HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE, November 18, 5-8 p.m.
Members are invited to a Holiday Open House in the Museum Store, Friday, November 18, 5 – 8 p.m. Hot cider, wine and sweet and savory goodies will be served. Store Manager Mary Gartner has recently ordered many new and unusual items, including a line of fine jewelry made in Israel that will make great holiday gifts.
Free gift with a purchase of $25 or more. Free gift wrapping. And don’t forget, members always get a discount in the Museum Store! Call the Store for more details, (619) 522-8629.
ARTISTS INVITED TO SUBMIT WORK FOR JURIED SHOW
Calling all local artists! Visions of Coronado, a juried art show at the Coronado Museum of History & Art, January 12—February 20, 2012, will showcase the work of local artists in a wide variety of media, materials and styles. Artists, age 21 years and up, living in San Diego County, are invited to submit entries. All media will be considered, but submissions must be original art, completed within the last two years, and must pertain to Coronado, CA. Deadline for entries: November 15, 2011.
New Museum Exhibit to Open in March
CORONADO ON THE FRONTLINE: 1942-1945
What challenges and sacrifices did the residents of Coronado face during World War II? How did the war years change our community? These and many other questions will be addressed when an exciting new exhibit opens next March.
Visitors will get a glimpse through a “window in time” to see how the island responded to the war effort between 1942 and 1945. Members’ Preview, Thursday, March 8, 2012; exhibit opens to the public on Friday, March 9.
MARCH 24, 2012 YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS THIS VERY SPECIAL EVENT!!
“Celebrating Coronado History… On the Home Front”
Mark your calendar now for a very special evening at the Coronado Island Marriott Resort, featuring cocktails, silent and live auction, dinner and stories brought to life from our island’s history. The committee is now seeking unique auction items*. This event will support CHA’s on-going efforts to preserve and share Coronado’s history for future generations.
*Suggested auction items: small antiques, condo or vacation
home, sunset cocktail party, private dinners, spa package, restaurants, hotel stays, historic travel, jewelry, etc., OR anything YOU would like to bid on!
AND CONTINUING… WINGS OF GOLD: Coronado & Naval Aviation Exhibit extended through January 1! Residents who have been issued a “Home of a Naval Aviator” lawn sign are invited to continue displaying their sign through New Year’s weekend.
We Need Your Help!!
CORONADO ON THE FRONTLINE: 1942-1945 Opens in March 2012
We need your help on this exhibit and are looking for: • Stories from individuals who lived in Coronado during 1942-1945
• Photographs of life in Coronado during this time (streets, homes, activities, events, etc.)
• Diaries, letters, and postcards sent to Coronado residents from those involved in the War
• Objects that represent life in Coronado during this time (ration books, posters, uniforms, blackout curtains, window “stars,” signs, radio, table, tablecloth, newspapers
• 1940s furniture and knick-knacks • Help in identifying individuals in photographs from that era
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