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Bakersfield Museum of Art

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
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Small, Delightful Museum

Although this museum is very small, the quality of art that is displayed there is exceptional. I'll... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Jana W
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Bakersfield, California
SMALL ART MUSEUM IN BAKERSFIELD

We went to The Bakersfield Museum Of Art and spent about an hour looking at the paintings and... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
DarylJ552
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Carlsbad, California
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22 Jul 2018
“Small, Delightful Museum”
18 Jun 2018
“Well-crafted space indoors and out”
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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.
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1931 R St, Bakersfield, CA 93301
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+1 661-323-7219
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Although this museum is very small, the quality of art that is displayed there is exceptional. I'll never forget when they brought the Harlem Renaissance collection. I love to see diversity and different points of view.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jana W
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Cute entrance with ducks in front, nice design of the museum with a great variety of art in a compact space. Friendly staff.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JJKFETP
Reviewed 20 October 2017

After many visits, I can say that the quality of the museum and its programs is simply outstanding, with every show!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank joecrossbow
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We went to The Bakersfield Museum Of Art and spent about an hour looking at the paintings and sculptures on display. They had a couple of special exhibits and some permanent ones as well. It only cost $5.00 for seniors and it was worthwhile.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

This museum is small, but housed great exhibits. The staff were very friendly and eager to help, and the art installations were fantastic. All of the featured artists were from Southern CA, including a few pieces from local artists. There were many community events listed...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Misty D
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!

Date of experience: May 2017
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.

Date of experience: February 2017
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.

Date of experience: October 2016
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!!

Date of experience: September 2016
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.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Lynne W
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