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Mission Statement


The mission of The Gamble House, USC is to inspire the public’s appreciation and understanding of fine historic architecture through the example of The Gamble House, the most complete and best-preserved work of American Arts and Crafts architects Charles and Henry Greene. This will be realized by:

  • Preserving The Gamble House, its furnishings, and collections to nationally-recognized standards
    __of conservation;
  • Providing an exemplary program of public access that interprets the architecture of The Gamble
    __House, and its collections, in a relevant, educational and engaging way;
  • Providing education programs that enhance the public’s understanding of The Gamble House
    __within the context of architectural and cultural history;
  • Maintaining strong academic and administrative ties with the University of Southern California
    __School of Architecture
    , and
  • Pursuing a mutually supportive relationship with the City of Pasadena in the interest of meeting our
    __mission and adhering to the 1966 family gift agreement.