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Graduate student Heather Martin has completed part of her Master's Thesis - an online collections database featuring the North American basketry at the Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology. Click on the image below to browse the collection.

North American basketry

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Museum Exhibitions and Events

poster for holiday bazaar at the museum scheduled to take place december 19th and 20th from 11-4:30.  Shop for fair trade and affordable gifts form around the world.

Finish up your holiday shopping at the museum's annual Holiday Bazaar! 

Fair trade and affordable gifts from around the world. 

Enjoy Holiday Tunes and Treats!

11-4 in the museum lobby.  

This year the museum is donating 10% of funds raised towards summer camp scholarships for children who were victims of the Camp Fires.   
                                                                                                                                                    

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

Beginning September 6th

Tuesday-Saturday

11 a.m.–3 p.m.

Our Location

The museum is located in the Meriam Library complex, across from the main library entrance.

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Museum of Anthropology
CSU, Chico 95929-0400

Contact Us

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

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