Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum



Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum

March 2006

Contributions Information

Your Support Makes a Difference!

Gifts to the Friends of Rancho San Pedro from friends like you make it possible for the Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum to continue to serve our community with education programs, family programs, exhibitions, historical research, preservation of historical artifacts and this important historical landmark. We appreciate your interest in making a difference with your charitable, tax-deductible gift in any of the following ways!

Make a gift to the Museum Fund

Your gift to the Museum Fund provides support that helps sustain the Museum’s programs and operations and fund our greatest needs. Donate now!

Make a gift in honor or in memory

Make a special tribute in memory of someone special or celebrate a special occasion. Your gift will be acknowledged with a gift card informing the friend or family you designate. Donate now!

Place your name, your family name or that of a loved one in history by sponsoring a commemorative brick, bench or with Legacy Donor wall recognition opportunities. Your support helps us maintain and preserve the Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum and its collections. Your contribution also supports Museum programs. Your gift of $20 or more is recognized in the Museum e-newsletter. Contributions to sponsor commemorative bricks and benches may be made over one to two years with a gift or pledge.*

 

Sponsor a brick with your name, family name or that of a loved one. Donate now.

Brick (1) Carriage House Courtyard $ 1,000
Brick (1) Carriage House Courtyard Main Walkway perimeter $ 2,500
Brick (1) Main Entry to Carriage House $ 5,000

Sponsor a beautiful bench with a plaque recognizing your support. Donate now.

Rancho Commemorative Bench $ 15,000

 

Become a major donor with your Name on the Legacy Donor Wall. Learn More »

Or please call (310) 603-0088 for more information.

*Permanent recognition plaques, wall, bench and bricks will be inscribed upon completion of pledge. Please allow 6 weeks for permanent inscriptions and plaques.

 

Planned Giving — Include Friends of Rancho San Pedro in your bequest or estate plans with recognition and privileges in the Manuel Dominguez Society. Help ensure that the Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum continues as a source of important education for generations to come. Planned gifts include bequests through your will or trust, gifts of real estate, life insurance or other assets. In appreciation of your legacy, you will receive special privileges and recognition.

You can leave legacy for generations to come by including Friends of Rancho San Pedro in your estate planning.

There are tax advantages when you make a planned gift. Please consult with your attorney or financial planner for your specific situation.

Following are examples of words you may provide your attorney (please contact us or have your attorney contact us for further information):

Gift of a Specific Dollar Amount:
I give (___________) dollars to the Friends of Rancho San Pedro, a non-profit corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of California located at 18127 South Alameda Street, Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220.

Gift of a Percentage Amount:
I give (_____) percent of the residue of my estate to the Friends of Rancho San Pedro, a non-profit corporation duly organized and existing under the laws of the State of California located at 18127 South Alameda Street, Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220.

Unless restricted to a specific purpose, your legacy gift will be an important investment to the Friends of Rancho San Pedro Museum Fund, helping to assure the continuing success of the Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum for generations to come.

Legacy donors who notify us become members of the Manuel Dominguez Society and receive special recognition and benefits.

Please contact us at (310) 603-0088 to let us know and for more information so that we can appropriately acknowledge your generous legacy.

 

» Open/Download a Membership Application Form Here

Membership Benefits

Friends of Rancho San Pedro invites you to JOIN THE FAMILY and become a Charter Member!

Join TODAY and enjoy the following upcoming benefits…

  • Dominguez Family Legacy DVD & MEMBER badge
  • Free Members Party – Live music, refreshments & more – May 21st
  • Free Pass to Speaker Series
  • and More!

Be sure to become a member soon to receive your Member party invitation and Free Pass! » Open/Download a Membership Application Form Here.

MEMBERSHIP LEVELS AND BENEFITS

All members receive the following benefits:

  • Special discounts at the Museum Gift Shop
  • Special member prices to all events and activities
  • Advanced email notification of programs and events
  • Subscription to quarterly e-newsletter with the latest news and special offers

Rancho Neighbors or Student ** — $25 annually

  • Enjoy all general membership benefits for one
  • 10% discount at the Museum Gift Shop
  • Invitation to special member event.

