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Bill Stern May 13, 1941-March 7, 2020

[caption id="attachment_3437" align="aligncenter" width="604"] Bill Stern at the Museum of California Design exhibition "Kids' Stuff: California Designs for Children". February, 2020. Palm Springs[/caption]We are sad to report that William B. Stern, the founder and executive director of the Museum of California Design died peacefully at his home in Los Angeles on Saturday, March 7. Bill…
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2020 Raffle!

The Museum of California Design is excited to announce that tickets are now available for our 2020 Fundraising Raffle. Prize-winning tickets will be drawn on February 17th, 2020 during the conclusion of the Museum's exhibition Kids' Stuff: California Designs for Children at the Palm Springs Modernism Show and Sale held at the Palm Springs Convention…
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Malcolm Leland: Designer/Sculptor

MALCOLM LELAND (1922-2019) [caption id="attachment_3261" align="alignnone" width="604"] Malcolm Leland at work, c.1962. Photo; Museum of California Design, courtesy Malcolm Leland.[/caption] The Museum of California Design, the first museum to exhibit his work, honors the life of designer/sculptor Malcolm Leland who died on July 31st, 2019. Leland was born Malcolm Leland McGuckin in Pasadena, California, in…
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