Member Appreciation Ice Cream Social
Sunday, June 30 • 4 to 6 p.m.
All members are invited to enjoy a new-fashioned ice cream social while learning about a variety of interesting, high-quality paintings and sculptures. Learn more.
LISTENING STATION: Open Now at the Heritage Museum
Memories of Mexican Schools • Our listening station has moved from the California Welcome Center in Buena Park, where it celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month, to the Heritage Museum of Orange County (HMOC). The interactive exhibit shares authentic stories as told by Hispanic Americans who experienced school segregation as children in the years prior to 1945.
The Heritage Museum is open Fridays 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sundays 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and other times by appointment for groups of 10 or more. It is located at 3101 West Harvard Street, Santa Ana, CA 90704.
LEASE Our Featured Exhibit
Our MOTAL exhibit, A Class Action, which had a successful 9-month run from September 2011 to June 2012 at the Old Orange County Courthouse in Santa Ana, CA, is available for lease.
The exhibit is appropriate for visitors of all ages and ethnic backgrounds. We are pleased to have welcomed visitors from many ethnic groups, including many in the Hispanic community—from cities near and far. It holds special appeal for college instructors, high school teachers, and their students.
We are entertaining offers from those interested in leasing the exhibit. For more information, please download the prospectus (3.1 MB PDF).
What a Teacher Had to Say
This is a fabulous exhibit and was a wonderful field trip. I highly recommend it. It’s very inspirational to think that this history took place right in Orange County. Most people don’t even know about it. The higher the grade level, the more the kids will get out of it. There are very high-level concepts about fighting for rights, etc. Older kids will not be bored! But it’s also appropriate for fourth-graders; there are many California standards that are covered and lots of hands-on activities to keep them learning. My fourth- and fifth-graders got a lot out of it; many were touched deeply.
—Marcy Fry, Fullerton School District
WANTED: Student Work on “A Class Action” Themes
We would like to post photos of your artwork or copies of your writing. Send us your ideas!