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Bixby House, Tenant Era

Job Title: Getty Curatorial Intern Hours: 40 hours/week for 10 weeks Compensation: $5,000 Application Deadline: April 30, 2018 The Getty intern at Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site has an opportunity to explore curatorial opportunities at a mid-size museum; enhance research and communication skills; acquire experience developing museum exhibits; and work closely with volunteers and museum[…]

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Curator’s Note A few months ago, I was visiting the Miller Reading Room at the main branch of Long Beach Public Library. I saw some beautiful hand painted bird houses on display in the room, and I asked the special collections librarian about them. She told me they were part of a public art workshop[…]

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Bird-watchers saw a gorgeous “Harlan’s” subspecies of red-tailed hawk on our November count at Rancho Los Cerritos in Long Beach, California. Originally thought to be a Zone-tailed hawk, the bird was later identified by Kimball Garrett, Ornithology Collections Manager at the  Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (and the final word on bird ID)[…]

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EXPLORE A CAREER IN GRAPHIC DESIGN   POSITION:                   Graphic Design Internship HOURS:                         Approximately 125 hours between December 4, 2017, and January 12, 2018 COMPENSATION:       $15/hour Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site is preparing to launch a new educational outreach initiative, “Long Ago in Long Beach.” The goal of this program is to expose young[…]

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EXPLORE A CAREER IN MUSEUM EDUCATION   POSITION:                   Museum Educator – “Long Ago in Long Beach” Outreach Program HOURS:                         Approximately 12-18 hours per week, January 8 through June 8, 2018 COMPENSATION:       $15/hour Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site is launching a new educational outreach initiative, “Long Ago in Long Beach.” The goal of this[…]

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More than 150 people gathered in the moonlight on Sunday, Oct. 22, for the Stardusk Dinner Dance. The event raised funds for Rancho Los Cerritos’ award-winning educational programs. Thank you to everyone who attended for supporting RLC and making this evening special!      

fallugia

Apache Plume, Fallugia paradoxa, is October’s plant of the moment. Our is located in a pot by the Visitor Center. An evergreen shrub native to the deserts, this member of the rose family displays lovely white flowers that look like a mini version of an old-fashioned single rose. Rather than developing a typical rose hip or even[…]

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