2021 Annual Membership Meeting

Sunday February 28, 2021

Annual Membership Meeting of the Richmond Museum Association

The 2021 annual meeting of the membership will be held online due to the COVID 19 restrictions.

Zoom Information:

Topic: Annual Membership Meeting
Time: Feb 28, 2021 02:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Virtual Program Preserving Your Precious Memories

Free Virtual Public Program Tuesday October 20, 2020 | 7:00 – 8:15 PM

Scott Haskins of Fine Arts Conservation Laboratory

Preserving Your Precious Memories

Event Description:

Scott Haskins will present a multimedia presentation about techniques to preserve your historical photographs and documents. Participants will receive downloadable eBook(s) with guidance for preserving family heirlooms.

This is the second of two lectures by Scott Haskins. Click here to learn about the first event.

Participants Must Register in advance for this meeting:


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

About the Speaker

Scott M. Haskins graduated in 1978 from the Italian government (Lombardy Region – ENAIP) 3 year master?s degree level painting conservation program run in conjunction with the Istituto Centrale del Restauro (ICR) in Rome.

Between 1978 and 1984 Mr. Haskins established the painting conservation laboratory at Brigham Young University, in Utah, USA which also served the historical collection of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as they prepared to build two art museums.

In 1986, Mr. Haskins established Fine Art Conservation Laboratories (FACL) in Santa Barbara, CA where they presently provide professional painting conservation services over a wide geographical region. FACL is also recognized and well known nationwide and internationally for art restoration work on murals. They consult on damaged art issues as an expert witness for the Los Angeles court system and for insurance companies, nationwide. FACL has a specialized division of disaster response services for art related items (wildfires, house fires, floods and mud slides, earthquakes etc).

He is the author of the best-selling book series, Save Your Stuff, collection care manuals for collectibles, heirlooms, family history items and is a speaker internationally on the subject. He is also the author of several blogs and has a presence on several social media sites. He often uses these assets to help small museums, foundations and historical sites fundraise.

RMHC is Hiring!!

Richmond Museum of History & Culture

Position Announcement

Part Time Museum Educator

The mission of the Richmond Museum of History & Culture (RMHC) is to interpret, preserve and educate about local history in the greater Richmond, CA area. The Museum is housed in a Carnegie Library and owns a significant collection of historical material and documents related to local history. The permanent collection was established in 1950 and is comprised of a variety of materials including textiles, fine art, archaeological collections, historical artifacts, documents, photographs.

The RMHC was awarded funds through the Economic and Community Investment Agreement program to support the museum education program focused on local K-12 classrooms. In response to the COVID 19 epidemic the museum will develop a distance learning program with educational films and virtual tours of the museum exhibits.


The Museum Educator(s) will be responsible for several tasks related to the distance education program including: collaborate with staff and videographer to create short educational films, refining the existing teachers guide, coordinating and implementing virtual field trips, conducting evaluations for students and teachers. The Community Engagement Manager is the lead on this project and the educator position reports directly to them.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor?s Degree in history, art, anthropology or related field
  • Teaching or Museum Experience desired
  • Interest California History
  • Local candidates preferred
  • BIPOC candidates strongly encouraged to apply

The position pays $15-$18 hourly and is 10-20 hours per week depending on teacher demand. The position lasts through the end of school year in June 2021. Successful candidate must pass a background check.

To apply please send a letter of interest, resume and three references in pdf format to Evelyn Santos Community Engagement Manager at Evelyn@richmondmuseum.org. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 PM on Friday August 7, 2020.

Virtual Program: Gov. Alvarado Documentary Film

The Richmond Museum of History & Culture is presenting a series of virtual programs through April 2020.

Join us on Zoom: https://4cd.zoom.us/j/825993579

Film Screening
Juan B. Alvarado Governor of Alta California (1836-1842)

An original documentary film by David Anaya about San Pablo’s Most Famous Citizen!

Join us in virtual film screening program of the first bio-documentary on one of early California?s Mexican period Governors,??Juan B. Alvarado (1836-1842).

Juan B. Alvarado (1809-1882) born & raised in Monterey under the Spanish crown, led a federalist revolution to rise to political prominence during the Mexican period. Alvarado married into the well established Castro family of San Pablo/Contra Costa and granted multiple land grants to settlers during his political tenure before retiring in San Pablo as an American citizen. Join us in a special virtual film screening program joined by the director, D.A. Anaya who will be available for a short q&a/discussion after the film.


This film was made possible by a grant from the City of San Pablo Community Foundation grant.

A program in partnership with the?San Pablo Museums & Historical Society

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