The California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks (CMATO) is the new name for the Regional Art Museum (RAM). The new name was announced at a town hall meeting on September 18, 2012. The new name fully encompasses the mission and vision of the museum that will serve the communities of California.
The development of a world-class art museum as a cultural centerpiece for our community is coming to fruition. The California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks (CMATO), the brainchild of the Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation – a group of visionary community leaders, business people, artists and activists, has earned approval from the city. The museum will be a vital resource and will offer access to, education of, and appreciation for contemporary and traditional fine arts. The museum will be located adjacent to the Civic Arts Plaza in the cultural heart of Thousand Oaks.
The California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks (CMATO) is committed to serving diverse audiences through the exhibition, interpretation, and exploration of the fine and design arts.
To exhibit the best examples of fine and design arts, to offer educational art programs for all ages, and to present national and international traveling exhibitions.