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Pumpkin Centerpiece Raffle – Drawing October 23rd

Pumpkin Centerpiece Raffle – Drawing October 23rd

Enter for the chance to win a beautiful pumpkin centerpiece embellished with succulents made by Members of the Museum Guild. $15 - Includes two raffle entries. Winning name will be drawn on October 23rd during the Pumpkin Decorating Contest at the Museum. Winner does...

Pumpkin Decorating Contest – October 23, 2021

Pumpkin Decorating Contest – October 23, 2021

The Vacaville Museum invites the community to enter or be the judge of the Student Pumpkin Decorating Contest in the Museum courtyard on Saturday, October 23rd from 10:00AM to 4:00PM. Visitors will get a close up look at the colorful creations, hand-designed by...

Meet The Author, Diane Power Zimmerman – Saturday, September, 25th

Meet The Author, Diane Power Zimmerman – Saturday, September, 25th

As part of Vacaville Arts Week, the Vacaville Museum will be hosting a Pre-Publication Party, featuring Author Diane Power Zimmerman . Her Book is "Nut Tree: From California Ranch to Design, Food and Hospitality Icon." Join us Saturday, September 25th 1:30-4PM. Meet...

Meet Artifact & Exhibit Manager

Meet Artifact & Exhibit Manager

We are pleased to welcome our new Artifacts & Exhibits Manager - as you can see we've changed the name of the position in order to reflect everything that Heidi actually did and that her successor Caroline Whyler will be doing. Caroline comes to us from the...

[Shy and] Retiring – A Letter from Museum Registrar

[Shy and] Retiring – A Letter from Museum Registrar

Originally, in 1996, I was just filling in for the curator, Sabine Goerke-Shrode, while she finished her masters degree. It turned out I could offer expertise that was different from hers, so then-Director Ruth Begell worked it out to keep me on staff. I've been here...