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

ASPECT: “A way in which a thing may be viewed or regarded” —Dictionary.com. Presenting figurative, abstracts and genres in-between. A nine person group show. Wednesday - Monday, 11 am - 5pm. Sept. 7 - Oct. 2. Image: “Pablo”, oil on canvas by Fred Wolf.

ARTAMO GALLERY
11 West Anapamu Street, 805-568-1400

ARTAMO GALLERY presents “TRILOGY”, works from the three newest series of paintings by Jack Mohr: “Balanced” combines intuitive paintings with canvases of full color — a balancing act with contradicting visual elements. “Duality” merges equal parts of left and right brain approaches. “Black” shows strong rhythmic single-panel works.

Bobcat Room
11 West Ortega Street, 805-962-7970

Come “Discover Your Passion” at the Bobcat Room with an evening of art, food, wine, and libations featuring local artists drawing live models in high fashion by B-Line Designs, Rashas Love Designs, and Jessi Rose Creations. Prizes will be given to top illustrations. Delicious bites provided by Little Kitchen.

CASA Gallery @ VOICE Magazine
23 East Canon Perdido Street, 805-965-6448

Delight in turns, lines, and curves in three dimensions when the Santa Barbara Sculptors Guild mounts a members-only exhibition. A voice for sculpture since 1965, its members employ bronze, stone, clay, and more. Book signing of "Mad Mischief," with Susan St. John. Music. Refreshments. "Woman" by Mary Dee Thompson.

Channing Peake Gallery
105 East Anapamu Street, 805-568-3990

Bearing Witness: The Photography of Nell Campbell. Campbell’s forty years of documentary photography includes projects concerned with issues of cultural representation and social justice, including a six year documentation of Mardi Gras in New Orleans, southwestern Louisiana, Havana, Cuba, and Duck Blinds: Louisiana, a fifteen year documentation of handmade hunting blinds.

CorePower Yoga
1129 State Street, 805-259-8002

Join Cara G and other members of the CPY team as they lead you through an inspired courtyard vinyasa flow. Needing some fall inspiration? Discover your passion for yoga under the sky and learn more about CPY's teacher training programs.

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

Celebrate Aging – A Photography Show. This juried exhibition features images submitted to depict the diversity, dignity and challenges of what living a long life means today. 

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

Members of the Santa Barbara Art Association show their art in this gallery. Artist of the Month, Linda Nelson, presents field studies that are the artistic basis for the finished paintings, sand and all. Featured artists include Wilbert Lick, Darlene Roker, Kimberly Smith, Michael Heffner, Suemae Willhite, and Sue Slater.

Indigo Interiors
1321 State Street, 805-962-6909

Indigo is proud to feature Marilee Krause in our newest exhibit: “Soft Touch on Paper”. Water on sand – Autumn grasses at dusk – clouds rising into the sky – each image in watercolor, pastel or mixed media evokes a soft solitude. Also on exhibit: Tony Askew, Rosemarie Gebhart and Brian Woolford.

Jewish Federation's Art at the JCC
524 Chapala Street, 805-957-1115

The Santa Barbara Art Association presents a show of diverse artwork juried by Frank Goss. All the pieces are original art in a variety of media and subjects by some of SBAA's 536 members. SBAA was founded in 1952 and is the oldest and largest art group in Santa Barbara.

Jodi House Brain Injury Support Center
625 Chapala Street, 805-563-2882

Come be transported into ethereal tones and textures of Danielle Renee Methmann photography and wine paintings.  Picture yourself in landscapes and still life of a realistic and whimsical style from watercolorist Michelle Carlen. Get an opportunity to meet both artists and join us for great wine and music as well!

Kimpton Canary Hotel
31 West Carrillo Street, 805-879-9100

Kimpton Canary Hotel is joined by Golds Gym Santa Barbara leading complimentary flow yoga (6-7 pm) on the fabulous rooftop. Lower deck open to the public 6-8 pm with Finch & Fork hosting a sunset bar featuring happy hour cocktail specials until 8 pm. Arrive early to secure a space!

