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Visiting Santa Barbara Museum of Art in Santa Barbara
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Art and Historical Lovers! Come and discover the masterpieces and artworks from the early nineteenth century to the present day. Santa Barbara offers an amazing experience to literature and art lovers who come to the place from across the globe. Plan your trip, pack your luggage, book the tickets and fly to this kid-friendly, art and cultural museum to explore the fantastic and exclusive artworks of renowned artists.

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Insight of Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Insight of Santa Barbara Museum of Art

The Collection

The Collection

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art is famous for its selective and unique collection of spectacular paintings, fascinating drawings, marvelous sculptures, and beautiful prints. It holds an extensive collection of artworks with more than twenty-seven thousand paintings, engravings, objects, photographs, sculptures, drawings, and decorative items of various civilizations including Africa, America, Greece, Rome, and Europe from the era of the nineteenth century. The ancient antiquities are so appealing that it leaves the viewers spellbound with its spectacular looks and timeless creativity. It showcases the marvelous collection of renowned painters and artists.

Exhibits

Exhibits

In addition to the selective collection of artistic work, Museum of Art also highlights an enticing exhibition in its art gallery. 'Let it, Snow! Painting of Winter' will be on display from 7 October 2018 onwards. To capture the striking effect of snowfall, many American and European artists worked on several motifs to this artwork into a reality. The work from the collection of Japanese Landscape and narrative paintings fascinates millions of visitors. Nine folded screens with two scrolling paintings; 'The Path of Gold' features the aesthetics of Japanese art. It exhibits the favorite places, flora and fauna, birds, romantic landscapes and historical figures of Japan. Painted with gleaming gold and typical mineral pigments, it narrates the story of the struggles of women and rise of the merchant class through its elegant calligraphy and pictorial segments.

Others

Others

In the vast area of sixty thousand square feet, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art possesses a Museum Store Café along with an encyclopedic library which holds more than fifty thousand books and texts, an auditorium with a seating capacity of one hundred and fifty-four seats and a Family Resource Center for hosting interactive programs, events and activities.

Insider Tips

How to Get Tickets?

Admission is free for the children below the age of six years. Make a click on the link of our website and get your tickets booked at the earliest, with exciting deals. Reserve your entrance to the Santa Barbara Museum of Art easily either through offline mode or online. However, you can also buy the tickets from the counter available at the museum.

How To Get Around?

Santa Barbara Museum of Art can be explored on foot.

What Should I Wear?

Pack the apparels which suit your mood and choice. You can prefer the neutral color clothing which perfectly matches with the bottoms, accessories, and footwear. The sun starts to get warm as the gray skies begin to fade away. Wear denim or flowy skirts and pair them with a layer top. Casual Dressing is the fashion norm in Santa Barbara. Moreover, you can also wear sneakers which are comfortable while walking in the vast area of Santa Barbara Zoo. Also, pack warm outfits in case night gets cool. Additional to these, do not forget to take sunglasses, hat, and an umbrella.

Facts

Best Time to Visit

March to May and September to November is the best time for exploring the city attractions. These spring months offer the reasonably mild temperature with pleasant surroundings. Santa Barbara Museum of Art gets open from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. It remains closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Eve. Avoid visiting it during school vacation as it is highly crowded.

Currency

US Dollars.

Will I Need a Guide?

This website is the best ever guide.

How To Get There?

Santa Barbara is a beautiful city to visit. Book the tickets and fly to Santa Barbara Municipal Airport. You can also take the bus from Greyhound Station. Amtrak welcomes several trains from its domestic cities. Moreover, getting around in Santa Barbara is quite easy. Pick any of the public transit that suits your budget. Hire self-driven vehicles for leisure tours. Furthermore, explore on foot for nearby attractions.

Additional Info

Carry a water bottle with you throughout the excursion. Be punctual to avoid skipping a single moment of enjoyment. Do not bring large bags or luggage to the museum. Avoid visiting it during school holidays and festive time. It restricts food, beverages, and consumption of alcoholic beverages. The administration department of the museum does not allow photography. Do not touch the displays and exhibits. Maintain silence in the exhibition hall. Behave decently at the excursion spot. Moreover, it is advisory to download the official app of the Berlin Tourism on your cell phone from Google Play Store or Apple App Store. It will help you to have a comfortable trip. Carry sanitizers, tissues, and personal care products with you.

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