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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Leo Politi Lithograph Raffle

In conjunction with the Bunker Hill theme of this year’s Holiday Lamplight Celebration we are raffling off two framed Leo Politi lithographs. Tickets for the raffle can be purchased in the gift shop leading up to Lamplight and during the event.

Tickets are 1 for $5 or 3 for $12

Leo Politi was born in Fresno, California in 1908. At age 6, he and his family moved to Italy where he began his art training at the Royal Palace of Monza. He returned to Fresno and launched his literary career in 1938 with “Little Pancho”. In 1950 he was honored with the Caldecott Medal for “the nation’s most distinguished children’s picture book” for “Song of the Swallows”. Over the years he wrote and illustrated 20+ children’s book as well as “Bunker Hill, Los Angeles”.

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Wise Guys Events hosts “Heritage Scare” at Heritage Square

The Heritage Scare: An Evening of Competitive Murder

One night only: Sunday 30 October, 7-11 PM

From “Survivor” challenge consultants and award-winning game designers Wise Guys Events, the Heritage Scare is a competitive haunted house: a haunt that you play as a game. Each of the 6 houses in the living history museum at Heritage Square contains a diabolical strategy game of betrayal you play with a partner. 10 people enter the house but only one pair emerges triumphant. Play all 6 games in any order, as many times as you want.

Must be 18+ to attend.
Victorian costumes encouraged.
Prizes for winners.
Live musicians.
Cash bar.
Free parking.
Damnable game play.
Guaranteed treachery.
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A one-of-a-kind experience.
One night only.
Be there or bequeath.

Tickets are $36 and can be purchased at https://www.artful.ly/wise-guys-events.

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Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Halloween Movie Night – Oct. 15

On Saturday, October 15 we will once again be partnering with 3-D Space to bring you the 1954 classic Creature from the Black Lagoon in 3-D.

Gates will open at 6:30 p.m. and we will begin the film once it is sufficiently dark. 3-D glasses will be provided. Drinks, popcorn and snacks will be available to purchase. You are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner, chairs, blankets, and jackets.

Admission is free for museum members and $10 for the general public.

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Friday, July 22, 2016

Silent and Classic Movie Nights coming soon

Pull out your picnic baskets and join us for a screening of a great movie under the stars.

Projected onto our historic box car the movie nights are a great evening our for the whole family. Gates open at 7:30 p.m. for you to picnic and the films will begin at 8:15 (sunset permitting). Popcorn, drinks, and other theater snacks will be available for purchase. Admission is free for museum members and $10 for the general public.

On July 30 we will be showing Alfred Hitchcock’s The Man Who Knew Too Much from 1934the man

On August 6 come in you best Cinderella themed costume for Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella from 1957. A costume contest will be held before the show for anyone who comes in a Cinderella themed costume. The winner will receive two tickets to our Halloween Mourning Tours.

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

Blue Star Museums 2016

Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America. The program starts on Memorial Day (Monday May 30, 2016) and runs through Labor Day (Monday, September 5, 2016).

The free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card, which includes active duty U.S. military – Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, as well as members of the National Guard and Reserve, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps – and up to five family members. For Heritage Square this will apply to regular weekend tours only.

Some special or limited-time museum exhibits may not be included in this free admission program. For questions on particular exhibits or museums, please contact the museum directly. To find participating museums and plan your trip, visit arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. All summer long, Blue Star Museums will share stories through social media. Follow Blue Star Museums on Twitter @NEAarts and @BlueStarFamily, #bluestarmuseums, on Facebook, and read the NEA Art Works blog for weekly stories on participating museums and exhibits.

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