Catalina Island

Catalina Island Museum Offers Exclusive Preview of New Building to Its Members

The new Ada Blanche Wrigley Schreiner Building. Photo courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum
The new Ada Blanche Wrigley Schreiner Building. Photo courtesy of the Catalina Island Museum

 

Be the first to experience the new permanent home of the Catalina Island Museum. All museum members are invited to the Ada Blanche Wrigley Schreiner Building for an exclusive preview on Friday, June 17, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The general public will be welcomed the following day on Saturday, June 18. “Our members are at the heart of what we do,” said Devin Thompson, the museum’s Director of Development and Membership. “The Members’ Preview Day allows us to share this remarkable moment in our institution’s history with those who helped us achieve it.” Membership to the Catalina Island Museum certainly has its privileges. In addition to this exclusive opportunity, museum members receive unlimited free admission, 15 percent off all merchandise in the Museum Store, free or discounted entry to all events and receptions, access to the Time Travelers network of more than 280 museums and historical sites across the country and much more. At the Sponsor level and above, members gain access to over 800 museums throughout North America as part of the North American Reciprocal Museum Association (NARM). In addition to these benefits, the new Ada Blanche Wrigley Schreiner Building will enable the museum to properly present films, lectures, book signings and exhibitions traveling from around the world. There will always be a reason to visit the Catalina Island Museum. Become a member today! Additional details about the Ada Blanche Wrigley Schreiner Building, including the full schedule of Grand Opening events, can be found on the museum’s website: www.CatalinaMuseum.org. The Catalina Island Museum is Avalon’s sole institution devoted to art, culture and history. The museum is temporarily closed to relocate to its new permanent home, the Ada Blanche Wrigley Schreiner Building in the heart of Avalon at 217 Metropole Avenue. The Grand Opening Celebration of the museum’s new building takes place Saturday, June 18 through Monday, July 4, 2016. Members of the museum are invited to preview it on Friday, June 17. For more information, the museum may be reached by phone at 310-510-2414 or at its website: CatalinaMuseum.org.