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Bakersfield Museum of Art

1931 R St, Bakersfield, CA 93301
+1 661-323-7219
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Always Interesting

This community treasure is always a treat to the eyes and senses. The exhibits are timely and... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
charlotte b
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Bakersfield, California
Great Experience

All the years I have lived here, I had never come here. My adult daughter is taking a class and she... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Dorothy H
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Accredited art museum with exhibits rotating three times per year; education programs for children, teens, and adults; lots of special events. Also holds many weddings and other events.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good21%
  • Average26%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“local art” (2 reviews)
“galleries” (2 reviews)
“arts” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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1931 R St, Bakersfield, CA 93301
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+1 661-323-7219
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

This community treasure is always a treat to the eyes and senses. The exhibits are timely and always enjoyable. The staff is dedicated and friendly. Great afternoon break!

Thank charlotte b
Reviewed 8 April 2017

All the years I have lived here, I had never come here. My adult daughter is taking a class and she had to come here and invited me to go. It was a nice experience and fun. Lots of great art.

Thank Dorothy H
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This art museum is small but mighty. The exhibits are well done and rotating. The gift shop is lovely with good prices for custom-made items. Walk around the grounds, too.

Thank 9413awhitney
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is a nice art gallary as well as a beatiful garden that I have attended wedding there. Its not big and wont take much time but is well worth any and all time you spend!!

Thank Marnie C
Reviewed 17 October 2016

. The Art Association has done so much to enhance our community with their wonderful gallery shows. They introduce new artists and feature long timers as well. They do all they can to keep art in Bakersfield fresh and interesting.

Thank Lynne W
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The experience was very educational. A Definitely great way to kill time in a productive way. Kids love it

Thank Fancy F
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Great local art museum, well managed and kept updated by great staff and curator. Always different with membership exchange with other museums in area.

Thank J8922ZWjackg
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Small, but and excellent display of various art forms. A very enjoyable place to spend a couple of quiet hours.

Thank Bruce J
Reviewed 25 July 2016

First class operation in a city not known for culture. Strong permanent displays, and frequent special displays.

Thank ggoodwin39
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Took kids to have a very good time very interesting. Have a lot of fun will go back very soon my husband enjoyed it as well as I did not only is it per kid but it's also for adult very good time

Thank 86margiet
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