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Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with FREE online programs
The California Museum celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) with free virtual programs highlighting the history and contributions of Asian Americans in California.

In response to rising anti-Asian racism during the COVID-19 pandemic, all online programming is offered free. Programs include:

• Tommy Kono online exhibit
• Kokoro online exhibit
• Sacramento’s Japantown online event

Big Day of Giving at California Museum
May 6, 2021 • 12 am - 11:59 pm
We need your support during the Big Day of Giving on May 6, 2021, to provide quality exhibits and programs. 

Donations starting at $15 are tax-deductible, payable by major debit or credit card and can be scheduled in advance. Best of all, when you donate using a Golden 1 debit or credit card, your gift will be boosted by a pool of matching funds. 
California Conversations: Sacramento's Japantown
Thursday, May 20, 2021 • 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Revisit the stories of Sacramento's lost Japantown with historians Kevin Wildie and William Burg plus former resident Gloria Imagire in this virtual panel discussion presented for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

FREE with advance registration for up to 100 participants.
California Museum Live: Unity Center
Saturday, June 26, 2021 • 11 am - 12 pm
Find inspiration in California’s diverse history, arts and culture on a virtual tour of the Unity Center at 11 a.m. on Sat., June 26, 2021.

FREE with advance registration for up to 100 participants.
California Time Traveler Camp
June 28-July 2 & July 12-16, 2021 • 9 am - 4 pm
Ideal for young adventurers ages 6-11, the Museum’s week-long day camp offers young adventurers engaging learning experiences as they travel back in time to some of the state’s significant eras.

Admission: $225 each through Fri., April 30 or $275 each starting May 1.

Vice President Kamala Harris: First, But Not Last

Continuing

Tour highlights the rise of the United States' first woman, first African American and first Indian American Vice President.

Día de Los Muertos 2020

Continuing

Take a journey through life, love and death in this online exhibit exploring the Mexican cultural tradition of honoring loved ones lost through original works by 5 California artists.

Fight for the Right: 100 Years of Women Voting

Continuing

Celebrating the 19th Amendment's centennial in 2020, this online presentation chronicles the fight for the women's vote over multiple decades and generations of activists.

Kokoro: The Story of Sacramento's Lost Japantown

Continuing

Revisit Sacramento's Japantown, devastated by incarceration during WWII and 1960s redevelopment, in the online version of this 2017 exhibit.

Indomitable: The Story of Tommy Kono

Launching May 3

Explore the life and legacy of legendary weightlifter Tommy Kono (1930-2016) in this all-new online exhibit presented for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

Women Inspire: California Women Changing Our World

Continuing

View selections from our signature exhibit highlighting California women who inspire change and reflection on the ongoing struggle for equality.
California's Journey Virtual Tour
Now Booking

Ideal for 3rd-9th grade students, this virtual program features a video tour and digital artifact kit, followed by a Zoom-based presentation on a variety of Gold Rush stories and a post-tour oral history project.

Free for California Title 1 schools or $75 for up to 100 participants.
Unity Center Virtual Tour
Now Booking

Designed to increase engagement in democracy, this tour for 3rd-12th grade students features an overview of activism in California through a video tour, Zoom presentation and post-tour project.

Free for California Title 1 schools or $75 for up to 100 participants.
FREE California Farmworkers Activity
New activity for 6th-12th grade students examining farmworkers’ fight for equality now available as a PDF and a Google Classroom assignment.