The German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA® serves as the national membership association for German-American heritage. GAHF cultivates a greater awareness for German-American heritage and history through outreach efforts that deepen cultural understanding.
If you plan to attend with a larger group, please use this form to register for a museum visit to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everybody. Thank you!
Cancellation of Gala for Sept. 17
Please note that the Jerry Brown Gala scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 17 is cancelled due to the COVID-19 situation in Sacramento County.
Please save the date of Wednesday, Oct. 5 for a luncheon reception from 11:45 am to 2 pm at the California Museum Courtyard.
GAHF is pleased to announce that Jerry Brown, the former two-time governor of California, will receive the 2022 Distinguished German-American of the Year Award in Sacramento, Calif. Brown was born and grew up in San Francisco as the only son of California’s 32nd governor of Pat Brown. His great-grandfather August Schuckman, was a German immigrant, who settled in California in 1852 during the California Gold Rush.
The German-American Heritage Foundation (aka United German-American Committee of the USA, Inc.) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (EIN 23-2033554), and donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. Please remember GAHF in your estate plans.