Museums and Other Great Places to Enjoy Art in Santa Ynez Valley

Past and present go hand in hand throughout the Santa Ynez Valley…and they get along very nicely!  The towns of Ballard, Buellton, Los Alamos, Los Olivos, Santa Ynez and Solvang each have their own personalities and colorful histories of ranching and agriculture as well as Native American, Spanish and Mexican influences.  This rich heritage is celebrated every day in vibrant museums that celebrate each town’s unique history.  Arts are also celebrated among local galleries and artistic communities that aim to capture and preserve the nature and charm of these 6 distinct towns and the creative artists that inhabit the area.


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Solvang Antiques

Solvang Antiques

1693 Copenhagen Dr., Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 686-2322

Widely recognized as one of the country’s finest antique galleries and has over 35 years of experience serving collectors & investors worldwide.

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Standing Sun Wines

Standing Sun Wines

92 Second Street Unit D, Buellton, CA 93427
8056939413

Standing Sun Wines specialize in small lot, Rhone variety wines, from Santa Barbara County... with Standing Sun LIVE and ART Gallery.

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Santa Ynez Valley Historical  Museum

Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum

3596 Sagunto St, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
(805) 688-7889

The Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum and Parks-Janeway Carriage House celebrate the rich history of the Santa Ynez Valley.

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Wildling Museum

Wildling Museum

1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-1082

The Wildling is a lovely nature art museum with classroom, library and unique store. Various spaces are available to rent for your meetings/events!

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Elverhoj Museum of History and Art

Elverhoj Museum of History and Art

1624 Elverhoy Way, Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 686-1211

History, Heritage, Art: Exhibits tell Solvang’s rich history, celebrate the colorful heritage of Denmark, and feature changing gallery art shows.

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Painting in the Vineyard with Gypsy Studios

Painting in the Vineyard with Gypsy Studios

PO Box 2, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
(805) 990-2105

Discover your inner artist while you sip on a glass of wine and paint the scenic Santa Ynez Valley vineyards!

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Santa Ynez Valley Arts

Santa Ynez Valley Arts

2920 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos, CA 93441
(805) 694-8837

Santa Ynez Valley Arts supports access and exposure to the arts in the Santa Ynez Valley. Visit the Arts Community Calender on their website!

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Gallery Los Olivos

Gallery Los Olivos

2920 Grand Ave, Los Olivos, CA 93441
(805) 688-7517

Gallery Los Olivos offers excellence in art that will enhance your life and personal style whether your tastes are traditional or more contemporary.

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