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Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Noted as a top West Coast museum, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art marks its 75th anniversary in 2016. Its permanent collection of the arts of Asia, Europe, and the Americas includes paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings, photographs, ceramics, glass, jades, bronzes, lacquer, and textiles. The broad areas in which SBMA holds a significant number of works of exceptional quality include international antiquities from China, India, Greece, Rome, Egypt, and the Near East and 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century art from Asia, Europe, and the Americas.


1130 State St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 963-4364

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Tuesday-Sunday 11 am – 5 pm
Free Thursday Evening 5 – 8 pm

Museum Store Hours:
Tuesday-Friday 10 am – 6 pm
Thursday 11 am - 8 pm
Saturday-Sunday 11 am - 5 pm

Museum Cafe:
Tuesday - Sunday 11 am - 3 pm

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