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Address: 424 South C Street, Oxnard, CA 93030
Phone Number: 805.385.8158
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Carnegie Art Museum

Site of a former Carnegie Public Library, this museum was small but it was absorbing to browse through the museum and view art of California artists.

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 7, 2014
Sheila916
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Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Site of a former Carnegie Public Library, this museum was small but it was absorbing to browse through the museum and view art of California artists.

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Oxnard
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

I suggest you use cash for the entrance fee. Our credit card got charged 5 times over 7 months for the one time that we went there.

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Vancouver, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

Nice older building, small but with some impressive art. Easy parking along the side and close to old Oxnard, restaurants, park. Also right on the main route to the harbor.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

I have never been disappointed by an exhibition at the Carnegie Art Museum. The current David Gallup "Channel Islands" exhibition incorporating his above and below the surface paintings show incredible talent for depicting light and motion.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

When they have a show it's worth the trip if you are near by. other wise it's not that big a deal.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2011

The Carnegie is a real find. Located in one of the classic librairys built by Andrew Carnegie, the museum hosts rotating shows primarily of California painters. The shows are always interesting showcasing the extraordinary diversity of California's painting history and present. A short distance off the 101 Freeway in the heart of downtown Oxnard it is well worth a slight... More 

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