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Special Events at Maidu Museum & Historic Site

Night Out at the Museum - September 19, 2015

Please join us Saturday, September 19, from 6:30pm-8:30pm for a Night Out at the Museum. Opening Reception for “COYOTE III,” our 3rd annual coyote themed art exhibit, in partnership with the Ridley Gallery at Sierra College. The evening will begin with a reception at Sierra College, and end with the opening reception at the Maidu Museum. Doors open at 6:30pm. Artists' talk starts at 7pm. Light refreshments will be available. FREE event. Rock Art Mysteries, our night time petroglyph tour, will immediately follow this event.

Participating local Native American artists include: Jack Alvarez, Phil Buckheart, Charley Burns, Janice Gould, Karma Henry, Topaz Jones, Julian Lang, Jack Malotte, L. Frank Manriquez, Melissa Melero, Stan Padilla, Kanyon Sayers-Rood, Lyn Risling, Alicia Siu, Al Striplen, and Alan Wallace.

Ridley Gallery Reception:
Saturday, September 19 from 4:00pm-6:00pm
Sierra College, LR 102
5000 Rocklin Road
Rocklin, CA 95677
(916) 660-7242

Maidu Museum Reception: Saturday, September 19 from 6:30pm-8:30pm
1970 Johnson Ranch Drive
Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 774-5934 

Rock Art Mysteries - September 19, 2015
All Ages

Take a walk with through our historic site to observe petroglyphs by lantern light. Journey back in time and explore ideas about the purpose of these mysterious symbols carved in stone thousands of years ago. Museum doors open at 6:30pm. Lantern tour starts at 8pm, following the FREE “Night Out at the Museum” event. 

Saturday, September 19 from 8pm - 9pm 
Fees: $6 per person

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

CampfiresEvery 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. Museum doors open at 7pm. Program starts at 7:30pm.

4/17, 5/15, 6/19, 7/17, 8/21, 9/18, 10/17
7pm - 8:30pm
Fee: $5/person, $16/family of four, Under 2 are Free.

 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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