A museum of art, history, and anthropology that is dedicated to the lifeworks of artist Grace Carpenter Hudson and her husband, the ethnologist Dr. John W. Hudson, who devoted their lives to study and preserve the Pomo culture.
Grace Carpenter Hudson (1865-1937) was a painter, known for her portraits of the Pomo Indians of northern California. In her works, she provided a unique and rare view of her Indian neighbors.
The museum is located in the house where the Hudsons’ lived in the early 20th century, which is now registered as a California Historical Landmark.
It consists the world’s largest collection of Grace Hudson’s paintings and a collection of more than 30,000 objects related to the Pomo Indians, such as historical photographs, ethnographic field notes, unpublished manuscripts and artifacts, especially basketry and textile artwork.
Stroll the native garden, explore the exhibitions, and visit the gift shop, which offers a unique selection of handmade jewelry and works of local artists.
You can also participate in special events, such as ‘Making Peppernut Balls’ workshop and ‘Holiday Open House and Craft Sale’.