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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Senior, Student
Price Range Maximum:
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Price Range Minimum:
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Special Events








Ying Quartet

Time: Location: Santa Barbara Museum of Art

The Ying Quartet occupies a position of unique prominence in the classical music world, combining brilliantly communicative performances…



- / 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…


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

Carved Paper: The Art of the Japanese Stencil

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Japanese paper stencils, or katagami, are the pattern-bearing tools used in a resist-dyeing textile process known as katazome. Despite…

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Catalyst Quartet

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Hailed by The New York Times at their Carnegie Hall debut as “invariably energetic and finely burnished…playing with earthy…