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What’s New at monca?

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Mosaic Class @monca with Artist Gwen Nelson

Sign up for this exclusive four-part Mosaic Class Series with Artist Gwen Nelson at monca. All supplies are provided, but feel free to bring your own meaningful broken ceramic and/or glass pieces. Your finished work of art can be used/displayed indoors or outdoors. […]

Current Exhibition

The current exhibition at monca is titled: For the Love of Birds!  Featuring original artwork whose subject is birds, real or imaginary, wild or not so wild for a juried exhibition to take place during Chico’s 2023 Snow Goose Festival, which celebrates the glorious migration […]

Exhibition Video Tour

Grayscale Universe! Featuring artwork where black and white, shades of gray, and/or silver are the only colors of the work. VIDEO TOUR Exhibition dates: December 8, 2022 – January 22, 2023

Belly Dance “Fun”damentals with Beverly Thomassian

Belly Dance “Fun”damentals with Beverly Thomassian Women of all ages and body shapes are invited! Join us in a safe, body-accepting environment and experience a sense of community while having fun learning the fundamentals of belly dance. Students wear workout […]

Roger Steel Museum Experience Program

Local educator Roger Steel was an advocate for education and for underserved populations. To honor his service as monca’s Board President from 2020-21, the monca Board of Directors is launching a program to increase museum access for at-risk and underserved […]

Call for Museum Shop Artists

The Museum of Northern California Art (monca) is seeking new treasures for its museum shop.  Items that our visitors enjoy:  ceramics, jewelry, unique clothing, household decor, books, and items for children.  Make the museum shop everyone’s destination for a unique [...]

Grant Award from California Humanities

THE MUSEUM OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA ART RECEIVES GRANT AWARD FROM CALIFORNIA HUMANITIES California Humanities has announced the recent round of Humanities For All Quick Grant awards. The Museum of Northern California Art (monca) has been awarded $4379 for its project [...]

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Sat ‒ Sun: 11am ‒ 5pm

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Deadline is February 26, 2023