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Tuesday, August 12, 2014


Jump on your Bike and Explore with Us!  Museum Riders, Sunday May 17th 2015 1pm-4pm  The Living Museum and Flying Pigeon bike shop are celebrating MOTA day by co-sponsoring 'Museum Riders'.  We will tour the greater Sycamore Grove area via an easy bike ride with stops at the Southwest Museum and the Lummis Home. The ride will also feature pit stop conversations that will explore local art, architecture and history along the way, including Avenue 50 Studios and the historic Cycleway with author Dan Koeppel (a contributor to  "LAttitudes: an Atlas to LA."), plus other fascinating luminaries. Enticing Refreshments provided. Family Friendly. Enjoy a Car Free experience with Easy Metro Goldline access.

Where: Meet at 1pm at Flying Pigeon LA 3404 N. Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA 90065

RSVP:  Get your tickets at; Simply select 'The Living Museum' from the drop down menu and type 'Museum Riders' in the memo field below it. 
Suggested donation is $20 to benefit restoration of the Southwest Museum Mural.  All donations are tax deductible.

Diorama Action!...Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Southwest Museum

 in the Mayan Tunnel

10AM to 4PM, Saturday, August 16, 2014 at the Southwest Museum

Visit the Living Museum in the Mayan Tunnel to see an art installation of diorama’s by the students of  LFCSA & Franklin Sr. High.  An original, 1920’s era Mayan Tunnel diorama will brought back for viewing for the special one day event. 
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The 100th Anniversary events at the Southwest Museum
10 AM Reception      Autry President & CEO W. Richard West, Jr. &  City Council Member Gil Cedillo.   Breakfast pastries and refreshments will be served.
11 AM Program        Presentations about the National Register museum, designed by the noted local architecture firm Hunt & Burns.   Q&A will follow the program.  Please RSVP at under “Events” 
All Day                   Wander and enjoy the historic building, gardens and views, Visit the Braun Library for a special archive display . Visit the Mayan Tunnel to see "Diorama Action! Exploring Themes of Charles Lummis & the Arroyo Seco"