The Art of Giving

When local visionaries—driven by a passion for art—established the Museum, they also laid the foundation that has made possible the vibrant institution we are today by including SBMA in their estate plans.

Today the Santa Barbara Museum of Art has become the primary resource of visual arts education in our public schools, with initiatives that use art to teach across the curriculum. In addition, our permanent collection continues to develop in breadth and depth, and as always, we strive to present variety in our exhibitions.

Supporting SBMA as a beneficiary of your estate is the ultimate gift—it does more than bolster our mission and provide long-term financial support; it establishes a lasting legacy of your personal values that can be passed on to future generations.

Planned gifts, thoughtfully prepared and conscientiously implemented can truly ensure that those things we love and value will be here for many generations to come. Contact us to learn how you can become part of SBMA's Legacy Society and help us integrate art into the lives of people.

For more information, contact:
Karen Kawaguchi
Director of External Affairs
Phone: 805.884.6428

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