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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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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

$350
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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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
$12
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

May 11 @ 12:00 pm - June 18 @ 2:00 pm

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 Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93105 United States

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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Adderley May Workshops

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - May 21 @ 9:00 pm
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One event on May 16, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on May 20, 2017 at 2:30pm

One event on May 21, 2017 at 5:30pm

One event on May 21, 2017 at 7:00pm

Center Stage Theater, 751 Paseo Nuevo
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
$18 - $33

Students from the Adderley School for the Performing Arts present musical theater performances as a culmination of their recent workshop training.

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1:00 pm

Water Is Life: Voices from Standing Rock

May 19 @ 1:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Girvetz 1004, University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States
Free

Events at Standing Rock—from April 2016 to February 2017—altered the media landscape, created new ways to protect the water and land and launched a resurgence of indigenous centered leadership.

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Workers’ Education in the 1930s and Beyond

May 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
HSSB 4041, University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara,, CA 93106
Free

Leilah Danielson is the author of American Gandhi: A.J. Muste and the History of Radicalism in the 20th Century (2014). She will speak on the issues and events of labor as it relates to education since the 1930s. Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Work, Labor, and Democracy.

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Metamorphosis

May 19 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until July 16, 2017

Marcia Burtt Gallery, 517 Laguna St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States

Marcia Burtt Gallery presents "Metamorphosis,” paintings and photographs that exemplify transformation.

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The California Coast

May 19 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until July 16, 2017

Marcia Burtt Gallery, 517 Laguna St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States

"The California Coast" features 20 plein air paintings by Marcia Burtt that document the state’s western edge from Mendocino to San Diego.

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5:00 pm

Joan Rosenberg-Dent Pop-Up Studio Sale

May 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on May 20, 2017 at 10:00am

Joan Rosenberg-Dent Studio, 505 Owen Rd
Santa Barbara, CA 93108 United States
Artwork by Joan Rosenberg-Dent.

Joan Rosenberg-Dent will be opening her studio and offering a one-time opportunity to purchase her art, discounted up to 50% of the original price.

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5:30 pm

Edward Borein Gallery Opening

May 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Edward Borein left a legacy of paintings and etchings that depicted the old West as he experienced it as a cowboy at the beginning of the 20th century. From these works, the museum has decided to expand in Borein’s honor.

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8:00 pm

One Night Stands

May 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Center Stage Theater, 751 Paseo Nuevo
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
$19 - $25
Center Stage Theater, courtesy photo

Santa Barbara's Center Stage Theater proudly hosts seven splays by local playwrights!

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