Calendar

Thursday, December 13–Wednesday, December 19, 2018

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Exhibition Highlights

  • Rick Bartow: Things You Know But Cannot Explain

    Through January 6, 2019

    Rick Bartow: Things You Know But Cannot Explain represents the artist’s first major retrospective and a contribution to the substantial growing body of scholarship on contemporary Native artists. Bartow (Mad River Band Wiyot) established his art career in the 1980s...

  • La Raza

    LA RAZA

    Through February 10, 2019

    Published in Los Angeles from 1967-1977, the influential bilingual newspaper La Raza provided a voice to the Chicano Rights Movement.

Saturday, December 15

  • Guided Tours
    Family Activities

    Guided Tours

    Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.

    Journey through our popular exhibitions with lively guides who provide deeper insight and context to what's on view.

  • Family Activities

    Pan for Gold!

    Saturdays–Sundays, 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
    Every Second Tuesday of the Month, 10:00 a.m.–Noon

    Learn how to pan for gold, just like how the 49ers did during the California gold rush!

  • California Continued Ethnobotanical Gardens
    Family Activities

    In the Garden: Plants for Hunting Tools

    Saturday, December 15th, 2018, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Stop by our ethnobotanical garden to learn more about the connections between native plants, the environment, and yourself. 

  • Guided Tours
    Lectures and Workshops

    Gallery Chat: Communities Yesterday and Today

    Saturday, December 15th, 2018, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Join Museum Teacher Nancy Escalante in our Community Gallery to learn more about some of the ethnic communities in the West in the 1890s and what those communities look like today.

Sunday, December 16

  • Guided Tours
    Family Activities

    Guided Tours

    Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.

    Journey through our popular exhibitions with lively guides who provide deeper insight and context to what's on view.

  • Family Activities

    Pan for Gold!

    Saturdays–Sundays, 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
    Every Second Tuesday of the Month, 10:00 a.m.–Noon

    Learn how to pan for gold, just like how the 49ers did during the California gold rush!

  • Western Music Association Showcase
    Music and Festivals

    Western Music Association Showcase

    Third Sunday of Every Month, Noon–3:00 p.m.

    Join musicians and cowboy poets as they perform stories and songs of the West and the American cowboy!

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