Discover Oxnard’s Cultural Side

Oxnard has a medley of museums. History buffs can enjoy a variety of museum experiences offering California art, maritime history and classic cars display.

Cultural Events in Oxnard

Carnegie Art Museum

Exhibit:California Artists from the Mullin Automotive Museum Collection

June 17 - August 19, 2018

Spotlighting the California artists included in the remarkable collections of the Mullin Automotive Museum.  Carnegie Art Museum is honored to display art by:  Ben Abril, Charles Arnoldi, Sigrid Burton, Keith Collins, Bruce Cohen, Larry Cohen, Laddie John Dill, Michael Furman, Hank Pitcher, Art Reid, and Jack Schultz.

The Mullin Automotive Museum in Oxnard is noted for its exquisite collection of classic French touring automobiles and grand prix race cars.  It includes stunning displays of period furniture, paintings and ceramics that pay tribute to the Art Deco era of pre-war Europe.

 

Channel Islands Maritime Museum

Featured Exhibit - "Nautica, All Things Sea"

July 1 - August 26, 2018

Oxnard, CA - CIMM presents “Nautica, All Things Sea”, honoring all forms of artistic expression and all materials – paper, wool, cotton, metal, wood, plastic etc. with a reference to the sea; next to it, on it, above it and in it. All mediums have been accepted and promise's to be unique and awe-inspiring.  The exhibit opens July 1st, 2018 and runs through August 26th, 2018. The public is invited to the reception, Friday, July 13th, 6-8PM.
 
Nestled on the coast of Southern California, in Ventura County, supported by a vibrant community of art aficionados, a steady, year-round influx of art seekers from the area, and tourists from around the world, Channel Islands Maritime Museum is perfectly poised to bring vibrant and innovative art to the forefront of the local art scene. 
 

 

 

Murphy Auto Museum

Exhibit: Vintage Trailer Show "Let's Go Camping"

June 23 - September 30, 2018

At our museum, RV means Retro Vintage and we have some of the coolest
camping trailers you will see assembled in one place. Our Vintage Trailer Show on June 23rd kicked off our summer exhibit. If you missed our one day only, 6th Annual Vintage Trailer show, no worries! We have lots of vintage trailers, campers and teardrops decorated with period correct old-school camping memorabilia on display all summer long. Plus, view our 90+ classic cars and Americana displays. Come out and see for yourself our first class selection of unique and rare trailers               

 

Seabee Museum

The U.S. Navy Seabees and Civil Engineer Corps have a rich tradition of protecting America's freedom and helping to build a better global community. The U.S. Navy Seabee Museum preserves their history, educate visitors, and promote the Seabee's famous "Can Do" spirit for generations to come. Established in in 1947, the U.S. Navy Seabee Museum is the second oldest of the official Navy museums. It is located in a new state-of-the-art facility at Naval Base Ventura County in Port Hueneme and is open free to the public. Family friendly exhibits and programs engage and inspire visitors about the Naval Construction Force.

The Mullin Automotive Museum

Exhibit: L'EPOQUE DES CARROSSIERS

Our newest exhibit will bring together a group of the finest French automobiles in the world, to tell the story of the most prominent companies in emerging automotive market.  Starting from the day of horse-drawn carriages, through the first understandings of aerodynamic form, this collection is one not to be missed!  Cars include several of the finest from the Mullin Collection including - 1936 Bugatti 57SC Atlantic, 1939 Delahaye 165, the 2011 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance winning 1935 Voisin Aerodyne!

Reservations required. $16 Adults, $13 Seniors (65+), $13 Student w/ID, $8 Children (3-12), Children under 2 & active Military with ID FREE.

 
 
 

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