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Celebrate Black History

Celebrate Black History Month this February by checking out these virtual events and organizations: African American Firefighter Museum African American Heritage Society of Long ...

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December Garden News

Plant of the Moment: Calliandra haematocephala or Pink Powder Puff. Native to South America and Mexico, this tropical plant does well in our arid ...

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Events, exhibits, history

LA as Subject Archives Bazaar

The LA as Subject Archives Bazaar is going virtual and will be hosted online on 10/17. You can view all of the virtual exhibitor booths ...

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internships, Uncategorized

Meet the Interns: Taryn McMillen

Name and Title: Taryn McMillen, Getty Marrow Curatorial Intern 2020 Education info: I studied art history at California State University, Long Beach, and graduated ...

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility

In honor of National Diversity Week 2020, we are proud to share our recently adopted Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) statement. In 2018, ...

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Gardens

Plants and Birds of the Moment

The Heliotropum (Heliotrope) is looking beautiful this month. In Adobe Days, Sarah Bixby Smith lists the plants she remembers from Temple’s garden. She ends ...

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Long Beach, Uncategorized, Visitor Information, volunteers

The Artisan Collection & Legacy Collection

The Rancho Los Cerritos museum shop is full of one-of-a-kind products. These products are hand made by local artisans and volunteers. These hand-made products ...

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Gardens, Visitor Information

Garden Updates

Grass Resodding Our grass is being resodded so that it will look great for when we can have in-person events in the future. This ...

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history

Shining A Light on Women’s History: Fanny Bixby Spencer

Recruited by Long Beach Police Captain Tom Williams as a “social experiment” in January 1908, Fanny Bixby Spencer (1879-1930) is believed to have been ...

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Gardens

Plant of the moment: Princess Flower!

Plant of the moment: the Princess Flower   The princess flower (pictured above) or the Tibourchina urvillean,  has 3-4” leaves that can be green, ...

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