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www.californiamuseum.org

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Featured Event

And Still We Rise: Race, Culture and Visual Conversations

Art Show, Mixed Media, Museum, Folk Art/Crafts, History/Science

“And Still We Rise: Race, Culture and Visual Conversations” features 67 story quilts hand-crafted by artists from the Women of Color Quilter’s Network chronicling 400 years of significant events that have transformed social justice for African Americans. Curated by Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi and organized by the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and the Cincinnati Museum Center, the national traveling exhibition reveals the triumph of the human spirit, inspiring visitors to reflect on the African American experience from the 17th to 21st centuries to commemorate Black History Month at the California Museum. For more information, visit http://www.californiamuseum.org/we-rise.

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• Wed 2/21/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 2/22/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 2/23/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 2/24/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 2/25/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Tue 2/27/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 2/28/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 3/1/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 3/2/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 3/3/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 3/4/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Tue 3/6/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 3/7/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 3/8/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 3/9/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 3/10/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 3/11/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Tue 3/13/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 3/14/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 3/15/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 3/16/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 3/17/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 3/18/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Tue 3/20/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 3/21/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 3/22/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 3/23/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 3/24/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 3/25/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Tue 3/27/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 3/28/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 3/29/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 3/30/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 3/31/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 4/1/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Tue 4/3/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 4/4/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 4/5/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 4/6/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 4/7/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 4/8/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Tue 4/10/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 4/11/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 4/12/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 4/13/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 4/14/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 4/15/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Tue 4/17/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 4/18/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 4/19/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 4/20/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 4/21/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 4/22/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Tue 4/24/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 4/25/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 4/26/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 4/27/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 4/28/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 4/29/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Tue 5/1/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 5/2/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 5/3/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 5/4/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 5/5/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 5/6/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Tue 5/8/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 5/9/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 5/10/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 5/11/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 5/12/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 5/13/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Tue 5/15/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 5/16/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 5/17/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 5/18/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 5/19/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 5/20/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Tue 5/22/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 5/23/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 5/24/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 5/25/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 5/26/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 5/27/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Other Upcoming Events

"Kokoro: The Story of Sacramento's Lost Japantown" Encore

Museum, Photography, History/Science

This exhibition, a reprise from 2017, features family photographs drawn from community members' personal collections that document the memories at the heart of a once-thriving downtown community devastated first by forced removal during WWII and again by redevelopment in the 1950s. This show commemorates the 2018 anniversary of Executive Order 9066, the presidential decree that led to the unconstitutional incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans signed on Feb. 19, 1942.

Information:

• Tue 2/20/18 - Sat 2/24/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 2/25/18 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Tue 2/27/18 - Sat 3/3/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 3/4/18 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Tue 3/6/18 - Sat 3/10/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 3/11/18 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Volunteer Open House

Volunteer Event

A free event on Sun., Mar. 25 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., the Volunteer Open House is an opportunity for adults 18 years of age or older to learn how to turn their passion for California history, culture and arts into a rewarding way to give back to the community as a member of the Museum’s volunteer corps. Highlights include an overview of programs and current positions available, along with free refreshments, a tour of current exhibits and more. For more information or to register, visit http://www.californiamuseum.org/volunteer-2018.

Information:

• Sun 3/25/18 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Newest Americans

Art Show, Museum, Photography

"The Newest Americans" offers a unique look at the U.S. and the immigration process through the eyes of 28 new citizens. Presented as part of Photography Month Sacramento, the exhibit features portraits by Sam Comen and interviews by Michael Estrin capturing the moments surrounding two naturalization ceremonies in 2017. As immigrants from over 20 countries of origin share why they came to this country and what the American Dream means to them, visitors are invited to join them in taking pride in the diversity, freedom and opportunity that continue to make America a beacon of hope around the world. For more information, visit http://www.californiamuseum.org/newest-americans. Photo by Sam Comen, courtesy of the artist.

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• Tue 4/3/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 4/4/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 4/5/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 4/6/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 4/7/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 4/8/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Tue 4/10/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 4/11/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 4/12/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 4/13/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 4/14/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 4/15/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Tue 4/17/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 4/18/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 4/19/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 4/20/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 4/21/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 4/22/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Tue 4/24/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 4/25/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 4/26/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 4/27/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 4/28/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 4/29/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Tue 5/1/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 5/2/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 5/3/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 5/4/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 5/5/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 5/6/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Homeschool Day

Education

Homeschool Day offers small groups the opportunity to experience the Museum’s K-12 educational programs while taking advantage of discounted admission normally only available for groups of 30 or more students. On Mon., May 7, 2018, groups of 2 or more are invited to book a self-guided tour for $3.50 per person and explore the Museum’s learning programs aligned with California State Content Standards and Common Core. Attendees may also participate in 30-minute docent-led tours of “Uprooted! Japanese Americans during WWII” at 10:00 am, 11:00 am and 12:00 pm, along with a free, hands-on origami activity. Reservations by 5:00 p.m. on Fri., May 4 required. For more information or to book, visit http://www.californiamuseum.org/homeschool-day. Image © 2018 California Museum. All rights reserved.

