The Kern River Valley Historical Society is celebrating over 50 years of operation! Our mission is to preserve and communicate the rich and colorful history of this region. The Kern Valley Museum in downtown Kernville, next to the Post Office, welcomes visitors to explore our rich history.

What's Happening

September 1st through October 19th 2019 Andrew Alvarez will be showing his beautiful creations in minerals of the Southwest. The unique pieces are made using materials such as Sterling Silver, Copper, Walrus tusk, Iron, Stone, Sapphire and several different types of Turquoise from famous mines around the southwest - Spider Web Turquoise from Kingman mine, and many materials from the mines known as Blue Moon, Royston, Bixbee, Morenci and Godber.

       Patricia Moitra, Curator KRVAA (Kern River Valley Art Association)