38th California Missions and Presidios Conference
"Mission San Gabriel 250 Years"
Opening Day Events - Friday, February 12, 2021
CALIFORNIA MISSIONS FOUNDATION OPENING SESSION: 10AM - 11AM
- CMF Welcome and Annual Meeting
- Tour of Mission San Gabriel – History of the Mission by Robert Jackson
- Culinary Demonstration: Buen Provencho: Foods Along the Mission Trail – A Mole Demonstration with CMF Executive Director David Bolton
NATIVE DISCUSSION: 12PM - 1PM
"A Native American Discussion: The Statues of Junípero Serra"
Andrew Galvan, President, Board of Directors, The Ohlone Indian Tribe, Inc. and Curator, Old Mission Dolores, San Francisco
PANEL DISCUSSION: 2PM - 3PM
"Preservation and Value of the California Missions"
Moderators: Stephen J. Farneth, FAIA and Ione Stiegler, FAIA will moderate a vibrant discussion. The discussion will include panelists representing many aspects of the California Missions story.
Panelists: Andrew Galvan, President, Board of Directors, The Ohlone Indian Tribe, Inc. and Curator, Old Mission Dolores, San Francisco; Fr. Thomas Elewaut, Pastor, Mission San Buenaventura; Monica Orozco, Ph.D. Executive Director, Old Mission Santa Barbara; Mechelle Lawrence-Adams, Executive Director, Mission San Juan Capistrano
EVENING WELCOME AND KEYNOTE: 4PM - 5PM
Welcome, Keynote, Awards Ceremony and Concert
Welcome: Fr. John Molyneux, San Gabriel Mission Church Pastor, and Julia Bogany, Tongva Elder
Keynote: ”Fire, Disease and Protest: Forces that Shaped the California Missions Across the Centuries” by Steven W. Hackel, Ph.D. CMF is honored to welcome renowned Mission scholar Dr. Steven W. Hackel as the 2021 Conference Keynote.
Concert: New World Baroque Orchestra - 2004 CMSA Concert, Conductor John Warren