Venture into space and visualize the breathtaking beauty of our solar system and beyond in our new exhibition Infinity and Beyond: Humanity's Quest to Explore Space. Drawing from scientific discovery and anthropological understandings, explore the first human celestial observations through our modern space program. See authentic NASA artifacts, explore the landscape of the moon, and learn about life on planet Mars.
Events and ProgrammingSunday April 28th - Wines of the World - A Wine and Food Tasting Event
Join us at Monk's Wine Lounge and Bistro from 4:00-7:00 pm for a taste of the world. Wines from around the globe will be paired with a specially prepared appetizer menu. Enjoy live jazz, great wine, and great food. Silent Auction and Door prizes will be available.
Tickets cost $30
On Sale Now at the Museum and Monk's. Proceeds to benefit the museum.
Sunday May 5th - World Explorations Lecture
Naked Eye Astronomy: From Ancient Times to Now
Join us for an afternoon conversation about the amazing sights anyone can enjoy in the night sky. Local author and amateur astronomer, Jay Fuller, will take us from Neolithic conceptions of the sky to landing the Curiosity rover on Mars. Come along for a celestial journey.
Museum Summer Camp
Get ready for summer fun! Our summer camp will run for four weeks, from July 8 - August 1. Registration begins May 5th.
Join us for Space Adventures, Think Like a Paleontologist, Cultures of the Americas, and Best of Camp. Click here for registration form.
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.
Museum News Fall 2012
Tuesday - Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Note: The Museum of Anthropology is completely wheelchair accessible.
The museum is located in the Meriam Library complex, next to the Janet Turner Museum
Museum of Anthropology
CSU, Chico 95929-0400