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8th Annual Phineas Banning Birthday Concert – August 20, 2016

| May 13th, 2016 | 1 Comment »
Birthday Concert 2015

On Saturday, August 20, 2016, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friends of Banning Museum will celebrate the birthday of the “Father of the Los Angeles Harbor” Phineas Banning with a special evening of music and dancing. In the spirit of the Rancho-period of the Banning property, guests will be treated to a Western-themed evening with live music provided by country band, “JB and The Big Circle Riders”, free line dance instruction, dancing and a good old fashioned barbecue buffet provided by Southland favorite, “The Outdoor Grill.” PICNIC – $10.00 General Admission, FREE for Friends of Banning Museum members – Guests bring their

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Get to Know Us- Volunteer Opportunities- August 26 & 27, 2016

| July 12th, 2016 | No Comments »

The Banning Museum is seeking volunteers and will host two Get to Know Us receptions on Friday, August 26, 2016 and Saturday, August 27, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The receptions will be held in the conference room at the Banning Museum, 401 East “M” Street, Wilmington, CA 90744. Volunteers at the Banning Museum attend a training class to gain the background necessary to offer public tours and special group tours of the interior of the Museum, Stagecoach Barn and grounds. Once the training class is completed the volunteers are able to participate in a full range of

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We are a Blue Star Museum!

| May 14th, 2016 | Comments Off on We are a Blue Star Museum!
Blue Start Museum

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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Educational Program Reservations 2016-2017

| April 15th, 2016 | Comments Off on Educational Program Reservations 2016-2017
School House

  We are proud toagain offer these Educational Programs for the 2016-2017 school year:   Living History School Program (4th Grade) Banning Heritage Week (4th Grade) Evolution of a Town (3rd Grade)   We will begin accepting RESERVATION REQUEST FORMS on May 2, 2016 for the 2016-2017 school year.  Please visit the FOR TEACHERS page to find out more information.

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Wisteria Regale – “Hollywood’s Golden Age” – April 2, 2016

| February 1st, 2016 | Comments Off on Wisteria Regale – “Hollywood’s Golden Age” – April 2, 2016
2016 Wisteria Flyer

Please join us for Friends of Banning Museum’s annual fundraiser, Wisteria Regale, set in Hollywood’s Golden Age. You will enjoy an elegant sit down dinner, hosted bar, live entertainment provided by the Fabulous Esquires Big Band, a professional dance show and a silent auction. The annual Wisteria Regale Scholarships provided by California Sulphur, Inc. will be presented to Banning High School’s finest students. You are encouraged to come dressed as your favorite Hollywood star or in formal attire. This year the event will be held in the Madeo Grand Ballroom at the Hilton Doubletree Hotel on the water in San Pedro. Tickets are

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