Member Preview Day

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Celebrate the opening of Going Global: Abstract Art at Mid-Century at the Member Preview Day. Enjoy the newly-installed galleries, as well as a fun lineup of activities, music, prizes, and refreshments. Plus, savor complimentary wine for Members from 3 pm to 5 pm with thanks to the generous sponsor, Lieff Ranch.

  • Discover Highlights of the Permanent Collection with docent tours at 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, and 2:30 pm. Sign up at State Street check-in 30 minutes prior to each tour; first come.
  • Live music on the Front Terrace:
    • 11 am – 2 pm: SBCC New World Quintet
    • 3 – 5 pm: Val Mar Records
  • Bring the family from 12:30 – 4:30 pm to the Family Resource Center for art projects inspired by Jesus Rafael Soto’s Homenaje al humano from the Going Global exhibition.
  • Receive a special one-day 20% discount when you make a purchase from the Museum Store on June 18.
  • Enter to win one of several prizes from the Museum Store. Winners will be drawn at 5 pm and need not be present.
  • Sip and savor all day long on the Front Terrace, with coffee at 11 am, lemonade and agua frescas at 1 pm, and wine available beginning at 3 pm (two tickets per Member, ID required).

To make your advance reservations, visit, or call 805.884.6495. The Going Global exhibition is made possible through the generous support of the SBMA Women’s Board.

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