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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.
On view from the Permanent Collection of Casa Dolores, works of art in clay, leather, wood, textile and silver, representing the vast regions of Mexico and artisan craft traditions of the 20th century. Roger Brown ceramics in garden. In English and Spanish. Exhibition ongoing.
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.
Local photographers Robert Watt and Dennis Schuett are featured in Divergent Focal Planes on the Channel: From Darkroom to Lightroom, a photography exhibit that captures two different perspectives of one subject, the Santa Barbara Channel. Both photographers grew up in rural, landlocked, middle America and were drawn to the allure of the ocean. In this experimental exhibit, they show how photography can capture one subject in unique and diverse ways.
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In Second Nature, the graduating artists of Brooks Institute's Master of Fine Arts in Photography program exhibit work that explores the boundaries of learned responses and instinctual behaviors, inviting a dialog surrounding their reactions to current cultural, socio-political, and environmental choices. This complex relationship is portrayed through a multi-sensory experience with the use of large-scale installations, traditional photographic processes, and alternative digital media, among ot...
Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (MCASB) presents Then They Form Us, a new group exhibition that explores the precarious status of the "self" during its pixelated or roboticized evolution. The six artists in the exhibition create works that question the ways in which identities are altered within this digital realm, as computers increasingly co-opt the human body during an age of ultra-connectivity.
The Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art presents the ArtWatch 2015 series, featuring the collaborative work of Santa Barbara based artists Dane Goodman and Keith Puccinelli. Opening reception: Sept 2, 2015 from 4:30-7:00pm.
Visions of Modernity explores the creative process of printmaking in the first half of the 20th century in Japan, a period when artists of all disciplines explored new forms of expression as the nation sought to modernize by embracing new ideas and technologies from the West. This rapid adaptation led artists to react with a new sense of individualism and an urgency to express the political, social, economic and cultural changes of their work.
2015 marks David Asbell's 19th season at the Lobero Theatre as Executive Director. David will discuss theater contracts, dealing with union stage hands, liability, and many ins and outs of theater protocol. David will unbaffle all there is to know about putting on a theater production.
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