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The Laguna Art Museum

Laguna Art Museum Curator of Historical Art, Janet Blake, contributed to our research about Anna Hills and the Laguna Beach Art Association. It was Anna Hills who brought art education to Whittier in the 1920s. Janet Blake selected a quote from Mabel Haigโ€™s writing to include in her book, ๐˜”๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ด ๐˜๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ญ๐˜ด ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜“๐˜ข๐˜จ๐˜ถ๐˜ฏ๐˜ข ๐˜‰๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ฉ.

1929 December 27, ๐™Ž๐™–๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™– ๐˜ผ๐™ฃ๐™– ๐˜ฟ๐™–๐™ž๐™ก๐™ฎ ๐™๐™š๐™œ๐™ž๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™š๐™ง:

The prosperous Roaring Twenties came to an abrupt end with the stock market crash, October 24, 1929.
The Laguna Beach Art Association occurred some debt. The Art Association’s artists held three art auctions to
raise funds to pay-off the debt. Both Mabel Haig and her close friend, Anna Hills, donated paintings to be sold for
the benefit of the Art Association.

1930 June 27, ๐™Ž๐™ค๐™ช๐™ฉ๐™ ๐˜พ๐™ค๐™–๐™จ๐™ฉ ๐™‰๐™š๐™ฌ๐™จ:

Mabel George Haig exhibits at the Laguna Beach Art Gallery in July, 1930. Her water color painting, Shanty Town
is entry #18. Some of the other participating artists are George Brandriff, Benjamin Brown, Frank Cuprien, Elanor Colburn, Phil Dike, Clyde Forsythe, William Griffith, Anna A. Hills, Joseph Kleitsch, Hanson Puthuff, Edgar Payne,
and Donna Schuster.

1934 August 20, ๐™‡๐™ค๐™จ ๐˜ผ๐™ฃ๐™œ๐™š๐™ก๐™š๐™จ ๐™๐™ž๐™ข๐™š๐™จ:

The Los Angeles Times Newspaper announces that the writing of the late Anna Hills, โ€œHow to Judge Picturesโ€,
will be read at a meeting of the Whittier Art Association.ย  Anna Hills was one of the cofounders of the
Laguna Beach Art Center and Gallery.

Note: The correct title of the document is โ€œHow to Judge a Pictureโ€, written by Anna Hills for a talk she gave about two months before she passed away in 1930.