1st Thursday, Performance

Emmett Chapman’s Stick Performance this Thursday at SBMA


0 Comments 04 May 2015

This 1st Thursday at SBMA from 5:30 – 6:30 pm, enjoy Emmett Chapman give a special free Stick performance in the galleries inspired by important paintings from the ongoing exhibition Degas to Chagall: Important Loans from The Armand Hammer Foundation. In 1969, the Stick was created to embody the advantages of an electric guitar, while exploring the range of […]

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Curator's Choice

Curator’s Choice Lecture: Miriam Wattles


0 Comments 01 May 2015

Miriam Wattles Ph.D., Associate Professor of History of Art and Architecture at UC Santa Barbara, visits SBMA this Sunday for a 2:30 pm lecture on Mastering Light and Darkness: The Art of Kobayashi KIYOCHIKA.  As a part of the curator’s lecture series, Wattles will delve into Kiyochika’s paintings and prints from the Museum’s permanent collection, highlighting the […]

Botticelli, Titian, and Beyond

Last Chance for “Botticelli, Titan, and Beyond”


0 Comments 01 May 2015

The chance to experience  Botticelli, Titan, and Beyond: Masterpieces of Italian Painting From Glasgow Museums at SBMA is nearing an end. This weekend, we hope you’ll take this final opportunity to view these masterpieces that bring together 500 years of Italian painting under one roof. This awe-inspiring, one-of-a-kind exhibition include works by some of the greatest masters of the Italian Renaissance and […]

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Botticelli, Titian, and Beyond, Community Voices, Public Programs

An Evening of Mystical, Baroque Music


0 Comments 28 April 2015

Thursday, April 30 5:30 – 6:30 pm     The Rosary Sonatas and early 17th-century Italian selections 6:30 – 7 pm           Quire of Voices 7 – 7:45 pm          The Rosary Sonatas and early 17th-century Italian selections The Rosary Sonatas were composed in the 1620s by Heinrich Ignaz […]

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Community Voices, Education, Outreach

Calling All Artsy Teens!


0 Comments 24 April 2015

Calling all artsy teens! If you love art and working with children, our Teaching Assistant (TA) Program is for you! TAs provide a vital element of our programming. They are role models for our students, and campers, as well as an added source of fun, and enthusiasm.  Our teachers rely heavily on the TAs to […]

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Conservation, Education

Happy Earth Day, Santa Barbara!


0 Comments 22 April 2015

Nature has always been a source of inspiration for artists by providing beauty, fresh air, and nourishment. How can we give back to nature as artists? One way is to enroll your child in ArtVentures Camp! Specifically, Garden Party: Digging into Sustainability, digs into the concept of sustainability, as well as the dirt in our gardens. […]

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Botticelli, Titian, and Beyond, Events, Exhibitions, Public Programs

Poetry in the Galleries: “…the beginning of always.”


0 Comments 13 April 2015

This Thursday evening from 5:30 to 6:30 pm, Santa Barbara poet laureates meet in the galleries for Poetry in the Galleries: “…the beginning of always,” readings of selected works and original compositions inspired by Botticelli, Titian, and Beyond: Masterpieces of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums. Santa Barbara poet laureates Perie Longo, Paul Willis, and Chryss Yost read from […]

Botticelli, Titian, and Beyond, Education, Exhibitions, Going Up

Going Up! With SBMA Teen Interns


0 Comments 10 April 2015

This spring, SBMA Teen Interns explored the connections between art history and pop culture, inspired by Botticelli, Titian, and Beyond: Masterpieces of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums and contemporary Florentine street art. SBMA Senior Teaching Artist and graphic designer Kendall Pata tasked each intern with creating a digital mash-up. Using images from the exhibition, interns […]

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Adult Art Studio Class, Botticelli, Titian, and Beyond, Education, Exhibitions

How Nature Frames the Landscape


0 Comments 31 March 2015

Winter is the perfect season for noting the nearly bare branches of our local trees, contrasted against clear, deep blue skies. This past winter, 28 adult participants met at the Ridley-Tree Education Center at McCormick House to artfully investigate how nature frames the landscape. The large, sunny studio space and tree-bordered outdoor patios provided a […]

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Botticelli, Titian, and Beyond, Education, Outreach, Public Programs, SBMA Behind the Scenes

Community Speakers Program Adds Docent Tours To Go


0 Comments 27 March 2015

  For years the mission of SBMA docents has to been to expand and enhance Museum visitors’ experiences in the galleries. Now we are going ‘on the road’ with our newest endeavor, the Community Speakers Program, to meet Santa Barbara and Ventura County community groups with presentations outside of the galleries. These free 45-minute presentations draw […]

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