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Special Events at Maidu Museum & Historic Site


Night Out at the Museum - October 15, 2016

At this month's Night Out at the Museum, the Opening Reception & Artists' talk for coyote, our 4th annual coyote themed art show. This exhibit will be on display in the museum's Zents Gallery from October 8, 2016 through March 3, 2017. Art will be available for purchase.


Doors open at 6:30pm. Artists' Talk starts at 7pm. Light refreshments will be available. 

Saturday, October 15 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm
FREE

Maidu Museum & Historic Site
(916) 774-5934

12th Annual Smithsonian Museum Day Live - September 24, 2016
All Ages

Free admission, guided tours (10am and 1pm), and a day full of children’s activities at Maidu Museum & Historic Site as part of the 12th Annual Smithsonian Museum Day Live event. Bring the whole family and enjoy our contemporary art galleries and interactive exhibits inside the museum. Walk outside along the 5/8 mile trail through the ancient Nisenan Maidu site to see petroglyphs, bedrock mortar holes and native plants & animals. 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 24, 9am-4pm
Free ticket good for 2 admissions

Maidu Museum & Historic Site
(916) 774-5934

Campfires - Every 3rd Friday, April through October
 
All Ages

Storytelling has been an important part of Native American culture for thousands of years. Sit under the stars at our outdoor amphitheater to enjoy native stories around the campfire. We'll provide roasting sticks and marshmallows for a sweet program's end to this fun family event. Please call ahead for groups of 10 or more. Museum doors open at 7pm. Program starts at 7:30pm.

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

Maidu Museum & Historic Site
(916) 774-5934

Night Out at the Museum  - 2016 Upcoming Shows

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

Upcoming Artists and Speakers for 2016: Tiffany Adams, Ben Aleck, Shonna Alexandra, Jack Alvarez, Joseph Arthur, George Blake, Charley Burns, Dalbert Castro, John Harper, Karma Henry, Ken Holbrook, Jean LaMarr, Julian Lang, Frank LaPena, Jack Malotte, Brandy McDaniels, Vincent Medina, Melissa Melero, Stan Padilla, Shanti Parks, Rod Querini, Lyn Risling, Larry Rodriguez, Dixie Rogers, Alicia Siu, Kathleen Rose-Smith, Gerald Stone, Sky Titus, Hulleah J. Tsinhnahjinnie, and Alan Wallace.

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

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

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