California History Center

California History Center

Previous Exhibits

Past exhibits held at the California History Center.   

 


Fall 2015

October 19, 2015 to December 3, 2015

#Tutu: a man at prayer, a man at work, a man at rest

From South Africa to Cupertino: A solo photographic exhibit by Sumaya Hisham of Archbishop Desmond Tutu

 


Spring 2015

March 23, 2015 through June 19, 2015

"Water Ways:  A Lens on Culture and Nature from River to Bay to Ocean"

A photographic exhibition

 


Fall 2014 and Winter 2015

October 1, 2014 through March 13, 2015.

Wherever There's A Fight: A History of Civil Liberties in California

An exhibition based on the book, "Wherever There's a Fight. How Runaway Slaves, Suffragists, Immigrants, Strikers, and Poets Shaped Civil Liberties in California"

 


Spring 2013

March 12, 2013 through June 21, 2013

Lens On Silicon Valley: A Photographic Exhibition

Is it possible to capture the essence of a place in a way that can be recognized and understood by others?

 


Winter 2013

January 15, 2013 through February 28, 2013

The Art of Protest

Twenty-six original silkscreened posters from campus social movements during the 1960s and 1970s -- an exhibit from the San Jose Peace and Justice Center.   

 


Fall 2011

October 10, 2011 through December 2, 2011

Wherever There's A Fight: A History of Civil Liberties in California

An exhibition based on the book, "Wherever There's a Fight. How Runaway Slaves, Suffragists, Immigrants, Strikers, and Poets Shaped Civil Liberties in California"


Winter 2011 and Spring 2011

January 28, 2011 through June 24, 2011

Exhibition: Detained at Liberty's Door

The Story of Liberty Lost on Angel Island, and a Legacy Regained

 


Winter 2007

January 23, 2007 through February 22, 2007

Yaaba Soore: The Path of the Ancestors
The Nettye George Goddard African American Culture Center and Botanical Garden

An exhibit highlighting Nettye Goddard's 55 years of civic engagement in Santa Clara County as an educator and activist.

 

March 1, 2007 through March 29, 2007

Where Do You Find Wisdom?
Landscapes, Knowledge, and Northern Native Californians

An exhibit featuring the work of Frank LaPena and Darryl Babe Wilson

Reception, panel discussions, and demonstrations at CHC:

March 7, 2007, 10:30 a.m.
Artist Frank LaPena and author Darryl Babe Wilson on landscapes and knowledge

March 8, 2007, 10:30 a.m.
Ruth Orta and Ramona Garibay on Ohlone heritage and culture

 

 

 

 

 



California History Center
Building: CHC
Contact: Tom Izu
Phone: 408.864.8986
sizeplaceholder


Last Updated: 3/10/16