Museums in the News

Museum news from around the web!

Morphosis reveals design for new Orange County Museum of Art in California
By Hope Daley, Archinect News, June 4, 2018

The Petersen Museum Finally Opens Its Vast Collection of Cars to the Public
By Kirby Garlitos, Top Speed, June 2, 2018

California Auto Museum rolls on despite the odds
By Ed Goldman, Sacramento Business Journal, June 1, 2018

A decade in the making, Powerhouse Science Center begins construction
By Mark Anderson, Sacramento Business Journal, May 31, 2018

Los Angeles Museums Reopen After Probe Into Bomb Threat
By US News, May 26, 2018

Ventura City Council votes to give Museum of Ventura County more than $1 million
By Arlene Martinez, VCStar, May 26, 2018

Interactive Pizza Museum to Roll for LA
By Alysia Gray Painter, NBC Los Angeles, May 22, 2018

Computer History Museum Makes the Eudora Email Client Source Code Available to the Public
By Carina Sweet, Global Newswire, May 22, 2018

LA’s Main Museum and ArtCenter College Announce Exploratory Partnership

By ArtForum, May 21, 2018

Military Members And Their Families Get Free Museum Access This Summer

By CBS Sacramento, May 21, 2018

$10 Million One-Of-A-Kind Auto Museum On Sale In Malibu
By Emily Holland, Malibu Patch, May 21, 2018

California Budget Includes $100 Million For Indian Culture Center In West Sacramento
By Drew Bollea, CBS Sacramento, May 15, 2018

Orange County Museum of Art takes steps toward its planned move from Newport to Costa Mesa
By Hillary Davis, The Los Angeles Times, May 15, 2018

ASU Launches Diversity Initiative With Los Angeles County Museum of Art
By Lynn Trimble, Phoenix New times, May 10, 2018

How a Wave of Honest History Museums Is Changing Black Tourism
By Ashton Lattimore, Slate, May 8, 2018

Museum Of Ice Cream Extends San Francisco Stay
By Susan C. Schena, Patch, May 8, 2018

LACMA and ASU launch partnership to advance a new generation of art museum leaders and a more inclusive museum field
By ASU Now, May 8, 2018

Sonoma Valley Museum of Art votes to keep its name
By Kate Williams, Sonoma Index Tribune, May 3, 2018

MOXI Museum Names New Board Members
By Martha Swanson, Noozhawk, May 3, 2018

Local veterans art showcased in Museum of No. California Art
By by Jerry Olenyn, KRCR News, May 1, 2018

East Bay “activist quilters” take on gun debate at San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles
By Julie Prodis Sulek, The Mercury News, May 1, 2018

California Academy of Sciences hosting inclusive job fair
By Camden Avery, Hoodline, April 27, 2018

CSUEB Anthropology museum reopens
By Paz Sandoval, The Poineer, April 26, 2018

Audit says L.A. Zoo nonprofit should be more transparent
By Dakota Smith, The Los Angeles Times, April 25, 2018

SF State’s new Global Museum to house Sutro’s Egyptian Collection
By Jesse Hamlin, San Francisco Chronicle, April 11, 2018

Start Prepping Your Instagram Captions Now: A Pop-up Avocado Museum is Opening This Summer
By Tehrene Firman, Well & Good, April 8, 2018

The Museum of Selfies Opens in Los Angeles
By Cody Lewis, Resource Magazine, April 7, 2018

CALM's California Condor program receives $12,700 donation
By Staff, Bakersfield Now, April 4, 2018

BMoA joins local museum reciprocal admission; Kern County Museum announces individual membership
By Henry A. Barrios, The Californian, April 4, 2018

Private Car Museum in Malibu goes on the Market for $10m
By, April 4, 2018

Museum of Selfies pops up in southern California

By ABC 13, March 30, 2018


King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh on exhibit at California Science Center

By Fox 11, March 29, 2018


Desert Museum Agrees To Resolve Federal Disabilities Suit

By Palm Desert Patch, March 28, 2018


Pleasanton Art League Brings Art Education To Museum On Main

By News Desk, Pleasanton Patch, March 28, 2018


Petition launched to support Armenian American Museum

By Armenia News, March 27, 2018


California African American Museum receives large gift of work focused on self-taught artists from the South

By Deborah Vankin, The Los Angeles Times, March 22, 2018


Lucas Museum of Narrative Art Breaks Ground in Exposition Park

By Niele Anderson, Los Angeles Sentinel, March 22, 2018


Plastic sprinkles run amok may cost Museum of Ice Cream in San Francisco

By Don Sweeney, The Sacramento Bee, March 21, 2018


There’s A Museum In LA Dedicated To Failed Products That Never Made It

By Steffanie Tan, Pedistrain, March 19, 2018

‘This is why our story is so important:’ China Lake Museum maintains record of the past

