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.
Exhibit Show Dates: April 20-June 30. Artists Patricia Mills and Michael Rowden d'Portola were so moved by the tragedy of the Northern California Modoc War of 1873, they felt compelled to paint this large scale piece.
Through news articles, photography and objects from the museum’s collection, learn about the foundation of the Maidu Museum and the important role Myron Zents played in preserving this historic site. Exhibition May 19-September 8.
This traveling exhibit, organized by the Grace Hudson Museum & Sun House in Ukiah explored traditional hunting, collecting, food preparation and food preservation by California Indian cultures from all regions of California.
Past Exhibit: Showcasing the colorful artwork of Native American Children ages 5-18 from the American Education Program of the Sacramento City Unified School District. Show Dates: September 20, 2010 - March 31, 2011.
Past Exhibit: This multi-media exhibition was based on work created for the book, The Dirt Is Red Here, showcasing California Indian stories, songs and dances in the form of poetry, paintings, baskets, photographs, and sculpture.
Charley Burns, Yurok, art show Designs from Nature was on exhibit at the Maidu Interpretive Center September 2009 through December 2009. Charley is an active dancer and singer in the native community and continues to express his culture through his artwork.
Past Exhibit: Native California was perhaps the most densely and diversely populated area of North America, and the varieties of sacred expressions on rock are equally rich. Explore the beauty, mystery, and diversity of California's rock art. Petroglyph rubbings, rock art video and a rock art scavenger hunt create a family friendly visit.
Past Exhibit: The exhibit explored California geology from the dramatic formation of our mountains, rivers and landscape to the many uses the earliest inhabitants had for the stones they found around them.