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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…

Arcadia Resident Exhibits Photography at Gilb Museum
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Arcadia Resident Exhibits Photography at Gilb Museum

The photography of Arcadia resident Jenny Fung will be on exhibit at the Gilb Museum of Arcadia History through Saturday, Dec. 29. This exhibit focuses on the abstract concepts of linear images of Arcadia and how they bring profound introspection and meaning. For more information, call (626) 574-5440 or visit the Gilb Museum’s webpage. The…

Arcadia’s Gilb Museum to Host Spring Soiree
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Arcadia’s Gilb Museum to Host Spring Soiree

By Staff The Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage will be open for a special “after hours” event on Saturday, May 26, from 6 to 9 p.m. They invite the public to join them in enjoying wine, cheese, fine art, and live acoustic music. This event will feature the Gilb’s current exhibit of vibrant watercolors, “Here…

Arcadia Travelers to Learn about Gilb Museum
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Arcadia Travelers to Learn about Gilb Museum

  The Arcadia Travelers are a group of active men and women, age 50 and over, who enjoy day trips, extended travel opportunities, fellowship, and fun. Currently there are 400 plus members and they invite you to join them and explore the possibilities that await you. There meetings are held the fourth Friday of each…

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