By Jessica Weston, Taft Midway Driller, March 17, 2018

George Lucas breaks ground on LA’s Museum of Narrative Art
By Toby Murphy, Infosurhoy, March 16, 2018

Exclusive: Private Malibu Auto Museum Lists for $10 Million
By Livia Hooson, Roob Report

Napa Valley Museum Yountville Has Reopened For Scheduled Exhibitions & Events
By BWW News Desk, Broadway World San Francisco, March 12, 2018

Settlement Reached on Museum House Related Lawsuits
By Sara Hall, Newport Beach Independent Online, March 9, 2018

Libraries, Museums honored for service
By Oakdale Leader, March 7, 2018

California Academy of Sciences to Offer Unprecedented Free Field Trip Program Thanks to $20 Million Endowment From Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock

By BusinessWire, March 5, 2018

Lawsuits settled in disputes over scuttled Museum House condo project in Newport Beach
By Hillary Davis, The Los Angeles Times, March 2, 2018

The Museum of Ice Cream extends SF stay and will debut two new installations
 By Alyssa Pereira, SF Gate, March 2, 2018

White Elephant Sale Helps Fund Oakland Museum
By Sharon Chin, CBS Bay Area, March 1, 2018

With 90% of Initial Goal Raised, Riverside Extends Agreement on “The Cheech”

By Staff,, March 1, 2018

William Saroyan museum to open in Fresno in August 2018
By Media Max, February 26, 2018

Hundreds gather at California Route 66 Museum in Victorville for fundraiser
By Brian Whitehead, The Sun, February 24, 2018

Gun laws force Elk Grove Historical Society to cancel Revolutionary War reenactment

By Michael McGough, The Sacramento Bee, February 24, 2018

Black History Month Recognizes: California African American Museum
By Staff, Los Angeles Sentinel, February 22, 2018

$50 Million for the Hammer Museum, and Fresh Energy for Arts Giving in L.A.
By Robin Pogrebin, New York Times, February 22, 2018

Black History Month Recognizes: The California Jazz and Blues Museum
By Brian W. Carter, Los Angeles Sentinel, February 15, 2018

Vacaville Museum to open Little Art Gallery
By Richard Bammer, The Reporter News, February 15, 2018

Sandia donates $25,000 to Valley Children's Museum
By Jeb Bing, Pleasanton Weekly, February 14, 2018

Luxury Automotive Brand Genesis Awards $500,000 To The J. Paul Getty Museum In Support Of Arts Education & Youth Community Programs
By Genieus Motor America, PR Newswire, February 13, 2018

Museum vandalized again: Extra safety measures necessary after second break-in at Route 66 Museum in two weeks
By Paola Baker, Daily Press, February 8, 2018

Randall Museum To Reopen After $9 Million Renovation
By Bay City News Service, SF Gate, February 9, 2018

California Science Center Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary
By PR Newswire, February 6, 2018

L.A. Clippers visit California African American Museum
By Sentinel News Service, The Los Angeles Sentinel, February 2, 2018

How an untrained baker's cakes ended up at LA's Museum of Contemporary Art
By Lucy Rennick, February 5, 2018

Computer History Museum Launches New Speaker Series ‘Inside the Transformation’2018 event lineup includes Uber Chief Brand Officer Bozoma Saint John, Reddit CEO Steve Huffman, Atari Cofounder Nolan…
By Markets Insider, January 31, 2018

Giraffophiles rejoice: San Diego Zoo now offers Giraffe Cam
By Bradley J. Fikes, San Diego Union Tribune, January 30, 2018

San Bernardino County Museum partners with Southern California Black Chamber for new exhibit
By Suzanna Sproul, Daily Bulletin, January 31, 2018

Dozens of SoCal museums offering free admission Sunday
By Katie Tschopp, Fox 11 News, January 26, 2018

Chapman’s Hilbert Museum of California Art wins Yelp Award
By Mary Platt, Chapman University, January 25, 2018

Motown and PEZ Museums
By Mark Burns, BYU Radio, January 20, 2018

Computer History Museum will release Apple's Lisa Operating system for free as open source

By, January 7, 2018


The Most Instagrammable Museum Is Facing $5,000 in Environmental Fines

By Sarah Spellings, The Cut, January 5, 2018


As Fires Raged in Southern California, Nonprofits Stepped Outside Their Lanes

By CalNonprofits, January 5, 2018


Cambria museum has big plans for the little Santa Rosa Schoolhouse

By The Tribune, January 3, 2018


Napa model railroad group sues to remain at Napa Valley Expo

By Barry Eberling, Napa Valley Registrar, January 3, 2018


Banning Ranch and Museum House lose approvals and Councilman Peotter avoids recall in Newport's top 2017 stories

