For over 60 years, Bakersfield Museum of Art has stood strong as one of Bakersfield’s premier cultural institutions. We currently have a permanent collection of over 350 works and hold 12 exhibits per year featuring California art and artists. Our museum attracts over 20,000 annual visitors and we have over 1,200 active members. Our annual Via Arté Street Painting Festival draws over 10,000 visitors and our education program offers over 60 classes, inspiring thousands of future artists.
Your donation supports all areas of the Museum including preservation of the permanent collection of over 350 works, visiting exhibitions, youth art education & outreach, and art events like Via Arté.