Museum Exhibit space, Photo by Barbara Tejada. Photo courtesy of the organization.

Chumash Indian Museum

The Chumash Indian Museum is a historical site and living history center. This museum is dedicated to restoring and preserving an awareness of the Chumash people and their historical, cultural, material and present-day influence, as well as the natural environment and historical significance of this site. Through exhibits, events, and educational programs, the Chumash Indian Museum serves as a gathering place for a partnership with the native and non-native communities connecting the past with the present to continue our shared future.

Living Cultures Grant


ʼałʼaleqweł Workshop Series: Chumash Traditional Arts and Crafts

Funding will support the ʼałʼaleqweł Workshop Series, which will provide an opportunity for Chumash traditional crafts practitioners to demonstrate and teach their skills to members of the tribal community and the general public in a hands-on, intimate environment.

Museum Tomol (canoe) exhibit, photo by Barbara Tejada. Photo courtesy of the organization.

'ap in replica village, photo by Chumash Indian Museum. Photo courtesy of the organization.

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