Legacy: Krishnamurti and Ojai
looks at the sage, and even more, at his lasting impact on the Ojai Valley. This exhibit ends January 19.
Semi-permanent exhibits highlight the evolution of the valley. Learn about the Chumash culture, artists, local businesses and more. We also have a large sculpture in our front courtyard plus a mosaic and Chumash garden behind the museum. We're the perfect place to start, or expand, your knowledge of the valley.
The museum is housed in the former St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. The beautiful 100 year old building is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Permanently on view is a large painting by Jessie Arms Botke. It was originally part of a mural at the El Roblar Hotel.
Artwork by James Petrucci. This mini exhibit includes work in the permanent collections of the Museum, and the City of Ojai. This mini exhibition ends January 19.
22 Miles: Ojai Valley Landscapes, opens February 1st. The exhibition is co-curated by two well known landscape artists, Jennifer Moses and Gail Pidduck. The title refers to the approximate distance between their homes on opposite sides of the valley. The exhibition includes work by the curators and nineteen other artists; each with two paintings.
Check out our Sespe Wilderness Diorama. It's a favorite with families. How many birds and animals can you find?
Make sure to visit the Chumash Interpretive Garden behind the museum. You'll find many plants important to the local Chumash community. As with any garden, it's constantly changing.
Our rotating gallery changes quarterly. Here's a glimpse at a few of our past exhibitions.