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Readin’ Writin’ and Local History

In late May, the Kelley House welcomed Mendocino High School students and gave them a glimpse of what life was like for people their age over 100 years ago. There were no phones! Kids rode horses to school or walked. Teenagers dressed up and went to tea parties, of all things. Life on the coast at the turn of the century was truly tough. Students [...]

By |2023-01-10T13:45:23-08:00June 9, 2022|

Boogie Fever

The Kelley House Museum is bringing back the boogie with a community-curated heartfelt love letter to local musical legends, Cat Mother and the All Night Newsboys. Beginning on June 2nd and running through August 28th, the exhibit includes original albums, posters, flyers, newspaper articles, ticket stubs, and more, some of which were donated by community members who remember the Cat Mother years fondly. Cat Mother was [...]

By |2023-01-10T14:10:10-08:00June 2, 2022|

Preserve Your Historic Garment

Preserving history comes in many forms. You might keep photo albums (remember those?), create scrapbooks, save letters and journals, or collect ephemera and heirlooms that help tell the story of you and your family. What is the best way to safeguard these treasures for the future? Small objects like photographs or letters can be easy to preserve with the proper archival storage materials and a cool, [...]

By |2023-01-19T10:10:07-08:00October 14, 2021|

Modern Philanthropy

The Kelley House relies on philanthropists. Not the Daddy Warbucks variety with the signature cigar and sacks of money but the dedicated, resourceful, and unfailingly generous philanthropists that support our mission, contribute to our annual appeal, and serve as volunteers. When you hear the word philanthropy, what comes to mind? Wealthy individuals, prominent foundations, and corporations? What about a person with modest means - can they [...]

By |2023-01-19T10:30:26-08:00September 30, 2021|
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