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The Santa Barbara Museum of Art: Rodin and His Legacy

May 7 - July 1
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1130 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA United States
Auguste Rodin, ca. 1880. Bronze. SBMA, Museum purchase with funds provided by General Acquisition Fund.

On May 7, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art exhibits Rodin and His Legacy. This exhibit includes the works of French artist, Auguste Rodin, (1840–1917) who was arguably the most influential sculptor of the 19th century, and the sculptors who were directly indebted to Rodin’s innovations.

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Ongoing

Rural Life

March 17 @ 1:00 pm - May 21 @ 5:00 pm
Marcia Burtt Gallery, 517 Laguna St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
Marcia Burtt, "Cows in Winter Pasture," acrylic, 40x36 in. Photo Courtesy of Marcia Burtt Gallery.

Artists: Jeff Yeomans, Anne Ward, Marilyn Turtz, Randall David Tipton, Erling Sjovold, Ray Roberts, Ian Roberts, Susan Petty, Ann Lofquist, Marilee Krause, Dana Hooper, Michael Ferguson, Patricia Doyle, Marcia Burtt and Robert Abbott.

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$350

From Flying Frogs to Talking Clouds: The Art of Children’s Book Illustration

April 4 @ 3:30 pm - June 6 @ 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 6, 2017

David Wiesner, Art & Max, Jacket, 2010. Watercolor and acrylic on paper. Courtesy of the Artist.

Sketch, shade, and storyboard your way into illustration and the whimsical world of three-time Caldecott Medal winner David Wiesner.

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Spring Adult Ceramics Class

April 6 @ 6:00 pm - June 8 @ 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 8, 2017

This 10-week series of adult ceramics classes is inspired by work of Claude Monet and Marc Chagall, whose paintings are currently on view in Highlights from the Permanent Collection. Chagall’s dreamlike subject matter with favorite motifs, provide inspiration for functional vessels and ceramic sculptures. Monet’s Impressionist landscapes inspire projects focusing on surface decoration and glazing

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$12

Jane Gottlieb’s Fantasy Gardens Exhibition at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden!

April 13 @ 9:00 am - July 5 @ 6:00 pm
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, 1212 Mission Canyon Rd
Santa Barbara, CA 93105 United States
Jane Gottlieb Fantasy Gardens, on view at Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.

From April 13 to July 4, the Santa Barbara Botanic Gardens (1212 Mission Canyon Rd.) will display Jane Gottlieb's unique combination of paint, colors, and photography in a four-month-long exhibit, the "Fantasy Gardens."

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Carved Paper: The Art of the Japanese Stencil

April 26 @ 11:00 am - June 11 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until June 11, 2017

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1130 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA United States
Carp Ascending a Waterfall. Japanese, 19th-early 20th century. Mulberry paper coated with persimmon tannin, silk webbing; thrust carving. Gift of Virginia Tobin.

Until June 11, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art is displaying Japanese paper stencils, or katagami, which are the pattern-bearing tools used in a resist-dyeing textile process known as katazome

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After Roe: The Lost History of the Abortion Debate

After Roe: the Lost History of the Abortion Debate continues at noon on Thursday, May 11, and Thursday May 18!

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Santa Barbara Visual Artists Exhibition at the Santa Barbara Tennis Club

May 12 @ 5:30 pm - July 2 @ 9:00 am
2nd Fridays Art @ Santa Barbara Tennis Club, 2375 Foothill Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Santa Barbara, Ca. 93105 Select a Country:

The Santa Barbara Visual Artists organization is hosting a reception for a select few of their visual artists during Second Fridays.

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2:00 pm
Free

Almodóvar’s Queer Cinematic Excesses: Verbal-Visual Disjunctions, Haptic Intensities and the Post-filmic Turn

May 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mosher Alumni, UCSB
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 Select a Country:

Foregrounding the human form, its expanses and folds, comings and goings, the cinema of Pedro Almodóvar also foregrounds its artful, artificial construction, its mutability and adaptability, its susceptibility to modification and alteration.

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7:00 pm
$10 - $20

The Granada Theatre Presents Concussion

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Granada Theatre, 1214 State Street
Santa Barbara, California 93101 Select a Country:
Granada Theatre, courtesy photo.

As part of the Movies That Matter Film Series, The Granada Theatre presents Peter Landsman’s film Concussion.

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