The Museum is open Wed–Mon, 10:00 AM–5:00 PM. Masks required indoors. The Sea Center is closed for renovations through spring 2022.

VIP Night – Folk & Tribal Arts Marketplace

At the Museum

December 2, 2021 / 5:30 PM–8:00 PM

Santa Barbara’s most unique holiday shopping experience is back!

Get first dibs on an unparalleled selection of one-of-a-kind gifts from around the world during a limited-capacity VIP Night. Bring a date or group of friends to browse 20 vendors representing 30 countries. Enjoy a glass of wine and delicious appetizers as we revel in a starlit evening of indoor/outdoor shopping fun.

Be generous to your loved ones while supporting international artisans and the local community: 25% of proceeds benefit Museum exhibits and education programs.

VIP Shopping Night: Tickets required, $20 per person
Thursday, December 2, 5:30–8:00 PM

The marketplace opens free to the public on the following days:
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, December 3–5, 10:00 AM–5:00 PM

Free parking.

A few tickets are still available at