After a very successful run the Southern California Clay and Glass Association’s exhibit in the Carnegie Galleries will close on January 1. It will be replaced January 14 – February 19 with ‘Pages of Memories’ presented by Mukrim Brush Painting Club. The exhibit will include self-portraits and landscapes in Asian brush painting with water colors, and demonstrates both traditional and modern styles. Each piece of artwork is like a page in an album of memories and is a reflection on the past 8 years. The 33 artists range in age from 40 to 80 years.

The Bring your Lunch and Learn series will resume on Wednesday, January 11 with Andy Alison, debuting an exciting new historic impersonation of his great-grandfather the esteemed, Dr. James Hovey Bullard, MD. Dr. Bullard was Anaheim’s pioneer physician “ By portraying Dr. James Hovey Bullard MD in character as a historic impersonation, I realized that I would be more effective and entertaining in conveying Dr. Bullard’s remembrances of early Anaheim”, said Alison who is a seasoned speaker and storyteller and will call upon discoveries and fascinating historic facts that he garnered while assembling Dr. Bullard’s detailed volumes of diaries, daybooks, travel journals, medical ledgers, files and photographs that he recently donated to the Anaheim Heritage Center. Heritage Services Manager, Jane Newell, will share the stage with Alison during the presentation. A presentation not to be missed.

Arrive by 11:15 AM as this free program starts promptly at 11:30 and concludes at 12:30. Feel free to bring your lunch and enjoy it during the presentation. Park in the 90 minute or 2 hour parking.

On Thursday, January 19 the Open Book Author’s series resumes with Kathryn Lang-Slattery. Her book ‘Immigrant Soldier, The Story of Ritchie Boy’, tells the story of her uncle, a young German Jew who flees his homeland before World War II, is later drafted into the US Army, serving under the legendary Gen. George Patton. This historical fiction closely follows the story of Herman Lang’s WWII experience. Lang-Slattery relies heavily on facts, only fleshing out conversations and internal thoughts of the characters. An enjoyably book that is perfect for many – teens to adults, history buffs or not.

This Open Book Author’s Series is offered free to the community and starts at 6 PM and concludes at 8 PM. The program includes readings, open discussion, an opportunity to purchase books and have them signed by the author.

In the Main Muzeo Gallery ‘Muzeo Express’; a model train exhibit ends on January 8th after a very successful and entertaining run. The next main exhibit ‘Dressing Downton’ ~ Changing Fashions for Changing Times’. This is the only West Coast viewing opportunity of this exquisite collection of costumes from the very popular PBS television series Downton Abbey. For more information on these or other programs, to arrange a docent led tour, etc., call [714] 956-8936 or visit the website at The Muzeo is located at 241 S. Anaheim Blvd., at corner with Broadway. Parking is available in the parking structure. Park beyond the gate and obtain a parking voucher. Validation available at the gift shop.