Animal History Museum
Rating: 4.89 stars 35 35 reviews 731
Arts & Culture
530 South Lake Ave Box 444 Pasadena CA 91101 USA
The Animal History Museum is the first museum dedicated to understanding and celebrating the human-animal bond. Its purpose is to serve and educate the public through the creation of a museum in Los Angeles County, California, for the collection, preservation and exploration of the history, culture, science and law relating to the relationship between human and non-human animals; by presenting exhibitions, lectures and other activities that are consistent with, and supportive of, the museum’s educational goals and purpose.
Since our social media launch Jan. 23, 2012, we have a growing online art gallery & library, over 12,000 Facebook and Twitter fans as well as scholars, authors and artists around the world who have offered to help us develop exhibits for our planned brick and mortar space!
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The Animal History Museum had a booth set up at an after hours event. They provided diverse activities at their booth that they matched with our theme & were flexible. They advertised for us, & we did the same which was a nice way to network with their audience. I appreciated what they offered our guests & were a bonus to the event!
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Animal History Museum came out to host a booth at our museum special event all about mud and over all I was not thrilled to ever have them come back. There was a savvier lack of communication between them and their volunteers. They had volunteers arriving at all times of the day only knowing to show up to our museum. We have a strict policy with volunteers who help us out at the museum if they are late we send them home, so when a volunteer shows up what we consider 2 hours after a call time we sent them home. These people didn’t know what I was even talking about when we asked if they were here to help Animal History Museum only knowing that they are here to help out the museum. When the lady who ran the AHM found out that we sent a few volunteers home she flipped out and scolded my staff in front of guest even though she did not communicate to us that she was expecting people. They also ran out of supplies within a few hours of the day and we provide paper. Giving them the supplies was not a big deal but the fact that they did not consider how much supplies they needed and running out with in the first 2 hour of a 7 hour event shows me poor planning.
We were very excited to partner with them but after this experience I would not have asked them to come back, but we had already promised them booths at some other events. I have heard those have gone much smoother, hopefully that means they have learned which gives me hope for such an organization with such a good message.
I recently relocated to the Los Angeles area over the summer and am a big animal rights activist and was looking to get involved with an organization in the area. Amy was welcoming and passionate about the organization. There are so many stories in the news of people abusing animals, it is refreshing seeing an organization combating that and have a legal mind-frame to make a difference!
The Animal History Museum is a wonderful display of the human animal relationship and explores this ancient bond. I have enjoyed working with the material and different subject matter. I am honored to work with the amazing people involved with this museum!
My daughter actually volunteered last year, and after meeting and working with some of the wonderfully creative Staff (*everyone comes from such different backgrounds, it's exhilarating)... I'm HOOKED! What a wonderfully INSPIRED Museum and I can't believe the level of academic and professional people who are already involved and dedicated, much less honing the sincerest interest in all things animal. I've found the Museum Founders to be of the most dedicated, friendly and professional group...and I can't wait to see MORE of what the Animal History Museum will be doing in the FUTURE!
Wonderful resource! The staff,other volunteers, and animal lovers who contribute are clearly devoted. I am excited to partake I'm many future events, Amy has many wonderful intentions and ideas, and her actions towards bringing AHM up are all manifesting wonderfully!
The Animal History Museum is an outstanding non-profit! I approached AHM as a volunteer and witnessed first hand in my three months of collaboration, the commitment and leadership of the Executive Director Amy Breyer in promoting the message of compassion towards animals and promoting the Human-Animal bond. This museum is a much needed space in our community because it recognizes the history of animals, thus communicating the need to further animal rights and guard their welfare.
This is an amazing organization. I've enjoyed learning more about the non-profit, and I'm looking forward to future events to spread the word about the importance of the human-animal bond.
The Animal History Museum fills an important void in the non-profit world. There are lots of natural history museums and zoos, but the Animal History Museum is the only museum investigating and celebrating the special bond between humans and animals. It offers cool family-friendly events as well as news regarding cutting-edge research on communication between people and animals of all kinds. Check out its fun Facebook page, including contests!
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Animal History Museum is an amazing non-profit organization which created "Understanding and Celebrating the Human-Animal Bond®" idea. As a passionate animal lover, I am impressed with so well thought concept. I think that helping people to better understand and connect with animal kingdom, will benefit all creatures of the world.
I have an honor to present my pet fashion during "Inspire" pan LA Fashion Event. It is great pleasure to participate in such a noble fundraiser. Everyone involved is dedicated, well organized and genuinely interested in helping animals. Executive Director, Amy, is an incredible person who works very hard to achieve best possible results. She has very strong work ethics and charisma which benefits the Museum.