The Museum's outdoor spaces are open Wed–Sun, 10:00 AM–2:00 PM (reservations recommended). The Sea Center on Stearns Wharf's outdoor spaces are open Friday–Sunday, noon–4:00 PM (purchase tickets at the door). Indoor spaces are temporarily closed.

Annual Fundraising Events

The Museum hosts several significant fundraising events each year that provide important support of our education, exhibits, research, and curatorial programs. These fun and inspiring events include an elegant gala, a beautiful afternoon of premier wine and food tasting, the opportunity to purchase stunning landscape art, and a festive shopping spree from around the world. They also provide great opportunities to engage with like-minded Museum fans and make new friends.

Please join us for:

Mission Creek Gala, March 7, 2020

Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival, June 27, 2020

▸Sea Center Sustainable Seafood Dinner, August 22, 2020

The Artist’s Table, October 2, 2020

Folk & Tribal Arts Marketplace, December 4-6, 2020