Open House Celebration
Saturday, August 24, 2013
1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463
10 AM to 5 PM
in downtown Solvang (the corner of Mission and 5th)
Explore multiple exhibitions on view
Enjoy the Wildling’s new Gift Shop
Come and see the Wildling’s new “rentable spaces”
Enter to win Raffle prizes
Become a proud sponsor of the Wildling
Between 11AM – 3PM participate in:
Family art activities
Children’s story time
EXHIBITIONS ON VIEW
Wilderness in Art: A Retrospective
On view August 24 through September 29, 2013
On view will be a stunning sampling of wilderness in art. Looking back at the Wildling’s exhibition history and the beautiful works of art that have graced the museum’s walls: Ansel Adams, Ray Strong, Dick Smith, Diane Orr, Clyde Butcher, James Swinnerton, Conrad Buff, Marion Wachtel, Carl Oscar Borg, and museum founder Patti Jacquemain.
The Nature of Water
On view August 24-September 29, 2013.
An exhibit of the winners of the Wildling Museum’s annual nature photography competition.
Patrick O’Hara’s Art of California Natives: Selections from the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
On view August 24-October 14
An exhibition of botanic watercolors and porcelain sculptures by Irish artist Patrick O’Hara on loan from the Blaksley Library Special Collections at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.
Sculptures by Bud Bottoms
On view August 24-November 30
Several works of this internationally-celebrated sculptor and environmental activist will be on exhibit.
Starstruck: Visions of the Night Sky by Third Grade Students in the Santa Ynez Valley
On view August 24 – October 14
An exhibit cosponsored by the Wildling Museum and the Save Our Stars Committee of W.E. Watch of artwork created by third grade students from Santa Ynez Valley schools during their astronomy units in the 2012-2013 school year.
ABOUT THE WILDLING
The Wildling Museum, where art and nature meet, offers visitors a unique perspective on the importance of preserving our natural heritage. Through the eyes of artists, education and field experiences, guests can renew their relationship with the wilderness and understand its fragile nature – hopefully leaving more committed toward ensuring those spaces remain for future generations. For more information, to volunteer and/or join as a member to support this important local arts and nature institution please visit www.wildlingmuseum.org, call 805-688-1082, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Museum is located at 1511-B Mission Drive, Solvang, California. Starting August 24, the Museum is open from 11:00am to 5:00pm Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. On Saturday and Sunday the Museum is open from 10:00am to 5:00pm. The Museum is closed Tuesday.