Special Events at Maidu Museum & Historic Site


18th Annual Sacramento Museum Day - February 6, 2016
All Ages

The Maidu Museum & Historic Site is participating in Sacramento Museum Day by offering free admission and fun activities all day. 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 Maidu 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.

Saturday, February 6, 2016
9:00am - 4:00pm
FREE

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

"New" Family Game Night - February 19, 2016
All Ages

Spend a fun filled evening with your family learning about California Indian culture through traditional native games and nature-related activities. Play games made from sticks, furs, and acorns. Come back each month to experience new activities. Each night will focus on different native themes and children will take home a different keepsake from each event. Doors open at 7:00pm. Program starts at 7:30pm.



Every 3rd Friday, January through March
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Fee: $5/person, $16/family of four, $4 each additional. Under 2 are free.



Night Out at the Museum - February 20, 2016

Please join artist Lyn Risling, author Analisa Tripp, and editor Lindsie Bear for an Art Reception & Book Signing for Heyday's popular new children's book A is for Acorn, A California Indian ABC

Lyn Risling’s illustrations and paintings have been seen and used throughout California Indian country for many years, in Indian educational, cultural and language programs, health clinics and many special events. Her drawings portray the Indian people, environment, animals and culture of her local tribal homelands of the Karuk, Yurok and Hupa of northern California.

Books and Original paintings will be available for sale. 

Doors open at 6:30pm. Program starts at 7:00pm. Light refreshments will be available.
 
Saturday, February 20, 2016
6:30pm - 8:30pm
FREE 


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:

George Blake, Dalbert Castro, Ken Holbrook, Jean LaMarr, Frank LaPena, Jack Malotte, Brandy McDaniels, Vincent Medina, Melissa Melero, Stan Padilla, Lyn Risling, Alicia Siu, Kathleen Rose-Smith, 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