Art, Design and Architecture Museum, UC Santa Barbara

552 University Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93106


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Set on a Pacific lagoon, the Art Museum at U.C. Santa Barbara houses two primary collections: more than 8,500 works of art and architectural drawings; and more than 1,000,000 drawings and 250 archival design-related materials .

The fine art collection includes Old Master paintings and drawings, Renaissance medals and plaquettes, American realist prints, photography, and a growing collection of contemporary artwork in all media. 

Contemporary holdings focus on artists active in California, particularly in the Santa Barbara community. 

Exhibitions scheduled during the academic year