Wine Country Museums, Art, and Cultural Events

The wine country offers an array of museums, festivals and annual events in film, music, dance and theatre. Below is partial list of resources in Sonoma and Napa Counties.

SONOMA COUNTY

California Indian Museum & Cultural Center

Educational programs and exhibitsabout the history, culture, and life of California native Americans.

www.cimcc.org

Charles M. Schulz Museum

Museum dedicated to preserving, displaying, and interpreting the art of cartoonist, Charles M. Schulz, creator of Peanuts

schulzmuseum.org

Children’s Museum of Sonoma

Interactive exhibits and educational programs in science and the arts.

www.cmosc.org/home.html

Cornerstone

Outdoor gardens, showcasing installations by landscape architects and designers. Educational seminars, public events, retail venues, dining and wine tasting.

www.cornerstonegardens.com

Gould-Shaw House Museum

Cloverdale based historical center featuring ongoing exhibits and photo archives of the region.

www.cloverdalehistoricalsociety.org

Healdsburg Museum & Historical Society

Museum exhibits featuring history of Healdsburg and surrounding area through educational programs and historical research.

www.healdsburgmuseum.org

Luther Burbank Home & Gardens

Registered National, State & City Historic Landmark in Santa Rosa honoring the life and work of world-renowned horticulturist Luther Burbank. Educational programs and plants sales.

www.lutherburbank.org

Mission San Francisco Solano

Mission is named for St. Francis Solano, is part of the Sonoma State Historic Park.

missiontour.org/sonoma

Pacific Coast Air Museum

Non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the acquisition, restoration, safe operation and display of historic aircraft.

pacificcoastairmuseum.org

Petaluma Historical Library and Museum

Neo-classical style building housing historical collections of the region.Stunning interior acoustics provide ultimate music experience for performers and audience.

www.petalumamuseum.com

Petaluma Trolley Museum

History with photo archives of the trolley and rail line system built in the late 1880’s.

Current developments propose connections through Petaluma’s historic downtown district and nearby destinations.

www.petalumatrolley.org

Petaluma Wildlife and Natural Science Museum

Non-for-profit museum operated by high school students with a mission to inspire the next generation environmentaleducation and conservation.

petalumawildlifemuseum.com

Santa Rosa Junior College Museum

ulticultural education through exhibits and educational programs.

www.santarosa.edu/museum

Sebastopol Center for the Arts

Exhibits, performances, classes and events, in the visual, performing, literary and film arts.

sebarts.org

Sonoma County Museum

Sonoma County’s museum offers ongoing exhibits, education and public programs.

www.sonomacountymuseum.org

Sonoma International Film Festival

Annual spring event featuring independent films and funding for visual arts education.

www.sonomafilmfest.org

onoma Valley Historical Society and Depot Museum

Community museum with exhibits on Sonoma history

depotparkmuseum.org

Sonoma Valley Museum of Art

Contemporary art exhibitions, films and cultural events.

www.svma.org/exhibitions

The Hand Fan Museum

Educational and cultural programs, lectures and exhibits with collection of hand fans from around the world.

handfanmuseum.org

West County Museum

Changing exhibits with focus onwest Sonoma County history.

www.wschsgrf.org/west-county-museum

NAPA COUNTY

Arts in April

Annual Month-Long Celebration of Arts in Wineries

www.visitnapavalley.com

di Rosa Art

200 acres of vineyard, gardens, outdoor sculpture and annual events.

www.dirosaart.org

Hayburn: Gordon Huether Studio + Gallery

Gallery, public art, installations for architectural and landscape for projects throughout the world.

www.gordonhuether.com

Hess Collection Winery & Contemporary Art Museum

Contemporary art collection with on-going exhibits and programs.

www.hesscollection.com/art

Live in the Vineyard

April and November

Three days of concerts, wine tastings, and culinary events

liveinthevineyard.com

Music in the Vineyards

Annual summer chamber music festival with participating wineries

www.musicinthevineyards.org

Napa County Historical Society

Tours, educational programs and events

www.napahistory.org

Napa Valley Festival del Sole

Summer concert series, wine, culinary, and art events

festivaldelsole.org

Napa ValleyFilm Festival

November

napavalleyfilmfest.org

Napa Valley Museum

Local and regional artists including painting, sculpture, photography, print-making, film, video and crafts.

napavalleymuseum.org

Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theatre

Performing arts and educational programs

lincolntheater.com

Napa Valley Writers’ Conference

Summer Writers’ Conference Hosted by Napa Valley College

www.napawritersconference.org

Uptown Theatre

Concert, film and cultural events venues

www.uptowntheatrenapa.com

Napa Valley Jazz Society

Music events, youth education, and scholarship programs.

www.nvjs.org

Silverado Museum

Museum and ongoing education and research regarding collection of Robert Louis Stevenson's life and work.

www.silveradomuseum.org

Shakespeare Napa Valley

Free annual outdoor summer series

shakespearenapavalley.org