Explore the lives and legacies of the California Hall of Fame 13th class in the all-new artifact exhibit featuring items on loan from inductees’ personal collections.
Explore the life and work of Toyo Miyatake (1895-1979), a Los Angeles-based photographer incarcerated during WWII at Manzanar, where he documented iconic images of life for Japanese Americans behind barbed wire.
Discover the stories of California teens sentenced to life in prison before the age of 18 in this temporary exhibition featuring original works by artist and activist Ise Lyfe.
Discover the stories and contributions of Chinese Americans in California in this all-new signature exhibition opening winter of 2020.
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.
This signature exhibit explores life behind barbed wire for Japanese Americans through in re-created barracks, interactive video kiosks, historic photographs and artifacts.
Explore the 21 outposts founded by Spanish missionaries on “The Royal Road” in this new exhibit chronicling a pivotal chapter of state history.
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.
This long-term installation celebrates California’s diverse people, customs and cultures, encouraging visitors to take an active stance for unity in their community.
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.