Upcoming Events at the Museum

Please note, there are some date changes. Please enjoy our upcoming events at the Martial Arts History Museum (


Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018
3 pm to 4 pm
$15 for both events
Emmy-Award winner James Lew will be hosting a special seminar for the museum. From 3 pm to 4pm, James will host a “Stuntfighting Question and Answer” Session discussing the stuntfighting field, how to get involved, what it takes, etc.


Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018
5 pm to 6:30 pm
$15 for both events
JAMES LEW DAY at the Museum
Voted the most handsome martial artist by Inside Kung Fu magazine, let’s pack this place out as James Lew goes for the record of 200 guests at James Lew Day. From his flowing long hair to his daily-polished emmy, he’s the man’s man and one of the greatest kung fu champions in the world. It’s a later start, 5 pm so don’t be late.


Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018
4 pm / $15
Join us as we celebrate and honor the life of the pioneer of female kickboxing, Graciela Casillas. First kickboxing champ and boxing champ, a student of Dan Inosantos, a legend, a Museum Hall of Famer who has graced the covers of numerous magazines. She will also be debutted her new book “The Lion Within” at the event. So get the very first copies of the book right off the press, this is her first book.


Friday, Nov. 9, 2018
5 pm / FREE
BOOK SIGNING at the Museum
The Museum is proud to host a book talk and signing of a new publication by Jay (Janet) O’Shea on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 6 pm at the Museum. Here new book, “Risk, Failure, Play: What Dance Reveals about Martial Arts Training” will be discussed including a martial arts demonstration as part of the reception. The event is FREE to the public to enjoy. There will be food drink and more.

Friday Nov. 16, 2018
6 pm – 9 pm / FREE
The museum will close early as we set up on Magnolia Blvd. Yes, it’s “Holiday in the Park” as the museum has a booth with a bunch of fun give-aways for the kids and all to enjoy. The Museum will close early as we set up a nice tent (donated by Randy Helsly) as visitors can spin the wheel and win a prize. We need volunteers so please come out to help.


Saturday Dec. 1, 2018
4 pm / $15
MARK PARRA DAY at the Museum
Let’s all gather together to pay honor and respect to one of the most accomplished and honored instructor in the martial arts community, Mark Parra. Chief of the famous House of Champions, let’s pack this place out as we reflect on the life and accomplishments of this amazing artist and leader.

Sunday Dec. 2, 2018
6 pm / PRIVATE
We are always honored to have John Kreng and Melissa Tracy host their film graduation here at the Museum. These two talented individuals host a wonderful series of workshops and classes on filmmaking and having them graduate here is amazing. Event is not open to the public.

Friday Dec. 7, 2018
6:30 pm to 8 pm  /  $10
Ever wanted to know the “in’s and out’s” of filmmaking? Well, accomplished film teacher and filmmaker Dr. Z will take you through a quick introduction into the world of filmmaking includng the costs, the planning, the marketing and more. This is a nice intro into the industry that I’m sure you will enjoy


Saturday Dec. 8, 2018
6 pm  / FREE
This book is a an account of my training up to my fight one of the greatest Muay Thai fighters of all time, Saenchai. It's taken from the journal that I kept leading up to this fight. From my trip to Thailand to start my preparation, and all the insanity overseas, then back to my home in Las Vegas to finish up. 

Sunday Dec. 9, 2018
4 pm /  $15
MARK STEWART DAY at the Museum
Please join us as we honor on of the early practitioners of Bruce Lee’s concept, Jeet Kune Do. Mark Stewart is a very highly recognized leader in the JKD community and he was able to bring back Jeet Kune Do to Los Angeles Chinatown, where Bruce Lee taught. Let us celebrate his life and career and the contributions he continues to make in the world.


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Martial Arts History Museum
2319 W. Magnolia Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91506