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Museum Admission

Museum Admission is FREE through February 28

Members Free
Adults $10
Active Military & Military Families (with Military ID) Free
Seniors (65+) $6
Students with ID $6
Ages 6 – 17 $6
Under 6 Free

Santa Barbara County students (K – college) with current ID/proof of local residency free Santa Barbara County teachers (K – 12th grade) with current ID free *For student groups of 5 or more, please contact Rachael Krieps at (805.884.6441) or

Museum Hours

Tuesday – Sunday 11 am – 5 pm
Free Thursday Evenings 5 – 8 pm
Closed Mondays

Closed June 24th, 4th of July, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day
Galleries, Store, and Cafe close at 3 pm Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve

Museum Store

Tuesday – Friday 10 am – 6 pm
Saturday, Sunday, Monday 11 am – 5 pm
Thursday Evenings 5 – 8 pm
Closed on March 27 & April 17

Museum Cafe

The Museum Cafe will be closed until further notice

Fearing Library

Due to the forthcoming renovation project, the Library is closed indefinitely.

Works on Paper Center

Comprising more than 23,000 prints, drawings, photographs, and Asian scroll paintings, works on paper represent the largestarea of concentration within the Museum's collection. Due to the light and atmospheric sensitivity of these media, artworks must be exhibited on a rotating basis and are housed in the Works on Paper Center. Access is provided to scholars, curators, collectors, and others with a legitimate need to study collection material, by appointment.


The Santa Barbara Museum of Art is wheelchair accessible.

SBMA offers Otojoy hearing loop technology to hearing aid users for events that utilize the Museum's sound system. Those interested in utilizing the technology are encouraged to contact their audiologist or Otojoy at 805.728.9114 or

Santa Barbara Art Museum

Museum Hours

Tues - Sun 11 am - 5 pm
Thurs 11 am - 8 pm
Closed Mondays and holidays
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Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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