Last updated: 6/9/2011
Ojai, California
Street Address
130 West Ojai Avenue
Ojai, CA 93023
Mailing Address
P. O. Box 204
Ojai, CA 93024
Hours
Mondayclosed
Tuesday - Saturday1 PM - 4 PM
Sunday12 PM - 4 PM
Admissions
Free Adults: $4. Children: $1.
Museum Type(s)
Art
Services
Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Group Tours
Staff
Michele Ellis Pracy, Director
phone: 805-640-1390 x201
Jill Helson, Administrative Assistant
phone: 805-640-1390 x203
Fred Kidder, Graphic Designer
phone: 805-640-1390 x205
Description

Housed in a National Landmark, 1919, Spanish Revival Catholic Church, the museum houses a permanent collection of Ojai related History and Art; we have a Permanent Gallery which exhibits the history of the town of Ojai; Chumash Tribe; early Spanish Ranchos, etc. The Rotating Gallery changes every 8 to 10 weeks with temporary exhibitions addressing the art, history or culture found in Ojai and the Ojai Valley. Gift Shop open Museum Hours and carries Ojai related Books, objects etc.

Mission

"To Bridge the Past with the Future of Ojai and the Ojai Valley"

History

Established in 1967, the Ojai Valley Museum is the only museum in the town of Ojai, California.It houses a Permanent Collection; a continuous exhibition of the history of Ojai; and mounts 5 or 6 temporary exhibits annually.

Artifact Collections

Chumash Indian. Ojai related ephemera, objects, art, costume material, of the 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st centuries

Research Collections

All if items are in good condition,

Educational Programs

Exhibitions, Collections, Outreach/Enrichment Programs, Docent Tours, Gala Events, Benefits & Fundraisers, Research Library, Gallery Tours, Book Signings.

Facilities

Performance Areas

Governance

Board of Trustees (15) Director (1 @ Full-time) Admin. Ass't. (1 @ parrt-time) Graphic Designer (1 @ part-time) 100 Volunteers and Docents

Library

Access: General Public, Students, Scholars, Members

Appointment required: Yes

Publications

A Quarterly Newsletter (12 to 14 pages, b & w)

ADA

parking, wheelchair access, re

free parking

Wheelchair Accessible

Parking

Services

Gift Shop

Special Event Rental

Group Tours

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