Special Events at Maidu Museum & Historic Site

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day - September 23, 2017
All Ages

Enjoy free admission, guided tours (10am and 1pm), and a day full of children’s activities at Maidu Museum & Historic Site as part of the 13th Annual Smithsonian Museum Day Live event on Saturday, September 23, 9am-4pm. Bring the whole family and enjoy our contemporary art galleries and interactive exhibits inside the museum. Kids can grind acorns, take the scavenger hunt and make a pine nut beaded bracelet.

Download your free ticket good for 2 admissions at the Smithsonian Museum Day  Live website. 

Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 9am-4pm
Free (with Smithsonian Ticket) 

Archaeology – A Journey of Discovery - October 21, 2017

The Sacramento Archeological Society present “Archaeology – A Journey of Discovery from Ancient Origins to Recent Past”

•“Pinnacle Point” by Allan Keown, Membership Chair of the Rennaissance Society at CSUS
•“Pleistocene Coast South Africa – A Special Environment for the Evolution of our unique species” video presentation by Curtis Marean, PhD, Arizona State University
•“Varsche River 003 (South Africa): recent investigations into behavioral variation during the Middle Stone Age and implication for modern human origins” by Teresa Steele, PhD, University of California Davis
•“Archaeology of Emigrant Trail Routes” by John Winner, Past National President of Oregon-California Trails Association

Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 1pm - 4pm
Free and Open to the Public

Maidu Museum & Historic Site
1970 Johnson Ranch Drive
Roseville, CA 96661
(916) 774-5934

Campfires - 3rd Fridays
All Ages

Experience Native American stories around the campfire at our outdoor amphitheater. Stay for crafts and enjoy roasting marshmallows over an open fire. In the event of inclement weather, program moves indoors. Please call ahead for groups of 10 or more.

Every 3rd Friday, April through October from 7:00pm - 8:30pm
$5/person, $16/family of four. Under 2 are free.

Night Out at the Museum  - 2017 Upcoming Shows

Every 3rd Saturday, January through November enjoy art receptions and cultural presentations at these monthly evening events.

Upcoming Artists and Speakers for 2017: Melissa Melero-Moose, Shanti Parks, Maureen Self, Sarah Biscarra-Dilley, William Bauer, Ken Holbrook, Frank LaPena, Malcolm Margolin, Julia Parker, Beverly Ortiz, Denise Davis, Tiffany Adams, Jean LaMarr, Lyn Risling, L. Frank Manriquez, Hulleah Tsinhnahjinnie, Alicia Siu, Jack Alvarez , Phil Buckheart, Cora Burchett, Leah Harper, Karma Henry, Jack Malotte, James McCloud, Tork Rains, Mike Rodriguez, Amanda Francom, and Ben Aleck.

Every 3rd Saturday, January through November 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Maidu Museum & Historic Site
1970 Johnson Ranch Drive
Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 774-5934