The Smithsonian presents Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program 1942-1964

Napa Valley Museum

September 2, 2017 - November 12, 2017
Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Time: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Napa Valley Museum Opens Three Fall Exhibitions - The Migrant Series, Bittersweet Harvest & Braceros-The Napa Valley Story


Saturday, September 2 through Sunday, October 29, 2017

In our Main Gallery: DON COEN "THE MIGRANT SERIES"
West Coast premiere of Colorado artist Don Coen’s stunning large-scale paintings, which shine a spotlight on today's migrant farm workers against the backdrop of modern immigration policies.


Saturday, September 2 through Sunday, November 12, 2017

In our History Gallery: SMITHSONIAN PRESENTS BITTERSWEET HARVEST: THE BRACERO PROGRAM 1942-1964
The Smithsonian's bilingual touring Braceros history exhibit provides rich insight into Mexican American history and historical background to today's debates on guest worker programs


Saturday, September 2 through Sunday, November 12, 2017

In our Spotlight Gallery: BRACEROS: THE NAPA VALLEY STORY a companion exhibit developed by Napa Valley College, curated by Oscar Aguilar
This is an inspiring exhibit on the history and legacy of the Napa Valley Braceros. It utilizes  artifacts, photos and testimonials from residents with ties to the Bracero Program, the braceros themselves, and the family members and neighbors who followed in the braceros' footsteps.


The Museum is open Wednesdays through Sundays from 11 to 4 pm.