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Night Out at the Museum - January 17, 2015

Please join us for a Night Out at the Museum, part of the 3rd Saturday Art Walk. Opening reception for “Indians, Irony, and Identity” curated by artist Judith Lowry (Mountain Maidu, Hammawi Band Pit River, and Washo).  This exhibit, on display from January 17 through April 13, 2015, explores stereotypes of Native Americans in general. Featured speaker Dr. Brian Baker (Bad River Chippewa), is the Director of Native American Studies at California State University, Sacramento and the curator of “The Americana Indian: American Indians in the American Imagination”. Museum doors open at 6:30pm. Program starts at 7pm. Light refreshments will be available. Download event flyer here.

January 17, from 6:30pm-8:30pm

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

17th Annual Sacramento Museum Day
All Ages
The Maidu Museum & Historic Site is participating in Sacramento Museum Day by offering free admission and fun activities all day. On Saturday, February 7, bring the whole family to enjoy our contemporary art galleries and interactive exhibits inside the museum, and then walk along the 5/8 mile trail through the ancient Nisenan site to see petroglyphs, bedrock mortar holes and native plants and animals.

Hands-on activities for children include acorn grinding, bracelet making and trying the scavenger hunt. Free guided tours at 10am & 1pm. The museum will be open extended hours from 9am-4pm. Download event flyer here.

Saturday, February 7 from 9am - 4pm

  Night Out at the Museum
Please join us every 3rd Saturday, January through November from 6:30pm-8:30pm for a FREE “Night Out at the Museum”, part of the 3rd Saturday Art Walk. Museum doors open at 6:30pm. Cultural programs start at 7pm. Light refreshments will be available. 

2015 Upcoming Shows:
"Indians Irony and Identity" curated by Judith Lowry, Charley Burns, Native American Youth Art Show, Great Basin Native Artists Collective, Dugan Aguilar, Dal Castro, and the third annual “Calling All Coyotes” show.

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



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