UCSB Museum To Display New Exhibits Depicting Political Progress

UCSB’s AD&A Museum will be displaying exhibitions with pieces that explore Santa Barbara through 
unique mediums, such as Fran Siegel’s “Translocation and Overlay,” (pictured above) on vellum and porcelain.

UCSB Art, Design & Architecture Museum To Reveal Works Featuring Historical Discord

MFA Students Debut Impressive Thesis Show

This past Friday evening, the UC Santa Barbara Art, Design & Architecture Museum opened a new exhibition called “Inside Out,” which features the thesis work of the graduating Master of Fine Arts class of 2013: Erik Sultzer, Chris Silva, Alex Bogdanov, Ryan Bulis, Sterling Crispin, Alison Ho and Tristan Newcomb. The exhibition characterizes each of […]

UCSB Art, Design & Architecture Museum Displays Post-World War II Work in “Outside In” Exhibit

The UCSB Art, Design & Architecture Museum’s newest art exhibit, “Outside In” plans to turn architecture inside out by presenting the modernist style of Southern California-based architects Whitney Smith and Wayne Williams. Today, the on-campus Art, Design & Architecture Museum is opening an exhibit displaying the post-World War II work of Smith and Williams, who […]

AD&A Museum Presents Four New Exhibits

Megan Fisher Staff Writer The Art, Design & Architecture Museum of UC Santa Barbara is currently featuring four new exhibitions that are open until mid-May. The museum opened the shows two weeks ago, displaying artwork donated by art collector and former UCSB professor Laurence Rickels alongside Andy Warhol Polaroids and work from the museum’s permanent […]

Estate To Possibly Be Turned Into Museum

Last year, philanthropist, art patron and heiress Huguette Clark passed away at the age of 104, leaving behind a 23-acre estate that is now the topic of a heated legal dispute. Clark left behind two different wills, written six weeks apart in 2005, regarding her estimated $400 million in properties including Santa Barbara’s oceanfront Bellosguardo […]

Campus Art Museum Debuts 1st Thursday Events

On Thursday, Nov. 3, the Art, Design & Architecture Museum at UC Santa Barbara hosted a free spoken word and musical performance at its satellite space, the Jane Deering Gallery, as a part of downtown Santa Barbara’s first Thursday. The evening began with performance poetry by second year CCS Literature students Chanel Miller and Demi […]

SBMA Plays Host to Garabedian, Kogyo Exhibitions

Already a host to a retrospective of the artist Charles Garabedian (open through April 17), the museum now has a second small feature show entitled “Presenting Noh Drama: Theater Prints of Tsukioka Kōgyo.”

Display Recreates Classical History

The Museum of the Ancient Roman Soldier opened to a small crowd during its first major exhibition at the Karpeles Library Manuscript Museum in downtown Santa Barbara this weekend.

Blue Whale Skeleton Dives Back Into Local Museum

The Santa Barbara Natural History Museum will celebrate the homecoming of “Chad” the Blue Whale skeleton on Wednesday, after a nine-month restoration of the specimen.

Exhibit Explores Death

Today at noon, the University Art Museum will premiere four highly anticipated exhibitions ranging from a display of shocking postmortem photographs to an abstract collection of objects. One exhibition, “Holiday: Nineteenth-Century Travel Photography and Popular Tourism,” depicts the century’s obsession with travel through the use of photographs, brochures, guidebooks, maps and other media. Another show, […]