Community Days at California Historical Society are all day free events that aim to engage the public in key themes connected to its exhibitions 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!
November 12 Schedule of Events:
11:00AM-1:00PM Tule Canoes with Peopleologie (Limited supply, first come, first served)
12:00-12:30PM A is for Acorn Show and Tell with Artist Lyn Risling.
1:00PM-2:00PM Music with Almas Fronterizas
Bridging a sound that is as much for the Oakland/San Francisco back streets as the ceremonial prayer houses to the glow of LA and back to the people of the rural tribal reservations across the Mexico/United States border.
3:00PM-3:30PM First Exposures Pop-Up Talk
Listen to the First Exposures Staff discuss their work, how it has grown as well as from Mentors and Mentees about the impact First Exposures has had on their lives and work.
3:30-4:30 Conversation and Q&A with Monica Yellow Owl, Arwin Head, Christina and Alexi Martinez
Monica is a prevention specialist from Klamath Tribal Health and Family Services, and helped craft the five weekend talking circles and sobriety project that Ed Drew and Daniel Rodriguez created photographs and a documentary film from. Monica, Arwin, Christina, and Alexi were all photographed by Ed Drew and are represented in CHS exhibition, Native Portraits.
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Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please contact Patricia Pforte at email@example.com or at 415-357-1878 ext. 222