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

“Reality, as it were…” Eleven contemporary artists: Penny Arntz, Chad Avery, Pippa Blake, Sophie Cooper, Laurie MacMillan, Maria Miller, Stuart Ochiltree, Carson Pritchard, Beth Schmohr, Marlene Struss. Thursday, March 1 through Monday, March 26, 2018. Hours: Wednesday - Monday 11 am - 5:30 pm. Sunday noon to 5pm. Image: Pippa Blake, “Garden Study”

Channing Peake Gallery
105 East Anapamu Street, 1st Floor

Please join us for the final 1st Thursday celebrating Dreams and Revelations: Afro-Brazilian Art and Identities at Channing Peake Gallery. This exhibition features a selection of photographs and figures by artist Paulo P. Lima that highlight Afro-Brazilian culture.

City Hall Gallery
735 Anacapa Street, 805-568-3990

Please join us for the opening of Gifts from Around the World at City Hall Gallery. Highlighting the Santa Barbara Sister Cities program, this show displays the various objects that have been contributed to Santa Barbara by fellow sister cities across the globe.

Faulkner Gallery
40 East Anapamu Street, in the SB Public Library, 805-962-7635

“Spring at the Faulkner.” The Abstract Art Collective presents a variety of artwork by some of Santa Barbara's finest  artists. The colors and forms are guaranteed to stimulate your imagination. Juror for this exhibit is Bonnie Rubenstein, local artist and curator for SILO 118 Gallery.

Gallery 113
1114 State Street, La Arcada Court #8, 805-845-2431

Members of the Santa Barbara Art Asociation: Artist of the Month is J. Emil "Aim" Morhardt with highly realistic watercolor and acrylic paintings of birds showing a little attitude. Featured artists include Jessa Lamoureux, Julianne Martin, Colin Schildhauer, Michael Heffner, Jos Dewey, Carrie Givens, and Elizabeth Flanagan.

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

1ST THURSDAY’S BEST WINE CELEBRATION PARTY. Stop by anytime between 5-8pm and enjoy $9 wines by the glass, hang out and experience the sights and sounds of “Red Obsession", showing on three screens! Cheese, chocolate and light snacks for sale. Bring your taste buds and friends too!

Museum of Contemporary Art
653 Paseo Nuevo Terrace, 805-966-5373

Enjoy your evening at Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara with delicious signature cocktails, a special set of groovy cocktail tunes by DJ SkyPounce, an interactive puppet theatre, and after-hours admission to the exhibitions Cecily Brown: Rehearsal and Midori Hirose, Of the Unicorn (and the Sundowner Kids).

Santa Barbara Historical Museum
136 East De la Guerra Street, 805-966-1601

View Only the Oaks Remain: The Story of Tuna Canyon Detention Station and Displaced: The Detention & Internment of Santa Barbarans During WWII, which tells the stories of families imprisoned by the US Department of Justice during World War II. Always family friendly. 

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

Opera Santa Barbara returns to present another Pop-Up Opera performance in the Museum galleries with a “Rossini and Friends” repertoire, 5:30 – 6 pm. Enjoy free art-making activities in the Family Resource Center until 7:30 pm, and exhibitions in the galleries until 8 pm.

SBCAST
513 Garden Street, 805-450-3799

More SBCAST of characters: Arturo Heredia and Tom Pazderka organize an exhibition by art museum preparators. MAT from UCSB with projections, and food, wine and all the good-stuff for fun.

ShubinDonaldson Architects, Inc.
412 Anacapa Street, Suite 100, 805-682-7000

Anacapa Studios is a research and design campus with a focus on art, architecture and fabrication. This month, we’re showcasing research and development of a façade system using innovative signage fabrication technology. Come to Anacapa Studios for wine and a tour of the campus, ShubinDonaldson’s office, workshop & gallery!

SlingShot Art Gallery
220 West Canon Perdido Street, 805-770-3878

SlingShot Gallery and Toad & Co are collaborating in March to celebrate Developmental Disabilities Month. Our missions honor people with intellectual disabilities and the contributions they make in society.  Check out the Toad & Co T-shirts, craft beer and wine as well as SlingShot’s unique contemporary art!

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

Sullivan Goss celebrates the opening of the first solo show at the gallery for beloved local painter, Whitney Brooks Abbott; and an exhibition of work by the important American Impressionist, Colin Campbell Cooper. Also on view, Patricia Chidlaw.

Sullivan Goss - An American Galley Satellite at Sotheby's
8 West Victoria Street, 805-666-9090

Sullivan Goss Satellite: Sullivan Goss in collaboration with Sotheby's International Reality will host a reception for Robert Heckes. Heckes began his career in New York City and Sullivan Goss is excited to introduce him to a West Coast audience for the first time.

Te Amo Estate & Fine Jewelry
811 State Street, Suite G, 805-845-7558

Come and enjoy an evening of fine jewelry, art, wine and the rich sounds of Mariachi Isla Vista.

Yuliya Lennon Art Studio
1213 H State Street, 805-886-2655

The working studio of Russian-born British artist Yuliya Lennon, who recently relocated to Santa Barbara. Inspired by a range of themes including music, dance and travel, works on display range from portraiture to contemporary cityscapes. Entrance through La Plazuela, opposite the Granada Theatre. 

 

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