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 [...]
In this December edition of Balboa Island Living, Shirley Pepys' decorated house is featured on the cover. We encourage you to read the Marine Avenue article that features our board member, Cindy Houston. Thank you to our community for making us "one of the best main streets in America!"
Join us at the Museum Store for a fun holiday event. Be sure to invite a friend to join you. We hope to see you there! You will receive 20% off all merchandise. Join us for an author reading of "Connor & The Balboa Dinosaur" at 7pm by Penny Rodheim.