The Museum places an emphasis on providing the state’s
educators with the resources needed to educate and inspire the
young people who will one day become California’s voters,
decision-makers and leaders.
Through programs aligning with State content standards, the
Museum’s interactive exhibits and hands-on learning opportunities
offer a new read on California’s history, arts and culture for
teachers and students alike.
Learning experiences extend beyond the classroom. But,
due to budget cuts and decreased resources, many schools are
finding it increasingly difficult to provide students with the
first-hand learning opportunities provided on a field trip to a
cultural institution or museum.
In response, The California Museum offers field trip scholarships
to eligible schools, helping to further our mission to educate,
enlighten and inspire students through hands-on learning
experiences and educational tools that bring California’s
history, arts and culture alive for under-served children in our
As of October 1, 2014, all available field trip scholarship
funding for the 2014-15 school year has been awarded to eligible
classes. To receive updates on educational programs like
announcements on new scholarship programs,
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