The State Capitol has several areas designated for exhibits. Each area has specific guidelines for the types of exhibits that may be displayed.
Exhibits in the Historic State Capitol Restaurant
The area in the State Capitol Basement Restaurant Dining Room (Eureka Room) has been designated to display artwork from California residents for view by the public. This area has a secure hanging system to protect the historic building and the displayed artwork. To request permission to exhibit artwork in the Eureka Room, contact your legislative representative. Your representative will sponsor your request and be responsibile for obtaining the necessary approval from the Joint Rules Committee.
Exhibits in the State Capitol Museum
The State Capitol Museum displays interpretive exhibits in the Historic Rooms and in the display cases in the Rotunda. These historical exhibits are planned and installed by the State Capitol Museum staff.
K-12 Children's Artwork
The State Capitol has a designated area for unframed artwork from K-12 school groups. Various student groups have submitted work for view by the public. To request permission to display artwork from your K-12 school group, contact your legislative representative. Your representative will sponsor your request and be responsible for obtaining the necessary approval from the Joint Rules Committee.