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Do you love a good gallery hop? Or are you looking for the latest opening exhibits? Maybe you just want to escape to the sanctity of the nearest coffee shop art show. Whatever your palette, Santa Barbara's art exhibits are sure to excite. Explore them below.
The public is invited to enjoy the vibrant, impressionist oil paintings by B J Stapen and Carol Simon from August 1-31 at Gallery Los Olivos. Meet and greet the artists at a reception on Saturday, August 9 from 2-4PM.
Exhibit examines the history of lotería in Mexico which combines graphic images of iconic symbols and objects of everyday life, called out with clues or improvised riddle. Lotería continues to be a subject of fascination in popular culture, from song to tattoo art.
Special exhibit works include folklorico paintings from Mexico, Los Angeles, historical paintings of las Doñas of the Casa de la Guerra and iconic images of Fiesta.
This photographic exhibition and accompanying short film explore the culture of the Mbuti, the pygmy hunter-gatherers of the Congo Rainforest. Opening talk and reception on Sunday, July 20 from 2-5P.
Santa Barbara Studio Artists 13th Annual Open Studios Tour features access to dozens of private studios of Santa Barbara’s award-winning professional artists. Preview the art of participating artists during the month of August at Corridan Gallery.
This Exhibition will explore the history if the significance of the Tree of Life in Mexico. Ranging from a traditional wedding gift, to being used as a religious education tool between friars and Native Americans when the Spanish first came to the country.
The Santa Barbara Museum of Art is delighted to present a selection of important paintings that are on extended loan by the Armand Hammer foundation and augmented by several works from the private collection of Michael Armand Hammer.
We invite you to explore Impressions In Ink - Etchings From The Collection. Impressions In Ink features prints by Santa Barbara artists Henry Chapman Ford (1828 – 1894), Marian Hebert (1899 – 1960), Edward Borein (1872 – 1945), Carl Oscar Borg (1879 – 1947), and Reginald Vaughan (1870 – 1958). The exhibition will present a variety of subject matter, from the California Missions to local scenes, seascapes, and desert landscapes, with much of the work fres...
New exhibition of kinetic sculpture by Ken Bortolazzo. Working with stainless steel, Bortolazzo has established himself as one of the country's foremost metal sculptors. In his newest body of work, he continues a departure from his past Optikinetic work, experimenting with wall-mounted works and colored lighting effects.
Left Coast is an exhibition that presents an overview of the Museum's collecting habits in contemporary art over the past five years, focusing most heavily on artists living and working in Southern California. Featuring a variety of media, including painting, photography, works on paper, and sculpture, many of the works in the exhibition are in view for the first time!
This exhibition examines the lesser known role of Beatrice Woods work. Wood's work explores socially taboo subject matter in abstract and figurative styles. Providing an intimate glimpse into the artist's life and legacy, Living in the Timeless is infused with humor, wit, and eroticism, Wood's drawings delve into various aspects of human nature.The exhibition also features ceramic sculptures and tiles, as well as the artist's illustrated books.
In celebration of the 90th anniversary of Old Spanish Days in Santa Barbara, join us for our latest exhibition, Project Fiesta! Experience the pageantry, fashion and traditions of our city’s most cherished cultural festival. Featuring vintage posters, artwork, restored costumes, artifacts and history.
MCASB presents a satellite exhibition at the Hotel Indigo that features artists who contemplate the vastness of the cosmos and whose works reflect human fascination, curiosity, and awe with the universe.
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