By Hillary Davis, The Los Angeles Times, December 29, 2017


City to Give Powerhouse Science Center $30 Million over 3 Decades

By Lonnie Wong, Fox40, December 26, 2017


Koret gives big year-end grants

By Jesse Hamlin, The San Francisco Chronicle, December 26, 2017


Balboa Park's 'ugly stepsister' is looking for a makeover

By Jeanette Steele, The San Diego Union-Tribune, December 3, 2017

Epic Fail: The Museum of Failure Comes to LA

By Vivian Chow, NBC Los Angeles, December 2, 2017

Gafcon Helps Launch Wende Museum, Which Merges Cold War Art and Creative Redevelopment

By Business Wire, December 1, 2017

Cartoon Art Museum is Back, Spotlighting Hellboy and Raina Telgemeier

By Alex Dueben,, November 30, 2017

Hayward museum admission now free, thanks to donors

By Darin Moriki, East Bay Times, November 30, 2017

The Old Mint’s New Chance

By Ida Mojadad, SF Weekly, November 29, 2017

Pose Away, LA, at The Museum of Selfies

By Alysia Gray Painter, NBC Bay Area, November 29, 2017

Artifacts From King Tut's Tomb Are Coming to the California Science Center

By Associated Press, NBC Bay Area, November 29, 2017

Pizarro: Children’s Discovery Museum entry gets a creative makeover

By Sal Pizzaro, The Mercury News, November 29, 2017

Chumash Charity Golf Classic raises $120,000 for five county museums

By Eric Gill, Lompoc Record, November 24, 2017

Zoo conservation gets $1M gift from Oracle founder, girlfriend

By Bradley J. Fikes, San Diego Union-Tribune, November 22, 2017

Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch To Be Resurrected As A Museum

By Jessica McKinney,, November 21, 2017

Applause, and a caution, for the planned Museum and Institute of California Art

By Christopher Knight, The Los Angeles Times, November 20, 2017

Twelve new interactive exhibits planned at Chabot Space and Science Center

By Oakland North, SF Gate, November 17, 2017

Wende Museum of Cold War artefacts spills its secrets in California

By Hannah McGivern, The Art Newspaper, November 17, 2017

Mountain lion cub captured in Silverado Canyon will head to Oakland Zoo

By Scott Schwebke, Orange County Register, November 16, 2017

The Greatest Private Collection of Artworks Made in California Was Once a Secret. Now It’s Heading to UC Irvine

By Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, November 16, 2017

Office of The Governor and The California Museum Announce The California Hall Of Fame 11th Class – Inductees Include Lucille Ball and Steven Spielberg

By Staff, Sierra Sun Times, November 15, 2017

California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks gets $100,000 gift

By Staff, VC Star, November 11, 2017

Sonoma Valley Museum of Art free admission for 2017; new exhibits

By Lorna Sheridan, Sonoma News, November 9, 2017

USS Hornet Museum receives face-lift, courtesy of AkzoNobel

By PR Newswire, Market Insider, November 10, 2017

San Bernardino County Museum Earns National Accreditation

By Staff, InlandEmpire.US, November 8, 2017
Pasadena Museum of History Dazzles with Contemporary History Makers Gala
By Staff, Pasadena Now, November 6, 2017

Art museum's plan to float streetlight off Laguna Beach remains in drydock for now

By Bryce Alderton, The Los Angeles Times, November 5, 2017

Why Riverside ARTSblock neighbors are all working together now

By Craig Schultz, The Press-Enterprise, November 5, 2017

South L.A. Students Are Helping This Museum Collect Data About Climate Change

By Britni Danielle,, November 1, 2017

How to get free passes to 40 California state parks on Black Friday

By Mary Forgione, The Los Angeles Times, November 2, 2017

Di Rosa closed due to wildfire damage

By Staff, Sonoma Index-Tribune, October 30, 2017

Vista's clock and watch museum is a timely addition to Southern California attractions

By Irene Lechowitzky, The Los Angeles Times, October 29, 2017

San Francisco's Cartoon Museum Reopens Two Years After Losing Its Space

By Joe Rosato Jr., NBC Bay Area, October 27, 2017

Museum of Cold War Artifacts Gets New, Bigger Home in Culver City

By Avishay Artsy, Jewish Journal, October 27, 2017

Charles Schulz Museum Hopes To Reopen In 2 Weeks Following Santa Rosa Fires

By Jude Terror, Bleeding Cool, October 27, 2017

How The San Diego Zoo Is Using AI And Drones To Save Polar Bears

By Mark Wallace, Fast Company, October 26, 2017

Can 11th-hour updates save Renzo Piano's design for troubled Academy Museum?
By Christopher Hawthorne, The Los Angeles Times, October 26, 2017

