After a morning of enlightening workshops, we'll visit several museums and historic sites on Friday and Saturday to learn about local history while seeing best organizational practices in action.
Maidu Indian Museum and Historic Site
Johnson Ranch Dr, Roseville, CA 95661
The Maidu Museum & Historic Site is an Interpretive Center museum dedicated to public education about the Maidu peoples. The museum sits at an ancient site where Nisenan Maidu families lived for 3,000 years. Hundreds of bedrock mortar holes, petroglyphs on sandstone boulders, rock art, and a vast midden area are evidence of thousands of years of residence. The site has been on the National Register of Historic Places since 1973. The site is unique in the presentation of Maidu life – it offers interpretive programs, exhibits, multi-media presentations and special events.
Roseville Telephone Museum
106 Vernon St, Roseville, CA 95678
The Roseville Telephone Museum has one of the most extensive collections of antique telephones and memorabilia in the nation. The exhibits in the 4,500 square-foot museum chronicle and celebrate more than a century of communications technology in Roseville as well as nationally and internationally.
Blue Line Gallery
405 Vernon St #110, Roseville, CA 95678
Established over 40 years ago to promote the arts in its many formats, Blue Line Arts supports local artists and brings artwork from around the world to the area. As a non-profit organization, Blue Line Arts is entirely funded by memberships, grants, youth & adult classes, sponsorships, fund raising events and other donations.
Lincoln Area Archives Museum
Join us for the summer-long celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Heritage Trail of 24 Place County Museums. The museums have joined together to offer free admission to the community on certain days to increase attendance and boost awareness of and interest in local history. The museum contains a wide array of local historical artifacts.