Classes: Public lecture series, Cultural arts programs in cooperation with Chumash Indians, adult education courses. The museum's Education Center serves over 20,000 students each year.
Student internships are provided in cooperation with the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Most collections are accessible to researchers. Some research and study space is available for Visiting Scholars and students.
Monographs series, Contributions in Anthropology, California Islands Symposia proceedings, Education Department publications.