Individual $35 annually

  • Enjoy all general membership benefits for one
  • 10% discount at the Museum Gift Shop
  • Invitation to special member event
  • 2016 Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Historical Perspective Calendar

Family $55 annually (single-family unit of four residing at same residence)

  • Enjoy all general membership benefits for your family.
  • Dominguez coffee mug

Associate $100 annually *All benefits above plus:

  • A limited-edition Dominguez Rancho lapel pin
  • 20% off one item in the Museum Gift Shop
  • Invitation for two to special event
  • Complimentary Museum tours for family of four
  • Additional membership card with designated named member
  • Honorable mention in newsletter

Sponsor $250 annually *All benefits above plus:

  • Complimentary tour for 6 guests conducted by the Museum Director
  • Beautiful book on 1910 Air Meet with 180 photos – autographed by the Author
  • Free Admission to selected Museum programs including one special workshop

Contributor $500 annually *All benefits above plus:

  • Matted Photograph of Rancho San Pedro
  • Website Banner placement on the website for your business
  • Invitation to exclusive exhibition & program premieres
  • Invitation for 2 to special event with opportunity to meet Rancho family heirs
  • 20% off Individual through Sponsor level membership for employees & up to 10 gift memberships

Curator $1,000 annually *All benefits above plus:

  • Complimentary special tour for 8 guests conducted by the Museum Director followed by a champagne reception
  • 10% discount on facility rental (call for details)

Historian $2,500 annually *All benefits above plus:

  • Afternoon use of the Carriage House for 20 guests not including food & beverages
  • Adopt a School recognition
  • 25% discount on rental of Rancho grounds for major event (call for details)

** Rancho Neighbors must reside within 3 miles of Rancho to qualify.

** Student ID required.

For more information call (310) 603-0088.

Donor Recognition

LEGACY DONOR WALL RECOGNITION

(CONTRIBUTION/PLEDGE 1 TO 5 YEARS)*

  • Permanent Recognition on the Legacy Donor Wall
  • Private VIP Tour for 6 of the Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
Benefactor $250,000 and above
Patron $100,000 to $249,999
Sponsor $75,000 to $99,999
Sustainer $50,000 to $74,999
Donor $20,000 to $49,999

COMMEMORATIVE OPPORTUNITIES WITH YOUR NAME AND MESSAGE ON 18”X 22” ETCHED BRASS PLAQUE AT AREA DESIGNATED

(CONTRIBUTION/PLEDGE 1 TO 5 YEARS-ALL LEGACY BENEFITS)*

Carriage House $700,000 – FUNDED
Rancho Adobe Chapel $500,000 – FUNDED
Rancho Adobe Kitchen $400,000 – FUNDED
Rancho Adobe Living Room $300,000
Rancho Adobe Master Bedroom $250,000
Rancho Adobe Dining Room $250,000
Rancho Adobe Map Room $200,000 – FUNDED
Rancho Adobe Pioneer Aviation Rms (2) $150,000 each
Rancho Adobe Family Parlor $150,000
Rancho Adobe Museum Room $150,000
Rancho Adobe Entry Plaza $100,000 – FUNDED
Rancho Adobe Entry Fountain $75,000 – FUNDED
Rancho Rose Garden $200,000 – FUNDED
Rancho Adobe Kitchen Patio $50,000

*Permanent recognition plaques, wall, bench and bricks will be inscribed upon completion of pledge. Please allow 6 weeks for permanent inscriptions and plaques.

Kids Korner

We’ve got tons for the kids to experience. Everything from commemorating the turn of the century’s World Fair with a Ferris wheel to an amazing interactive Soap Box display presented by the All American Soap Box Derby & the California Family Soap Box Association. PBS’ own Sid the Science Kid will be on site and the museum will be showcasing various aviation simulators on loan from the Flight Path Learning Center! We will also have lessons on creating different types of paper planes to get into some color by painting a portion of the Dominguez Aviation Mural.

