Black Lives Matter

Adapted from a series of social media posts made between May 30, 2020 and June 21, 2020 in response to the Black Lives Matter movement.   JUNE 1, 2020 - 11:55 A.M. PDT We stand in solidarity with our Black colleagues, partners, storytellers, visitors,...

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We’re in this Together

In the midst of these uncertain times, we are committed to supporting each other as a community, and we encourage everyone to take care of themselves – and of friends, family, neighbors, and fellow community members. Together, we can strengthen...

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Visit the Newly Refreshed Ancient Egypt Exhibit

Following a temporary closure due to the California Tower seismic retrofit, the Ancient Egypt exhibit is back open and has undergone a refresh! As part of the Museum’s first phase of decolonizing initiatives, the exhibit was updated with brand-new graphics, narrative...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Melanie Flynn

Our volunteers and interns help advance the Museum’s mission of inspiring human connections by exploring the human experience by performing a broad range of functions in a variety of departments, and they truly help enrich the visitor experience. This month, we’re...

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Museum Receives 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

For the sixth year in a row, we’ve received the highest rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest and most-utilized evaluator of nonprofits. This is the highest “Exceptional” designation award for nonprofits that exceed industry standards and outperform most...

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Staff Spotlight: Kelsey Pickert

Our Development team works incredibly hard to connect people and organizations with the Museum’s mission and offerings in order to get them involved and engaged with supporting our work. This month, we’re highlighting Kelsey Pickert, our Development Associate. We sat...

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Staff Spotlight: Toni Tepetla, Gallery Educator

At the Museum, Gallery Educators engage visitors through tours, drop-in interactions, school programs, and more - they are an integral part of the visitor experience! Our Education Coordinator, Leslie Garcia, recently sat down with one of our Gallery Educators, Toni...

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A Conversation with C. Paul Majors, Exhibits Manager

By Rena Hodosevich, Digital Content Intern, Summer 2019 The PostSecret exhibit—based on the world-famous community art project founded by Frank Warren—features thousands of artfully handmade postcards with the deepest secrets of their senders inscribed on them....

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Volunteer Spotlight: Amanda Piccus

Our volunteers and interns help advance the Museum's mission of inspiring human connections by exploring the human experience by performing a broad range of functions in a variety of departments, and they truly help enrich the visitor experience. Amanda currently...

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