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|“The Lettered Life of a Mountain Maidu Woman: An Archival Portrait of Marie Mason Potts”|
Exhibit Show Dates: March 21, 2015 – May 9, 2015
Opening Reception: Saturday, March 21, from 6:30pm-8:30pm
This new exhibit documents the uncommon life story of Marie Mason Potts, from her birth to the final decades of her life, when she gained state and national prominence as a writer, newspaper editor, and spokesperson on behalf of Maidu, Native Californian, and American Indian cultural traditions and rights.
|Exhibit Show Dates: February 21, 2015 – May 11, 2015 |
“Let’s Fix Our World” features colorful pen and ink drawings of Charley Burns that explore the relationship of humans to their brothers and sisters the plants and animals and asks people to re-examine who we are.
Exhibit Show Dates: January 17 – April 13, 2015
“Indians, Irony, and Identity” curated by artist Judith Lowry (Mountain Maidu, Hammawi Band Pit River, and Washo), an exhibit exploring stereotypes of Native Americans.
|Exhibit Show Dates: October 18 - January 31, 2015|
“Fixing the Earth: NOW!” is an art exhibition exploring the world renewal ceremonies of the Hupa, Karuk, Tolowa, Yurok, Wiyot, and Ts’nungwe of northwest California.
|Exhibit Show Dates: September 20 - January 6, 2015|
The new multimedia exhibit “Calling All Coyotes 2014”, features new works from California Indian and regional artists: Tiffany Adams, Dugan Aguilar, Ben Aleck, Shonna Alexander, Jack Alvarez, Vince LaPena, Judith Lowry, L. Frank Manriquez, Melissa Melero, Stan Padilla, Alicia Siu, Kathleen Rose Smith, Frank Tuttle, and Alan Wallace. In honor of Harry Fonseca, pieces from the Herb Puffer collection will be on view.
|Exhibit Show Dates: August 16 - October 11, 2014|
Prints of watercolor illustrations based on the Creation Stories of the Miwok people produced by Works Progress Administration artists Marjorie Lee and Stephen J. Quinn.
|Exhibit Show Dates: May 17 - July 15, 2014|
This exhibition showcases the recently published books from Native American artist, educator and cultural activist Stan Padilla, “Legends of the Land” and “R is for Roundhouse: A Sierra Nevada Foothills Alphabet Book”.
|Exhibit Show Dates: March 15 - June 16, 2014|
Guest Curator Brittani Orona has created this exhibit of photographs and recorded interviews relating to the grassroots activism to remove the dams on the Klamath River and the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement of 2010.
|Exhibit Show Dates: Ongoing|
This collection of historical photographs, on loan from the West Sacramento Historical Society, honors the first families - Native Americans - who lived, worked and raised their families in what is know known as West Sacramento.
|“Traditional Arts of Jeremy Peconom, Mountain Maidu Artist" |
Exhibit Show Dates: August 6 – January 6
Jeremy Peconom is a local Mountain Maidu artist who has created an amazing collection of tools, weapons and regalia made in the traditional ways he learned from his elders.
|Exhibit Show Dates: July 10 through August 28, 2013 |
Charley Burns is a Yurok Indian artist of the Klamath River area. The exhibit “Ancient Times” is a collection of pen and ink drawings showing his love for nature and curiosity for life.
|Exhibit Show Dates: June 7 - July 27|
This multimedia exhibit includes paintings, poems, songs and photographs about Coyote from 17 different Native American artists.
|Exhibit Show Dates: February 21, 2015 – March 16, 2015|
“Framescapes”, the black and white photography of Wayne Olts during the construction of the Maidu Museum in 2009.
|Exhibit Show Dates: June 21 – August 9|
The photographs featured in this exhibit lined the walls of Pacific Western Traders, an American Indian Art Gallery, opened by Herb Puffer on October 1, 1971 in Old Town Folsom. These photographs provide an extraordinary visual record of the elders, weavers, artists, dancers, educators and community members whose presence alongside the Puffer family made the recently closed shop a significant and memorable place in the history of Native California.
|Exhibit Show Dates: April 10 – May 13 |
Artwork from young artists ages 5 – 20 from the United Auburn Indian Community and the Sierra Native Alliance will be on display.
|Exhibit Show Dates: February 15 - May 6|
This collection includes acrylic paintings and mosaics by local artist Gayle Anita.
|Exhibit Show Dates: January 18 - April 8. |
This collection consists of various documents covering historic Native American events, Frank LaPena's own artwork and artwork of his fellow artists, including photographs by Dugan Aguilar and Francisco Dominguez.
|Exhibit Show Dates: September 10 - October 26|
L. Frank Manriquez (Tongva/Ajachmem) is a Native California Indian artist, writer and tribal scholar. This collection includes many of her dramatic photographs, large collages of digital prints and colorful paintings.
|"Traditions Learned Through Time” by artist Billy Hawk Enos and “Artwork by Winema Marie Suehead”|
Exhibit Show Dates: May 6, 2013 - June 25, 2013.
|Our Stories: Judith Lowry’s Artistic Reflections on Native California|
Exhibit Show Dates: February 16 - May 31, 2013
The exhibit “Our Stories” is a collection of vibrant, large scale narratives that Judith Lowry painted over the past 20 years. Her themes include family stories, California Native oral traditions, pop culture, women’s roles, and politics. She uses symbols inspired by her California Indian roots, mixing her family histories with important oral histories.