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10 West Gallery
10 West Anapamu Street, 805-770-7711

"In Particular: Nine Artists" "In Particular" refers to the individual quality that each artist brings to a group show. 10 West strives to present each artist’s unique voice in our monthly group exhibitions. Through January 27. Image: Peggy Ferris, “Yard Sale”.

Channing Peake Gallery
105 East Anapamu Street, 1st Floor

Please visit the Channing Peake Gallery to view the Abstract Open IV Exhibition. Sponsored by the Abstract Art Collective, Abstract Open IV was juried by local artist and curator Nancy Gifford and features abstract works produced by many Santa Barbara County artists.

Colette Cosentino Atelier + Gallery
11 West Anapamu Street, 805-570-9863

Open studio: Works inspired by sea and sky. "Come with me and you'll be in a world of pure imagination. Take a look and you'll see, into your imagination.”

Gallery 113
1114 State Street, La Arcada Court #8, 805-965-6611

Santa Barbara Art Association members show here. The Artist of the Month is Sally Hamilton with an exhibit inspired by her garden. Featured artists include Katy Zappala, Manny Lopez, Michael Marzolla, Sue Slater, and Suemae Wllhite. Many other member artists are included in the group show downstairs.

Glenn Dallas Gallery
927 State Street

Photography: Past, Present & Future. Join us on Thursday, January 3rd for a panel discussion evaluating the past, present & future of photography. Field professionals will speak on the subject, followed by a Q&A session. A curated selection of cell phone photography will also be displayed at the gallery.

Grassini Family Vineyards
24 El Paseo, 805-897-3366

Join us for a night of trivia and art! Test your knowledge of winemaking, varietals, and everything in between, while drinking in selected pieces by local artist Catey Dunkley. Enjoy special pricing on select glasses of our Bordeaux style wine. We hope to see you there!

Jamie Slone Wines
23 East De la Guerra Street, 805-560-6555

Come sip on delicious, local wine at The Best Santa Barbara Wine Experience and enjoy an art exhibit by local artist, Brittany Eggert. Brittany proudly presents her collection of experimental acrylic paintings with a emphasis on women in American history. Enjoy $10 wines by the glass and come meet Brittany!

Santa Barbara Fine Art
1324 State Street, Suite J, 805-845-4270

New paintings by Richard Schloss. Santa Barbara landscapes and cityscapes by local artist Richard Schloss.

Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State Street, 805-963-4364

Bring the whole family to 1st Thursday at SBMA! In the Family Resource Center, Museum Teaching Artists will help to you create a three-dimensional collage using muslin, wood, and string, inspired by the work of Manuel Álvarez Bravo. Free! Afterward, enjoy the galleries until 8 pm.

513 Garden Street, 805-450-3799

1st New Year blast at SBCAST. Tom Pazderka continues with The End Is The Beginning, by LUM ART ZINE in Studio D & E. Additional reveling with music, food and drink.

Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery
11 East Anapamu Street, 805-730-1460

Sullivan Goss Gallery celebrates the opening of our exhibition Ahead in the Clouds, a survey covering 100 years of paintings of beautiful cloudy skies. Also on view 100 Grand; and Mentors and Makers: The Artists of Westmont College.

1324 State Street, Suite C, 805-963-6521

TravelStore will be having an exhibit of travel photos from all over the world taken by our Travel Planners. We invite you to come by and see their beautiful work. We’ve been where you want to go!     

Youth Interactive
1219 State Street, 805-617-6421

On the walls of State Gallery is Texture. Color. Process. We are featuring the bright bold work of Inga Guzyte, Dan Levin and Hugh Margerum. Using recycled materials, skate decks and pigments to celebrate creativity, these three artists have impacted our senses with their imagination.


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