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.

January 27 - May 5, 2019

This exciting exhibition offers viewers an experience of color photographs by emerging and established artists, presenting with around 30 works a select traversal through the history of color photography from its origins as an accepted artistic tool in the 1960s and 70s, up to today’s most conceptually-driven practices.

March 3 - October 13, 2019

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

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