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Enter Arcadia’s Photography Contest
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Enter Arcadia’s Photography Contest

The Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage announces its 11th Annual Juried Photography Contest and Exhibition. This year’s theme is “Social Issues: Through Your Eyes.” The museum will accept entries from Tuesday, May 14, to Saturday, May 18. The photographs will be judged by a panel of local artists and educators, and will be exhibited at…

Cinco de Mayo Fun at Arcadia’s Gilb Museum
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Cinco de Mayo Fun at Arcadia’s Gilb Museum

Enjoy an afternoon of music, crafts, and more at the Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage on Saturday, May 4, from 12 noon to 3 p.m. There will be activities for the entire family at this free event, which will be held in the Museum Education Center. For more information, please call (626) 574-5440 or visit…

‘Colors of India’ Artwork at Arcadia Gilb Museum
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‘Colors of India’ Artwork at Arcadia Gilb Museum

The artwork of Kruti Shah is the featured exhibit starting March 2, at the Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage. Offering “A Glimpse into the Colors of India,” Shah’s paintings feature traditional designs and beautiful, vivid colors. The exhibit will run until May 25. For more information, please call (626) 574-5440 or visit the Gilb Museum’s…

Families Explore Thailand at Arcadia’s Gilb Museum Program
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Families Explore Thailand at Arcadia’s Gilb Museum Program

Families are invited to enjoy a morning of Thai music, snacks, and a craft at the Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage on Saturday, March 9, from 10 a.m. to noon. Featuring a performance by the Thai Community Arts and Culture Center, this engaging program encourages children to experience international cultures through taking a “hands on”…

The Fall of the House of Baldwin
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The Fall of the House of Baldwin

Part 4: other artifacts By Galen Patterson The McCaslin family did not want to demolish Anoakia. The property was an institution, and they knew it. The family tried work out different ways to preserve the property, but in the end, developing was the decision they came to. The original owner within the McCaslin family, Lowry…

How Arcadia Gained a Rare Piece of History
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How Arcadia Gained a Rare Piece of History

By Galen Patterson Riyo Sato was a developing artist by the time she was detained in 1942. She was sent to Santa Anita Park, where she waited out a portion of the war in captivity before being transferred to Wyoming, to a different detention facility called “Heart Mountain.” Cameras were confiscated within the detention camps….

Museum Offers Unique Look into Arcadia’s Past
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Museum Offers Unique Look into Arcadia’s Past

By Galen Patterson On a sunny Saturday afternoon in late November, Dr. Dana Hicks, curator of the Gilb Museum, invited Arcadia Weekly on a behind-the-scenes tour of museum grounds. Visitors enter the building and are immediately met by a lotus-shaped fountain. The old metal sculpture stands near the wall, stripped of its former glory as…

Visit Bali and Beyond With Arcadia’s Gilb Museum
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Visit Bali and Beyond With Arcadia’s Gilb Museum

Take a break from Arcadia’s Annual Snow Festival and enjoy a special program of traditional Balinese shadow puppet storytelling at the Lauber Museum Education Center on Dec. 1 at 10 and 11:30 a.m. Tickets are required and there is limited seating for this unique event. Free tickets will be available at the Gilb Museum of…

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