Check back soon as additional exhibitions and programs are being planned for 2019!
July 1-July 31, 2019: Baseball Exhibitions at the Pasadena Central Library. The Baseball Reliquary presents two concurrent exhibitions at the Pasadena Central Library in conjunction with the 21st annual Shrine of the Eternals Induction Day. The display cases in the Humanities Wing will feature 108 Stitches: The Art of the Baseball, which will include documentation of 2019 Hilda Award recipient Ralph Carhart’s Hall Ball project, and recent donations to the Reliquary: artist Michael Guccione’s Ray Chapman icon painting, and Mark Rucker’s “Jim Creighton’s Last Ball” relic. The display cases in the Centennial Room will feature Ballparks by Busser, a selection of baseball stadium photographs by 2019 Tony Salin Memorial Award recipient Bob Busser. Pasadena Central Library, 285 E. Walnut Street, Pasadena, California. Library hours are Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; Sunday, 1:00-5:00 p.m. Further information, phone (626) 791-7647.
Sunday, July 14, 2019, 2:00 p.m.: 2019 Shrine of the Eternals Induction Day. The Baseball Reliquary presents the 21st annual Shrine of the Eternals Induction Day, honoring the Class of 2019: J.R. Richard, Billy Beane, and Lisa Fernandez. Also to be honored are the recipients of the 2019 Hilda Award (Ralph Carhart) and the 2019 Tony Salin Memorial Award (Bob Busser). Pasadena Central Library, Donald R. Wright Auditorium, 285 E. Walnut Street, Pasadena, California. Free admission. 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.