Announcements

Museum Exhibitions and Events

Fall Exhibition - Material Culture: Wearing the Art of Chikoko

September 11 - October 11, 2014

Opening Reception, Wednesday, September 10th 4:30-6:00

Enter the far-out and fantastic world of Chikoko this fall at our annual student-curated exhibit.  For ten years this local collective of artists, designers, and performers have shared unique creations that blur the lines between art and fashion within our community.  See a collection of their clothing that ranges from political to playful at the museum.

Swap Party at the Museum

September 24th from 4:00-7:00 pm

Bring 6-10 gently-used accessories of all types and a $20 donation fee to participate in a modern-day trade and barter event for a good cause.  Enjoy live jazz and refreshments at this benefit for the museum.  Tickets available at the door.  For advance purchase call the museum at 898.5397.

Poster for Swap Party

A Pledged Bequest

California State University, Chico has received a testamentary bequest from emeritus faculty member Dr. Valene L. Smith to benefit the University’s Anthropology program and its Museum of Anthropology.

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Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology

Museum Hours

September–May
Tuesday–Saturday 11-3

June–July
Monday-Thursday 11-3

Closed between exhibitions.  See exhibition schedule for specific dates.

Note: The Museum of Anthropology is completely wheelchair accessible.

Our Location

The museum is located in the Meriam Library complex, next to the Janet Turner Museum

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Museum of Anthropology
CSU, Chico 95929-0400

Contact Us

anthromuseum@csuchico.edu
Phone: 530-898-5397

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