Additional artifacts commemorating the 100th anniversary of the
discovery of Ishi will be installed on Monday, August 29, 2011,
in The California Museum’s exhibition, “California Indians:
Making A Difference.”
In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, Mas Chisme de la
Cultura/Spinning Cultural Stories features the original artwork
of the Sacramento-based Chicana collective Co-Madres Artistas.
The artists – Irma Barbosa, Carmel Castillo, Mareia de Socorro,
Laura Llano and Helen Villa – have been leaders in the Chicana
art movement for the past twenty years. Over 20 of their bright
and engaging paintings speaking to themes of Latina pride,
feminism and community activism will be exhibited in the Maria
Shriver Gallery through Sunday, November 13, 2011.
Learning opportunities extend far beyond the classroom. But schools are finding it more and more difficult to bring students to museums and cultural organizations. Thanks to a generous grant from Target’s “Think Outside the Classroom” program, The California Museum is pleased to offer funding for qualifying schools, helping to fulfill our mission to provide children unique, firsthand learning experiences and educational tools that bring California’s history, arts and culture alive.
SACRAMENTO, CALIF. – Dec. 1, 2010: The California Museum, home of the California Hall of Fame, partnered with Comcast to challenge California high school seniors to tell us how their dream would leave a lasting mark on the state, nation and the world at large.
SACRAMENTO, CALIF. – Nov. 30, 2010: The California Museum, home of the California Hall of Fame, announced today that the 2010 California Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be broadcast live on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010, from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. on Comcast Hometown Network, digital cable channel 104. Co-hosted by Lisa Ling and Jason Kennedy, this is the first time that the ceremony will be televised live.
SACRAMENTO, CALIF. – Nov. 29, 2010: The California Museum, home
of the California Hall of Fame, welcomes Sacramento native and
international journalist Lisa Ling to its Board of Trustees.
Dina Eastwood, Chair of The California Museum’s Board of
Trustees, said, “I look forward to working with Lisa and our
fellow board members as we continue to make The California Museum
a world-class destination showcasing California’s incredible
history, art and culture.”
Sacramento, California (July 29, 2010) — The California Museum is
proud to present in partnership with the Department of Water
Resources Extreme Engineering: The California State Water Project
Past, Present and Future at The California Museum through July
Sacramento, CA — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and First Lady Maria Shriver today released the names of the 2010 inductees to The California Museum’s California Hall of Fame. In its fifth year, the California Hall of Fame has continued the tradition of honoring legendary people who embody California’s innovative spirit and have made their mark on history.