San Joaquin County
1201 N Pershing Avenue, Stockton California 95203
's only art & history museum, the Haggin Museum has been referred to as one of the under sung gems of California. Its art galleries features some of the finest examples of works by such noted 19th century painters as Albert Bierstadt, Rosa Bonheur, and William-Adolphe Bouguereau, as well as many other American and European artists. The history displays at the museum focus on the area's past and the accomplishments of its residents.
The museum is open Wednesday through Sunday from 1:30 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Admission to the museum is $5.00 for adults, and $2.50 for seniors and students. Free docent-led tours and slide programs are available. The First Saturday of the month is free.
The Haggin Museum Store is open Wednesday through Sunday from 1:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Other Art nearby:
(Oakland) Art Giverny Gallery
(Stockton) Asian American Repertory Theatre
(Jamestown) Bear Cloud Gallery
(San Ramon) Castle Fine Arts
(Oakland) Catherine E Burns Gallery
(Napa) Cris Kelly, Photographer
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12/09 Coming to The Stockton area
Arden Fair Sacramento CA March30-April18 Open the doors to Arden Fair and step inside. Here you'll find contemporary fashions, jewelry, accessories and brand name merchandise at over 165 specialty stores, plus Nordstrom's, Macy's, Sears, and JC Penney. Arden Fair also has a number of terrific restaurants, everything from fast food to fine dining. And it's completely enclosed, so it's always a comfortable 70 degrees inside no matter what it's like outside.
Santa Cruz Baroque Festival Santa Cruz CA April13-May11 A festival of baroque music.
Oakland Greek Festival Oakland CA May17-19 Wonderful aromas of Souklavia and Loukoumades waft through the air and the sounds of traditional Greek music and shouts of OPA! resonate in the hills of Oakland.
California Exposition & State Fair Sacramento CA June12-28 The Cal Expo is the site of the California State Fair. All year Satellite Wagering, Waterworld USA, Paradise Island Fun Center and an RV Park are just a few of the features of the Cal Expo.The first State Fair was held in 1854 in San Francisco at the old Music Hall. The fair offered premiums (prizes) for its competitions and included such agricultural exhibits such as 2-inch-long peanuts, 72-pound beets and a 10-pound carrot that was longer than 3 feet. Horseracing was part of that first fair and has continued to be a part of the fair ever since.
Bach Festival Carmel CA July13-27 Multiple performances of works by Bach.
Midsummer Mozart Festival San Francisco CA July18-28 Organized in 1974, the Festival is the only music festival in North America dedicated exclusively to Mozart.