The Museum is Currently Closed as we Prepare for our Next Exhibit: “The Many Faces of Petaluma” – See Details Below.


Black History Month
The doRiaN Mode – Jazz Concert
Tickets on Sale Now!

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Friday, February 6, 2015* – 6:30 p.m.

Join us as we celebrate Black History Month and the opening of “The Many Faces of Petaluma” – An exhibit about the ethnic and cultural groups that call Petaluma home.
The concert features local vintage jazz & blues group, The doRiaN Mode, with Dorian Bartley – bass/vocals, Bob Johns piano/cornet, David Scott – sax/flute and Tony Blake -percussion.

Buy tickets for 3rd Annual Jazz Concert Celebrating Black History Month

Or Call us at (707) 778-4398
Cost – $20.00 downstairs includes food and beverages

($25.00 at the door)
$30.00 upstairs (limited seating) includes an amazing view, champagne, and food

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Last year this concert sold-out, so get your ticket early!

*Note: Date Change –Rescheduled Event

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 Exhibit: “The Many Faces of Petaluma”

Web Version The Many Faces of Petaluma
The Ethnic & Cultural Groups That Make Petaluma Home

Local  history told through displays and oral  histories by family and friends of early settlers who brought their varied cultures, practices and ideologies, creating our community

$5.00 General, $3.00 Senior
Free to Members, Children & Military

Featured Activities:

Saturday, February 7th, 5 pm
Jewish Community Celebration “From Generation to Generation”

A Celebration of 150 Years of the B’nai Israel Jewish Center
Refreshments /  Open to all ages / Free to all!

Sunday, February 15th, 2:30 pm
A Tribute to Dr. Maya Angelou

A look at her inspiring life through her poetry and other works.
Admission $5 (Free to Members and Students)

Sunday, March 1st, 3 pm
Native American History Presentation

by Nicole Lim, Executive Director of the California Indian Museum & Cultural Center

Sunday, March 8th, 2:30 pm
Cora Allegro in Concert

A mixed voice folkloric musical group

Saturday, March 14th, Noon to 6 pm
“A Celebration of Our Diverse Heritage”

Join the various cultural and ethnic groups of Petaluma for dancing, music, food, poetry reading and more

Saturday, March 21st, 3 pm
A Home of the Range: The Jewish Chicken Ranchers of Petaluma” Film by Bonnie Burt.
Readings from Comrades and Chicken Ranchers by Kenneth L. Kann.

Songs performed by Scott Gerber

Sunday, March 22nd, 2:30 pm
Portuguese Celebration

History, Customs, Dance, Music & Food

Sunday, April 12th, 2:30 pm
Danish Community Celebration

Information on the Hansen House, Danish Soldier’s Club, Petaluma Danish Sisterhood and Brotherhood and more

Saturday, April 18: Good Egg Award at Noon
followed by “Reflections,” 1:30 pm

A Look Back and Forward at our Community.  A time to share memories of growing up in Petaluma and the changes you have seen take place.  All are welcome to participate.

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Valentine’s Evening Classical Concert

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Music Inspired by Love

Works by Schubert, Beethoven, Schumann, Brahms and Bruch

Performed by Carol Menke, Soprano;
Jennifer Sills, Viola;
Roy Zajac, Clarinet;
Elizabeth Walter, Piano

What a perfect way to complement Valentine’s Day– an exquisite concert in an intimate setting–the acoustically renowned and charming Petaluma Historical Library & Museum! Enjoy complimentary Port and fine Chocolates (Compliments of Sonoma PortWorks and Papas Chocolates)

Petaluma Historical Library & Museum
20 4th Street, Downtown Petaluma
Saturday, February 14, 2015, 8:00 PM

Buy reservations for Valentine’s Evening Classical Concert On Line

Or call us at (707) 778-4398
For Reservations:  $25 in advance

($30 at the door)

 Ask about balcony seating with elite beverage service!

Presented by Sky Hill Cultural Alliance &
The Petaluma Museum Association



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The Petaluma Historical Museum is located at 20 Fourth Street, in downtown Petaluma, CA 94952.  (707) 778-4398

Hours Thursday through Saturday:  10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday: 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

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