Thursday, December 15, 2011

The Life and Art of Betty Lou Nichols

The name Betty Lou Nichols is associated mostly with the popular head vases of the late 1940s and 1950s. Yet Betty Lou also made a variety of figurines and paintings as well.

Visit the La Habra Historical Museum, 215 E. La Habra Blvd, La Habra and learn about this local artist who operated her ceramics business in La Habra from 1945-1962.

View some rare art pieces that have been obtained by the museum for this exhibit.

The Life and Art of Betty Lou Nichols, opens January 7 and runs through March 31, 2012.

There is no charge for admission. The museum is open on Saturdays from 12-4 p.m.

Submitted by Suzette Eschberger.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Exhibit Schedule through March 2012

The La Habra Historical Museum will be closed over the holidays.

Exhibit dates for 2012 will be as follows:

January 7, 14, 21, 28
February 4, 11, 18, 25
March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Have a wonderful Holiday Season and we'll see you again in January 2012!

Please feel free to post photos and comments!

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

A Muckenthaler History Day at the LHHM

Date: Saturday, December 10, 2011
Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Zoot Velasco, Executive Director of the Muckenthaler Cultural Center, will be at the La Habra Historical Museum to sign the new book, Arcadia's Images of America: The Muckenthaler Cultural Center.

There will also be a power point presentation of the history of the Muckenthaler family and North Orange County.

Hope to see you there!

Submitted by Suzette Eschberger