CALIFORNIA MUSEUM E-NEWS September 2023 VIEW AS WEBPAGE

This Fall is packed with programming at the Museum!

Read below to learn more.

STATEHOOD DAY DISCOUNT

California Statehood Day: 50% Off Admission

Sat., September 9, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm*


Join us this Saturday to celebrate California Statehood Day. For this special occasion, walk-ins will enjoy a 50% discount on Museum admission. Don't miss this one-day special offer to learn about our great state and commemorate its 173rd birthday.

We can't wait to welcome you!


*Last admission 4:00 pm.

BOOK TALK & EXHIBIT TOURS

David Mas Masumoto: Book Talk

Sat., September 16, 2:00 pm


Organic farmer Davis Mas Masumoto will discuss his new memoir, Secret Harvests, which follows a journey of discovering a lost aunt who was separated from the family due to her disabilities amid their forced removal during WWII.

2:00 - 3:00 pm: Book talk

3:00 - 5:00 pm: Book signing and docent-led tours of the Museum's new exhibit about the Japanese American incarceration

Reduced $5 admission to the Museum plus Eventbrite fees.

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DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS

2022 Costume Contest winners

Annual Día de los Muertos Fiesta

Fri., Oct. 13, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Advance Tickets On Sale Now


Highlights include the grand opening of the all-new exhibit Arte Activista: Día de los Muertos 2023, a performance and ceremonial blessing by Maquilli Tonatiuh Aztec Dancers, live music, food & beverages for purchase by Mayahuel, sugar skull workshops, costume contest and much more.


Advance tickets on sale through Thurs., Oct. 12 or until sold out.


Individual, Traveler and Explorer members get up to two free tickets per membership.* To claim your free tickets, contact the membership department at [email protected] or at (916) 651-0935.


*Two free tickets per membership; additional cardholders do not receive additional free tickets. Offer good while supplies last.

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I Love Sugar Skull Workshops

Sunday, Oct. 29

12:30 - 1:30 pm & 2:00 - 3:00 pm


Learn how to design and decorate “calaveras de azúcar” (sugar skulls) for Día de los Muertos in one of two workshops led by Rob-O of I Love Sugar Skulls.


$15 per participant. Includes materials fee for pre-made sugar skull & royal icing, plus admission to all current exhibits. Advance registration by 5:00 p.m. on Fri., Oct. 27 is strongly recommended.

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SAVE THE DATE

This Fall and Winter, we are celebrating California lowrider history and culture with an exhibit and programming series. Here's a sneak peek of what's coming down the boulevard.

"Boulevard Dreams California"

Grand Opening Event

Sunday, Oct. 29


This groundbreaking exhibit curated by the Sacramento Lowrider Commission celebrates the rich history, artistry and profound impact of lowrider culture in California, offering a comprehensive view of the cultural, social and artistic significance of the lowriding tradition.


Event details coming soon!

Exhibit Preview

Film Screening: "The Great American Lowrider Tradition"

Sat., Oct. 21, 1:00 pm


The Museum will host the first Northern California screening of the award-winning documentary “The Great Lowrider Tradition," exploring how this expression of Mexican American cultural pride became a worldwide phenomenon.



Limited seating, advance tickets required. Tickets go on sale next Friday, Sept. 8!

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PLAN YOUR VISIT

The Museum is open Tuesday-Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday from 12 pm to 5 pm.


Admission for Museum members is always free!

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