Posts Tagged ‘santa barbara museum of art’

  • Datebook Seasonal Events for August

    Apr 23, 12 • Datebook

    Through August 4 2nd Fridays Art Come to the artist reception July 13 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. to celebrate the kick off of Second Fridays Art for the month of July.  The three talented artists part of “Summer Eclectic” include Dorothy Churchill Johnson, Rod...

  • Be a Docent at Santa Barbara Museum of Art

    Apr 19, 12 • Web Exclusives

    Santa Barbara Museum of Art (SBMA) is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join its team of docents! All interested are welcome to attend a Recruitment Reception and Tea on Friday, May 11 at 3:30 p.m. at Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Docents are the voice...

  • Critically Acclaimed Artist Showcases First Western-U.S. Solo Exhibit at SBMA

    May 15, 12 • Galleries

    The local art scene will acquire a wacky new counterpart with the ingenious works of contemporary artist Brian Bress, who will make his solo exhibition debut in the Western United States in July at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. The multimedia pieces of...

  • Portrayal/Betrayal at Santa Barbara Museum of Art

    Jun 4, 12 • Galleries, Web Exclusives

    We got a sneak peek at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s new exhibition of photography last week. What a treat! Exploring the always-interesting terrain of the portrait, this collection of more than 100 photographs reveals an infinite range of human...

  • Downtown’s First Thursday Jump Starts the Summer Season with Electric Attractions

    Jun 7, 12 • To Do

    Escape today’s heat by waiting to browse downtown until tonight, when the fun really begins at this month’s 1st Thursday in downtown Santa Barbara. With live entertainment and more than 35 venues showing off their latest art exhibits, the evening boasts...

  • See the film screening of The Improbable Journey of Berta Benz

    Jul 5, 12 • Web Exclusives

    Come to the Santa Barbara Museum of Art July 8 at 3 p.m. to see this great short film, The Improbable Journey of Berta Benz.  The animated 3D movie, set in 1888, is about Berta Benz and her journey with her family. She breaks the rules and takes her family...

  • Ken Bortolazzo’s Equipoise at Sullivan Goss

    Jul 4, 12 • Web Exclusives

    Join the opening reception July 5 from 5-8 p.m. to celebrate the opening of Ken Bortolazzo’s show Equipoise, as part of the downtown 1st Thursday celebration. Sullivan Goss presents the fifth show for Bortolazzo, a sculptor of stainless steel, which will...

  • Datebook Seasonal Events for September

    Aug 27, 12 • Datebook, To Do

    Ongoing Scenery, Story, Spirit: American Painting and Sculpture This presentation draws on the rich holdings of American paintings and sculptures in the collection of Santa Barbara Museum of Art. In both idealized and naturalistically rendered landscapes,...

  • Datebook Seasonal Events for October

    Aug 29, 12 • Datebook

    Through November 18 The Dragon Awakens: Exhibit of George Stuart Manchu Figures Check out The Dragon Awakens exhibit at the Museum of Ventura Count, and see the one-quarter life-size figures portraying important figures in China during the Manchu Dynasty....

  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s Family Resource Center Re-opens!

    Aug 5, 12 • Web Exclusives

    The Museum’s Family Resource Center is now opened and re-installed as a family friendly portal. Explore the idea of portraiture based on Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s current exhibition Portrayal/Betrayal. Enjoy great hands on activities, fun facts,...