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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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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

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
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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8:30 am

Remove Your Roadblocks to Love and Dating

May 20 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Synergy Center, 1 N Calle Cesar Chavez # 102
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States

Discover what is keeping you from finding your current love. Quickly identify and breakthrough your roadblocks to get you to your love destination.

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12:00 pm

Lotusland Members’ Family Day

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lotusland, 695 Ashley Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93108 United States
Lotus at Lotusland, courtesy photo.

Lotusland members are invited to bring the family out for a day of exploration, music, games, crafts and more!

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2:30 pm

Brundibár by Hans Krása

May 20 @ 2:30 pm
$12 - $22

Opera Santa Barbara’s newly formed Santa Barbara Youth Opera presents a fully staged production of Brundibár.

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3:00 pm

The Goldberg Variations

May 20 @ 3:00 pm

Camerata Pacifica presents a concert set featuring harpsichordist Paolo Bordignon performing Bach's Goldberg Variations, BWV 988, at the Music Academy of the West's Hahn Hall.

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Santa Barbara Music Club Always Free Concerts

May 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Santa Barbara Music Club presents another program in its popular series of concerts of beautiful Classical music.  This concert will be held at the Faulkner Gallery of the Santa Barbara Public Library, 40 E. Anapamu St. Admission is free. One of the highlights of Santa Barbara Music Club's concerts is the opportunity for audiences to hear […]

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5:00 pm

Rockwood Abbey Spring Gala

May 20 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Santa Barbara Women’s Club, 670 Mission Canyon Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93105 United States

Be transported to a posh evening reminiscent of Downton Abbey, where white-gloved footmen attended the creme de la creme of English society as they dined and danced. (Period dress encouraged-choose your epoch from Edwardian grandeur to the flappers of the 20s!)

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6:30 pm

93rd Annual Old Spanish Days Festival

May 20 @ 6:30 pm
Carriage and Western Art Museum, 129 Castillo St.
Santa Barbara , CA United States
Primavera Sevilla, courtesy Old Spanish Days.

Join La Presidente Rhonda Ledson Henderson and the Old Spanish Days Board for An Evening in Spain at La Primavera to celebrate the upcoming 93rd Annual Old Spanish Days Fiesta. The festival takes place Saturday, May 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Carriage and Western Art Museum of Santa Barbara.

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8:00 pm

A Solo Acoustic Evening with Rodriguez

May 20 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$38 - $81

Traveling to the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Africa and back again, the legendary singer-songwriter, Rodriguez, takes the stage at the Granada Theatre for A Solo Acoustic Evening loaded with cultural and historical recollections.

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One Night Stands

May 20 @ 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 plays by local playwrights! 

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