De Young Museum tries to slam brakes on making Golden Gate Park car-free Saturdays year-round

By Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez, SF Examiner, October 25, 2017

San Jose Museum Of Quilts And Textiles Celebrates 40th Anniversary

By BWW News Desk,, October 25, 2017

Experts Gathered at the Aquarium of the Pacific to Address Connections between Recent Natural Disasters, Climate Change, and Weather and to Discuss Predictions

By Business Wire, October 24, 2017

Five organizations dedicated to global good to be honored at The Tech Museum of Innovation

By Jeff Gire, Global Newswire, October 24, 2017

LA’s Coolest Trend: The Museum of Ice Cream

By Camila Dadabhoy, New University, October 24, 2017

Trevor’s Travels: San Bernardino County Museum has a lot that’s new

By Trevor Summons, Daily Bulletin, October 23, 2017

With Pacific Standard Time, Getty finally climbs down from hilltop oasis it built 20 years ago

By Christopher Hawthorn, The Los Angeles Times, October 19, 2017

Los Angeles County Natural History Museum – expansion, modernisation plan revealed

By Charles Read, Blooloop, October 19, 2017

Museum of Ice Cream plastic sprinkles are littering SF streets

By Alix Martichoux, SF Gate, October 17, 2017

SUV crashes into children's museum after driver fatally shot in Lake View Terrace

By Jade Hernandez and staff, ABC 7, October 16, 2017

Charles Schulz, 'Peanuts' creator's home burns down in California fires

By Keith Allen and Madison Park, CNN, October 14, 2017

Free museum visits for residents displaced by Wine Country fires

By Linda Zavoral, Mercury News, October 13, 2017

CMATO loses exclusive rights to arts plaza

By Becca Whitnall, The Acorn, October 12, 2017

Agua Caliente Announces Plans To Build New Cultural Center

By Staff, Palm Desert Patch, October 9, 2017

Bomb squad finds live opossum inside a 'suspicious package' left at L.A. Zoo

By City News Service, Los Angeles Times, October 7, 2017

Mendocino County Museum announces free live historical program for schools

By Willits News, October 5, 2017

David Geffen Pledges $150 Million to Los Angeles County Museum of Art

By Haley Rothwell, California Blog, October 5, 2017

Oakland Zoo gets a ‘Precious’ delivery

By Filipa Ioannou, SF Gate, September 29, 2017

San Diego Zoo Safari Park takes major step in saving rhino species

By Jeff Lasky, ABC10 News, September 29, 2017

Foundation Funds California University's New Science Center

By US News, September 29, 2017

Vintage bomber destined for proposed veterans museum

By Jim Schultz, Record Searchlight, September 28, 2017

Academy Museum: New Renderings Revealed

By Alysia Gray Painter, NBC Los Angeles, September 28, 2017

$90 Million Expansion Planned at SF's Asian Art Museum

By Staff, California Patch, September 27, 2017

Thousand Oaks to explore other possible uses for planned museum site

By Mike Harris, Ventura County Star, September 27, 2017

Glendale Organizations Support Armenian American Museum

By Asbarez, September 27, 2017

A Museum Devoted to Immigrant Histories Opens in Boyle Heights

By Matt Stromberg, Hyperallergic, September 27, 2017

San Bernardino Historical and Pioneer Society helps maintain area’s legacy

By Mike Cruz, The San Bernardino Sun, September 25, 2017

Local museums join Getty in examining Latino and Latin American art

By Leah Ollman, The San Diego Union Tribune, September 25, 2017

Fleet Science Center's Impossible Science Festival is a hit

By CBS8, September 22, 2017

How two Chinese laborers inspired a historical exhibit at Rancho Los Cerritos

By Richard Guzman, The Press Telegram, September 21, 2017

Two Museums Tackle the Chinese-Caribbean Connection

By Nicholas Slayton, Los Angeles Downtown News, September 20, 2017

North Fork Rancheria awarded $605,000 grant to restore Sierra Mono Museum

By Sierra Star, September 19, 2017

See Rare Michelangelo Drawing: On Display At Getty

By Susan C. Schena, Brentwood Patch, September 19, 2017

Western Science Center wins support from patrons and ‘Stars’ of the Valley

By Tony Ault, Valley News, September 17, 2017

Museum of Ice Cream comes to San Francisco: Why so crazy popular?

