Community Day at California Historical Society

Event has passed (Sat Nov 12, 2016 - Sat Nov 12, 2016)
California Historical Society
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Family, Museums, Children's Event


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!

November 12 Schedule of Events:

11:00AM-1:00PM Tule Canoes with Peopleologie
Limited supply, first come, first served

12:00-12:30PM Talk and Show with author and illustrator of A is for Acorn, Lyn Riesling

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 and how it has grown as well as hear from Mentors and Mentees about the impact First Exposures has had on their lives and work.

3:30PM-5:00PM Hear from those who were photographed by Ed Drew, Monica Yellow Owl, Arwin Head, and Christina and Alexi Martinez.

Meet our Tabling Guests!
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. 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 contact Patricia Pforte at [email protected] or at 415-357-1878 ext. 222
In partnership with Yerba Buena Community Benefit District


  1. California Historical Society
    678 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA