event to life at a future date.  

We apologize for any inconvenience. We do not come by this decision lightly, but we believe it is in the best interests to all parties involved to take this time to guarantee this event reaches its full potential.

Thank you all for everything and stay tuned. We will be back! 

Please spread the word to all friends that you know wanted to participate and or attend.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Richard Cryer or myself at:

Richard Cryer:

Eric Morgan Stuart:


Eric Morgan Stuart
Richard Cryer
The Museum SFV Board Members and Event Coordinators


Saturday, March 4, 2023

Ted Donaldson, of Father Knows Best and in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, dies at 89

Ted Donaldson, who starred as Bud Anderson on the original radio version of Father Knows Best and as Neely Nolan in the beloved family drama A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, the first feature directed by Elia Kazan, has died. He was 89.

Donaldson was in numerous movies with major movies start such as Once Upon a Time (1944), starring Cary Grant and Janet Blair.

He also starred B-movies from Columbia Pictures that revolved around a German shepherd named Rusty. He was in the following movies:  After Adventures of Rusty, Donaldson came back for The Return of Rusty (1946), For the Love of Rusty (1947), The Son of Rusty (1947), My Dog Rusty (1948), Rusty Leads the Way (1948), Rusty Saves a Life (1949) and, finally, Rusty’s Birthday (1949).

He was born in Brooklyn on Aug. 20, 1933. His father was singer-composer Will Donaldson (he co-wrote “Do Wacka Do,” years later a hit for Roger Miller). 

For more information, please visit a nice article by the Hollywood Reporter.

Saturday, February 25, 2023

Due to weather - The Museum SFV closed this weekend 2/25 and 2/26; re-opens on February 28th

 Hello The Museum SFV members and visitors, due to the weather, we will be closed this weekend.

We will re-open on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at 1:00 pm.

Thank you.