By Angela Hill, The Mercury News, September 16, 2017

Amid excitement and suspicion, Bahraini prince visits Museum of Tolerance

By Benjamin Oreskes, The Los Angeles Times, September 15, 2017

Folsom Historical Society closes escrow on Chan House

By Staff, The Folsom Telegraph, September 15, 2017

New location for Powerhouse Science Center to go under construction in Spring 2018

By Ananda Rochita, KXTV, ABC10, September 14, 2017

San Diego Air & Space Museum Announces Latest Hall Of Fame Class

By Patch STaff, San Diego Patch, September 13, 2017

LA History Museum hosts Smithsonian exhibition on Asian immigrants, laborers

By Staff, Los Altos Town Crier, September 13, 2017

Did you spot the egg-shaped museum named NuMu cruising L.A.? Next stop: LACMA

By Carolina Miranda, The Los Angeles Times, September 12, 2017

UC San Diego names new science center after Indian philanthropists

By Gary Robbins, The San Diego Union Tribune, September 11, 2017


140 art pieces find new home in the Museum of Northern California Art

By Alejandra Solorio, The Orion, September 10, 2017

ICA LA: New Museum Debuts Downtown

By  Alysia Gray Painter, NBC Los Angeles, September 8, 2017

Powerhouse Science Center seeks $31 million in city support

By Mark Anderson, Sacramento Business Journal, September 8, 2017

A paradise of Pez: It’s all in the dispenser at unique museum

By Steve Rubenstein, San Francisco Chronicle, September 7, 2017

4,000 Watch Giraffes in San Diego Zoo Global Conservation Effort

By Ken Stone, Times of San Diego, September 5, 2017

Downtown's Newest Museum Is a Bright, Brilliant Addition to the Arts District

By Catherine Womack, LA Weekly, September 5, 2017

Monster mirror art exhibit sells out 50,000 tix in hours: The Broad downtown LA museum

By Chris Jennewein, My LA News Life, September 2, 2017

San Diego Celebrates Chicana Civil Rights Activists at Women’s Museum of California

By Maria E. Garcia, San Diego Free Press, September 1, 2017

San Diego Zoo TV channel aimed at hospitalized children reaches milestone

By John Wilkens, The San Diego Union Tribune, September 1, 2017

Valley Children’s Museum takes leap forward with agreement for site in Dublin

By Sam Richards, East Bay Times, August 31, 2017

Wax museum revels in ridicule as critics lampoon its statues

By Collin Binkley, SF Gate, August 31, 2017

USC Pacific Asia Museum Announces Grand Reopening Scheduled for December 8, 2017

By Staff, Pasadena Now, August 30, 2017

Fleet Science Center Celebrates Anniversary, Expansion of 52 Weeks of Science

By Debbie L. Sklar, Times of San Diego, August 29, 2017

Haggin Museum undergoes historic refurbishment

By Nora Heston Tarte, Central Valley Business Journal, August 29, 2017

An LGBTQ Museum and Cultural Center May Be Coming to Santa Monica

By Michael Cooper, LA Weekly, August 29, 2017


Museum of Ice Cream to open a 3rd location

By, August 27, 2017

Mayor Darrell Steinberg on Unity Museum: 'The timing could not be any better.'

By Giacomo Luca, KXTV – ABC10, August 26, 2017

Free museum day: 52 SoCal museums to be free on Sept. 17

By ABC 7, August 25, 2017

Living Desert mourns loss of 17-year-old giraffe, Pona, who died unexpectedly

By Sherry Barkas, The Desert Sun, August 25, 2017

Museum Of Ice Cream Tickets Sold Out In A Flash With 50K Customers In Online Queue

by Caleb Pershan, SF Eater, August 25, 2017

USS Hornet Sea, Air and Space Museum Unveils FM-2 Wildcat Restoration

By Ashley Burns,, August 24, 2017

A Museum in the Palm of your Hand

By Ellen Caldwell, Jstor Daily, August 21, 2017

Thousands flock to Museum of Flight to view eclipse

By Heidi Sanders, Kent Reporter, August 21, 2017

O.J. Simpson Pop-Up Museum Opens In L.A.

By Susan C. Schena (Patch Staff), Los Angeles Patch, August 18, 2017

Proposed T.O. art museum could be built in phases

By Becca Whitnall, Thousand Oaks Acorn, August 17, 2017

Called ‘antidote to Charlottesville,’ anti-racism center to open in Sacramento

By Stephen Magagnini, The Sacramento Bee, August 16, 2017

Palm Springs Art Museum to Participate in 'Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA'

By Patch Staff, Palm Desert Patch, August 16, 2017

Napa Valley Museum Opens Three Fall Exhibitions

By Visual Arts News Desk,, August 14, 2017

Watch the Solar Eclipse at Chabot Space and Science Center

By Fox KTVU, August 13, 2017

California Museum of Art T.O. unveils plans for new complex, but is city still on board?

