Exhibitions at SBMA

In addition to its outstanding permanent collection, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art hosts special exhibitions that deliver innovative presentations of many of the world’s renowned artists.

November 1, 2013 - February 29, 2016

The paintings on view from The Armand Hammer Foundation represent just a small fraction of the ravishing collection put together by Dr. Armand Hammer (1898-1990).

October 18, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Piranesi, a printmaker, architect, and antiquarian, produced thousands of printed books and participated in archaeological excavations.

October 18, 2015 - March 20, 2016

This exhibition, drawn from the permanent collection of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, highlights works by Latin American photographers, or artists who have adopted it as home, so that those from outside the region may look into the lives of Latin America.

November 8, 2015 - February 21, 2016

Using distinctive materials including Day-Glo acrylics and Roll-a-Tex, Peter Halley’s paintings present variations of geometric forms that he and others have designated as prisons, cells, and conduits.

November 8, 2015 - March 13, 2016

This site-specific installation reveals the artist’s ongoing investigation into what he calls object prosthetics – the reconstruction of broken remains using a variety of conceptual and technological methods.

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