625 Esplanade
(near Bidwell Mansion)
Chico, California


OPEN noon to 5pm
Wednesday - Sunday

Mar. 19 and 20

Mondays, Tuesdays

Apr. 1

Calendar of Events

Museum Without Walls (MWOW)

Spring 2018 MWOW

The Spring 2018 Museum Without Walls lecture series will take place on consecutive Wednesdays from April 4 through April 25, 2018. 

Presentations begin at 7:30pm.


All MWOW presentations this season will be at Siskiyou Hall Room 120 on the CSU, Chico campus. Arrive early as seating is limited.

Entrance is FREE!


  1. Free parking is available in the Gateway lot during MWOW only. Shuttles will be available from Gateway to Siskiyou Hall before and after the presentations.
  2. Parking closer to Siskiyou Hall is also available downtown. Parking fees and permits may be required.
  3. Parking in the CSUC structure on the corner of West 1st and Warner Streets or in any other CSUC parking lot is available to anyone but requires a parking permit via the PassportParking app. The app can be downloaded for iOS and Android here.

Please allow enough time to park and walk to Siskiyou Hall.

April 4:

Facts and Fallacies About the Brain presented by Joel Rothfeld, PhD, MD, Clinical Neurologist, Chico

April 11:

The Neuroscience of Creativity presented by Navin Varma, MD, Clinical Neurologist, Chico

April 18:

Thanks for the Memories - The Aging Brain presented by Jonathan R. Day, PhD, Professor & Chair, Department of Biological Sciences, CSU, Chico

April 25:

The History of Brain Surgery from Dr. Flintstone to Dr. Jetson presented by Jeffrey Lobosky, MD, Neurological Surgeon, Director Neurotrauma ICU, Enloe Medical Center, Chico