• 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

  • 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

  • Surfboard Artist Tim Bessell

    La Jolla-based contemporary California artist Timothy Bessell is known for the distinctive handmade surfboards he’s created throughout his career, having shaped more than 46,000 over the course of his lifetime.Bessell’s Artist Seriessurfboards pay homage to famous artists who have inspired him, … Continued

  • California Dreamin’: Paintings by Melissa Chandon & Matt Rogers

    Above: Melissa Chandon, Green Woody at the Beach | 60 x 72 inches, Acrylic on Canvas, 2017 Melissa Chandon and Matt Rogers’ joint exhibition at the Napa Valley Museum Yountville embodies the idyllic “California Dream” of freedom and vitality. Paintings of … Continued

  • Randy Strong- Glass Master

    From July 7 to August 19, Napa Valley Museum Yountville will present Randy Strong – Glass Master, a unique collection of Berkeley artist Randy Strong’s legendary 45-year career in the historic American Art Glass movement. View Strong’s work from early groundbreaking … Continued

  • 50 Years of the Napa Valley Agricultural Preserve

    Created in April 1968, the Napa Valley Agricultural Preserve became America’s first agricultural preserve, and is one of the primary reasons why the Napa Valley is, and will remain the preserved world-famous wine-growing region for generations to come. For more than 50 … Continued

  • Nathan Oliveira: A Figure Apart

    Nathan Oliveira was an American artist and prominent member of the second generation of the Bay Area Figurative artists. Though he worked with a variety of media, subjects, and disciplines over the course of his long career, Oliveira is best … 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

  • “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

  • Lowell Herrero: Origins of an Original

    Iconic Napa Valley artist Lowell Herrero turned his passion for living into an enduring work of art. From his home in Calistoga, Herrero traveled to Tuscany, Provence, and Spain, absorbing the lessons of their sensuous and vivid landscapes. Portraying plump … Continued