Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Botanical Garden, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Specialized
Established in 1971, Pacific Asia Museum is one of only four museums in the United States exclusively dedicated to the arts of Asia and the Pacific Islands. The museum houses 5,000 years of artistic expression from across Asia and the Pacific in a California historic landmark building. Visitors will enjoy a mix of contemporary and historic exhibitions and a wide variety of enriching public programs all year round.
Palm Springs, California
Art, Culture, General, Library
On April 9, 2010, the Palm Springs Art Museum held the 5th annual Meet the Museum party, a membership drive that traditionally occurs on the Friday of White Party Weekend. More than 1,100 new and renewing museum members attended, raising over $60,000 in membership funds that directly support the operational costs of the museum.
Art, Culture, Library
Fine Art Museum; rotating exhibitions of 2D and 3D art by extraordinary artists of San Francisco's Greater Bay Area. Includes art reference library (2000+ books) and 30 studios for a diverse group of professional artists.
Archaeology, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House
The collection concentrates on items illustrating the pioneers’ life up to the late 1920s It includes such diverse items such as; Antique pianos, the original Oregon City School organ, a grand old clock from Bidwell Bar, gambler’s items, dolls (including a doll from the Donner Party), a miner's vest tailored to hold different size nuggets, and even a handmade gold needle.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Culture, History, Natural History
Los Angeles, California
Culture, General, History, Science, Specialized
The museum features 14 documentaries with statements from scores of health professionals, academics, legal and human rights experts, and victims of psychiatric brutalities ranging from electroshock and involuntary commitment to political torture, psychosurgery and the devastating effects of psychotropic drugs. Accompanying each documentary are dozens of displays chronicling mental health barbarity spanning hundreds of years right up to present day.