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Special Event: Museum
Off the Clock: Sports Clubs of the Southern Pacific
California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum present a timely exhibit, “Off the Clock: Sports Clubs of the Southern Pacific.” The playful new exhibit is focused on the wide variety of sports clubs, teams and athletic competitions that ma...
California State Railroad Museum
Sacramento, CA

Sat 5/27/17 - Fri 6/1/18 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: For the Family, Fair/Festival
Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure- Sacramento
Combine the excitement of “The Amazing Race” with a three-hour city tour. Guided from any smartphone, teams make their way among well-known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. Available 365...
California State Capitol
Sacramento, CA

Sat 5/27/17 - Sun 12/31/17 at 10am-6pm
Art: Art Show
Call for Submissions: Axis Gallery 12th National Juried Exhibition
Axis Gallery is pleased to have Mat Gleason as juror for the 12th National Juried Exhibition. All artists working in contemporary original 2D and 3D work in any media are encouraged to apply. Along with the exhibition of all the excepted work there will...
Axis Gallery
Sacramento, CA

Sat 5/27/17 - Thu 6/1/17
Special Event: Museum, History/Science
Leonardo da Vinci Machines in Motion International Traveling Exhibit
On display for the very first time in California, the interactive Leonardo da Vinci “Machines in Motion” international traveling exhibit makes its way to the Aerospace Museum of California. Forty machine replicas will be on display, occupying nearly 9,000 ...
Aerospace Museum of California
McClellan, CA

Sat 5/27/17 - Mon 9/4/17 at 9am-5pm
Special Event: Museum
Center for Railroad Photography & Arts Awards Exhibition
Coinciding with the start of the 34th consecutive weekend excursion train ride season on April 1, California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum presents an exhibition inside the museum that showcases the award-winning photographs from the...
California State Railroad Museum
Sacramento, CA

Sat 5/27/17 - Wed 11/22/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Painting
Elaine Bowers: Aerial Landscape Watercolors
Crepeville in Davis will feature watercolor artist Elaine Bowers from April 7 through May 31. The show features aerial landscape views of the Sacramento Delta and farmlands. Meet the artist at her closing reception on May 31 from 5-8 pm.
Crepeville
Davis, CA

Sat 5/27/17 - Wed 5/31/17 at 7am-11pm
Art: Art Show, Painting
Elaine Bowers: Aerial Landscapes
Artist Elaine Bowers will be showing her aerial watercolors of the Sacramento Delta and farmlands. She'll be at the closing reception on May 31 from 5-8 pm.
Crepeville
Davis, CA

Sat 5/27/17 - Wed 5/31/17 at 7am-11pm
Art: Art Show, Installations, Painting, Museum
Like Mother Like Son: Phoebe Ellsworth & Geoff Ellsworth
Napa Valley artists Phoebe Ellsworth and Geoff Ellsworth are a mother-son duo based in St. Helena, whose vibrant and colorful artwork has inspired generations of fans. Select works will be for sale throughout the exhibit to benefit the museum’s education p...
Napa Valley Museum
Yountville, CA

Sat 5/27/17 - Sun 6/11/17 at 11am-4pm
Music: Experimental (Incl. All Music Forms), Family/Child
Paul Dresher: Sound Maze
Listen, play, and discover sound anew as you improvise with a dozen newly invented musical instruments in an interactive installation created by renowned composer and inventor Paul Dresher in collaboration with Daniel Schmidt. Designed for all ages all lev...
Napa Valley Museum
Yountville, CA

Sat 5/27/17 - Fri 8/11/17 at 11am-4pm
Art: Art Show, Art Talk
Call for Sacramento Artists
There’s still time to join Sacramento County’s largest open studio tour! Registration has been extended to June 5th for this September’s Sac Open Studios. We’ve talked with artists who’ve individually sold in the thousands during this event, gotten gallery...
Verge Center for the Arts
Sacramento, CA

Sat 5/27/17 - Mon 6/5/17
Art: Art Show, Museum, Auto Show
Out of the Shadows: Film Noir Car Exhibition
"Out of the Shadows: Cars of the Notorious Age of Film Noir" brings us back to the time of femmes fatales, trench coats and anti-heroes in black and white, when striking cars from the late 1930s to the early '50s made their way into many of Hollywood's Fil...
California Automobile Museum
Sacramento, CA

Sat 5/27/17 - Mon 5/29/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: History/Science, Museum, Photography
Speed!
Shortly after motor cars emerged, people became fascinated with speed, endurance and pushing the limits. See cars that competed from Indy to the treacherous roads of Mexico, enjoy stories of rivers and teams, and learn how innovations from this sport infl...
National Automobile Museum
Reno, NV

Sat 5/27/17 at 9:30am-5:30pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 10am-4pm
Mon 5/29/17 - Thu 6/1/17 at 9:30am-5:30pm
Special Event: Museum
10th Annual California Hall of Fame Artifact Exhibit
Highlighting the lives and legacies of inductees into the 10th class of California Hall of Fame inductees, this all new exhibit features artifacts and ephemera on loan from the inductees’ personal collections. Notable artifacts include Harrison Ford’s Indi...
California Museum
Sacramento, CA

Sat 5/27/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/30/17 - Sat 6/3/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 6/4/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 6/6/17 - Sat 6/10/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Museum, Textiles
Beyond the Surface: Embroidery Traditions
"Beyond the Surface: Worldwide Embroidery Traditions" presents a selection of embroidered costumes and accessories from around the world to explore their distinguished craftsmanship and unique social and cultural connotations. Embroidery - the stitching of...
M.H. de Young Memorial Museum
San Francisco, CA

Sat 5/27/17 - Sun 5/28/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Mon 5/29/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 5/30/17 - Sun 6/4/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 6/6/17 - Sun 6/11/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 6/13/17 - Sun 6/18/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Art: Art Show, Ceramics/Pottery, Gallery
Clay on Clay
Ceramicists Nancy Selvin, Clayton Bailey and Karl McDade create sculptures that evoke a deep knowledge and citation of ancient ceramic history. From quoting motifs, materials or shapes that resonate with a deep sense of the past, these sculptors are questi...
Pence Gallery
Davis, CA

Sat 5/27/17 - Sun 5/28/17 at 11:30am-5pm
Tue 5/30/17 - Sun 6/4/17 at 11:30am-5pm
Tue 6/6/17 - Thu 6/8/17 at 11:30am-5pm
Fri 6/9/17 at 11:30am till 5pm, 6pm till 9pm
Sat 6/10/17 - Sun 6/11/17 at 11:30am-5pm
Art: Art Show, History/Science
Future of the Past: Mummies & Medicine, The
Ancient Egypt meets modern medicine in this exhibition that makes use of state-of-the-art scientific techniques to explore two of the Fine Arts Museums' mummies. An interdisciplinary team of scientists, Egyptologists, physicians, and museum curators and c...
California Palace of the Legion of Honor
San Francisco, CA

Sat 5/27/17 - Sun 6/4/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 6/6/17 - Sun 6/11/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 6/13/17 - Sun 6/18/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 6/20/17 - Sun 6/25/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Tue 6/27/17 - Sun 7/2/17 at 9:30am-5:15pm
Art: Art Show, History/Science, Museum
Illustrating Nature
This annual showcase of artwork features work by this year's science illustration students. ne of the most prestigious programs of its kind in the nation, the Science Illustration Certificate at CSUMB prepares students who are sought after by renowned inst...
Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History
Pacific Grove, CA

Sat 5/27/17 - Sun 5/28/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 5/30/17 - Sun 6/4/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 6/6/17 - Sun 6/11/17 at 10am-5pm
Tue 6/13/17 - Sun 6/18/17 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Museum, History/Science
Kokoro: The Story of Sacramento's Lost Japantown
“Kokoro: The Story of Sacramento’s Lost Japantown” is a new exhibit surveying the experience of local Japanese-Americans in the early 20th century. Featuring rare family photographs drawn from the personal collections of community members and never before ...
California Museum
Sacramento, CA

Sat 5/27/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Special Event: Museum, Ethnic, Living History
Legacy Continues: California Legislative Black Caucus at 50
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the California Legislative Black Caucus for Black History Month, this all-new exhibit highlights California’s place at the forefront of African-American political participation. Highlights include photographs, art, artif...
California Museum
Sacramento, CA

Sat 5/27/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/30/17 - Sat 6/3/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 6/4/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 6/6/17 - Sat 6/10/17 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Art Show, Museum, Film, Living History
Light & Noir: Exiles & Émigrés in Hollywood, 1933-1950
Co-created by the Skirball Cultural Institute and Academy Museum Motion Pictures, "Light & Noir: Exiles & Émigrés in Hollywood, 1939-1950" highlights the history of émigrés in the American film industry who fled Europe as refugees of Nazi persecution and t...
California Museum
Sacramento, CA

Sat 5/27/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/30/17 - Sat 6/3/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 6/4/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 6/6/17 - Sat 6/10/17 at 10am-5pm
    

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