Current exhibits pertaining to the social and natural histories of Cortes Island and its surrounding waters change each year. Each year new exhibits focus on particular aspects of history so there is always something new and interesting to entice visitors to return. Major exhibits are held over. Some exhibits remain permanent to provide a more complete history of Cortes Island.
2017 exhibit, Refuge Cove: Moving with the Tide, curated by Judith Williams and her curatorial students, opened beginning of June, 2017.