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

NEW VIBES 2022 celebrates the new year with the latest work of eleven local artists. On display are abstracts of diverse media, large contemporary ceramic vessels, porcelain wall sculpture, and both figurative and botanical paintings on canvas. Open 11:00 am - 5:00 pm, closed Tuesdays. (Image: “Megavase” by Patrick Hall) 

Crush Bar & Tap
1129 State Street, Suite A, 805-770-8077

At Crush Bar we strive to provide a safe, inclusive, loving, and respectful space for all to gather and enjoy. Join us for our monthly 1st Thursday, come try our locally sourced bites, participate in our rainbow social, sing karaoke, and enjoy our all day happy hour. We hope you will come by, relax, have a drink, and be a part of the fun!

1221 State Street, Suite 7, 805-324-4971

domecíl showcases items for the home, including fiber arts, ceramics, woodwork, fine art, and original bespoke, small batch clothing. This 1st Thursday, we present local figurative artist Hannah Jaffe, exhibiting original paintings based on the female form. Also shop works by floral designer Margie McAleer, selling rustic live and dried bouquets, all in the heart of beautiful Victoria Court.Court.

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

Members of the Santa Barbara Art Association exhibit here. The artist of the month is Lily Sanders with her vibrant watercolors of Santa Barbara. Featured artists are Jerry Martin, David Peacock, Darlene Roker, and Mary-Gail King. Many other SBAA artists exhibit in the group show.

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

Join us for another night of delicious food from @EatingWithJo and stunning local jewelry by @PerlinaDesigns. Pair your favorite Grassini wine with traditional Filipino dishes on our patio in the historic Presidio Neighborhood and browse locally designed jewelry inside by the fire!

Jaime 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 a local artisanal pairing. Enjoy select white wines for $11 and select red wines for $13 in our cozy tasting room or outside on our Terraza.

La Paloma Café
702 Anacapa Street, 805-966-7029

Featured artist Stephen Harper specializes in oil and acrylic mediums, both in paint and print. He has been painting since 2016 in addition to a full-time career as a fashion model. Harper was born and raised in San Bernardino and is currently based out of Ventura.

1221 State Street, Suite 24, 805-892-7335

Join us at LONETREE in Victoria Court, a new home furnishings store owned by interior and furniture designer Michelle Beamer. Offering a selection of new, vintage, custom designed pieces, as well as collections from amazing sources. Join us for Kompas Club wines and a showcase of new sofas, lighting, case pieces, art, and much more. and more!

Maune Contemporary
1309 State Street, 805-869-2524

Please join us for the grand opening of Maune Contemporary's Santa Barbara location! We are featuring a selection of artists from 7 different countries. We have paintings, sculptures, and limited edition prints available. Grand Opening Exhibition: Finally Home. The group show will include various genres including abstract, abstract expressionism, pop, realism, and figurative art. We look forward to seeing you there!

Mission Canyon
Corner of State and Anapamu Street, 5:00-8:00 pm

Mission Canyon brings to life songs and good memories with acoustic instruments and vocally rich arrangements. Patrons will hear everything from Americana to Motown, songs that are widely known and loved, and specializing in instrumental solos and harmonies. Be sure to check them out!

Santa Barbara Art Works
28 East Victoria Street, 805-260-6705

Pattern This month SBAW will focus on the art of pattern. Our featured artist Ryan Sebits, loves to work in patterns and will include them in some way in almost every art piece he makes. Many other works on display by 20 other artists!

Santa Barbara Fine Art
1321 State Street, 805-845-4270

Join us for Painting the Light by Original Oak Group member and renowned Santa Barbara landscape artist, Richard Schloss. We feature works by some of Santa Barbara's best local landscape artists, including 13 Oak Group members. Champagne and wine will be served. Live music by Bruce Goldish.

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

Do you know where the oldest building in Santa Barbara is? Or which famous citizen predicted the 1925 earthquake? Visit the Santa Barbara Historical Museum to participate in a historical scavenger hunt through the signature gallery, The Story of Santa Barbara. Prizes will be rewarded! Plus, there’s wine until 7:00 pm.

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

Bring the whole family to enjoy a free teaching artist-led activity in the Museum’s Family Resource Center (5:30 - 7:30 pm). Sketch dragons onto a line drawing of a vase. Finish with a watercolor wash as you draw inspiration from a 19th-century Korean-painted vase. Afterward, enjoy the galleries until 8:00 pm. FREE!

SBIFF’S Santa Barbara Filmmaker Screening Series
SBIFF Education Center, 1330 State Street

This month we are featuring Abigail Fuller's SHEPHARD'S SONG. After her parents' death, Jenya embarks on a new path restoring ecosystems with her flock of sheep. In healing the land, we heal ourselves. Showtimes every 30 minutes starting at 5:30 through 7:30. Runtime: 18 minutes 

State Street Promenade Market
900 & 1000 Blocks of State Street

Join us in this locals night by supporting local businesses, makers, and artisans on the 900 and 1000 Blocks of State Street. Grab some food at the many delicious restaurants on this block, stop by our vendor's booths and local businesses, and enjoy the friendly atmosphere and beautiful weather that Santa Barbara has to offer!

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

Sullivan Goss celebrates the opening of LEON DABO: En France Encore, a show of post-impressionist works timed to coincide with SBMA's upcoming Van Gogh exhibition. Also on view: Juxtaposed - The Art of Curation, and The Winter Salon.

The Art Crawl
1130 State Street, 5:30 pm

One of Art Crawl’s original founders, Andi Garcia is a passionate warrior for Santa Barbara arts. She is the perfect person to track down hidden gems, and off-the-beaten-track locations for this curated Art Crawl. Meet Andi at the steps to the Santa Barbara Museum of Art at 5:30 pm, and wear comfy shoes so you can crawl in comfort. 

Waterhouse Gallery
1114 State Street, La Arcada Court #9, 805-962-8885

The Gallery features figurative works, interiors, and cityscapes, by some of today’s finest nationally known local and Oak Group artists. Enjoy works by Ray Hunter, Derek Harrison. Wyllis Heaton, Camille Dellar, Ann Sanders, Thomas Van Stein, Nancy Davidson, Rick Garcia, Ellie Freudenstein, and Ralph Waterhouse. Live demonstration by Ralph Waterhouse (5:45 pm).


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