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Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State Street
Santa Barbara CA 93101-2746
Telephone: 805.963.4364
Fax: 805.966.6840

Museum Hours
Tuesday - Sunday 11 am to 5 pm
Thursday 11 am to 8 pm
Closed Mondays

Closed June 20, 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


Members free
Adults $10
Seniors (age 65+) $6
Students with ID $6
   Santa Barbara County students (K – college) with current ID/proof of local residency free
   *For student groups of 5 or more, please contact Rachael Krieps at (805.884.6441) or
   Santa Barbara County teachers (K – 12th grade) with current ID free
Ages 6-17 $6
Under 6 free
Active U.S. military and their families with current ID free

Please excuse the inconvenience of some gallery closures as we prepare for exciting changes at SBMA!
Admission will be free September 29 – October 17, 2015

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

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 9 am to 5 pm

Museum Store

We are working on some exciting improvements in the Museum Store this month!

Tuesday - Saturday 10 am to 6 pm
Thursday 10 am to 8 pm
Sunday 11 am to 5 pm
Closed Mondays

Museum Cafe

Open Tuesday - Friday 11 am to 3 pm
1st Thursdays 11 am to 7 pm
Saturday and Sunday 11 am to 4 pm

Fearing Library

Open Tuesday - Thursday 1 to 5 pm

Due to the forthcoming renovation project, the Library will be closing indefinitely on October 15.  We apologize for any inconvenience. For information, please email

Works on Paper Center

Financial Information
For the year ending June 30, 2014
 Form 990
 Financial Statement 


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