Previous Sunday Afternoon Sessions

The <em>Frolic</em> Shipwreck

The Frolic Shipwreck...

The Frolic Shipwreck: Birth of Pioneer Mendocino Sunday, February 28, 2016 Location Escola Room of the Museum Time: 4:00-5:00PM Cost: $7 non-members; $5 members Robert Becker discusses the wreck of the Frolic in 1850 and how that led to the birth of pioneer Mendocino. Robert discusses the relative mayhem of those days in California; and how pioneers made sense of unexpected opportunities. Robert Becker is a veteran docent at the Point Cabrillo Lighthouse. He has taught at Northwestern University and the University of Chicago. More recently, his essays have offered insights into our culture and politics.[...]
A Mendocino Review Repeat by Popular Demand

A Mendocino Review Repeat by Popular Demand...

Back by popular demand! To wrap up the current exhibit Hippies Use the Back Door, the Kelley House will present a repeat of last month's sold out, standing room only, Sunday Afternoon With...sound slideshow on November 15, 2015 at 4:00PM. Bruce Levene will again present “A Mendocino Review”. This video slideshow with sound features music and photographs from an audio recording made at a 1973 Preston Hall concert, as well as graphics, spoken voice and poetry from the 1970s. Musicians are Bobby Schneider, Frannie Leopold, Antonia Lamb, Graham Keighley, Carl Shrager, Steve Gurr, Joel Scott Hill and more. Photographs are by John[...]
Hippies at Toad Hall

Hippies at Toad Hall...

On July 26, 2015 for our Sunday Afternoon speaker series, legendary club manager Lee Larsen White presents insight on Toad Hall and the colorful characters and subculture alive and boogie-ing in Mendocino during the 70s. Join us![...]
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