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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July Events Calendar

4 Fourth of July Art Show at Old Mission Santa Barbara – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Art, Food and Music! 4th of July Art Show returns to it’s roots at the Old Mission Santa Barbara! 80+ artists display and sell their beautiful creations. Admission is free and for more info log onto http://www.oldmissionartshow.com/. Fourth of July Celebration – noon […]

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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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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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SB Museum of Art participates in museum free-for-all Jan. 29

SoCal Museums announces the 12th Annual Museums Free-for-All on Sunday, January 29. Dozens of museums—presenting art, cultural heritage, natural history, and science—will open their doors and invite visitors to attend their museums free of charge. “This has been a tremendously popular joint effort to present the arts and culture to the diverse and myriad communities of Southern California,” said Jennifer Caballero, SoCal Museums Vice […]

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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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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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