1130 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Katrina Carl Public Relations
Tuesday - Sunday, 11am-5pm; Chase Free Thursday Evening, 5-8pm.
$10 adults, $6 seniors & students with ID
March 23, 2014 - October 5, 2014
Daumier’s Salon: A Human Comedy
Lithographs by Honoree Daumier (1808-1879) on the subject of the art world of his day
May 11, 2014 - August 31, 2014
Living in the Timeless: Drawings by Beatrice Wood.
Recognized for her vibrant lusterware pottery, Beatrice Wood (1893-1998) first emerged as an artist in 1917, making sketches as part of the provocative New York Dada scene. This exhibition examines the lesser known yet foundational role of drawing in the
May 25, 2014 - September 14, 2014
Left Coast: Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art
as Amy Adler, Uta Barth, Russell Crotty, Carlee Fernandez, Llyn Foulkes, Jack Goldstein, Lyle Ashton Harris, Richard Jackson, Kim Jones, Mike Kelley, Elad Lassry, Kori Newkirk, Steve Roden, April Street, Mario Ybarra Jr.
Featuring a variety of media, including painting, photography, works on paper, and sculpture, many of the works in the exhibition are on view for the first time. Tying these works together is the pervasive sense of individuality demonstrated in each.
September 28, 2014 - January 4, 2015
From Art to Zoo: Exploring Animal Natures
This exhibition of photographs, drawn from the permanent collection, looks beyond the immediate allure of adorable animals to explore the dimensions of animal characteristics and knowledge.
Since its founding in 1941, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art has developed a unique identity with strengths in the following areas: Ancient Art, Asian Art (Chinese, Japanese, Indian and Tibetan), French and English 19th and early 20th Century Art, 19th and early 20th Century American Art, International Modernism, Works on Paper, Photography, and Contemporary Art. Influenced by the community as a whole and by individual collectors of major importance, the holdings of the Museum have taken on a character specific to this institution.
Santa Barbara Museum; UC Santa Barbara Art, Design and Architecture Museum, both Santa Barbara, California
Preview by Stacy Davies
Alice Aycock's extensive body of conceptual drawings is sampled in “Some Stories are Worth Repeating.&rd
''Labour and Wait''
Yinka Shonibare, MBE