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1130 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA United States
805/963-4364 sbma.net

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April 2018

Crosscurrents: The Painted Portrait in America, Britain, and France, 1750-1850

April 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until May 27, 2018

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1130 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA United States
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This exhibition, drawn exclusively from the permanent collection, explores the dynamic dialogue that took place over the course of around a century between American, British and French portraitists from the Colonial period through the Industrial Revolution.

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Santa Barbara Museum of Art Woman’s Board presents its New Signature Fundraiser!

April 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on April 28, 2018 at 8:00am

One event on January 29, 2018 at 8:00am

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1130 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA United States
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The Santa Barbara Museum of Art Woman’s Board (SBMAWB) is pleased to announce its new signature fundraiser, Art of the Table

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Art of the Table

April 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1130 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA United States
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Santa Barbara Museum of Art Women's Board presents Art of the Table, featuring ten designers of local and national acclaim, who will create dramatic and imaginative tablescapes inspired by the museum's permanent collection. Come meet the designers and delight in their artistry, while enjoying wine and hors-doeuvres—all to support the work of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. From traditional and elegant dining tables to fantasy and whimsical installations, these memorable creations will awe and amaze. Held in the museum galleries, Art of…

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May 2018

Quire of Voyces Short Program

May 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1130 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA United States
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The Santa Barbara Quire of Voyces returns to SBMA to perform short programs of choral music.

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Curator’s Choice Lecture: Roberta Smith

May 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1130 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA United States
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Roberta Smith speaks about her distinguished and esteemed career as co-chief art critic of The New York Times, which she has written for since 1986.

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Conversation and Book Signing with Colin Gardner and Michael Imperioli

May 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1130 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA United States
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Actor, writer, and Santa Barbara resident, Michael Imperioli, discusses his new book and first novel The Perfume Burned His Eyes with Colin Gardner, Professor of Critical Theory and Integrative Studies at UCSB.

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Sketching in the Galleries

May 31 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on May 31, 2018 at 5:30pm

One event on June 21, 2018 at 5:30pm

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1130 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA United States
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All skill levels are invited to experience the tradition of sketching from original works of art in Highlights of the Permanent Collection.

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June 2018

Summer Nocturn

June 10 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until September 23, 2018

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1130 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA United States
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Dane Goodman, Sunday papers series 1975 - 129” x 48” installed 14 acrylic/paper work (each 24" x 18”) and a painted wooden pole (68.5” x1.25”).

Santa Barbara Museum of Art will feature Dane Goodman's Summer Nocturn, an exhibit including works on paper from the 1970s by ten artists, as well as pieces by Dane himself, which will be exhibited for the first time since their creation in 1975. 

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Summer Art Camps

June 11 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 17, 2018

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1130 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA United States
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At Summer Art Camps, children are immersed in hands-on art making, cultural history, and creative problem solving.

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