John Wayne Exhibit

2017-06-13T15:11:21-07:00May 13th, 2017|Exhibit|

JOHN WAYNE: AT HOME IN SOCAL, 1920 - 1979 The legend as a local John Wayne Enterprises is pleased to present a curated show of images and memorabilia that showcase the Duke’s life at home. Hosted by the Balboa Island Museum, the exhibit features images of John Wayne at his house in the Bay Shores [...]

Kewpie Exhibit with Love Stories

2017-02-09T10:58:44-07:00February 9th, 2017|Exhibit|

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 [...]

Police Department Display

2019-01-16T08:42:40-07:00August 24th, 2016|Speaker Series, Exhibit, Past Events|

Orange County Law Enforcement As we prepare for our Speaker Series event celebrating the Newport Beach Police Department, the Museum thanks Stan Berry for displaying these artifacts from various divisions of Orange County law enforcement.  With almost 19 years of law enforcement experience, Stan is currently a supervising investigator with the Orange County District Attorney’s [...]