Permanent Exhibition: Through the Pages of Long Beach History – This timeline exhibit, sponsored by the Long Beach Navy Memorial Heritage Association, highlights subjects included in the Long Beach Historical Newspaper Collection.

Currently On Exhibition: Long Beach Remembers Pearl Harbor (through April 18, 2018)

Long Beach Remembers Pearl Harbor Speaker Series – Made possible with support from California Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit

Saturday, March 25, 2017, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. – From Citizen to Suspect: Long Beach & Terminal Island Stories
Join us for a discussion about local Japanese residents’ unique World War II challenges. This panel discussion includes Naomi Hirahara, author of Terminal Island: the Lost Communities of Los Angeles Harbor, and Nisei Aiko Takashita, who will share some of her childhood memories of December 7, 1941 and her imprisonment at Poston, Arizona. Moderated by Karen Harper. The program is free to the public and ADA accessible.

Thursday, March 30, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. – On the Line with Rosie: Our Long Beach Stories
Longtime Long Beach feminist activist and former councilwoman Hon. Gerrie Schipske presents an evening of stories about local women workers and their role in World War II. Schipske is the author of Rosie the Riveter in Long Beach, which will be available for purchase. Moderated by Dr. Craig Hendricks. The program is free to the public and ADA accessible.

Bixby Knolls First Fridays Art & Cultural Walk

Each participating venue has it’s own open house hours for First Fridays.  The HSLB Gallery will be open from 6:30 pm until 9:30 pm, unless otherwise advertised.

Friday, March 3, 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017