Make a #BigDOG2016 donation on May 3, and it will be boosted by a pool of matching funds. Plus, all donations of $100 & up will receive a 1-year Explorer membership with reciprocal admission at over 800 institutions – a $120 value!
An all new exhibit chronicling over 165 years of election history in the Golden State through artifacts on loan from California State Archives, California State Parks and others underscoring voters have always held the power to shape the state’s future.
Explore the legacy of legendary designer Primo Angeli, who has built an international reputation for creating work with maximum visual impact, emotional appeal and consumer recognition that continue to shape the field of graphic communications today.
Based on the book by Susan Snyder of the same name, this traveling exhibit chronicles the complex history and legacy of California’s most iconic symbol, the grizzly, and explores how its enduring legacy over 200 years of popular culture continues to embody the state’s ideals today.
All-new exhibit of photographs by Matt Black exploring how the ongoing drought has compounded some of the state’s most entrenched poverty and threatens to turn productive farmland into a modern day dust bowl.
Please note that the streets and parking around the Museum will be impacted by the Amgen Tour of California and visitor parking lot closed May 11-22, 2016. Due to street closures and limited access to parking, using Sacramento Regional Transit’s Light Rail is strongly recommended to visit the Museum.
An all new permanent exhibit, “We Are All Californians: Stories of Modern Immigration” examines the journeys of immigrants to the Golden State in the 21st century through oral histories presented on a 20′ multimedia wall.