By Mike Harris, Ventura County Star, August 10, 2017

Grant will make historic records available to schools

By Carl Note, SFGate, August 10, 2017

LACMA, LA Phil Among Recipients Of $3 Million In L.A. Cultural Affairs Grants

By Emma Specter, LAist, August 10, 2017

Fleet Science Center Plans Events Leading up to First American Solar Eclipse in Decades

By Cassia Pollock, NBC San Diego, August 10, 2017

ICA LA, Downtown's Newest Contemporary Art Museum, Announces Its Massive Opening Weekend

By Gwynned Stuart, LA Weekly, August 7, 2017

‘Wherever There's A Fight’ traveling exhibit visits Gibson Museum

By Lake County News, August 6, 2017

Save Napa Valley Model Railroad Historical Society

By Daniel M. Jonas, Napa Valley Register, August 4, 2017

Ladies First! Part 1: 13 San Diego art museums have women at the helm

By Lonnie Burstein Hewitt, La Jolla Light, August 3, 2017

2017 California-Pacific Triennial at OCMA: The art of building up (and tearing down)

By Christopher Knight, Los Angeles Times, August 3, 2017

'Sprinkles make the world a better place:' Museum of Ice Cream in San Francisco

By  Lisa Fernandez, Fox KTVU, August 2, 2017

Collections at the California Academy of Sciences aid researchers in revising a mammal branch on tree of life

By, August 2, 2017

OJ Simpson Pop-Up Museum Heads For Los Angeles

By Joe Difazio, International Business Times, July 31, 2017

A big day for monca
By ChicoER, July 30, 2017

New zoo bridge eliminates uphill climb
By Lori Weisberg, San Deigo Union Tribune, July 28, 2017

Our view: Grant will help museum create sustainable future
By Henry Dubroff and Editorial board, Pacific Coast Business Times, July 28, 2017

San Diego Zoo named America’s best
By City News Service, Fox5 San Diego, July 27, 2017

Interactive MOXI Museum Has 100,000 Visitors in First Five Months
By Martha Swanson, NoozHawk, July 27, 2017

Is art museum out of picture at plaza?
By Becca Whitnall, Thousand Oaks Acron, July 27, 2017

Small grass fire at Oakland Zoo
By Harry Harris, East Bay Times, July 26, 2017

Dixon 2-Day Mega Book Sale Will Raise Funds For Future Historical Museum
By Maggie Avants, Dixon Patch, July 26, 2017

Coachella Valley History Museum Receives Surprise $10,000 Grant
By Patch Staff, Palm Desert Patch, July 25, 2017

Check out 9 of Southern California's most interesting museums
By Tina Malave, ABC7 Los Angeles, July 23, 2017

Getty Museum Acquires Michelangelo, Degas Drawings Among Heralded Collection
By Patch Staff, Pacific Palisades, July 21, 2017

By Haley Gibson, NUVO, July 19, 2017

California Automobile Museum buys its home, fixes it up
By Mark Anderson, Sacramento Business Journal, July 18, 2017

'The Trump Moth' On Display For Museum Open House Marking National Moth Week
By Maggie Avants, Davis Patch, July 18, 2017

Welcome, Comic-Con men and women, girls and boys
By Jay Allen Sanford, San Diego Reader, July 18, 2017

Tattoo Exhibit To Debut At LA County Natural History Museum
CBS Los Angeles, July 18, 2017

Underwater Forest Exhibit Opens At Museum
By Berett Wilber, KUCB 89.7, July 18, 2017

Iconic home to move to history museum lot
By Anna Schuessler, San Mateo Daily Journal, July 17, 2017

Forgotten Black Women of Early Hollywood Take Center Stage at CAAM
By Nadra Nittle, KCET, July 17, 2017

First phase of new China Lake Museum site moves forward with new building
By Jack Barnwell, Taft Midway Journal, July 15, 2017

Asian Art Museum Sets Guinness World Record for Largest Human Flower
By Brendan Weber and Kirsty Fowler, NBC Los Angeles, July 15, 2017

Fans of Sidney Crosby flock to Halifax museum to celebrate Stanley Cup win
By Keith Doucette, The Canadian Press, June 12, 2017

At 90 Years Old, Sacramento Zoo Has Big Renovation Plans
By Jennifer McGraw, CBS Sacramento, June 16, 2017

Asian Art Museum Holds Block Party
By Bea Karnes, San Francisco Patch, June 16, 2017

New Oakland Museum of Capitalism Imagines a World Without Boom and Bust
By Rachael Levitt,, June 16, 2017

Beastly Ball raises nearly $3 million for LA Zoo
By Diana Palmer, The Pasadena Star-News, June 18, 2017

Glendale’s Armenian American Museum project gets $3 million if Gov. Brown signs budget
By Susan Abram, Los Angeles Daily News, June 18, 2017

San Francisco Zoo offers free admission to UPS employees and their families in wake of shooting
By Julianne Herrera, KRON, June 19, 2017

Activist group fighting Museum House condo tower appeals ruling on lawsuit
By Hillary Davis, The Los Angeles Times, June 23, 2017

Villa Park High School’s $45.2 million science center will replace older campus building

By Johnathan Wilson, Orange County Register, June 12, 2017

Los Angeles Museum Starts a Kickstarter Campaign for a Traveling Egg-Shaped Gallery

By Sophie Haigney, The New York Times, June 9, 2017

Railroad Museum Now a Smithsonian Affiliate

By Traci Rockefeller Cusack, The Sacramento Press, June 7, 2017

Crocker Art Museum receives highest national recognition

By Village Life, June 7, 2017

Oakland zoo unveils $13 million restaurant and gondolas

By Justin Phillips, SF Gate, June 6, 2017

Collector charged in theft of Star Wars items from private Northern California museum

By Kristin J. Bender, Associated Press, The Mercury News, June 6, 2017

Dr. Seuss Museum Opens Its Doors, With Books and Art Filling 2 Floors

By Mark Pratt, NBC Los Angeles, June 5, 2017

Pasadena Museum of California Art Marks 15 Years as Cultural Hub

By Pasadena Now, June 3, 2017

Twelve Deserving San Diego County Students Receive $45,000 in Scholarships from the San Diego Air and Space Museum

By Aviation Pros, June 2, 2017

New Museum: Marciano Art Foundation Debuts

By Alysia Gray Painter, NBC Los Angeles, May 26, 2017

Second lawsuit arises over plans for Pomona College Museum of Art

By Matthew Bramlett, Clarmont Courier, May 25, 2017

California Senate subcommittee approves $3 million for Armenian American Museum in Glendale

By Mark Kellam, The Los Angeles Times – Glendale News Press, March 25, 2017

Court overturns order to protect elephants at L.A. Zoo

By Maura Dolan, The Los Angeles Times, May 25, 2017

‘Culmination of a long-held dream’: City approves sale of auto museum

By Mark Glover, The Sacramento Bee, May 24, 2017

San Bernardino County Museum raises $70k with Bucky Ball

By Kristina Hernandez, Redlands Daily Facts, May 23, 2017

San Diego Air & Space Museum and Balboa Park Online Collaborative Win Prestigious Media and Technology Award

By Aviation Pros, May 22, 2017

National grant allows Fresno science center to keep doors open

By Dale Young, ABC 30, May 18, 2017

Cheech Marin Wins Approval for Chicano Art Museum in Riverside, California

By Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, May 17, 2017

Found photos offer look at Charles Lindbergh in San Diego before his famous solo flight

By John Wilkens, The Los Angeles Times, May 7, 2017

California Museum Partners With SoCal Cultural Centers For Traveling Exhibit On Hollywood Exiles, Émigrés

By Capitol Public Radio, May 15, 2017


Gold Medal Exhibition raises $423,500 for California Art Club

By Diana Palmer, The Pasadena Star-News, May 14, 2017


San Diego Zoo Expands Licensing Strategy

By License Global, May 12, 2017


California restores $1 mln funding for Armenian American Museum

By, May 12, 2017

Amid explosive change, L.A.’s Exposition Park seeks new master plan

By Antonio Pachio, Arch Paper, May 12, 2017


Planned park could impact USS Midway Museum

By Anthony Pura, KGTV – ABC, May 12, 2017


Planning Commission Signs Off on George Lucas Museum Development

By City News Service, NBC Los Angeles, May 11, 2017


L.A. museum puts in bid for the buggies

By Cindy Barks, The Daily Courier, May 8, 2017


Karnette Tells Of Her Life To Benefit Long Beach Historical Society

By Harry Saltzgaver, Gazettes, May 5, 2016


Terry McMillan Will Read at California African American Museum

By Shannen Hill, Los Angeles Sentential, May 3, 2017


The Museum of Ice Cream Opens in Los Angeles

By NBC Los Angeles, May 1, 2017


EXCLUSIVE: Zookeeper concerned about euthanasia decisions at SF Zoo

By Kate Larsen, ABC7News, May 1, 2017

A Hoppin' Good Time: Inside California's Creepy New Bunny Museum

By Amy Lombard, Broadly, April 16, 2017


Pay-What-You-Wish Sundays

By Comstock’s Magazine, April 16, 2017


36-Year-Old Polar Bear at San Francisco Zoo Dies

By Brenden Weber, NBC Bay Area, April 14, 2017


Bringing respect to the craft artist: How one small museum does it, page by page

By Jessica Gelt, The Los Angeles Times, April 14, 2017


Garcia bill would help the less fortunate enjoy the benefits of California museums

