Mission Treasures: Historical Collection Revealed
Due to popular demand, exhibit now permanent!

Open Daily 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Chalice, 20th century
Tabernacle, 18th century
Ciborium, 19th century

Featuring historic artifacts from the Mission's past that have not been seen in decades, if ever. Including precious and rare paintings, religious artifacts, and documents related to the Mission's history, dating back as early as the 1700s.

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Mission Treasures Exhibit
St. John of Capistrano

New to the exhibit! On display now!
This oil on canvas painting is not signed by the artist but dates to sometime between the late 18th century to the 19th century.  

It is likely that this work originally had been commissioned from a skilled artist to hang in a private home or chapel in Mexico.

Mission Treasures
Vestment Set

Fabricated in the late 1700s, the chasuble, stole and maniple displayed in the exhibit are believed to be used by Father Serra, the first President of the California Missions.

Mission Treasures Exhibit
Mary Pickford

Mary Pickford’s Wedding
Date: 1915
Artist: Charles Percy Austin (1883-1948)
Material: Oil on canvas

Mission Treasures Exhibit
Father St. John O'Sullivan

Portrait of Father St. John O'Sullivan
Date: 1924
Artist: Joseph Kleitsch (1882-1931)
Material: Oil on canvas

Photos courtesy of inGRACE photography

*All items subject to replacement and rotation.