Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA
Tue, Wed, Fri - Sun 11am - 5pm
Thur 11am - 8pm
Visit the Art MuseumNo West Coast museum owns more Monet paintings than the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, which boasts 27,000 works within its collection. The museum punches well above its weight for one located in a city of 92,000, with works from Asia, Europe and the Americas from the 19th to the 21st centuries. Established in 1941, it receiveds 150,000 visitors a year, and puts on a robust series of lectures, exhibits, after-school classes, plus Thursday and Sunday art workshops and open air studios for kids.