• Father’s Day at “Dangerous Games”

    Who’s Your Daddy? Is he a Lawn Dart throwin’, Red Ryder BB gun shootin’, Flaming BBQin’, Evel Knievel wheelie-poppin’ kid in a Dad’s body? Then bring him for FREE this Sunday to “Dangerous Games: Treacherous Toys We Loved as Kids” … Continued

  • Know NO Barriers: 2022 Annual Student Art Show

    Congratulations to the Winners and Thank You to all the extraordinary student artists who participated. Best in Show-Born with Black Hair by Zexuan Wu First place-Me by Litong Liu 2nd place-A Creature of Spirit by Arden Lloyd People’s Choice- The … Continued

  • Chris Miller: Confluence

    On exhibition in our History Gallery from January 20 – March 27, 2022. An exhibition of abstract paintings by Napa artist, Chris Miller. Works for sale during the exhibition benefit the Museum’s non-profit arts education program. “This work, produced in … Continued

  • Meander Through Time – The Living Napa River

    EXTENDED! From April 2, through July 31, 2022, join us on a journey through the past and present of the Napa River.    For millennia the Napa River has carried life-giving water through the Napa Valley and out to the … Continued

  • Herrero Holiday

    Visit the History Gallery for a Herrero Holiday Celebration through January 16, 2022. Purchase originals and giclees – many for immediate purchase and some for special order, representing some of the most beloved and unique works by iconic Napa Valley … Continued

  • Kitchen Gizmos & Gadgets from the Kathleen Thompson Hill Culinary Collection

    Noted food and wine writer and editor Kathleen Thompson Hill has collected over 3,000 kitchen utensils as part of what she calls a “quirky obsession.” For this exhibition she highlights kitchens gadgets and gizmos you will not see anywhere else, from … Continued

  • Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: Napa Valley Photographic Society

    Founded in 1998, the Napa Valley Photographic Society (NVPS) promotes the art and science of photography – providing education, image appreciation, inspiration, and exchange of technologies. The Society fosters personal growth, expression, creativity and excellence in all aspects of photographic … Continued

  • The Yates Collection

    An exhibition of works on long-term loan to the Museum from the Yates Foundation, this exhibit showcases exquisite works by Matisse, Pissarro, Picasso, Chagall and others. featured image: Hugues Claude Pissarro, Interior Bourgeois,1941, Oil on Canvas   Statement by the Yates Art Foundation: The … Continued

  • Oscar Aguilar Olea: La Esencia de la Mujer, and The Artist Studio

    MORE ART CLASSES WITH OSCAR IN 2020!  Sign up for our newsletter or follow us on facebook for dates. Explore the female form with Mexican-born, Napa Valley painter and sculptor Oscar Aguilar Olea. In a companion exhibition: The Artist’s Studio, visit … Continued

  • Les Femmes Surréalistes

    Admission is FREE with regular Museum Admission and during the Making HERstory Conference from October 26 – 27. The Napa Valley Museum Yountville announces the opening on October 16 of an extraordinary two week “Pop-Up” exhibition in the Spotlight Gallery: … Continued

  • Modern Women | Modern Vision: Works from the Bank of America Collection

    In the Main Gallery, From November 9, 2019 through January 19, 2020, Napa Valley Museum Yountville presents Modern Women | Modern Vision: Works from the Bank of America Collection. Modern Women | Modern Vision presents more than one hundred photographic … Continued

  • Napa Valley Museum’s History Gallery Goes on Tour!

    Goodman Library’s Hours: WED: 10-3pm THUR: 10-3pm FRI: 10-7pm SAT: 10-3pm “Land and People of Napa Valley,” the Museum’s permanent exhibition, “pops up” in downtown Napa for the first time. The Museum’s History Gallery is drawn from the 15,000 items … Continued

  • Juanita Guccione: Otherwhere

    Museum Admission is $15: Adult (age 18-64); $7.50: Seniors (65+) and Kids under 18. Admission is Free for Museum Members, residents of the California Veterans Home and Active Duty Military. Admission to the Spotlight and History Galleries is included with Main Gallery admission. Featured image: Juanita M. … Continued

  • The Surrealist Revolution in America

    This comprehensive survey explores the Surrealist revolution of thought and the role chance and choice played in the evolution of the avant-garde in America. The exhibition features original paintings, drawings and objects by Enrico Donati, Jimmy Ernst, David Hare, Gerome Kamrowski, … Continued

  • On Tour: France is a Feast: the Photographic Journey of Paul & Julia Child

    On exhibition through March 8, 2020 at the CIA at Copia, the Napa Valley Museum presents its touring exhibition of “France is a Feast: The Photographic Journey of Paul and Julia Child.” Based on our acclaimed world-premiere exhibition at the Napa … Continued

  • “Upside of Down”: Student Exhibition

    This exhibit gives high school students across five counties the opportunity to apply higher order thinking, by engaging in the curatorial practices of collecting and organizing of artworks, and sharing the collection with the community. March 9 – April 28, 2019 in the History Gallery.  Exhibit celebration and awards … Continued

  • Laurie Shelton’s “Cows” in the Spotlight Gallery

    Painter Laurie Shelton is a longtime Napa Valley resident whose paintings of farm animals are highly prized from St. Helena to Palo Alto to Paris. Having lost her husband to brain cancer, the image of a cow became the vehicle … Continued

  • Picasso & The Masters of 20th Century Printmaking

    PICASSO & THE MASTERS OF 20TH CENTURY PRINTMAKING “A dazzler”   – Napa Valley Register, May 30, 2019 This exhibition is a deep dive into the fine art of printmaking as exemplified by Pablo Picasso and the modern masters of the 20th … Continued

  • Walt Disney’s Trains

    This family-friendly exhibition, organized with San Francisco’s Walt Disney Family Museum, explores the influence that railroad trains had on Walt Disney‘s life and work. It also tells the story of how his railroading legacy lives on to this day in … Continued

  • Paintings by Marvin Humphrey

    St. Helena artist Marvin Humphrey brings his pun-filled trompe l’oeil paintings to the History Gallery. An Opening Celebration Saturday, September 29 at 5 pm is FREE for Members; $10 for Non-Members. Art sales during the exhibition will benefit the Museum. California native Marvin Humphrey has … Continued