Museum & Exhibits
Chuck Williams Culinary Arts Museum
Step into the Chuck Williams Culinary Arts Museum and be transported to another time when the great chefs of Europe were creating beautiful and practical items to make their culinary masterpieces. With more than 4,000 artifacts of specialty cookware, bread baking and culinary tools, appliances, and tableware the exhibit will intrigue and fascinate you.
France is a Feast: The Photographic Journey of Paul and Julia Child
Catch a rare glimpse of Julia Child’s life in France with personal photographs taken by her husband, Paul. Presented by the Napa Valley Museum Yountville and on display for a limited time, this special art exhibit captures Julia Child’s discovery of French cooking and the French way of life, which led her to become a celebrated chef, TV personality, author, and the grande dame of cooking in America!
“The Garden” Mural, by Hueman
Over 100 cans of spray paint and 2,700-square-feet of corrugated iron were used to create our vibrant, two-story mural that showcases the concept of “food as art.” Artist Hueman (Allison Tinati) found inspiration in the Copia garden, which she used to create this striking abstract portrait of butter lettuce.
A variety of art can be found throughout the Copia property, including Gordon Huether’s striking “Fork” and “Is that Bob and Margrit” (Mondavi) sculptures. Inside, you can brush up on your Napa wine history in our Wine Hall of Fame, admire the Gutenstein Family Decanter Collection, or view the rotating art exhibits we feature throughout the year.