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.
Enjoy FREE ADMISSION to view the original historic 1849
California Constitution on Mon., Sept. 16 during this
one-day event presented in partnership with Secretary of State
Alex Padilla and the California State Archives.
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.
Join us on Sat., Nov. 9, 2019, to celebrate the 100th anniversary
of the 19th Amendment’s Golden State ratification with
free or reduced $5 admission plus a day festivities
honoring the history of women’s suffrage hosted by
California First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom.
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.