Community Days at California Historical Society are all day free events that aim to engage the public in key themes connected to Native Portraits: Contemporary Tintypes by Ed Drew and Sensational Portrayals of the Modoc War, 1872–73. Join us for pop-up talks, crafts, food, and more on August 13 and November 12!
August 13 Schedule of Events:
11:00AM-1:00PM Tule Canoes with Peopleologie
Limited supply, first come, first served
12:00-2:00PM Kids Club at Annie Plaza
- Lynn Lin will be taking portraits for anyone who is interested.
- Take your Peopleologie Tule Canoe to the Plaza and test it out in the Kiddie Pool!
- Create and Make with Children's Creativity Museum.
- Bounce in the bouncy house!
- Hang with some reptiles.
12:00-3:00pm Docent Tours of our exhibit on the Modoc War.
Almas Fronterizas is unable to perform on Saturday, August 13, due to another event they will be attending in Salt Lake City, we apologize for the late notice.
All Day Crafts:
- Make your very own cardboard camera.
- Draw a portrait of someone you care about.
- Design your own mini picture frame.
- What does a photo mean to you interactive.
Tabling Guests Include:
News from Native California
4:00-4:30 Dueto Arte performs
Tomorrow we will have Artemisa Flores Torres: Vocals
Manuel Trujillo Correa: Guitar and Vocals
s a mix of romantic amazing mexican Music from 1900 to 1950, the band is willing to rescue the old way of making music, where the lyrics were a tremendous way to describe the most profound passionate feelings , this music describes the historical way of living, having a big contrast between social classes. Dueto Arte thinks that Music and Art in general belong to people so there shouldn’t be a diference in the way people open their heart and mind to express themselves through Art
Catch them at 4:00pm
In partnership with Yerba Buena Community Benefit District and News from Native California
The event will be photographed. By attending the event you are providing CHS consent to take photos around you or of you and waive all rights you may have to claim payment or royalities in connection to the event. Photos may be used for CHS promotion, marketing, or grant purposes. Please inform a CHS staff member at the event if you do not feel comfortable being photographed.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please email Patricia Pforte at email@example.com or ay 415-357-1848 ext. 222
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
You do not have to bring your printed ticket. Simply provide your last name to the staff checking you in and you are all set!