Combine the relaxing atmosphere of Santa Barbara with art where guests can peruse more than 27,000 works on display.
It's a place where more than 5,000 years of art unite to create compelling exhibits — the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. The museum is one of the city's major tourist attractions bringing in about 150,000 visitors annually. In addition to art exhibits, the museum also hosts a variety of educational programs and activities throughout the year, such as art camps, lectures and workshops for children and adults. Other highlights include the 154-seat auditorium and library containing 50,000 books and 55,000 slides.