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. Participating artists include: Tiffany Adams, Jack Alvarez, Phil Buckheart, Cora Burchett, Charley Burns, Amanda Francom, Leah Harper, Karma Henry, Jean LaMarr, Sage LaPena, Jack Malotte, L. Frank Manriquez, James McCloud, Shanti Parks, Mike Rodriguez, and Kathleen Rose Smith. 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. Download event flyer here.

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

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

Maidu Museum & Historic Site
(916) 774-5934

Paleo-Indians in California - October 15, 2016

The Sacramento Archeological Society, Inc. presents: Paleo-Indians in California: A Discussion of Ancient Peoples and Their Cultures. Archeologists present viewpoints on Paleo-Indians with a focus on recent research, important sites and artifacts in California. Enjoy an informal viewing of a collection of modified Pleistocene animal bone, mineralized bone and wooden artifacts, Clovis blade technology, and examples of other lithic artifact types such as points and crescents.

Keynote Speakers: Gerrit Fenenga, Senior State Archaeologist, Rick Fitzgerald, Senior State Archaeologist, and Greg White, Archaeologist, SubTerra Consulting. Rock Art tour begins at 10am, with presentations following the tour. For more information, please visit the Sacramento Archeological Society, Inc. website.

Saturday, October 15 from 10am - 4pm
Free and open to the public.

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

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