• Meet the Authors of “France is a Feast”

    Meet the authors of “France is a Feast: the Photographic Journey of Paul & Julia Child” in the Museum on Saturday May 5 from 1 to 3. Alex Prud’homme and Katie Pratt will be on hand to sign and personalize … Continued

  • 7th Annual Top Drink Cocktail Festival

    Napa Valley Museum Yountville continues its popular TOP DRINK Cocktail Festival, which will return for its seventh year on May 20, 2018 from 2 to 4:30 PM. Guests will enjoy signature Charbay cocktails created by Napa Valley’s best mixologists. This … Continued

  • “Eyes and Words to the Land”

    “Eyes and Words to the Land” is an art-making project of student photography and poetry curated by former Napa County Poet Laureate Beclee Wilson. Students from Saint Helena Elementary School will receive cameras to explore the world around them as … Continued

  • Tartan Day Scotch Whisky Tasting SOLD OUT!

    Single malt whiskies are more popular than ever, and Scotland makes the best in the world. Explore Scotch whisky under the expert tutelage of James Forbes, creator of the Dramophone Whisky app (www.bearshead.com) and patron of Scotland’s popular Lonach Highland Gathering & Games (www.lonach.org). Learn … Continued

  • “France is a Feast” dinner at Hurley’s Yountville

    On Friday, March 30 from 6 to 10 pm, enjoy a three course dinner inspired by the French Chef for $65 (plus tax/tip); Hurley’s is generously donating 15% to the Napa Valley Museum Yountville! Reserve by calling Hurley’s at (707) 944-2345. Hurley’s is located at 6518 … Continued

  • “First Response” from Justin-Siena High School

    Art can be purposeful in a collective grieving process, a tragedy is perceived in many different ways and at times expressed more clearly in a visual representation, when words are inadequate or less accessible. Tragedy can produce grief but also … Continued

  • The Art of Chocolate

    Napa Valley’s finest chocolatiers, including Woodhouse Chocolates, Earth & Sky, the CIA at Copia and others, take inspiration from our Julia Child “France is a Feast” exhibit to create delicious works of art in chocolate. A portion of boxed chocolate sales February … Continued

  • “Unearthed” Ceramics Exhibition from Angwin’s NBC Pottery

    Angwin’s NBC Pottery, from husband and wife team Will and Nikki Callnan, features one-of-a-kind ceramics with an organic edge and rustic flair. This “Unearthed” NBC exhibit is a retrospective of their work over the last 10 years. They will be showcasing … Continued

  • Opening Celebration of “France is a Feast: the Photographic Journey of Paul & Julia Child”

    This exhibit, inspired by the new book by Alex Prud’homme and Katie Pratt, showcases rarely seen black and white photographs taken by Paul Child in France between 1948 and 1954. Featuring Paul’s extraordinary photographs of Paris, Marseille and the French countryside … Continued

  • France is a Feast: The Photographic Journey of Paul and Julia Child

    Sponsored by Oceania Cruises, the Town of Yountville and the Napa Valley Tourism Improvement District – Yountville      France is a Feast: The Photographic Journey of Paul and Julia Child This World Premiere Exhibition showcases rarely seen black and white … Continued

  • Artist Lecture by “Migrant Series” artist Don Coen

    Meet Don Coen! The artist will lecture on his life, inspiration, and art at 11 am on Saturday, September 16 in the Main Gallery – free with Museum Admission. Museum Admission is $10 Adult; $5 Seniors and Kids 16 and … Continued

  • Panel Discussion on the Braceros: their history, contributions and legacy

    On Friday, September 29 from 5:30 to 7:30, Napa Valley Museum will host a panel discussion relating to the Smithsonian “Bittersweet Harvest” exhibition and “Braceros: The Napa Valley story,” featuring L. Stephen Velasquez of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American … Continued

  • Opening Reception with the Artists, including Don Coen & Oscar Aguilar

    The Napa Valley Museum Yountville invites you to join us for a celebration of our three extraordinary Fall Exhibitions, celebrating farm workers and their contributions to the Napa Valley economy, community and culture. Meet Colorado artist Don Coen, who wll … Continued

  • Brought Forth From the Forest

    Now through August 13 in the Spotlight Gallery: A group show featuring woodworkers and artists based in the Alameda Point Studios, located on the former Alameda Naval Air Station. From sculpture to fine furniture, this exhibit showcases the diversity of … Continued

  • Braceros: the Napa Valley Story

    A companion to the Smithsonian’s “Bittersweet Harvest” exhibition in our History Gallery, this collection of photographs, audio, video, objects and artifacts celebrates the Napa Valley’s own role in the Braceros story. Based on the meticulous research of cultural geographer Sandra … Continued

  • Don Coen: Migrant Series

    West Coast Premiere, the Museum presents this exhibition of Colorado artist Don Coen’s stunning large-scale portraits of migrant workers. Over two decades, the artist spent hundreds of hours in the fields of California, Colorado, Idaho, Texas and Florida alongside the … Continued

  • Tour the Sound Maze with Paul Dresher on August 19

    Designed for all ages, all levels of musical experience, and all types of minds, this hands-on installation lets you experiment with extraordinary inventions to discover new ways of creating sound and music. Paul Dresher will be at the Museum on … Continued

  • A-Maze-ing Member Appreciation Party!

    FREE event for Napa Valley Museum Members! Please RSVP to Reserve Your Tickets Not a member yet? Join Now! You are invited to an Exclusive Members-Only Celebration with Sound Maze Inventor Paul Dresher on Friday, July 28 from 5 to … Continued

  • iNSiGHT: the eye behind the lens

      INSIGHT: the capacity to gain an intuitive understanding through acute observation, deduction and perception of a subject with an inner sight or mental vision. “As an outdoor photographer, my aspirations for “iNSiGHT”  comes from the multitude of subjects and objects … Continued

  • Tour the Sound Maze with Inventor Paul Dresher on July 29

    Designed for all ages, all levels of musical experience, and all types of minds, this hands-on installation lets you experiment with extraordinary inventions to discover new ways of creating sound and music. Paul Dresher will be at the Museum on … Continued