David Wiesner & The Art of Wordless Storytelling

Staff Report David Wiesner & The Art of Wordless Storytelling is the first comprehensive retrospective devoted to this internationally recognized master of the picture book. The exhibition includes nearly 70 original watercolors handmade by David Wiesner for nine of his most famous books, including three for which he won the prestigious Caldecott Medal: Tuesday (1992), The Three Pigs (2002), and […]

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SBMA releases free mobile app

Staff Report The Santa Barbara Museum of Art, utilizing technology from OnCell—a leader in mobile technology for the arts, is pleased to announce the release of a free mobile app to accompany and enhance the visitor experience. The first exhibition presented concurrently with this app, David Wiesner & The Art of Wordless Storytelling, which opens to the public Sunday, January 29. Featuring […]

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Santa Barbara Public Library to Host Community Conversations

Libraries are evolving. While lending books and providing internet access will always be core Library services, changes in technology and the way information is shared create challenges and opportunities that Santa Barbara Public Library is prepared to address. The Santa Barbara Public Library is committed to continuing to provide innovative events and services that meet the needs of the community, […]

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After 19 years, Nansie Chapman passes her SB Family & Life Magazine to new owners

Nansie Chapman performing at Soho in Santa Barbara   By Raiza Giorgi Nansie Chapman fondly recalls her modest beginnings as the publisher of Santa Barbara Family and Life Magazine, walking the streets of Santa Barbara with her mock-up, telling stories of her publication and looking for advertisers to support her dream. “We spent around six months before we moved back […]

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