Sacramento, California — (June 24, 2010) The California Museum is
proud to present The Purse & The Person: A Century of
Women’s Purses, scheduled to open Saturday, July 3, and run
through Sunday, September 26, 2010. This exhibit uses purses and
their contents as a window on the changing roles of women over
the past hundred years – from Edwardian matron to 1980s
Superwoman. Major themes of the 20th century – prosperity,
hardship, war, peace, women’s rights – are clearly visible among
these purses and their contents.
(Sacramento, California) – The California Museum is the perfect
destination for families looking for fun, educational activities
during spring break. The Museum prides itself on creating
interactive historical and cultural programming that speaks to
all California interests, ages and stories. With admission prices
cheaper than a movie ticket, the entire family will have a
memorable and inspiring experience.
(Sacramento, California) – The California Legislative Black
Caucus and The California Museum present African American
Treasures: History and Art from the Collection of Bernard and
Shirley Kinsey in celebration of Black History Month.
Opening February 6, 2010, the exhibit illustrates the African
American experience through various forms of art and historical
objects over several centuries.
(Sacramento, California) — The California Museum presents Under
the Dragon: California’s New Culture, a photography exhibit
vividly depicting California’s hybrid culture in bright colors
and modernized Old World celebrations. The exhibit opens January
30th as the first of many new exhibits at The California Museum
in 2010 geared toward breaking stereotypes and cultural