Visit Two FREE Museums Today

Snapshot from The Migrant Project website, where you can find a full gallery of photos from the collection.

Today’s a gorgeous day to get out and exercise your brain. Lucky for you, there are two museums offering FREE admission: California State Railroad Museum and The California Museum.

California State Railroad Museum, located at 111 I Street in Old Sacramento, offers two events (also free) while you explore. At 11 a.m., Rick Nahmias holds a lecture and book signing of his new book The Migrant Project: Contemporary California Farm Workers. This photo documentary book features forty black-and-white images of the often invisible faces of our state’s agricultural industry.

Photos from the book are also displayed in a 1920s refrigerated produce car in the museum–an interesting tie in for an industry that has built its success on the labor of those depicted in the images.

At 2 p.m., you can attend a multi-media presentation and panel discussion on the subject of fair food.

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