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Valley Relics Museum 501c3 Photo 2017-10-16 23:46

Roy Rogers licensed his name to Marriott Corporation for a chain of fast food restaurants in the 1960s. The fifth restaurant in the chain opened in late 1968 or early 1969 and was located at 6833 Van Nuys Boulevard, at the corner of Hartland, in Van Nuys. Bob Wian, the founder of Bob's Big ...

Valley Relics Museum 501c3 Photo 2017-10-16 15:36

Now back to our regular programming!

Amerio Corrodi started out washing the pie tins at the family owned pie shop when he was in high school before WWII. After the war, Corrodi and Victor Martino became partners and built a very successful wholesale and retail business. Using the best ingre...

Valley Relics Museum 501c3 Photo 2017-10-15 16:02

Campo de Cahuenga is where John C. Fremont and Andres Pico signed the treaty ending the fighting of the Mexican American War in California on January 13, 1847. The treaty is known as the Treaty of Cahuenga. Source: LAPL

The original adobe structure was demolished in 1900. The city of Los An...

Valley Relics Museum 501c3 Photo 2017-10-14 19:27

In 1947 David Ustin opened the first Bagel bakery at 324 West Pico Boulevard in Los Angeles. It's here that David developed a bagel that was softer and chewier than the typical dense and harder East Coast bagel.

In 1958 Western Bagel relocated to its current location at 7814 Sepulveda Boulev...

Valley Relics Museum 501c3 Photo 2017-10-14 14:19

Have you seen the Porter Ranch Caballeros on display at the Valley Relics Museum yet? We were thrilled to unveil them a year ago and they've proved to be a popular attraction. If you're looking for something to do today come on down and enjoy a stroll down Memory Lane! We're open every Sat...

Valley Relics Museum 501c3 Photo 2017-10-13 16:03

Frank Galpin opened Galpin Motors at 627 San Fernando Road in the City of San Fernando in 1946. The showroom held 3 vehicles and 46 cars were sold in the first year of business.

Galpin Motors moved to its current location on the northwest corner of Roscoe and Sepulveda Boulevards in 1966.
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National Gallery of Art Photo 2017-10-16 21:07

Carrie Mae Weems's "Kitchen Table Series" tells the story of a woman's life in 20 staged photographs. Weems transforms the intimate space of the kitchen—the traditional sphere of women—into a powerful meditation on domesticity and relationships. Tomorrow at noon, hear Carrie Mae Weems share the experience of creating this seminal body of work in our East Building Auditorium. Then, see the "Kitchen Table Series" on the Mezzanine level of the East Building. Carrie Mae Weems, "Untitled (Woman playing solitaire)" from the "Kitchen Table Series," 1990, platinum print, printed 2003, Gift of the Collectors Committee, and Robert B. Menschel and the Vital Projects Fund

MoMA The Museum of Modern Art Photo 2017-10-16 15:53

Last week, an 8 ⅜ × 6 ¼ inch drawing quietly went up in our fifth floor galleries and made history—for the first time, a work by Leonardo da Vinci is on view at the Museum of Modern Art. Of course, there are questions: Why here? Why now? Is Leonardo da Vinci modern? Artist David Hammons selected the brush and ink drapery study to be placed on display with just one #MoMACollection work of his choosing. What do you think he chose? If you were given the keys to our galleries, what work or artist would you pair with Leonardo da Vinci? … Image: Leonardo da Vinci. “The drapery of a kneeling figure.” c. 1491–94. Brush and black ink with white heightening on pale blue prepared paper. The Royal Collection/HM Queen Elizabeth II. Photo: Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017 #ArtistsChoice