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Celebrate Día de los Muertos at Home Saturday, October 24!
Join us for the opening of the new online exhibit Dia de los Muertos 2020 during the Museum’s Fiesta at Home on Sat, Oct. 24 from 2 to 4 pm!

Festivities include:
Blessing by Maquilli Tonatiuh Aztec Dancers
Panel with exhibit artists Francisco Franco, John S. Huerta, Oscar Magallanes, David Lozeau & I Love Sugar Skulls’ Rob-O
Cooking demo by Mayahuel 
Live music by Dinorah Klingler

FREE with advance registration. For tickets, use the registration starting on Mon., Oct. 5 at the link below.
RELATED EVENTS
Sugar Skulls Workshop Online
Sat., Oct. 24 12 p.m.
$10 registration fee

Learn how to design and decorate a sugar skull at home in this virtual workshop led by I Love Sugar Skulls' Rob-O. $10 registration fee includes premade skull and icing kit.
Spirits of Mexico Virtual Tour
Sat., Oct. 24 5 p.m.
$55 registration fee

Join Mayahuel's Ernesto Delgado on a virtual tasting tour of Mexican spirits. $55 registration fee includes kit with 5 premium samples. Restricted to participants 21 years of age w/valid ID.

Día de los Muertos 2020

Launching Sat., Oct. 24

Featuring original works by five California artists, this new online exhibit explores the Mexican cultural tradition of honoring loved ones lost each November 1 and 2.

Fight for the Right: 100 Years of Women Voting

Continuing

Developed in collaboration with First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom, this temporary exhibit marks the 19th Amendment's centennial in 2020.

Kokoro: The Story of Sacramento's Lost Japantown

Continuing

Explore Sacramento's lost Japantown, devastated by incarceration during WWII and 1960s redevelopment, in an online version of this popular 2017 temporary exhibit.

Women Inspire: California Women Changing Our World

Continuing

View selections from our new installation highlighting women from the 1700s to present, who inspire change and reflection on the ongoing struggle for equality.
FREE Día de los Muertos Activity Kit
Four activities exploring the Mexican cultural custom of honoring loved ones lost at home available to celebrate at home starting Wed., Oct. 21.
California's Journey Virtual Tour
Now Available
Free for Title 1 schools or $75 flat fee

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.
Unity Center Virtual Tour
Available Nov. 9
Free for Title 1 schools or $75 flat fee

Designed to increase engagement in democracy, this program for 3rd-12th grade distance learning students features an overview of activism in California through a video tour, Zoom presentation and post-tour project.
TEMPORARY CLOSURE UPDATE
Although Sacramento County indoor museums are permitted to reopen at 25% capacity as of Sept. 30, the Museum remains temporarily closed while we assess the feasibility and safety of reopening.  

Meanwhile, Mickey reminds you to wear a mask and help stop the spread of COVID-19. For updates on our temporary closure, visit the link below.