Chris Isaak, Earth Wind and Fire, the Harry Potter movies and the Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker have all been hosted at The Fox Theater. This venue is open to practically every kind of event, both public and private. It hosts plays, concerts, seminars, readings, proms, corporate functions and more. This Art Deco theater dates back to 1930 and has become a prominent city landmark. Something interesting is always happening here, so don't forget to book your tickets well in advance!
Spanning over 17,400 square feet (1616 square meters), the Bakersfield Museum of Art is a visual treat for art lovers. It features two large galleries and two smaller ones of stunning art mainly from regional artists as well traveling exhibitions. The museum also has several lovely, well-manicured gardens which display various sculptures and other media. In addition, the two classrooms and banquet hall within the building make this the perfect place for hosting weddings, mini-conferences, and receptions.
Bright House Networks Amphitheater is one of the best outdoor entertainment venues in Bakersfield. The venue has a serene location with comfortable seating. They host concerts, stage plays and other shows. Owned by the City of Bakersfield, the space has seating facilities for the handicapped and has many places to dine in and around the amphitheater.
This establishment is a natural history museum located in Bakersfield, California, in the Arts District in the downtown area. The focus areas of the museum include geology, anthropology and paleontology. Originally founded in the year 1995, it was centered around the largest collection of Miocene fossils in the region. It moved to its current downtown location later. The main exhibits of the museum include Mary Ernst collection of Miocene fossil, taxidermy animals, replica of a yokuts Indian village, a model of Yosemite Valley, several other artifacts, and an interactive center.
Established in 1996, the Wasco Historical Society Museum showcases the local history of the area right from the beginning and formation of Wasco that includes all the tribes and communities that lived here from its inception. The museum also features a botanical garden and a small zoo, while showcasing artifacts, documents and photographs pertaining to the history of Wasco.