First Annual Farm Fresh Quilts Show
March 30 – June 16, 2013
A cornucopia of contemporary quilts, inspired by farm fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers, brings the colors of nature to the walls of the Agriculture Museum. Farmers and farm animals are also depicted in some of the spectacular hand-made artworks. Nineteen one-of-a-kind pieces, made by fifteen quilters from Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, are displayed.
From Field to Factory: Oxnard’s Beet Generation
March 30 – August 11, 2013
Never-before-exhibited photographs of Henry Oxnard’s American Beet Sugar Factory, which was the world’s second largest upon completion in 1898, and tales of the boom town that sprang up practically overnight around the factory, illustrate the rise of one of Ventura County’s most important historical crops: sugar beets.
Mighty Machines in Miniature!
January 12 – December 30, 2013
50 model tractors from the W.C. Milligan Collection on display for the entire year!
The History of Ventura County Agriculture
On permanent exhibition showcasing the people, crops, and technologies that have made Ventura County one of the leading agriculture centers of California and the nation.