Art, Theatre & Culture

  1. Recreation Arts and Community Services - Village Theatre
    Village Theatre

    Take in a show at this performing arts theatre.

  1. Recreation Arts and Community Services - Village Theatre Art Gallery
    Art Gallery

    Arts center that features multiple rotating exhibits per year with an emphasis on Bay Area Artists.
  1. Art Theatre and Culture - Danville Library
    Danville Library

    Expand your knowledge with multimedia, books, computer lab, children area and teen zone.

Cultural Enrichment & Local Museums

Historic Danville

For over 130 years, Danville's history has been one of change and growth. Often referred to as the "Heart of the San Ramon Valley," Danville was first populated by the Bay Miwok Indians who lived next to the creeks and camped on Mount Diablo in the summer. Learn more about historic Danville.

Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site

In the hills above Danville, amid stunning views and idyllic beauty, you'll find the Tao House. A National Historic Site, the Tao house is where Eugene O'Neill, America's only Nobel Prize winning playwright, lived at the height of his career.

Isolated from the world and within the walls of his home, O'Neill wrote his final and most memorable plays:

  • The Iceman Cometh
  • Long Day's Journey Into Night
  • A Moon for the Misbegotten

You can visit this site for free by scheduling a tour with the National Park Service.

All Wars Memorial

The All Wars Memorial is a living memorial "dedicated to all who sacrificed to assure our freedom. Visit the All Wars Memorial Foundation Website to learn more about the All Wars Memorial, or to purchase one of the decorative pavers.

Museum of the San Ramon Valley

Founded in 1985, the Museum of the San Ramon Valley is dedicated to preserving and celebrating our rich history and heritage through exhibits, tours, archival collections, and special programs for the public and students.

The collections and exhibits reflect our human experiences, institutions and cultures that were shaped by the valley's landscape, environment and early settlers. Discover an Exhibit today!

The Museum offers walking tours of Downtown Historic Buildings and the Alamo Cemetery. Contact the Museum directly to schedule a tour with a volunteer docent.

Downtown Walking Tour Map

The Town of Danville offers a walking map featuring historical points of interest in Old Town Danville. 

Historic Military Museum

Nestled in downtown's Veterans Memorial Building at 400 Hartz Avenue, this military museum offers Veteran docents available to guide visitors through the collection of military memorabilia on display and share their history of military service.

The museum houses a collection of memorabilia provided by the area veterans groups that spans generations. The mission of the Historical Military Museum is to honor the service and sacrifices of our country's veterans, promote knowledge, and foster appreciation of our country's history. Volunteer docents are available Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. to guide visitors through the museum.

Blackhawk Museum

Not only has a world-renowned vintage automotive gallery, but this museum also offers Smithsonian Institution partnered exhibits, programs and events for all ages.

Village Theatre

Built in 1873 for use as a farmer's lodge, the Village Theatre has been used as a Grange Hall, movie theatre, and church. Recognized as a historic site by the Heritage Resource Commission, the Village Theatre now serves as Performing Arts Theatre.