1130 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art, one of southern California’s finest art museums, features nationally recognized collections and special exhibitions of international importance. Highlights of the Museum’s remarkable permanent collection include antiquities; 19th-century French, British, and American art; 20th-century and contemporary European, North American and Latin American art; Asian art; photography; and works on paper.

Current exhibitions include “Highlights of the Permanent Collection” (Ongoing), “British Art from Whistler to World War II” (September 18, 2016 – January 8, 2017), “Cecil Beaton’s ‘London’s Honourable Scars’: Photographs of the Blitz” (September 18, 2016 – January 8, 2017), “Untitled: Drawing from the Schorr Collection” (October 23, 2016 – February 5, 2017). Upcoming exhibitions include “David Wiesner & The Art of Wordless Storytelling” (January 29 – May 14, 2017).

Visitors will also enjoy the interactive Family Resource Center, Museum Store, and Museum Cafe.

Hours of Operation

Monday Closed
Tuesday 11AM - 5PM
Wednesday 11AM - 5PM
Thursday 11AM - 8PM
Friday 11AM - 5PM
Saturday 11AM - 5PM
Sunday 11AM - 5PM

Santa Barbara Museum of Art

1130 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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Gift Shop:
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Guided Tours:
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Kids Programs:
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Onsite Restaurant/Food Vendor:
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Discounts:
Senior, Student
Price Range Maximum:
$10
Price Range Minimum:
$6

Special Events



A Movable Musical Feast

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This is the first in a series of three performances in three different locations offering ravishing instrumental and choral music by three…




Telegraph Quartet

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The Telegraph Quartet was formed in 2013 and is based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Members have performed across the U.S. and abroad,…




Pop-Up Opera

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Members of Opera Santa Barbara’s Mosher Studio Artist program return to present a crowd-pleasing pop-up performance of Leoš…


Mandelring Quartet

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This German ensemble, named one of the top six string quartets in the world by the German Fono Forum magazine, was founded in 1988 and has…






- / Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

“Untitled”: Drawing from the Schorr Collection

Time: Location: Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Lenore and Herbert Schorr began collecting art in New York City in the 1970s. Since then they have actively supported young artists and…


- / Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

David Wiesner & the Art of Wordless Storytelling

Time: Location: Santa Barbara Museum of Art

David Wiesner (b. 1956) is one of the most highly acclaimed picture book artists in the world. Winner of the prestigious Caldecott Medal…