Catalina Museum for Art & History | Museum in Avalon

...On Catalina Island.

Plan Your Visit

Where Island Life Meets Creativity & Vision

Located in the heart of Avalon, Catalina Museum for Art & History offers the best in art and history exhibitions and is THE place for programs such as outdoor movies, Art to Go, virtual events and more! If you are planning a weekend getaway with family or friends, a reunion, birthday party, golf getaway or fishing trip, contact us to schedule a group tour of the museum or the historic Tuna Club. Our facility is also available for weddings, quinceañeras, graduations and celebrations of all kinds.

Exhibitions on View

March 18, 2023 - September 24, 2023

Skirting Issues: Hula Moves Stateside

October 22, 2022 - September 3, 2023

Tall Tiki Tales: Catalina as a South Seas Island

Permanent Collection

The History of Catalina Island

Upcoming Events

Rent the Museum

The Catalina Museum for Art & History was designed to provide a stunning backdrop for weddings, corporate events, outdoor dinners, birthday and anniversary parties, and receptions of all types. ​The 18,000 square-foot building offers five event spaces that can be booked singularly or in combination to accommodate up to 300 people.  From intimate garden areas to spacious open-air plazas, a 100-seat amphitheater, modern architecture, and distinctive views of Catalina’s canyons and clear waters, the museum is unlike any other venue on the island. The museum’s galleries can be made available to guests attending the events.