Lady McClintock Studios
1221 State Street #6, 805-845-0030

Come by and view our photography studio and art gallery! Enjoy live music, drinks and appetizers. Meet & greet the artists while viewing a new diverse collection of oil paintings. Located in Victoria Courtyard, under Soho music club.

Mental Wellness Center
617 Garden Street, 805-884-8440

Join the Mental Wellness Center for an evening of art, music & light bites. Bring a friend and share in our art showcase and tour of the Center.

Montecito Bank & Trust
1000 State Street, 805-963-7511

“Imagine a World Where Everyone Feels Included.” Come celebrate the artwork of 11 students who participated in ADL’s No Place for Hate art contest. We will also feature artist Adam Bertolet and the smooth sounds of mother & son duo, Colin and Michelle Richardson. Wines by Mathiasen Family Wine Company.

Pacific Western Bank
30 East Figueroa Street, 805-883-5100

Pacific Western Bank is proud to display works of a local art collective, the Goleta Valley Art Association.  With works from different artists and mediums, GVAA encourages people who share an interest in art to discuss and stimulate conversation, while promoting fine art in the Santa Barbara and Goleta areas.

Santa Barbara Community Bank
21 East Carrillo Street, 805-965-8343

Presenting San Marcos High art students with assistance of guest artist Michelle Thomas, have mastered advanced printmaking, dry point etching, linoleum block & woodblock prints. A block off State street our historic adobe building & patio create a beautiful setting for showing their masterpieces, enjoy guitarist Al Vafa & refreshments.

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

Visit the Museum’s latest exhibitions for wine, music, and fun. Missions in Watercolor (Edwin Deakin) documented the missions as they fell into ruin, a reminder of the power of art for change.  Also, visit the new Edward Borein Gallery and enjoy the latest installation by Santa Barbara’s most celebrated western artist.

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

5:30 – 7:30 pm, Family Resource Center: Create shadow and reflection drawings using gray chalk pastel on mid-tone charcoal paper inspired by the black and white photographs of Andre Kertesz, on view in “Sleep of Reason.” Also on view: “Highlights of the Permanent Collection.” All FREE!

SBCAST
513 Garden Street, 805-450-3799

Master Weaver in Zapotec tradition Porfirio Gutierrez exhibits and demonstrates weaving skills in Studio E, while Textiles, Rugs, Silks and Masks are offered as a group show of artists in D. Masha Keating studio open in C, and our own Beer Garden, Spanish Tapas and Music in open spaces.

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

SlingShot gallery presents paintings and drawings by Rachel MacKenzie. "Passion Fruit" is a refreshing alternative to the traditional still life. Rachel's love of bright colors creates a playful discourse between objects and shapes. Stroll the few blocks off State to discover unique contemporary art. Reception with the artist.

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

Sullivan Goss celebrates the opening of two new, complementary shows in our center gallery: Joseph Goldyne - Fall Light & Leon Dabo - Light Fall. Goldyne's newest waterfall paintings and Dabo's 100 year old seascapes create a fascinating comparison in subtlety and sophistication. Also on view, Jon Francis - A Golden State.

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

Te Amo presents “All About Carpinteria” by Olga Hotujac, a collection of impressionist urban landscapes of Carpinteria created in a heavy impasto technique while working en plein air. Live painting demonstration by the artist during the reception.

The Barber Shop
1233 State Street, 805-335-3573

Join us for music, drinks, and appetizers at The Barber Shop! Stop by to view our unique space and the newly opened Victorian Salon this 1st Thursday.

The Painted Cabernet
1229 State Street, 805-963-9979

The Painted Cabernet is proud to feature art by our local artist staff.  View fun and whimsical artwork while tasting local wines and appetizers.  Watch our artists in action as they create new art!

 

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