Word Play

SBMA's Family Resource Center


Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 12 – 3 pm
Thursday: 2 pm – 7 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11 am – 5 pm


Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 12 – 3 pm
Thursday: 2 – 7 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11 am – 5 pm

Through September, the focus in the Museum’s Family Resource Center continues to be literacy. Explore the rich relationship between word and image. Contemplate the clouds or go fishing for stories, read and relax in our artist-designed story box, play “telephone” with a friend, take turns filling in the giant Mad Libs wall, shuffle plot, character, and setting using magnetic images from the Museum’s permanent collection, respond to the rhythm and repetition in katagami stencils, or take a virtual road trip through the medium of printmaking. Whether you curl up with a book or participate in collaborative storytelling, discover how a museum can jumpstart language development and inspire fluency in a space designed for creative word play.

Santa Barbara Art Museum

Museum Hours

Tues - Sun 11 am - 5 pm
Thurs 11 am - 8 pm
Closed Mondays and holidays
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Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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