We’ve got tons for the kids to experience. Everything from commemorating the turn of the century’s World Fair with a Ferris wheel to an amazing interactive Soap Box display presented by the All American Soap Box Derby & the California Family Soap Box Association. PBS’ own Sid the Science Kid will be showcasing various aviation simulators on loan from the Flight Path Learning Center! We will also have lessons on creating different types of paper planes to get into some color by painting a portion of the Dominguez Aviation Mural.

Static Display

The static displays will be exciting with a strong historical note. We will have an 18 foot blimp from the Lighter than Air Society. We will be able to offer attendees the opportunity to take a Tethered Balloon Ride*. We will also be showcasing a Bleriot 1909 replica plus various jet models from experimental to modern. We will also have Model T’s, Model A’s on display and a vintage 1912 Silver Ghost Rolls Royce.

*fee

  • Upcoming Events

    Oct
    28
    Sat
    10:00 am UC California Naturalist Certifi... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Carriage House
    UC California Naturalist Certifi... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Carriage House
    Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum in Rancho Dominguez (next to the cities of Carson, Long Beach, and Compton) in the South Bay is hosting a California Naturalist training. Participants complete a 40+ hour hands-on course[...]
    Nov
    4
    Sat
    10:00 am 1st annual: Dia de los Muertos @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    1st annual: Dia de los Muertos @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
      Joins us as the museum host a day honoring the rich tradition and history of Dia de los Muertos. The museum will have fine Mexican cuisine and arts and crafts for purchase. This event[...]
    10:00 am UC California Naturalist Certifi... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Carriage House
    UC California Naturalist Certifi... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Carriage House
    Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum in Rancho Dominguez (next to the cities of Carson, Long Beach, and Compton) in the South Bay is hosting a California Naturalist training. Participants complete a 40+ hour hands-on course[...]
    Nov
    18
    Sat
    10:00 am UC California Naturalist Certifi... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Carriage House
    UC California Naturalist Certifi... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Carriage House
    Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum in Rancho Dominguez (next to the cities of Carson, Long Beach, and Compton) in the South Bay is hosting a California Naturalist training. Participants complete a 40+ hour hands-on course[...]
    1:00 pm Speaker Series: Weaving the Past... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Speaker Series: Weaving the Past... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Nov 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    At a crossroads, American filmmaker Walter Dominguez embarks of a life-changing quest to uncover mysteries in the life of his saintly Mexican-born grandfather, Reverend Emilio Hernandez, and to fulfill his grandfather’s dying wish to locate his[...]
    Nov
    23
    Thu
    8:00 am Museum closed
    Museum closed
    Nov 23 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
    Museum will be close from Thursday November 23rd-Sunday November 26th, 2017 for Thanksgiving week. Tours will resume on Wednesday 29, 2017.
    Nov
    24
    Fri
    8:00 am Museum closed
    Museum closed
    Nov 24 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
    Museum will be close from Thursday November 23rd-Sunday November 26th, 2017 for Thanksgiving week. Tours will resume on Wednesday 29, 2017.
    Nov
    25
    Sat
    8:00 am Museum closed
    Museum closed
    Nov 25 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
    Museum will be close from Thursday November 23rd-Sunday November 26th, 2017 for Thanksgiving week. Tours will resume on Wednesday 29, 2017.
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  • Tours

    Guided Tours of the Adobe Museum are Offered (Adobe is only open for guided tours):
    • First Thursday and Friday of Each Month
    • Every Saturday, Sunday, and Wednesday
    • Tours are at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm
    • No Reservations Needed for Parties Under 10
    • Tours del adobe están disponibles en español el segundo domingo de cada mes
    • Adobe tours available in Spanish the 2nd Sunday of each month
  • Sponsors

    Watson Land Company

    The Carson Companies

    Norris Foundation

    Lantz Foundation

    Murphy Foundation

    Waste Management

    The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

    Post Alarm Systems

  • Friends of Rancho San Pedro

    Board of Directors
    • Mr. William Barger
    • Mr. Tom Huston
    • Brother Rene Lepage, C.M.F.
    • Mr. Manny Marrero
    • Father Frank Ferrante, C.M.F
    • Mr. John F. Watkins
    Honorary Member
    • Rev. Patrick J. McPolin, C.M.F.

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