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Upcoming Exhibitions

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The Cell and the Sanctuary: Art and Incarceration: November 7, 2014 – February 22, 2015

3rd Floor Art Forum Overcrowded? Inhumane? Necessary? In a California prison, what does art look like? See for yourself. Explore the paintings, drawings, sculptures and writing made by incarcerated individuals from prisons around California, alongside installation, audio/video and 2-D works by teachers from their impactful art-in-prisons programs. Featured in this exhibition, these teachers, artists and organizations […]

Everybody’s Ocean: December 19th, 2014 – April 19, 2015

2nd Floor Solari Gallery What does the ocean mean to you? Seriously, show us. Everybody’s Ocean is a constantly evolving, interdisciplinary exhibition that investigates our relationship with the sea. And we really mean our relationship with the sea. This exhibition will feature art by local artists, regional artists, and you. You’re invited to submit work […]

Día de los Muertos Community Ofrenda: October 11th-November 30th

1st Floor Lezin Gallery This interactive exhibit invites members of the community to remember and honor loved ones who have passed on by bringing a photograph, memento or special object to place on our communal Day of the Dead altar.

Contribute to upcoming exhibitions

Contribute to Upcoming Exhibitions

As the MAH becomes a more community-based museum, we are inviting you to collaborate, contribute, and co-create parts of our exhibitions with us. We see these participatory elements as ways to enhance the museum experience by showcasing a greater diversity of stories, objects, and activities. This page shares some of the objects and stories we […]

Future Exhibitions (Spring 2015 and beyond)

Here’s what is coming up at the MAH: In the Solari Gallery on the 2nd floor: Spring 2015: “Dear Jerry” – Explore the unique and powerful bond between The Grateful Dead and their fans with ephemera drawn from the Garcia Memorial Collection. Fall 2015: “Fresh Fibers and Fab Fashions” Immerse yourself in the world of fashion art, a popular artistic […]