Infinity and Beyond: Humanity's Quest to Explore Space -Open through July 25th
Infinity and Beyond: Humanity’s Quest to Explore Space presents the opportunity for the public to venture into space and to visualize the breathtaking beauty of our solar system and beyond. Drawing from scientific discovery and anthropological understandings, this exhibit traces the earliest archaeological evidence of human celestial observations through our modern space program, culminating in the recent and successful landing of the Mars rover, Curiosity.
Geographies of the Imagination - August 28 - September 27, 2013
After retiring from a career as a psychologist, Lida Penkova entered into a world of imagination where the stories, myths, and symbols of other cultures inspired her to paint. She describes herself as a self-taught artist who is interested in how people form their everyday realities. See the world through the lens of mythology and symbols in this vibrant and engaging exhibit.
Events and Programming
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
Museum Summer Hours
June 3 – July 25
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
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