Marian Jones

Exploring the Chuck Jones Side of the Brain, Part 2


Post Script: On November 24th after the lecture delivered by Marian Jones, Linda Jones Clough, and Craig Kausen (the family of Chuck Jones), the attendees gathered in the hall for an interactive workshop. The theme was "conveyances" and they had 30 minutes to construct. As you can see the results were spectacular. Why, you'd think adults were creative too!The Bowers Museum in Santa Ana presents "The Art of Healthy Aging" Lecture Series Fall 2013. You won't want to miss this season's final lecture, "Exploring the Chuck Jones Side of the Brain" in this engaging education series presented in collaboration with Hoag Neurosciences Institutes's Orange County Vital Brain Aging Program (OCVBAP). Interactive workshop included! 

When: Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 1:30 PM, ending at 3:30 PM in the Norma Kershaw Auditorium. 

Cost: individual lecture: Member $7/Non-member $10

Where: Bowers Museum, 2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana, CA 92706

With: Dr. William R. Shankle, The Judy and Richard Voltmer Chair, Memory & Cognitive Disorders Program, Hoag Neurosciences Institute; Director, Orange County Vital Aging Program

Presenters: Marian Jones, Craig Kausen, Linda Jones Clough

What: A glimpse into the genius mind of Chuck Jones, presented by the family. A hands-on workshop follows this presentation. 

For tickets and advance reservations contact the Bowers Museum Education Department at 714-567-3677 or You can also visit

Chuck Jones Centennial Celebration of Animation at the Newport Beach Film Festival 2012


The Chuck Jones Center for Creativity, a Newport Beach Film Festival Event Sponsor, will be hosting a morning of Chuck Jones animated cartoons at Triangle Square, Costa Mesa (at the intersection of Newport Blvd., 19th St., and the terminus of the 55 freeway) on Saturday, April 28th at 11 AM. Among the many favorite short cartoons to be shown will be one of his masterpieces, "One Froggy Evening."Following the showing at 1:30 PM will be a panel discussion and seminar on animation with celebrated voice actress, June Foray (Rocky the Flying Squirrel, Natasha Fatale, and Witch Hazel); Emmy Award-winning producer Linda Jones Clough; "Dora the Explorer" producer and director, Jeff DeGrandis; animation director, character designer ("Hop"), and writer, Chris Bailey and photographer Marian Jones, Chuck Jones's widow. The discussion will be moderated by Craig Kausen, chairman of the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity.

A ticket for both events is $5.00 for adults. For more information and to purchase tickets, please contact the Newport Beach Film Festival by clicking on their name in this sentence.