Cal Humanities

"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more in context."

— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project

"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more when it is in context."

— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project

OAKLAND–Exhibit: The Audacity to Believe

African American Museum and Library 659 14th Street, Oakland, United States

OAKLAND- Come experience “The Audacity to Believe”, a tribute to the life, legacy, and impact of an Oakland giant: Dr. Marcus A. Foster, the urban education activist and superhero who […]

Free

VENICE–Exhibit: Where Has All the Affordable Housing Gone?

Beyond Baroque 681 N. Venice Blvd., Venice, CA, United States

…in search of lost rent-control housing in Venice… VENICE—Visit the exhibit for “Where Has All The (affordable) Housing Gone?” a participatory, community-based art project that explores the loss of affordable […]

Free

SAN BERNARDINO–Exhibit: Afróntalo

The CSUSB Anthropology Museum 5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA, United States

 21 Afrolatiné Californians and 4 Afro-Mexican communities in their own words  SAN BERNARDINO—One in four Latin Americans has African ancestry. And yet, there is a general deficit of knowledge regarding […]

Free

POV SHORTS SEASON 6–SOL IN THE GARDEN

PBS Station

 POV Shorts Season 6 Unveils New Dimensions in Storytelling Embark on narratives that crisscross our world, touching deep emotional chords. From Denver City's oil-driven pulse and LA's tinderbox streets, to intimate […]

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SAN FRANCISCO–Exhibit: Contemporary Indigenous Voices of California’s South Coast Range

de Young Museum 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr., San Francisco, CA, United States

Above: Gregg Castro (T’rowt’raahl Salinan, Rumsien and Ramaytush Ohlone), culture director, Association of Ramaytush Ohlone. Photograph by Kirti Bassendine SANTA CRUZ—Contemporary Indigenous Voices of California’s South Coast Range: Enduring Relationships with the Land is […]

Free

SAN DIEGO–HOW TO HAVE AN AMERICAN BABY AT SDAFF

Edwards Mira Mesa 10733 Westview Pkwy, San Diego, United States

Official Selection, 2023 True/False Film Festival Official Selection, 2023 San Francisco International Film Festival SAN DIEGO—Join a special screening and Q&A of HOW TO HAVE AN AMERICAN BABY at the […]

$15

RANCHO DOMINGUEZ–Día de Muertos Community Celebration

Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum 18127 South Alameda Street, Rancho Dominguez, CA, United States

RANCHO DOMINGUEZ—Join the Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum and Semillitas Learning Community for this free, public event at the Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum honoring the Día de Muertos traditional holiday. Visit […]

Free

LOS ANGELES–Preserving for Posterity: A DIY Archiving Workshop

The Autry Museum of the West 4700 Wester Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA, United States

LOS ANGELES—Join staff from the Autry’s Libraries & Archives as they share highlights from archival materials related to Gay Rodeo and provide guidance on how to care for your personal […]

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