(Not Your Typical) Teacher Lounge: Reflections of Native California

Friday, November 2, 2018, 4–7 pm
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 4:00pm

For the first Teacher Lounge of the year, join us for critical conversations with and about Native communities and learn strategies for integrating diverse stories and experiences of California Indians into the classroom. Bring your team, make new friends from neighboring schools, and learn about OMCA’s teacher resources while you relax. This event is free for teachers and chaperones. No RSVP required to attend.

4–7 pm: Enjoy Docent-led snack-sized tours, complimentary tickets to Off the Grid food trucks and bars for the first 100 arrivals, a raffle to win prizes, free Museum admission including access to our newest exhibition The World of Charles and Ray Eames, and a one-night-only 10% discount on your OMCA Store purchases. Learn about our California Indian Living school program and other program and tour offerings at OMCA. No need to RSVP for these drop-in activities.

5 pm & 7 pm: Take part in an exclusive tour of our new Gallery of California History installation Taking Native Lands and Lives with OMCA staff.

6 pm: Participate in a critical conversation about Native cultures, experiences, and representation in education. Hear from a range of Native voices and perspectives, including Dr. Rose Borunda (Sacramento State), Corrina Gould (Indian People Organizing for Change), Janeen Antoine (American Indian Contemporary Arts), and Jennifer Bates (OMCA Native Advisory Council). Ask questions, and engage with your fellow educators, colleagues and OMCA friends in this informal discussion.

During Friday Nights @ OMCA, from 5 to 9 pm, enjoy food trucks from Off the Grid, late-night gallery access, live music, family-friendly art activities, and more.