Arts and Museums

The list of some beautiful museums in Southern California:

Los Angeles County Museum of Arts: 5905 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90036
323 857-6000 |
http://www.lacma.org/

J. Paul Getty Museum: 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1679
(310) 440-7300
http://www.getty.edu/museum/

Museum of Tolerance: Simon Wiesenthal Plaza, 9786 West Pico Blvd (southeast corner of Pico Boulevard and Roxbury Drive), Los Angeles, CA 90035 | 310-553-8403
http://www.museumoftolerance.com/site/c.tmL6KfNVLtH/b.9052747/k.BEE4/Home.htm

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles: 900 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Phone: (213) 763-DINO
http://www.nhm.org/site/

Norton Simon Museum:411 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91105 Tel: (626) 449-6840
http://nortonsimon.org/

Huntington Library and Botanical Garden located at 1151 Oxford Road San Marino, CA 91108
Tel: 626.405.2100
http://www.huntington.org/

Bowers Museum located at 2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana, CA 92706 Tel: (714) 567-3600
http://www.bowers.org/

Laguna Art Museum located at 307 Cliff Dr., Laguna Beach, CA 927651 Tel: (949) 494-8971
http://lagunaartmuseum.org/

Japanese American National Museum: 100 N Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Tel:(213) 625-0414
http://www.janm.org/visit/

The Autry National Center of the American West Museum: 4700 Western Heritage Way

Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462 Located northeast of downtown, across from the Los Angeles Zoo.
http://theautry.org/

The historic Southwest Museum Mt. Washington Campus: 234 Museum Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90065 Tel: 323.221.2164Open Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Free Admission
http://theautry.org/mt-washington

USC Pacific Asia Museum: 46 N Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101 Tel: (626) 449-2742
http://www.pacificasiamuseum.org/

Wikipedia list of museums in Los Angeles:

Classic Arts Showcase was inspired by Lloyd E. Rigler. It was his love of the performing arts and his determination to bring the finest classic arts performances into millions of American homes – at no cost to the viewer – that made this dream a reality.

The Classical Arts Showcase shares a lot of rare classical arts performances for all to enjoy.  the staff are certainly experts in compiling all good performances and definitely very inspiring and a pleasure for our senses.

http://www.classicartsshowcase.org/

An alphabetical order of musical instruments according to country listed by Wikipedia:

National Music Instruments List:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_instruments_%28music%29

List of musical instruments by type in Wikipedia :

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_musical_instruments

Wildlife photography:
The National History Museum of London has beautiful wildlife pictures selected from around the world.

http://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit/wpy.html


Crafts information and tips:
There are many websites and information available on the internet, here are few good examples.

AMA-Academy of Model aeronautics for the radio-control model enthusiasts:

http://www.modelaircraft.org/

 

California Indian Basketry:

https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=24035

 

Cooking

Cooking history:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cooking

AllRecipes provides diverse recipes and easy navigation for cooking instructions:

https://www.allrecipes.com/

American Test Kitchen:

https://www.americastestkitchen.com/

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts:

https://www.escoffier.edu/explore/boulder/programs/programs.php?category=PPC&source=Bing&campaign=cooking%20career&msclkid=60fd9b38723b1056cd43c5eaefbb304d

Cooking is an Art:

https://cookingisanart.com/ 
 
 
 
 
Literature:

There are many videos about the greatest writer Shakespeare, William Shakepeare’s Life and times gives overall history background:

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=shakespeare+you+tube&view=detail&mid=7417B01F75FA845516907417B01F75FA84551690&FORM=VIRE

 
 
Making bows:

http://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Bow-Out-of-a-Ribbon

 

Calligraphy resources:
http://calligraphyletters.org/

Ceramics supplies and information:
Aftosa was founded in 1983 and has been supporting ceramic and glass artists for over 31 years. 1776 Wright Avenue, Richmond, CA 94804 Toll Free: 1-800-231-0397
http://www.aftosa.com/

Gardening and plants:
http://gardening.about.com/library/bl_A_to_Z_Plants.htm

Birds and Blooms Magazine for Nature and Gardening:

http://www.birdsandblooms.com/

Plants attract Birds:

http://www.birdsandblooms.com/birding/attracting-birds/plants-and-trees-that-attract-birds/plants-attract-birds-seasons/

United States Dept. Of Agriculture provide gardeners and growers to enter their zip code and find out their geographical zone for proper plants:

http://planthardiness.ars.usda.gov/PHZMWeb/

Create a Butterfly and Hummingbird Garden:

https://www.wikihow.com/Create-a-Butterfly-and-Hummingbird-Garden 

Knitting information and supplies:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knitting
https://www.anniescatalog.com/?source=BBRAND1

Cheryl Brunette, an expert in teaching knitting has a video online series about “How to knit a sweater 101”; subscribe and follow the online detailed instructions to complete a child size sweater include learning knitting techniques that will turn out to be the size and shape that is planned.

https://howtoknitasweater.com/

 

Needlepoint and embroidery:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Needlepoint
http://www.needlepoint.com/learn/beginners/

Painting supplies:
http://painting.about.com/od/paintingforbeginners/ig/painting-techniques/

Visit artist Stefan Baumann's website

http://www.stefanbaumann.com/
 
Kodak photo tips:
 
Sewing and Quilting Supplies and information:

Sewing and quilting:
http://www.nancysnotions.com/
http://makezine.com/craftzine/
https://www.fabric.com/

https://www.fairfieldworld.com/store/?fwp_search=cotton%20batting&fwp_category=batting

 

Small World Workshops, Inc.(SWWI) Sewing group help to sew “Trip Around the World Quilt” for kids in need. SWWI is accepting unused cotton fabric for making similar quilts.
Please email smallworldworkshop@yahoo.com for details

 
 

Here’s a website provides various DIY Face mask options, sewing information and instructions:

https://www.applegreencottage.com/diy-face-mask-patterns/

Soap making resources and suppliers:
http://millersoap.com/soapallveg.html by long time soap expert Kathy Miller
http://www.brambleberry.com/
http://www.bulkapothecary.com/

Stained Glass free patterns:
http://www.sg-patterns.com/free-stained-glass-patterns.html

Weaving :
http://www.cottonclouds.com/index.asp
http://www.woolery.com/store/pc/home.asp

Well Read Book Club

http://www.wellread.org/

Wikipedia has a list of the National parks of the United States, it’s listed in alphabetical order under the park name: Preserve our environment

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_parks_of_the_United_States

 
Wood worker supplies since 1972:
5604 Alameda Place NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113
1108 North Glenn Road, Casper, WY 82601
1125 Jay Lane, Graham, NC 27253
1-800-645-9292
http://woodworker.com/?utm_source=bing&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=Home%20Page%20%5bBrand%5d&utm_term=woodworking%20supplies

The American Woodshop host Scott Phillips and his wife Susie have an excellent TV show demonstrate how to wood carving and creating beautiful fun projects:

http://video.wbgu.org/show/american-woodshop/

 

Yolo has a listing of different events in California cities :

http://events.yolocvb.net/

California summer free concerts listings:

http://www.seecalifornia.com/entertainment/concerts/california-summer-concerts.html

California Bay Area events list

http://www.miramarevents.com/sponsorship-opportunities

Free Concert Calendar for Southern California

http://andyhifi.50webs.com/shows.htm


Search for California Fairs and Festivals throughout the year in alphabetical list:

http://www.californiafairsandfestivals.com/index


All about birds:

http://www.allaboutbirds.org/Page.aspx?pid=1189

 
US Holidays list for 2016 Calendar

http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/

Flower of the month:

http://birthmonthflowers.org/

Zodiac signs:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zodiac

Birthstone by month:

http://www.americangemsociety.org/birthstones


Wordpress

https://wordpress.org/plugins/

Free Patterns for sewing, knitting and various crafts projects:

https://www.freepatterns.com/list.html?cat_id=470

eHow has lots of techniques and projects:

http://www.ehow.com/

About.com offers diverse information from technology to other issues:

http://www.about.com/