Classes & Tours

Are you interested in nurturing your own inner artiste, developing a new talent or going behind the scenes? Santa Barbara cultural tours and classes will help you tap into your creative side and leave you feeling inspired. Whether you want to paint, take photography classes, take a step back in history, sample Santa Barbara’s best food and wine, or just sit back and admire on a sightseeing excursion, there is a tour or class for every interest.

Santa Barbara inspires people not just to follow their passions in life, but to share them with others. As a result, the community has founded and fostered a number of cultural tours and classes that highlight the very best our city has to offer, including local art galleries, museums, artists’ studios, historical landmarks, culinary destinations, wineries and more. We encourage you to immerse yourself into our spirited creative haven, with hands-on activities that are guaranteed to create unforgettable experiences.

Featured Classes & Tours in Santa Barbara


Kaplan International

Kaplan International Santa Barbara is centrally located in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara just steps from world famous State Street. Surrounded by trendy restaurants, cafes, and shopping, our location provides easy access to all of Santa…

Reagan Ranch Center

The Reagan Ranch Center in downtown Santa Barbara, California is open to the general public for tours and visitation Monday through Thursdays from 11 am to 4 pm. Admission is FREE. These galleries feature original Reagan Ranch artifacts matched…

Additional Experiences


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