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monca was Featured in The New York Times!

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monca was Featured in The New York Times!

We’re thrilled to announce that the Museum of Northern California Art was recently featured in a New York Times article highlighting noteworthy museums across California. Recognized for our vibrant exhibitions and diverse permanent collection, monca stands proudly as a beacon of cultural enrichment in Chico, housed in a historic veterans building in the heart of the city.

The article, which explores hidden gems in the museum landscape of California, includes a recommendation from local art enthusiast Jean Marquardt. Jean describes monca as a “fabulous art museum featuring artists from Northern California’s Oregon border to San Francisco,” praising our evolving shows and the intriguing nature of our permanent collection- thank you, Jean!

We invite you to visit monca and experience firsthand the exhibitions and artworks that have captivated visitors and critics alike. Whether you’re a long-time supporter or a new friend, there’s always something inspiring to discover at monca. Join us as we continue to showcase the incredible talent of Northern California artists and celebrate the rich cultural tapestry of our region.

For more details on our current and upcoming exhibitions, please continue to visit our website, sign up for our newsletter and follow us on social. Thank you for being part of our community, and let’s continue to make art accessible and engaging for everyone!

Read the full New York Times article here to learn more about monca and other remarkable museums across California.

Mon ‒ Wed: Closed
Thu ‒ Fri: 11am ‒ 5pm
Sat ‒ Sun: 11am ‒ 5pm

Adults: $30/year
Seniors: $25/year
Dual/Family: $50/year
NARM: $100/year
Corporate: $750/year

900 Esplanade, Chico, CA, 95926