Exhibitions at SBMA

In addition to a selection of works from its critically acclaimed permanent collection, SBMA also presents temporary loan exhibitions of art from the past and the present.
For information on archived exhibitions please visit the Archives.

Ongoing

In celebration of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s 75th Anniversary in 2016, this installation highlights some of the most celebrated works of art from SBMA’s permanent collection, as well as several of the most exciting gifts and acquisitions in the areas of modern and contemporary art, photography, and the arts of Asia.

March 3, 2019 - March 22, 2020

Kehinde Wiley’s monumental painting inspired by the history of equestrian portraiture takes over SBMA’s Park Entrance.

September 8 - December 8, 2019
September 29, 2019 - February 16, 2020

Drawing primarily from SBMA's permanent collection and supplemented by loans from area collections, this exhibition explores a diverse range of artistic representations of the cosmos roughly coinciding with the 'Space Age' of the last sixty years.

October 27, 2019 - February 9, 2020

An intimate display of works on paper from SBMA's permanent collection, this exhibition showcases Alfredo Ramos Martínez's extraordinary draftsmanship and important contributions to Mexican Modernism.

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