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Capital University News, California State University, Sacramento

October 8, 2003

Exhibit examines world’s agricultural past and future

Livingston recipient Vallerie Wheeler explores ‘The Art of Farming’

California State University, Sacramento’s anthropology museum has opened its first exhibit for the fall semester. “The Art of Farming: Photographs from Fieldwork in the United States and France” runs until Oct. 31.

Photo from the Art of Farming exhibit
Photo from the Art of Farming exhibit

The museum is open 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., Tuesday- Friday. Other hours are available by appointment. The museum is located on the first floor of Mendocino Hall. Admission is free.

The photos, taken by anthropology professor Valerie Wheeler, are accompanied by antique farm tools and scale models on loan from the Heidrick Agricultural History Center in Woodland. Wheeler, who teaches classes on cultural diversity and the history of anthropology, traveled the United States and France researching the changes in organic farming.

Contact museum director and anthropology professor Terri Castaneda at (916) 278-6067 or tac@csus.edu to schedule a museum tour and for more information. Media assistance is available from the CSUS public affairs office at (916) 278-6156.

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California State University, Sacramento • Public Affairs
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California State University, Sacramento • Public Affairs
6000 J Street • Sacramento, CA 95819-6026 • (916) 278-6156 • infodesk@csus.edu