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With its stunning acoustics, intimate size and classic architectural interior, the Petaluma Historical Library and Museum affords performers and concert goers alike the ultimate in sound experience.  Based around the 1899 Henry F. Miller Piano, the Museum has featured classical performances by such greats as Nigel Armstrong and Miles Graber, Jura Margulis, Elizabeth Walter, Yun Chu, Amy Hiraga, Shu-Yi-Pai, Nanci Severance, Peter Wyrick, Matthew Young,  the 5 B concert featuring Judiyaba, Marilyn Thompson and Roy Zajac, Jillian Boye and others.


9th Annual New Years Eve Gala Concert

Sunday, December 31, 2017
6-8 PM

Sponsored by Sky Hill Cultural Alliance at the Petaluma Historical Library & Museum. A festive evening with music by the masters , performed by string players
from the San Francisco Symphony and Elizabeth Walter, pianist.

Don’t miss this annual tradition in the “Carnegie Hall” of Petaluma. Complimentary wine and cheese! Balcony seating with elite beverage service.

Tickets Available Online Now!

Early Bird Ticket Pricing: (until Dec. 21) $40 Downstairs Seating
$60 Balcony Seating with Elite Beverage Service
After Dec. 21 $50/$70
Buy early! This event sells out!

Don’t miss ‘Night in Vienna – The New Year’s Eve Ball’ after the concert at Hermann Sons Hall.  For more information and PMA Member Discount, call 707-583-3340, or to Purchase Tickets please visit: Night in Vienna.



Musical Mondays at the Museum:

A Beethoven Celebration

With Kayleen Asbo, Ph. D.

Petaluma Historical Library and Museum
20 Fourth Street, Petaluma
Mondays, 10:30-12:30


Kayleen’s gift for making classical music come alive is nothing short of breath-taking.
I leave every class with my mind on fire and my heart burning with inspiration and hope”
“Pure passion- the perfect combination of head and heart”


Odes to Joy: Gustav Klimt and Beethoven’s Ninth
Monday, December 11, 10:30 -12 Noon

Discover the alchemical connections between Gustav Klimt’s monumental masterpieces and Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony-two joyous works that reflect the transformative possibilities of the human spirit.



Beethoven’s Birthday Party
Monday, December 18
10:30 am- Noon

Join Kayleen Asbo and Jason Byer for a celebration of Beethoven’s heroic life and the stories behind the music that has inspired the world ever since. Featured will be performances of his most cherished Piano Sonatas, his last work for voice To the Distant Beloved and a sing-along over birthday cake of the Ode to Joy

Drop in single classes $30 at the door- check or cash only or
​Advance Sale: Purchase both events for $50 through


Kayleen Asbo Ph.D. is a lecturer for the Santa Rosa Symphony and the San Francisco Opera. A pianist, composer and cultural historian, she is on the faculties of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, the Pacifica Graduate Institute of Santa Barbara and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes at UC Berkeley, Dominical University and Sonoma State University where her classes have been hailed as “a revelation”, “pure passion” and “an addictive blend of joy and education.”



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Museum Location and Hours

The Petaluma Historical Museum is located at 20 Fourth Street,
in downtown Petaluma, CA 94952.  (707) 778-4398

Hours Thursday through Saturday:  10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.


Petaluma Historical Museum ~ 20 Fourth Street ~ Petaluma, CA 94952 ~ (707) 778-4398

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