Press Room

Angela Wildman
Director of Communications

News & Announcements

July 14, 2023: Transition Update
March 1, 2023: Transition Announcement

September 1, 2022: California Historical Society Announces the Death of Executive Director & CEO Alicia L. Goehring
August 11, 2022: Mapping a Changing California: Selections from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century Opens at the California Historical Society 
April 30, 2022: California Historical Society Marks the 140th Anniversary of the Chinese Exclusion Act by Opening Its Doors to All to Experience Its Chinese Pioneers Exhibition
January 27, 2022: Chinese Pioneers: Power and Politics in Exclusion Era Photographs Opens Tomorrow
January 1, 2022: A New Year Message from Executive Director & CEO Alicia L. Goehring

2021 CHS Impact Report [PDF]

2020 CHS Year in Review [PDF]
October 30, 2020: California Historical Society Reopens with New Exhibition Featuring San Francisco Photographs by Minor White
July 15, 2020: California Historical Society Announces New Vision and Building Sale

October 28, 2019: California Historical Society Opens New Exhibition Featuring Highlights From Its Permanent Collection
September 3, 2019: Alicia L. Goehring Named Executive Director & CEO of the California Historical Society
May 23, 2019: Three Bay Area Cultural Organizations Join Together to Celebrate Pride Month in June
February 26, 2019: California Historical Society Marks 150th Anniversary of the First Transcontinental Railroad With Two Concurrent Exhibitions Opening March 21st

December 13, 2018: Anthea M. Hartig of California Historical Society Named Director of National Museum of American History
December 5, 2018: CHS Names Susan D. Anderson Director of Library, Collections, Exhibitions, and Programs
October 16, 2018: California Historical Society Receives Critical Funding to Provide Public Access to Three Major Contemporary Collections