In this May issue of Balboa Island Living, you'll read about community events including our upcoming exhibit on John Wayne.
Join us for the 2017 Vintage Home Tour on Saturday, June 17th from 11-4pm. Celebrate historic homes on Balboa Island & a Vintage Yacht "The Phantom." You will view the The “Rempel House” on Little Island, 1954 Mid-Century Modern, and darling cottages. Tickets on sale in advance at the Museum Store, on our website & [...]
Please join us for a wonderful evening at the Newport Beach Public Library with Wing Lam and his parents, Lee Cheong Kwong & Lee So Ching. They will share the incredible story of their journey from Mainland China to Balboa Island. For more information, please call the Museum at 949-675-3952. You can RSVP to this [...]
In this March edition of Balboa Island Living, you will learn about how we have Kewpies on exhibit at the Museum. Stop by for a docent led tour of our 1947 historic house!
Tom and Cindy Houston are the featured family for the February 2017 edition of Balboa Island Living. They are great friends of the Balboa Island Museum. We so appreciate everything that have done for the community. Don't you love this picture of them installing the 1954 plaque on their historic home? Cindy is co-chairing the 2017 [...]
Love and Kewpies Are in the Air at the Balboa Island Museum Balboa Island – Kewpies were one of the first mass-produced toys in the world. These grinning baby dolls with the funny little tufts of hair and chubby cheeks were created by self-taught artist Rose O’Neill, and were initially conceptualized as a cartoon intended [...]