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
March 30, 2023
Art to Go
Geared to children ages 6 – 12, the museu...
April 6, 2023
April 7, 2023
First Fridays at the Museum: Opening Reception for Skirting Issues Exhbition
Join us for the April First Fridays at the Muse...
April 13, 2023
April 20, 2023
April 27, 2023
May 4, 2023
May 11, 2023
May 13, 2023
Avalon Silent Film Showcase: Double Feature
36th Annual Avalon Silent Film Showcase
May 18, 2023
May 25, 2023
June 1, 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.