Join the Governor & First Partner for the 14th Annual California Hall of Fame Virtual Induction on Tues., Oct. 12 at 7 pm
Tune in to the Museum's free webcast to join Governor Gavin Newsom and First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom virtually induct the 14th class of inductees on Tues., Oct. 12 at 7 pm! Visit the link below for more information or to set a reminder.
Celebrating the state’s spirit of creativity, Día de Los Muertos 2021: Espíritus Creativos de California (Day of the Dead 2021: Creative Spirits of California) honors innovative Californians Eazy-E, Carrie Fisher, Ishi, Charles M. Schulz and John Steinbeck through original works by California artists Roberta Alvarado, Francisco Franco, John Hancock and Juan Ramos of John Juan Art, John S. Huerta and Rob-O of I Love Sugar Skulls.
Thurs., Oct. 21 | 5:30 pm
Free with advance registration

Join us for a free webcast featuring a virtual panel discussion with exhibit artists; a video tour of Día de Los Muertos foods with Mayahuel; a performance by Dinorah Klingler and more fun for all ages.
Sat., Oct. 23 | 10:30 am & 12 pm
$11 with advance registration

Learn how to decorate a sugar skull in this virtual workshop led by Love Sugar Skulls' Rob-O. Admission is $11 per person and includes a pre-made skull and royal icing available for pick up at the Museum in advance.
On view through Nov. 7, 2021
This traveling photography exhibition features contemporary images taken by photojournalist Paul Kitagaki, Jr. echoing historic images by U.S. War Relocation Authority (WRA) photographers who documented the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII.
On view December 4, 2021 - February 27, 2022
Created by the Smithsonian and author Candacy Taylor, this traveling exhibition offers an immersive look at travel for African Americans in mid-century America, exploring how the annual guide served as an indispensable resource for the nation’s rising African American middle class and evidence of a vibrant business class.
Sponsored by Exxon Mobil Corporation.
The Museum is currently open to visitors Thursday-Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm and closed Monday-Wednesday and Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.

Advance tickets are encouraged, and masks are required for all visitors over the age of 2, volunteers and staff.

Read our mask extension statement or view our interim visitor policies page for details when planning a visit.
Available Mon.-Wed.

Choose from 7 onsite field trip programs exploring the state's history, arts and culture from diverse perspectives, increasing empathy, tolerance and critical thinking skills for 2nd-12th grade students.
Available Wed.-Fri.

Choose from 3 Zoom-based, online field trip programs covering a range of California topics and aligned with History-Social Science, Common Core ELA, Civics outcomes and Ethnic Studies.
FREE field trips for California Title 1 schools
California Title 1 schools are eligible to apply for a scholarship covering admission to an onsite or online field trip and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit the link below for details or to apply now.
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