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Museums of Sonoma County

Santa Rosa, California

The Museums of Sonoma County exhibit and collect objects and artworks that celebrate the region's rich history, art, and culture. The Art Museum of Sonoma County focuses on modern and contemporary art, featuring artists who have lived and worked in Northern California; the History Museum of Sonoma County documents the regional history of the North San Francisco Bay Area. As a Smithsonian Affiliate, the museums have hosted a number of Smithsonian traveling exhibitions and programs, including Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program 1942–1964 and IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas.