Santa Barbara Museum of Art is Free Through 1/28

Posted on Jan 12 by SEASONS Magazine

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, courtesy image.

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, courtesy photo.

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art is pleased to offer Free Admission through January 28!

Also, on January 28, SBMA is participating in in Museums Free-For-All Day, when dozens of Southern California museums—presenting art, cultural heritage, natural history, and science—will open their doors and invite visitors to attend their museums free of charge.

“This is a tremendously popular annual event, and each year thousands of people turn out from communities across Southern California to explore museums,” says Jennifer Caballero, SoCal Museums President and Marketing Director at the Skirball Cultural Center. “We hope that visitors take advantage of this day by going to a museum they have always wanted to see or by revisiting an old favorite—and we hope they Go Metro and take the train, bus, or bike share there.”

The event also hopes to raise awareness of free visitor days available year-round at museums across Southern California. A calendar of free days can be found at

2018 Participating Museums

Annenberg Space for Photography, Autry Museum of the American West, The Broad, California African American Museum, California Science Center (Excludes IMAX films and the BODY WORLDS: Pulse exhibition. A timed reservation with a convenience fee is required for Space Shuttle Endeavour), Columbia Memorial Space Center, Craft & Folk Art Museum, Descanso Gardens, Forest Lawn Museum, Fowler Museum at UCLA, Getty Center, Getty Villa (Free, timed tickets are required. Visit, GRAMMY Museum, Hammer Museum, Institute of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, Japanese American National Museum (Free tickets available at, Kidspace Children’s Museum, La Brea Tar Pits and Museum (General admission only; free tickets available at ) , LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), The Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles (MOCA), Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA), Museum of Tolerance, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (Free tickets available at, Orange County Museum of Art, The Paley Center for Media, Palm Springs Art Museum, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Petersen Automotive Museum, Pomona College Museum of Art, Riverside Art Museum, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Skirball Cultural Center (Noah’s Ark timed-entry, one-hour tickets are limited and distributed first-come, first-served), Sunnylands Center & Gardens (Excludes tours of the historic house and grounds), University Art Museum CSU Long Beach (Join us for opening reception of Robert Irwin: Site Determined 4-6 p.m.), USC Fisher Museum (Offering free admission on Saturday, January 27, instead of Sunday, January 28) and Zimmer Children’s Museum.

This offer is for general museum admission only and does not apply to specially ticketed exhibitions. Regular parking fees apply at each museum. For more information, visit Consult individual museum websites for hours, directions, and other visitor information.




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