Talks & Lectures

 

Curious Cases - Sole Suspect: The Murder of 

General Joshua Bean, 1852 

Sunday, January 29

• 2 to 4 p.m.
• Free
• Reservations are recommended. Online reservations are now closed. 

This interactive series will challenge participants to look at multiple points of view while exploring real cases from the late 1800s, touching on topics like ethnic tensions, perceptions of powerless police and courts, community and personal retribution, and a frontier Los Angeles struggling with law and order.

 

Take a Detour From Route 66: Taos to LA @ the Homestead Museum  

Saturday, March 25

• 2 to 5 p.m.
• Free; advance registration is recommended. Click here to reserve tickets.

 

Take a Detour From Route 66: Taos to LA @ the Rowland House

Sunday, March 26

• 2 to 4 p.m.
• Free; aadvance registration is recommended. Click here to reserve tickets.

 

Grappling with the Great War - Greg Fischer presents La Plaza Abaja:

The Evolution of Pershing Square

Sunday, April 9

• 2 to 4 p.m.
• Free; reservations are recommended and can be made starting March 3.

 

Curious Cases - Marshals, Malfeasance, and Murder, 1853-1858 

Sunday, May 7

• 2 to 4 p.m.
• Free; reservations are recommended and can be made starting March 24.

 

Grappling with the Great War - Edmon J. Rodman & Paul Spitzzeri present

Searching for Sergeant Kauffman

Sunday, July 9
• 2 to 4 p.m.
• Free; reservations are recommended and can be made starting May 26.

 

Curious Cases - More Questions than Answers: The Murder of John Rains, 1862

Sunday, August 13

• 2 to 4 p.m.
• Free; reservations are recommended and can be made starting June 30.

 

Curious Cases - Hero or Common Criminal: The Tale of Tiburcio Vasquez, 1852-1875

Sunday, October 22

• 2 to 4 p.m.
• Free; reservations are recommended and can be made starting September 8.

 

Under the Oak Tree: Exploring Nature with the Kizh 

Saturday, November 4

• 10 to 11 a.m. and 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
• Free; reservations are recommended and can be made starting September 22.

 

Grappling with the Great War - Jennifer D. Keene presents

Wristwatches, Intelligence Tests, and Hemmingway:

The Cultural Impact of World War I on America

Sunday, November 5

• 2 to 4 p.m.
• Free; reservations are recommended and can be made starting September 22.