By The Desert Sun, April 13, 2017


Los Angeles is getting its very own museum dedicated to Ice Cream

By Larry Heath, AU Broad, April 13, 2017


Essential Arts & Culture: LACMA's new look, protests at MOCA, celebrating a California composer

By Carolina A. Miranda, The Los Angeles Times, April 7, 2017

In Our Cities: The California African American Museum Redefines Black History in Los Angeles

By Mariel Turner, Ebony, April 6, 2017


"Planes of Fame" Show Faces Possible Shutdown

By Mary Grady, AV Web, April 6, 2017


Slash to Broadcast Los Angeles Zoo Performance in Virtual Reality: Exclusive

By Andy Gensler, Billboard, April 6, 2017

Besties: Community: Historical society is favorite nonprofit

By Seth Hemmelgarn, The Bay Area Reporter, April 6, 2017


Game of Thrones creator to speak at UCSD science center

By Gary Robbins, The San Diego Union Tribune, April 5, 2017


Culture Report: San Diego’s Art and Science Scenes Are Starting to Collaborate

By Kinsee Morlan, Voice of San Diego, April 4, 2017

Grand 'Hoppenin'': New Bunny Museum

By Alysia Gray Painter, NBC Los Angeles, March 20, 2017

New details emerge for L.A.’s Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

By Antonio Pacheco, The Architects Newspaper, March 17, 2017

Comic-Con Museum to open in Balboa Park

By Roger Showley, San Diego Union Tribune, March 16, 2017

Computer History Museum's Center for Software History Hosts Multidisciplinary Software Conference

By Marketwired, Yahoo News, March 16, 2017

Group wants to make Kitty Hawk into museum

By Ed Friedrich, Kitsap Sun, March 15, 2017

Newport council affirms decision to revoke approval of Museum House

By Hillary Davis, The Los Angeles Times, March 15, 2017

‘Mila’ The African Elephant Found Dead at San Diego Zoo

By Monica Garske, NBC San Diego, March 14, 2017

Free Library Program Offers Free Museum Passes

By Perry Smith, KHTS AM 1220, March 14, 2017

Heavy Rains Damage, Temporarily Close Long Beach Historical Society

By Jenny Gov, Gazettes, March 11, 2017

Farewell, Adhama: LA Zoo's Hippo Leaving for Dallas

By Heather Navarro, NBC Los Angeles, March 10, 2017

Kimpton Hotel Announced for Museum Place in San Jose, California

By Hotel News Resource, March 9, 2017

Judge denies OCMA's request to prevent final council vote revoking Museum House approval

By Bradley Zint, The Los Angeles Times, March 9, 2017

Consensus reached on future location of Dionne home

By Stu Campaigne, Bay Today, March 7, 2017

Cheap jeans, free museums, free camping, Oscar deal, free Red Robin
By Marla Jo Fisher, The OC Registrar, January 22, 2017

Hitchhiking baby raccoons find temporary home at the Oakland Zoo
By ABC 7News, January 19, 2017

California Capitol trees honoring Civil War veterans toppled
By Rich Pedroncelli, The Daily Progress, January 19, 2017

What’s Cool in California Is Up for Grabs
By Staff, The Indy, January 19, 2017

Despite Critics, Museum of Tolerance Founder Rabbi Marvin Hier Honored to Speak at Inauguration
By Patch Staff, SoCal Patch, January 19, 2017

LA To Host $1 Billion George Lucas Museum
By Sarah Harley, KKLZ, January 19, 2017

Railroad Museum to Host Special Story Time with KCRA Meteorologist Tamara Berg
By Traci Rockefeller Cusack, The Sacramento Press, January 18, 2017

32 Museums in Southern California will be free on Jan. 29
By Staff,, January 16, 2017

San Diego Air and Space Museum Mourns the Passing of Gene Cernan
By Aviation Pros, January 16, 2017

CALM looking for volunteers for its docent and rehabilitation programs
By Alan Prock, Kern Golden Empire, January 13, 2017

Fitness Trackers Aim To Improve The Health And Happiness Of Zoo Elephants
By Kerry Klein, NPR, January 11, 2017

Art museum sues in attempt to halt petition challenging Museum House condo tower
By Bradley Zint, The Los Angeles Times, January 11, 2017

Legendary White Elephant Sale Returns March 4 &5 With Preview on Jan. 29
By NBC Bay Area, January 10, 2017

Chaffee Zoo nears 1 million visitors in 2016, says more projects to come
By Cresencio Rodriquez-Delgado, The Fresno Bee, January 10, 2017

Motown Artists Celebrate The Expansion Project
By Larry Buford, Community Voices Online, January 9, 2017