LATINO HERITAGE MONTH:

LATINO HERITAGE MONTH:

Lectures
A conversation about Latino identity, history, and politics with George Galvis. Monday, September 19 6:30 - 8:00 pm September 15 to October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month. Alameda is a Spanish word often translated as a promenade. The region’s Spanish colonial legacy is often conflated with Latino heritage and identity. Join the Alameda Museum Virtual Speakers Series to learn more about Latino history, identity, and politics in the East Bay. Speaker: George Galvis, executive director of Communities United for Youth Restorative Justice (CURYJ) This virtual event will take place Monday, September 19, 6:30-8:00pm via Zoom. To register, visit Alameda Museum’s website: Alamedamuseum.org or Zoom: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMlc-Cprz0iHN3HmaoaZgKRozd6RLHx5viB
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East Bay Yesterday

East Bay Yesterday

Lectures
An exploration of East Bay history and amateur historical storytelling with the host and producer of the podcast, Liam O’Donoghue Everyday people make history, and an increasing number of amateur historians are using the skills of historical research and storytelling to gather, preserve, interpret, share, and celebrate local history. For six years, journalist-turned-historian Liam O'Donoghue has hosted East Bay Yesterday,  an award-winning history podcast that focuses on the East Bay. His work has covered the East Bay cities of Oakland, Berkeley, Richmond, and beyond. In addition to the podcast, he’s hosted live events, a boat tour, and co-created the Long Lost Oakland map. Join the Alameda Museum Virtual Speaker Series to learn more about the DIY approach to historical storytelling of East Bay Yesterday, how O’Donoghue started his podcast, resources…
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Alameda Museum Events Workshop

Alameda Museum Events Workshop

Alameda Museum News
What events do you want to see at the Alameda Museum? Monday, July 18, 2022, 6:30 - 8:00 PM We are working to improve the experience of the Alameda Museum and better serve our diverse community with our events, and we want to hear from you. What type of events would you like to see at the Alameda Museum? What do you want to know about Alameda’s past, in the present and the future? What information about Alameda would be helpful to you, your family, and your community? What stories and knowledge is not being told by the Alameda Museum or other historical institutions? Let’s have a conversation. Join us on Zoom on Monday, July 18 for a conversation and workshop about the types of events the Alameda Museum can…
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Alameda Museum Virtual Speakers Series – AAPI Heritage Month

Alameda Museum Virtual Speakers Series – AAPI Heritage Month

News
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have a long history in Alameda, dating back to the 19th century. 2022 marks a series of imperial and anti-Asian anniversaries. Following rising anti-Chinese sentiment in California, the Congress passed the Chineses Exclusion Act in 1882, barring Chinese immigration. Following the Filipino struggle for independence from Imperial Spain, the U.S. began its colonial occupation of the Philippines, with the formal war ending in 1902. Finally, following decades of anti-Japanese sentiment and exclusion in the U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, ordering Japanese American citizens to concentration camps. Alameda is the first community evacuated. AAPI community members in Alameda also have a long history of community and institution building. From Alameda’s Chinatown and Japantown, to…
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Sidewalk Book Sale This Weekend!

Sidewalk Book Sale This Weekend!

News
The Museum will be hosting a sidewalk book sale this weekend. Stop by and get yourself a treasure or three. Saturday, Jan. 22, 11 a.m. — 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan, 23, 1:30 p.m. — 4 p.m. The sale will feature used books covering various topics and eras at great prices! Plus DVDs, CDs, games and puzzles. Rare vintage books are available in our vintage shop.
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