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Laura Mohberg has been volunteering at the Banning Museum for seven years. Here’s how she ended up as a volunteer. “Several years ago there was…

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CONGRATULATIONS to our 2020 Wisteria Scholarship winners! Although we were not able to celebrate each of these remarkable students in person at the Wisteria Regale,…

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Berta has been a Banning Museum volunteer for 5 years. According to Berta “When I used to work as an elementary school teacher, I brought…

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“My name is Anna Collins. I retired as a registered nurse in 2010. Prior to retiring, I worked as a Home Care Nurse and then…

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Katharine Stewart Banning was the wife of Banning son, Joseph Brent Banning. Joseph and Katharine married in April of 1888 and set up house and…

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  Simie has been a Friends of Banning Museum Board Member and volunteer for 18 years! She has been a member of the museum for…

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By Gloria Leinbach, Garden Gloves Committee Volunteer and Resident Rosarian Beautiful Howard Rose Garden In 2010, Friends of Banning Museum and The Garden Gloves volunteer…

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The Banning Museum is now offering limited tours, following all City of Los Angeles safety guidelines. Advance reservations are REQUIRED. Reservation Requests must be made…

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Did You Know The Banning Museum’s Howard Rose Garden was once the site of one of the most popular events in Southern California for over…

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By Amy Grat, EXP CEO and Occasional Time Traveler In 1851, PHINEAS BANNING left Philadelphia on a 3,000-mile journey to make his fortune in the…

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