Posts Tagged ‘santa barbara museum of art’

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Datebook Seasonal Events for June

    Apr 23, 12 • Datebook

    Through June 17 “Brooklyn Boy” at the Ojai Art Center Theater Come out to see a Donald Margulies play about an unsuccessful writer who hits his big break when his autobiography becomes a best-seller. As his fame begins to take over his public...

  • 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...

  • Off the Wall at SBMA

    Mar 14, 12 • Datebook, Events, Fine Art, Fundraiser, Local Life, Nonprofits, To Do

      Join Santa Barbara Museum of Art supporters for a creative fundraiser, Off the Wall,on April 20, from 6-9 p.m. at the Ridley-Tree Education Center. The third annual rendition of this popular fundraiser features more than 100 regional artists and...

  • Datebook Seasonal Events for May

    Mar 7, 12 • Datebook, Galleries

    May 1-29 Chris Baker: Big Pictures In his statement, Baker writes: “Where the emotive qualities of expressionist brushwork and the spontaneity of plein-air are absent, I have conceived instead an abstraction of the visual that aligns with my own...

  • 1st Thursday

    Feb 28, 12 • Uncategorized

     Visit downtown Santa Barbara this Thursday, March 1st for 1st Thursday! The evening will be filled with free art, culture, music and fun. With more than 35 cultural art venues there will be something to interest everyone. Begin the evening at Sullivan...

  • Celebrate the Chinese New Year with “Nights” at SBMA

    Jan 17, 12 • Datebook, Events, Fine Art, Fundraiser, Galleries, Local Life, Nonprofits, To Do

    The Santa Barbara Museum of Art invites guests to celebrate the Chinese New Year at “Nights” on January 20. Inspired by the newly reinstalled Asian Art permanent collection and recent Asian Galley renovation, the event will welcome the Year of the...