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Bakersfield Museum of Art

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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 July 22, 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 October 16, 2017
DarylJ552
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Carlsbad, California
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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 July 22, 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.

Thank Jana W
Reviewed June 18, 2018

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

Thank JJKFETP
Reviewed October 20, 2017

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

Thank joecrossbow
Reviewed October 16, 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.

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Reviewed October 10, 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

Thank Misty D
Reviewed July 10, 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 April 8, 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 October 26, 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 October 19, 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 October 17, 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
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