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
During the month of April:  Ceramics by Helen Smoot and Friends
Helen, a local world renowned concert pianist, will be showing her additional talents of being a ceramist.
She is a prolific potter who also gives ceramic classes as well as her music classes. 
It is such a totally different discipline than studying, teaching and playing music--working with her hands getting all muddy in clay and never knowing what will result is exciting.
Helen will have some students and friends show their work along with her.
A reception will be held Saturday, April 15th 4 to 6 PM.
This is a once in a life time event.
Do come to meet the artists and talk about their work with them. 
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Friday, 31 March 2017 18:09

Spring is the air and we have a Gift Shop just waiting for you to shop in!...

Easter is almost around the corner and I know you must have something you need to buy for your grandchild, mother or friend!

We have something for everyone and willing docents to help you find that certain special "thing"!!! Girls, you would look smashing in one of our new spring shawls this Easter.

We'd love to see you and have a waiting smile on our faces!!!


—Vicki Middleworth 



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