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Butte County Museum Weekend GOES VIRTUAL

Butte County Museum Weekend GOES VIRTUAL

Explore Butte County is your host for Butte County Museum Weekend, February 27 & 28, 2021. Join us ONLINE for FREE Virtual Events all weekend.

Butte County boasts dozens of museums, galleries and theatres. While all have closed to the public due to COVID, many have created new and exciting content so visitors can still experience these gems virtually. We invite you to enjoy their virtual offerings during Butte County Museum Weekend!

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Exclusive Museum Weekend Events

Saturday 2/27

7:30am: Gridley Museum Premiere of a virtual pictorial tour of the Gridley Museum

8am: Janet Turner Print Museum Premiere of an introductory video for Social Commentary: Prints and Politics

10am: monca Premiere of the Virtual Tour of "Dream State"

11am: Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology LIVE "Recipes Tell Our Stories" (registration required)

12:30pm: Gateway Science Museum Premiere of a virtual tour featuring science demos and a chat with a fossil finder on their YouTube channel

3:30pm: C.F. Lott Home at Sank Park Facebook Live premiere of a virtual tour

4:30pm: Pioneer History Museum Facebook Live premiere of a virtual tour

Sunday 2/28

9am: Chinese Temple Facebook Live premiere of a virtual tour

10:30am: Bolt's Antique Tool Museum Facebook Live premiere of a virtual tour

12:30pm: monca’s Facebook Live Crochet Jam with Ramekon

3pm: Feather River Nature Center Facebook Live premiere of a virtual tour

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What is Butte County Museum Weekend?

Butte County Museum Weekend is an event created to promote and celebrate history, art, and culture through our extensive network of museums and cultural centers. Museums, galleries, and other cultural destinations across the county will be showcasing their virtual programs during the 2nd annual event.

How much is admission?

The virtual event is free, though some museums may offer live events that require registration and/or charge an admission fee.