The Kern River Valley Historical Society has been in operation for over 40 years. Our mission is to preserve and communicate the rich and colorful history of this region. To achieve these goals we have established the Kern Valley Museum in downtown Kernville next to the Post Office.

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  Featured in the Art Gallery: The Walker Art Collection  

During the month of March, the Museum Gallery will continue to feature the art collection of Ardis and Gayle Walker.

Over the years, the Walkers collected an interesting assortment of art ranging from oil paintings to woodcut prints, to lithographs, to watercolors and beyond. They assisted many “starving artists.”

Please come see this collection. This is the first time it is publicly displayed.

Thursday - Sunday 10 AM to 4 PM 

Docents Needed! PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Friday, 03 March 2017 19:56

DOCENTS.....Do you know what the benefits are for being a Docent?...

First of all, you get to go somewhere once or more times a month and meet ‘new people’. There are visitors from everywhere who come to visit the Museum and when you are there, you find out where they came from and just a little bit about them.

Then you also learn about our history here in the valley by just looking around the Museum and reading the signs on our many displays. You also get a 10% discount on anything you buy in our Country Store.

As a volunteer did you know you can write off your mileage on your taxes? Just a little perk!

So if YOU are reading this and are NOT a docent, why not come in and talk to me and find out how it works? It’s fun and the time goes fast. Just 3 hours a month (or more if you want) and you have really helped staff the Museum...... Give me a call! Vicki Middleworth at (see your Saddlebag for ph#).... I would love to talk to you!!!..........


—Vicki Middleworth  



49 Big Blue Road
PO Box 651
Kernville, CA 93238
(760) 376-6683
10 am - 4 pm
Thursday - Sunday

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