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• Mon 5/7/18 at - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The Newest Americans

Art Show, Museum, Photography

"The Newest Americans" offers a unique look at the U.S. and the immigration process through the eyes of 28 new citizens. Presented as part of Photography Month Sacramento, the exhibit features portraits by Sam Comen and interviews by Michael Estrin capturing the moments surrounding two naturalization ceremonies in 2017. As immigrants from over 20 countries of origin share why they came to this country and what the American Dream means to them, visitors are invited to join them in taking pride in the diversity, freedom and opportunity that continue to make America a beacon of hope around the world. For more information, visit http://www.californiamuseum.org/newest-americans. Photo by Sam Comen, courtesy of the artist.

Information:

• Tue 5/8/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 5/9/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 5/10/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 5/11/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 5/12/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 5/13/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Tue 5/15/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 5/16/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 5/17/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 5/18/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 5/19/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 5/20/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Tue 5/22/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 5/23/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 5/24/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 5/25/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 5/26/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 5/27/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Tue 5/29/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 5/30/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 5/31/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 6/1/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 6/2/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 6/3/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Tue 6/5/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 6/6/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 6/7/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 6/8/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 6/9/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 6/10/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Tue 6/12/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 6/13/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 6/14/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 6/15/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 6/16/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 6/17/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Tue 6/19/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 6/20/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 6/21/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 6/22/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 6/23/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 6/24/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Tue 6/26/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 6/27/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 6/28/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 6/29/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

California Time Traveler Camp: Session 1

Education

Explore 10,000 years of history and culture in the California Time Traveler Camp! Ideal for kids ages 6-11, the week-long camp offers young adventurers engaging learning experiences as they travel back in time to the state’s significant eras. A combination of exhibit tours, excursions to nearby sites and hands-on activities, daily itineraries begin on Monday in modern California and end on Friday in the state’s prehistoric past over 10,000 years ago. Admission: $195.00 per camper plus free kids’ Cub Club Museum membership with registration by Mar. 31, 2018 or $225.00 per camper beginning April 1, 2018. Light snacks included, and extended care sessions are available from 7:00-9:00 am or 4:00-6:00 pm for an additional $50.00 each. For more information or to book, call (916) 654-1729 or visit http://www.CaliforniaMuseum.org/Time-Traveler. Image © 2018 California Museum. All rights reserved.

Information:

• Mon 6/25/18 - Fri 6/29/18 at 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Newest Americans

Art Show, Museum, Photography

"The Newest Americans" offers a unique look at the U.S. and the immigration process through the eyes of 28 new citizens. Presented as part of Photography Month Sacramento, the exhibit features portraits by Sam Comen and interviews by Michael Estrin capturing the moments surrounding two naturalization ceremonies in 2017. As immigrants from over 20 countries of origin share why they came to this country and what the American Dream means to them, visitors are invited to join them in taking pride in the diversity, freedom and opportunity that continue to make America a beacon of hope around the world. For more information, visit http://www.californiamuseum.org/newest-americans. Photo by Sam Comen, courtesy of the artist.

Information:

• Sat 6/30/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 7/1/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Tue 7/3/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 7/4/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 7/5/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 7/6/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 7/7/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 7/8/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

California Time Traveler Camp: Session 2

Education

Explore 10,000 years of history and culture in the California Time Traveler Camp! Ideal for kids ages 6-11, the week-long camp offers young adventurers engaging learning experiences as they travel back in time to the state’s significant eras. A combination of exhibit tours, excursions to nearby sites and hands-on activities, daily itineraries begin on Monday in modern California and end on Friday in the state’s prehistoric past over 10,000 years ago. Admission: $195.00 per camper plus free kids’ Cub Club Museum membership with registration by Mar. 31, 2018 or $225.00 per camper beginning April 1, 2018. Light snacks included, and extended care sessions are available from 7:00-9:00 am or 4:00-6:00 pm for an additional $50.00 each. For more information or to book, call (916) 654-1729 or visit http://www.CaliforniaMuseum.org/Time-Traveler. Image © 2018 California Museum. All rights reserved.

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• Mon 7/16/18 - Fri 7/20/18 at 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM