Upcoming Events

Night Out at the Museum
Nisenan Storytime with the Shingle Springs Band Cultural Resources Division
November 18, 2023 | 6:30pm-8:30pm
Jackrabbit gave Antlers to DeerThe Shingle Springs Band Cultural Resources Division is proud to present Booyéem Mowí K’ut’í Méyt’omatoy, the first Nisenan language storybook in the Nisenan Storytelling Collection!

Please join the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indian’s Language Department and Exhibits & Collections Center staff for an interactive reading of Jackrabbit Gave Antlers to Deer in Nisenan and English, followed by Nisenan-language games, art activities and refreshments. The book is an adaptation of a traditional Nisenan story, created by the Shingle Springs Rancheria community as part of the Cultural Resources Division's ongoing language and cultural revitalization efforts. 

This is a free event and welcomes visitors of all ages. Light refreshments will be served. This program is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services Inspire! Grant for Small Museums.

Home School Open House
December 1, 2023 | 9am-2pm
Child making a braceletCalling all Home Schoolers: Explore and learn about the Maidu tribes culture and traditions at the Maidu Museum. There will be number of hands-on activities throughout the museum. Join a short tour of the historic site or listen to native stories in the museum available throughout the day.

Recommended for students in Kindergarten to 6th grade. Children under 3 years old are free. Space limited. Pre-registration highly encouraged.

$12 Entry for Children over 3 years old and Adults 
$6 for Museum Members
Purchase Tickets online here.

Current Exhibitions

Art as Education, Education as ArtCreation by Stan Padilla
Collected works of Artist and Educator Stan Padilla
with the United Auburn Indian Community
October 15, 2023 through June 8, 2024

The United Auburn Indian Community Tribal Historic Preservation Department is proud to present Art as Education, Education as an Art – Collected Works of Artist and Educator Stan Padilla (October 15, 2023 – June 8, 2024). Stan Padilla (Yaqui) is a prominent local painter, author, and muralist who has served as an art educator and youth mentor for the UAIC Tribal School for the past fifteen years. A member of the highly esteemed Royal Chicano Airforce artist collective, Padilla’s work delves into themes of spirituality and folklore while celebrating traditional knowledge, Indigenous communities, and social justice. Presented over three unique galleries, visitors can explore Padilla’s collaborative projects with UAIC Tribal students in a recreated Tribal classroom, reflect on his philosophies of mentorship, and experience his dynamic vision for a future rooted in ancestral knowledge. 

Free opening celebration and reception on Sunday, October 15th, from 1pm-4pm at the Maidu Museum & Historic Site.

The opening reception is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services Inspire! Grant for Small Museums.