Support the Alameda Museum

 

The Alameda Museum, 2324 Alameda Ave., is a treasure house that harbors the city’s past with its collection of archival material. Stop by and see the Neptune Beach display, have a look at a reconstruction of beloved Mayor Chuck Corica’s barber shop and relive the days when the Alaska Packers dominated the north shore. Take home a treasure from the musuem’s gift shop that features estate items, as well as books and DVDs about Alameda. 

The museum is home to the city’s largest public art gallery. Alameda Women Artists will feature their 23rd annual exhibit in October. They will host an opening reception on Sunday, Oct. 9, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. They will close the exhibit with a reception on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The space is available for rent. Call or email the museum to learn more. The gallery also plays host to the museum’s popular lecture series.

The Alameda Museum also includes the Meyers House and Garden, 2021 Alameda Ave. This Colonial Revival house museum was once home to architect Henry Haight Meyers and his family. The Meyers House and Garden is open for tours on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month. 

Admission to the Alameda Museum is free; admission to the Meyers House and Gardens is $5. Visit alamedamuseum.org for more information.