In a serene setting alongside a Pacific lagoon, the Art, Design & Architecture Museum at the University of California, Santa Barbara provides intimate access to art. Through rotating installations of its permanent collections along with special exhibitions and programs, the AD&A Museum is both a teaching museum, committed to the development of critical thinking and visual literacy in support of the University’s goals of education, research, and service, and a resource for the wider Santa Barbara community. 

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Peru, Chimu

Vessel, ca. 900-1430 CE

ROSALES, Harmonia

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Oshosi Gets his Crown, 2019

BOROFSKY, Jonathan

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I dreamed I was having my photograph taken with a group of people. Suddenly I began to rise and fly around the room. Halfway around I tried to get out…

TERAOKA, Masami

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Self Portrait as Geisha Snorkeler, 1984

NISENBAUM, Aliza

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Ozelot, 2012