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.

July 7 – November 3, 2024

This exhibition focuses on the Ridley-Tree’s gifts of primarily nineteenth-century British and French paintings.

July 21, 2024 – March 9, 2025

Relevance is a common word these days for museums as they work to catch up with their audiences and the ever-changing world we live in, and one sure way to stay relevant is to acquire and display work by contemporary artists who are pushing the envelope with their ingenuity.

December 8, 2024 – June 1, 2025

Dario Robleto: The Signal features the artist’s feature-length film Ancient Beacons for Long Notice (2024) and a selection of artworks that relate to his dazzlingly inventive mining of the history of science and technology.

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