My Mom and I *LOVED* this place! I'd never heard of it, yet it was one of relatively few North American institutions lucky enough to host the traveling exhibit "Lucy's Legacy: The Hidden Treasure of Ethiopia" -- featuring the original partial skeleton of a 3.2-million-year-old early hominid from Ethiopia.
In addition to this outstanding exhibit, there were exhibits focused on China, Papua New Guinea, early (i.e., Indigenous) Californians, modern Californian painting, and original sketches and pen & ink drawings by Maurice Sendak -- among others. Absolutely recommend it!
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