Check back soon as additional exhibitions and programs are being planned for 2019!
September 10-October 30, 2019: Baseball Dreamers (Exhibition): Featuring works recently donated to, or acquired by, the Baseball Reliquary. Arcadia Public Library, 20 W. Duarte Road, Arcadia, California. Library hours are Monday-Thursday, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; closed Sunday. Further information, phone (626) 791-7647.
Sunday, September 29, 2019, 7:00-9:00 p.m.: A Swinging Centennial: Jackie Robinson at 100 (Concert): The Baseball Reliquary presents the world premiere of jazz musician, bandleader, and composer Bobby Bradford’s jazz suite in memory of Jackie Robinson, Stealin’ Home. The Baseball Reliquary commissioned Bradford’s musical composition in celebration of the Jackie Robinson Centennial. Singer/songwriter Byron Motley will open the program with a collection of songs reflecting Jackie Robinson’s historic debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947 through the emergence of the artistry of Nat King Cole. Free admission. Westerbeck Recital Hall, Pasadena City College, Pasadena, California. Further information, phone (626) 791-7647.
Saturday, November 2, 2019, 2:00 p.m.: San Francisco Year Zero: Political Upheaval, Punk Rock and a Third-Place Baseball Team (Discussion & Book Signing): The Baseball Reliquary and Allendale Branch Library present a discussion and book signing with Lincoln Mitchell, author of San Francisco Year Zero: Political Upheaval, Punk Rock and a Third-Place Baseball Team (Rutgers University Press, 2019). Copies of the book will be available for $28.00. Light refreshments will be served. Allendale Branch Library, 1130 S. Marengo Ave., Pasadena, California. Further information, phone (626) 791-7647.
The Baseball Reliquary presents a display of Negro Leagues memorabilia, and Jackie Robinson artworks and artifacts, including Michael Guccione’s “Jackie Robinson Icon” and William Robert Steele’s replica of Ebbets Field. Jackie Robinson Community Center, 1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena, California. Hours are Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.; Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; closed Saturday and Sunday. For further information, phone (626) 744-7300.