Archive for the ‘To Do’ Category

  • The Can(n)on Art Studios Come to Atkinson Gallery

    Feb 16, 12 • Galleries, Web Exclusives

    Tucked away in small industrial complex in Goleta are The Can(n)on Art Studios, a private art studio complex where a powerhouse of young, cutting edge artists hone their skills. Normally open to outsiders by appointment only, the Can(n)on group is going...

  • Check out the Flat Files at Jane Deering Gallery

    Feb 8, 12 • Galleries

    Come Meet the Flat Files at Jane Deering Gallery February 9, 6-7 p.m. This will be an information presentation of the special art collection in the flat files at Jane Deering Gallery (128 E. Canon Perdido St., 805/966-334) which includes affordable works...

  • Datebook Seasonal Events for March

    Feb 1, 12 • Datebook

    March 1, 6-8 p.m. The Frameworks & Jane Deering Gallery Bring in your own artwork and Christi Westerhouse, a master framer, will take you through the many possibilities for framing your work.  Refreshments will be served and The Frameworks will offer a...

  • “Persistence” at the Atkinson Gallery

    Jan 27, 12 • Fine Art, Galleries

    For its first exhibition of 2012, Atkinson Gallery will focus on abstract art in Santa Barbara with and exhibition called “Persistence.” The ten artists featured are exemplary of the extensive and insistent history of abstraction in our area....

  • CAF Presents: A Valentine’s Benefit Auction and Party

    Jan 23, 12 • Fine Art, Fundraiser, Galleries, Local Life, Nonprofits

    Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum presents A Valentine’s Benefit Auction and Party. Come capture the look of love this Valentine’s and celebrate a night with the hippest, most avant-garde arts space in Santa Barbara. This extravaganza,...

  • Parker Palmer Speaks about Democracy

    Jan 22, 12 • Datebook, Events, This Week in SB, To Do

    Courage to Lead welcomes acclaimed writer, speaker and public intellectual Parker J. Palmer to Santa Barbara to speak about his new book, Healing the Heart of Democracy: The Courage to Create a Politics Worthy of the Human Spirit on February 22 at 7:30 p.m....

  • An Evening of Poetry

    Jan 21, 12 • Poetry

    Enjoy the  Contemporary Arts Forum Santa Barbara Poetry Series with readings by Bay Area and Ventura Poets on Saturday, February 4  from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. at CAF in Paseo Nuevo. Poets include: Dean Rader, a Professor of English at the University of  San...

  • C.A.L.M.’s Antiques Show Celebrates 20 Years

    Jan 20, 12 • Datebook, Events, Fundraiser, Nonprofits, Shopping

    C.A.L.M. (Child Abuse and Learning Mediation, a local nonprofit agency specializing in the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect) Auxiliary member April Thede began the Miniature and Doll Show at Earl Warren Showgrounds in 1980. Over time it has...

  • Mother Daughter Night at Saks

    Jan 19, 12 • Fundraiser, Nonprofits, Shopping

    Parentclick.com and National Charity League are hosting a fun event to benefit the Scholarship Foundation this Sunday, January 22. The event will be held for mothers and their daughters (ages 12-18 years old) to come and enjoy an evening of fashion and fun at...

  • Daniel Day-Lewis To Receive Montecito Award at SB Film Festival

    Jan 19, 12 • Datebook, To Do, Web Exclusives

    Daniel Day-Lewis is coming to Santa Barbara! On Saturday, January 26, the two-time Academy Award-winning actor will be honored with the prestigious Montecito Award for his astounding performance in this year’s Lincoln, as well as for his extraordinary...