Chromatic Gate Restoration Begins

Herbert Bayer’s Iconic Sculpture Gets a Facelift

Herbert Bayer’s iconic Chromatic Gate is finally getting a facelift. Over the next six weeks, the Cabrillo Boulevard sculpture will undergo maintenance and repainting to correct environmental damages. The project is a collaborative effort by the County Arts Commission, Santa Barbara City Parks and Recreation, and City Public Works.

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