Visual Arts

‘Cecily Brown: Rehearsal’

Drawings at MCASB invite multiple visits. Read story.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Painting the Santa Ynez River

Six area artists use the gouache style to capture the 92-mile waterway from origin to outlet. Read story.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Dane Goodman, Master Artist

Focus on the Masters selects well-known Santa Barbaran for documentation in 2018. Read story.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

'100 Grand' at Sullivan Goss

Celebratory annual exhibition in its ninth year Read story.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Thomas Fire Benefit Auction Opens Saturday

Bidding runs through January on donated artwork with all proceeds going to families affected by the fire. Read story.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Narrative Paintings in Asian Art at the SBMA

“Story-Telling” examines multiple strategies for visual narrative. Read story.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

‘Sacred Art in the Age of Contact’ Connects Chumash and Catholic Art

‘Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA’ exhibit examines Chumash and Latin American traditions. Read story.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Santa Barbara Conservancy Publishes Coloring Book

‘Coloring Santa Barbara’ features 31 pages of landmarks to color for all ages. Read story.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Seven Painters in Search of the Unseen in Santa Barbara

Arts Fund group show, ‘Eyes of Another,’ imagines the world as seen through others’ eyes. Read story.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Brad Nack’s 20th Anniversary Reindeer Show Opens December 8

Check out one of Santa Barbara’s best and most eclectic holiday traditions. Read story.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

John Nava Brings Painting and Tapestry to Sullivan Goss

On display is the artist’s masterpiece of contemporary tapestry. Read story.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Lindsey Ross’s Guadalupe Mural

Santa Barbara artist creates a 14-by-20-foot photographic mural of eight women. Read story.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Pablo Helguera’s Panamerican Address

Artist Helguera asks Santa Barbara to address itself. Read story.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Reviewed | ‘Guatemala from 33,000 km’

MCASB show for “PST: LA/LA” takes up three venues Read story.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Pop! Bang! Pow! at The Arts Fund

‘Fun-raiser’ features psychedelic pop art, magic, and aerial dance. Read story.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
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