State grant providing arts education in New Cuyama

State grant providing arts education in New Cuyama Staff report The California Arts Council has awarded $4,500 to Explore Ecology as part of its Artists in Schools Extension program. With support from this grant, Explore Ecology’s Art From Scrap program will provide arts and environmental education to youth from 6 to 12 years old in New Cuyama. Those students in the far northeast corner […]

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Events Calendar August 1 – September 4

Ventura County Fair begins The Ventura County fair runs from Aug. 2-13 at 10 W. Harbor Blvd. in Ventura. Complete information and tickets are available at www.venturacountyfair.org, but here are the entertainment highlights. Aug. 2 – Motorsports Aug. 3 – Smash Mouth at 7:30 p.m.; Sugar Ray at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 4 – Huey Lewis and the News at 7:30 […]

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“You’re Going on a Trip” opens Sunday, May 28

Organized by writer and independent curator, Michael Duncan, You Are Going On A Trip brings together a selection of highlights from the Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s wide-ranging collection of Modern and Contemporary prints. Focusing on works produced between the 1940s and 1970s, the exhibition presents an eclectic array of works on paper, loosely divided into themes, including dreams, icons, notions of home […]

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11th annual Carpinteria Artist Studio Tour on Mother’s Day weekend

The annual Carpinteria and Summerland Artists Studio Tour takes place for the 11th consecutive year on Mother’s Day weekend, May 13th and 14th from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. This event is free and open to the community with approximately 30 artist studios open for touring throughout beautiful Carpinteria and Summerland. The Artists Studio Tour is a unique opportunity to see and buy work of established artists as well […]

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Art From Scrap hosting art opening Jan. 20

Staff Report Join Art From Scrap for a wonderful evening at the Art From Scrap Gallery from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, January 20. They have teamed up with Art Without Limits (AWoL) for their first show of the year, a beautiful exhibition featuring the work of AWoL’s Emerging Artists. The evening is a party, exhibit, and fundraiser all in one! Meet the artists and […]

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Free Art Kitchen/Science Studio back at SBMA on Jan. 14 & 15

Staff Report   Art Kitchen/Science Studio: The Color Black In Art Kitchen/Science Studio, SBMA Teaching Artists use works of art from the Museum’s collection as a starting point to explore the shared materials, methods, and myths associated with art, food, and science. Hands-on demonstration, experimentation, taste testing, and art making provide the perfect recipe for learning on January 14 and 15,. Loree […]

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