The San Luis Obispo Museum of Art is the heart of the California Central Coast art community and a vital link to the cultural life of the region. Its downtown location in the cultural district, and its free admission, make it accessible for all.

SLOMA is located in downtown San Luis Obispo on the west end of Mission Plaza, at the heart of the city’s cultural corridor. Emphasizing exhibitions by contemporary California artists, the Museum also offers youth and adult art classes, lectures, film nights, trips, concerts and art events. No matter who you are or what you do – whether you’re a recent graduate or a grandparent, a visitor or lifelong resident, a student or business owner, a mom or a dad, an accomplished artist or a beginner – the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art has something for you.


To provide and promote diverse visual arts experiences for people of all ages and backgrounds through exhibition, education, creation, and collaboration.

Appraisals and Authentication

The San Luis Obispo Museum of Art does not provide appraisal, authentication, or conservation/restoration services. Below is a select list of references that may be helpful if you are in need of these services.

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