Bakersfield Museum of Art

1930 R Street, Bakersfield, CA 93301 - United States





The Bakersfield Museum of Art strives to enhance the quality of life through art appreciation and educational opportunities in the visual arts for Bakersfield and Kern County residents and visitors. In its 60-plus year history, it has provided outstanding exhibits and offered unique educational opportunities in the visual arts to Bakersfield and its surrounding communities.

The Bakersfield Museum of Art’s mission is to inspire and engage diverse audiences by providing a broad spectrum of creative visual arts experiences through the exhibition and preservation of fine art, educational programs, community outreach, and special events.


Fresh from the Vault: Selections from BMoA's Permanent Collection

Uncommon Perspective: Art Sherwyn

Color + Figure: Linda Christensen

Roll Out the Red Carpet: The Bakersfield Sound

BMoA's Sculpture Garden will be open to visitors

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