The International Wizard of Oz Club was founded in 1957 to bring together all those interested in Oz, its authors and illustrators, film and stage adaptations, toys and games, and associated memorabilia. Today it has members of all ages throughout the world.
Expanding Oz, an exhibit that used material from my collection, recently closed here in Overland Park, Kansas. On the last day I walked through the exhibit and talked about it as a live video feed on Facebook. I’ve since uploaded it to Youtube so anyone can see it. I hope you’ll enjoy this 20 minute […]
Enter and Win! Thanks to Newsweek, four of our US/Canadian 2019 Club members can win the 80th anniversary Wizard of Oz issue. To enter the contest, send a photo of yourself celebrating the 80th anniversary to BaumBugle@OzClub.org. You’ll be entered in a drawing to win a copy of this special edition. Submission deadline is midnight […]
The Oz Club has published three Baum Bugles every year since 1957. That’s more than 180 issues. Until now, the most popular icon of Oz, the Ruby Slippers, has never appeared on our cover. The image used for our current issue was provided by the Smithsonian to illustrate a feature story about the famous shoes. […]