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17th Annual California Hall of Fame

In February 2024, a new class of extraordinary individuals took their well-deserved places in the California Hall of Fame, joining over 150 previously inducted Californians whose achievements have made history and changed the state, the nation and the world.

17th Class Inductees

A group defined by “firsts,” the 17th class exemplifies the spirit of innovation that defines California.

Watch Governor Newsom and First Partner Siebel Newsom announce the newest class of the California Hall of Fame

Induction Ceremony

Hosted by Governor Gavin Newsom and First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom at the California Museum, the 17th class induction ceremony held February 6, 2024 honored the remarkable spirit of innovation of the 17th class. View a recording of the ceremony through the link below.

Artifact Exhibition

Now on view! The 17th class is featured in an artifact exhibition presented by the California Museum. Inductees work closely with the Museum to co-curate their displays, often contributing items from their personal collections.

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