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December Events Happening at Maidu Museum & Historic Site--Including FREE Admission December 16-18

12/14/2014 03:24PM ● Published by Brenna McGowan

Here are some fun and exciting events happening at Maidu Museum and Historic Site this month!

Museum Free Days: December 16-18, 9am-4pm. Enjoy FREE admission and FREE guided tours at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. FREE children’s activities all day!

Holiday Closures: Maidu Museum & Historic Site will close early on December 24 at 2p.m. and will reopen on January 2.

Continuing Exhibits:

“Fixing the Earth: NOW!”

Exhibit Show Dates: Now – January 6, 2015

“Fixing the Earth: NOW!” is an art exhibition exploring the world renewal ceremonies of the Hupa, Karuk, Tolowa, Yurok, Wiyot, and Ts’nungwe of northwest California. Today, Fix the Earth is the descriptive term for the northwest California annual and bi-annual ceremonial practices during which the natural world is remade. The primary purpose of the rituals and ceremonies is to remake, to repair, and reset the earth onto its prop. This exhibition asks Native artists to consider how this age-old indigenous spiritual practice inspires their art.

 

“Calling All Coyotes 2014”

Exhibit Show Dates: Now – January 6, 2015

The new multimedia exhibit “Calling All Coyotes”, features new works from California Indian and regional artists: Tiffany Adams, Dugan Aguilar, Ben Aleck, Shonna Alexander, Jack Alvarez, Vince LaPena, Judith Lowry, L. Frank Manriquez, Melissa Melero, Stan Padilla, Alicia Siu, Kathleen Rose Smith, Frank Tuttle, and Alan Wallace. The Maidu Museum and Historic Site is proud to present the second annual“Calling All Coyotes” exhibit in honor of Nisenan, Hawaiian and Portuguese artist Harry Fonseca.  Harry Fonseca pieces from the Herb Puffer Collection will be on view.

Post information and picture courtesy of Maidu Museum and Historic Site.

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