Arts & Culture

Santa Barbara has a vibrant arts and culture scene. For fine arts, check out the beachfront Art Walk, Santa Barbara Art Museum, and multiple art galleries. If it's music you crave, from rock to reggae, classical and beyond, there are multiple theaters and performing arts venues including the Santa Barbara Bowl, the Arlington Theater, The Lobero, The Granada and more.

Lobero Theatre

What makes Santa Barbara’s Lobero Theatre a favorite venue of stars like actor and musician Jeff Bridges? Performers enjoy its comfortable, community atmosphere,…

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History and the Sea Center

Founded in 1916 as the Museum of Comparative Oology, the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History has evolved to include more than 3.5…

Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Quick Facts about SBMA Comprises 27,000 works of art: an art museum of magnitude and quality more commonly found in cities eight times…