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State Indian Museum Presents Continuing Culture Skills Workshop

State Indian Museum Presents Continuing Culture Skills Workshop

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the State Indian Museum is proud to present a full day of adult-level Native American continuing culture skills learning along with fun activities for children this Saturday, November 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Led by skilled artisans, adult workshops include the following: Soapstone Carving, Clapstick Making, Indian Beadworking, Native Hand Game Instruction, and more.  Pre-registration is required for the workshops. 

For more information about this event or other activities happening at the State Indian Museum, call 916-324-8112 or visit www.parks.ca.gov/indianmuseum

Open Mic Poetry

Open Mic Poetry
Open Mic Poetry
11-09-2013 - 11-09-2013
The Brickhouse Gallery
http://www.thebrickhousegallery.net/#!upcoming-events/c4ui
Admission: $5
 
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Railroad Museum to Debut "Welded Workers and Fused Faces" Art Exhibit November 8!

Railroad Museum to Debut "Welded Workers and Fused Faces" Art Exhibit November 8!

California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum are excited to debut a playful new exhibit titled “Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” on November 8, 2013. 

The all-new exhibit will showcase approximately three dozen sculptures made from scrap metal over a 45-year period and created by Ray Carrington, an artist from Fairfield, California. The prized pieces featured in the exhibition are drawn from the University of California at Berkeley Center for Forestry’s “Carrington Sawmill and Railroad Sculpture Collection,” which contains 235 of Carrington’s metal sculptures.

State Indian Museum Presents Native Literature Showcase November 9!

State Indian Museum Presents Native Literature Showcase November 9!

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the State Indian Museum is proud to host an impressive line-up of America’s Native literary greats for a special Native Literature Showcase on Saturday, November 9. 

2nd Annual “Souls of the City” Activities in Old Sacramento Culminate With Celebration on November 1

2nd Annual “Souls of the City” Activities in Old Sacramento Culminate With Celebration on November 1

In honor of “Day of the Dead” activities celebrated each year in Mexico and in major cities around the world, Sol Collective and the Historic Old Sacramento Foundation have teamed up to present a series of 2nd Annual Dia De Los Muertos/“Souls of the City” events and activities in Old Sacramento that have been taking place throughout October and culminate on Friday, November 1, 2013, at 6 p.m. in front of the Sacramento History Museum.   The annual tradition -- a national holiday in Mexico – is showcased by friends and families building elaborate altars to honor loved ones who have died then gathering in remembrance and celebration.  

Sacramento Museums Honor Veterans with Special Events & Activities in November

Sacramento Museums Honor Veterans with Special Events & Activities in November

In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historic sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine art, history, science, and wildlife treasures all year long.  In November, many of the 30 members of Sacramento Association of Museums (SAM) are offering special Veteran’s Day related events and activities, including:

Free Museum Admission for Veterans at Maidu Museum & Historic Site – November 6-15
From November 6 to 15, all veterans can enjoy free admission to the Maidu Museum & Historic Site. And, showing daily at 2 p.m. is a one-hour documentary featuring three Northern California Native American veterans that is titled “Original Patriots: Northern California Indian Veterans of WWII”.  For more, visit www.roseville.ca.us/indianmuseum

CD Scratch Art for Teens

CD Scratch Art for Teens
CD Scratch Art for Teens
11-06-2013 - 11-06-2013
Sacramento Public Library
http://www.saclibrary.org/home/events/?eventId=96417
Admission: Free
 
(916) 264-2920
 
Start Time(s): Wed 4pm-5pm
Come find a use for your old CD's Try your hand at up-cycling cds to create scratch art Scratch art is produced by scratching or engraving onto a surface that has been covered in ink or paint You can then engrave a design, exposing the original surface and creating your work of art All materials and instructions are provided You can take home your artwork to decorate your room or even give it away as a gift
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