Founded in 1956, the museum has 17,000 square feet of space in which it presents a comprehensive survey of art produced in and about California. The museum focuses on collecting and displaying the work of California artists from the 19th century to the present.
Works explore naturalism, remaking urban and rural wilderness
Works chronicle 50 years of California artists' interpretations of the line
Images of the countryside, stylish personas, and luxury transportation offer distraction to war-weary consumers
36 etchings, aquatints, and lithographs create luminous icons of the commonplace