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.

October 16, 2022 - January 15, 2023

Featuring over 80 superb works by Robert Adams, Diane Arbus, Kwame Brathwaite, Nell Campbell, Awol Erizku, Janna Ireland, Aaron Siskind, and Hiroshi Sugimoto, among many important artists, A Time of Gifts celebrates the generosity of numerous Santa Barbara Museum of Art donors whose gifts of photographs and funds have allowed SBMA to add

January 29 - May 21, 2023
This exhibition celebrates the recent gift of Edward & Nancy Reddin Kienholz’s Bout Round Eleven (1982).
February 12 – May 14, 2023

For over a decade, Joan Tanner has made room sized sculptures from plastic corrugated roofing sheets, re-bar, cast concrete, zip ties, drywall, c-clamps, safety netting, electrical conduit, joint compound, and plywood.

June 25 - September 17, 2023

With more than 90 works, this exhibition features many of the most beautiful and accomplished drawings created by the extraordinarily gifted, self-taught artist James Castle

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