California Nature Art Museum, where art and nature meet, offers visitors a unique perspective on the importance of preserving our natural heritage. The California Nature Art Museum’s mission is to inspire our community and visitors to enjoy, value, and conserve wildlife and natural areas through art. They provide artistic, educational, and field experiences of nature for that purpose. The Museum’s vision is to be recognized as an exceptional and innovative leader in inspiring our communities and visitors to value wilderness and other natural areas through the lenses of a diversity of artists. For more information, or to support this important local arts and nature institution through membership, please visit their website.
The museum also includes a one-of-a-kind gift shop featuring handcrafted gifts by local artisans, art books, natural history guides for the Santa Ynez Valley and Santa Barbara regions, trail maps, home décor, kids’ activities and art kits, plush animals, jewelry made from natural and recycled materials, and so much more!
Photos by George Rose