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John Wayne Exhibit to Open at Balboa Island Museum

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WHAT: JOHN WAYNE EXHIBIT TO OPEN AT BALBOA ISLAND MUSEUM

WHO: The John Wayne Cancer Foundation and the Balboa Island Museum

WHEN: Friday, May 26th through Labor Day Weekend 2017

COST: Free Admission

JOHN WAYNE: AT HOME IN SOCAL, 1920 - 1979

The legend as a local

John Wayne Enterprises is pleased to present a curated show of images and memorabilia that showcase the Duke's life at home. Hosted by the Balboa Island Museum, the exhibit features images of John Wayne at his house in the Bay Shores neighborhood of Newport Beach, on his boat the Wild Goose (still docked here in Newport) and enjoying life around Southern California and the Pacific Coastline. Opening on what would have been John Wayne's 110th Birthday on May 26TH, this temporary exhibit lets visitors get a sense of how John Wayne interacted with the place many of us still call home. Included with the exhibit will be a selection of John Wayne memorabilia and a brand new Newport Beach capsule collection with proceeds benefitting the John Wayne Cancer Foundation and the Balboa Island Museum. Stop by between May 26th and Labor Day weekend to view "John Wayne - At Home in SoCal, 1920 - 1979" and support the John Wayne Cancer Foundation  

- Curated by Amy Shepherd and Bonny Taylor   

Media Contacts:

Shirley Pepys, (949) 466-5531
shirley@balboaislandmuseum.org

Jennifer Keil, (949) 675-3952
jennifer@balboaislandmuseum.org