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Victorian Christmas – December 6 & 7, 2014

| October 20th, 2014 | No Comments »
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Join us on Saturday, December 6 and Sunday, December 7  from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. as we kick off the  holiday season in grand style at the Banning Museum’s Annual Victorian Christmas Celebration and Open House! Due to the generosity of our sponsors, event admission is FREE! Visitors will enjoy period entertainment, tours of the Museum decorated in holiday splendor, refreshments, a children’s craft, a horse-drawn trolley ride between The Banning Museum and Drum Barracks Civil War Museum as well as local food and craft vendors. As a special treat, a Queen Victoria re-enactor will receive guests for the two days

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“Vintage Textiles” Lecture presented by Kara McLeod, FIDM

| October 27th, 2014 | No Comments »
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Join us for a lecture about the history of vintage textiles, including clothing and fabrics from the mid-to-late 19th to early 20th Century America. EVENT DETAILS Date: November 1, 2014 Time: 10:00 am Place: The Banning Museum, Stagecoach Barn Admission: $5.00 For further information or to RSVP please call (310) 548-2005

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“Ada Hancock Maritime Disaster of 1863″ – October 11, 2014

| September 19th, 2014 | No Comments »

Please join Friends of Banning Museum for a special lecture on Saturday, October 11 at 10 am in the historic Stagecoach Barn at the Banning Museum. The Ada Hancock Disaster remains the most tragic loss of life event to take place in the Los Angeles Harbor. Banning Museum Director, Michael Sanborn will lecture on the cause and aftermath that impacted the survivors and the businesses that suffered as a result of the horrific explosion. Aboard the ill-fated steamer, some of Los Angeles’s most notable figures of the time were killed instantly. Phineas Banning himself was aboard and was severely injured

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We are a Blue Star Museum!

| July 10th, 2014 | Comments Off
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The Banning Museum is happy to be one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense. The program provides families an opportunity to enjoy the nation’s cultural heritage and learn more about their new communities after a military move. The complete list of participating museums is available at arts.gov/national/blue‐star‐museums .

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150th Anniversary Celebration & Concert – August 16, 2014

| June 19th, 2014 | 2 Comments »
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Join us on August 16 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm as we celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Banning Mansion! In the spirit of the Rancho-period of the Banning property, we will have a fun-filled evening with live music provided by local favorite, “South Bay Country”, free line dance instruction with an energetic dance caller, country style dancing and a good old fashioned BBQ buffet provided by Southland Favorite, “The Outdoor Grill.”  Get out those cowboy boots and cowboy hats ’cause it’s gonna be a heck of a hoe-down!               Ticket Options: VIP

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