Discover the Golden State history of the overland route that connected coast to coast in a new exhibit celebrating the 150th anniversary of the first transcontinental railroad’s completion on May 10, 1869.
Explore the life and legacy of the legendary Latina activist who broke barriers for more than six decades in this new traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution plus a supplemental display of artifacts from Dolores Huerta’s personal collection.
Organized by the California Historical Society and LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, this traveling exhibit documents the history of Southern California murals from the Chicana/o Movement that were censored, whitewashed, neglected and destroyed.
From former Secretary of State March Fong Eu and activist Dolores Huerta to astronaut Sally Ride and photographer Dorothea Lange, this exhibit features the stories of more than 200 of the state’s ground-breaking women, presented in partnership with California State Parks.
Initially developed under the direction of a Native Advisory Council in 2011, this exhibit presenting the histories and legacies of over 100 California’s tribes in their own voice and was updated for 2017.