Learn about Catalina Island's role - as a movie set - in the making of films about the South Seas which in turn, inspired bars and restaurants still enjoyed today.
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.
March 18, 2023 - September 24, 2023
March 13, 2023 - January 2024
October 22, 2022 - September 3, 2023
June 1, 2023
Art to Go
Geared to children ages 6 – 12, the museu...
June 2, 2023
First Fridays at the Museum: Taller Tiki Tales
Join us in welcoming Sven Kirsten back to the i...
June 3, 2023
The Isthmus - A Three Hour Tour with Sven Kirsten
Join us for a very special "Three Hour Tour" to...
June 8, 2023
June 15, 2023
June 22, 2023
June 29, 2023
July 6, 2023
July 7, 2023
First Fridays at the Museum: Paint and Sip
Join us on Friday, July 7th for First Fridays a...
July 13, 2023
July 20, 2023
July 27, 2023
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.