By Deb Flomberg
California has a rich and diverse heritage, representing so many different cultures, ethnicities and backgrounds. Because of this rich heritage, is important to learn all about the many people that worked to create this beautiful state. One visit to the California Heritage Museum and you’ll see just why this fantastic destination is the perfect way to start to explore the diverse heritage of this great state. The museum itself is even located in a truly historic home that dates back to 1894, making a visit to the California Heritage Museum a very exciting and fascinating trip.
Just what kinds of exhibits can you see at this important museum? The Navajo Textile exhibit is on display through September 1, 2013 and it is a stunning collection of 19th century Native American woven textiles. You’ll find 50 different blankets, all made between 1860 and 1960 that each showcase the impressive weaving techniques and different periods of weaving styles. You can also catch the Monterey exhibit, which highlights the different furnishings from California’s Spanish Revival period.
For a truly amazing exploration of the Native American history in California visit the Edward S. Curtis exhibit, dedicated to more than 25 different sepia toned photogravure,s or photos that have been etched in to a metal plate. Each is a beautiful representation of the heritage and history of the Native American tribes that were found throughout the area.
This educational and entertaining visit would be made perfect when you set out in the 2013 E-Class Cabriolet from Mercedes-Benz of Encino. You can enjoy all the elegance and luxury of this stunning auto, while you arrive at the California Heritage Museum in true Mercedes-Benz style. Plus, you’ll enjoy driving this so much, you may just make a day of it and continue on, enjoying the open road and the fantastic comfort of this elegant car.
Deb Flomberg grew up in the mountains, developed a love for the beach and has found happiness on the open road. She is now a freelance writer, theater professional and travel enthusiast happy to be writing about the things she loves most.
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