Public Readings at the Story Catcher Mailbox
Jun
7
6:30 PM18:30

Public Readings at the Story Catcher Mailbox

  • 1208 State Street Santa Barbara, CA, 93101 United States (map)
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On Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m., artist Danielle Siano will invite guest speakers to conduct weekly readings of Letters of Grief and Praise at the Story Catcher Mailbox onsite at the corner of Anapamu and State Streets. This week's guest speaker will be Stan Speck and there will also be a typewriter letter writing activity at 5:30 p.m. with guest Simon Kiefer. 

If you are interested, Danielle invites the local Santa Barbara community to get involved with the project through the submission of letters. Hope to see y'all there!

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State of the Art Gallery 2018 Exhibition Closing Party
Jun
7
5:00 PM17:00

State of the Art Gallery 2018 Exhibition Closing Party

As we reflect on the amazing public art that has been created by local Santa Barbara artists, we would like to extend an invitation to the community to join the Santa Barbara County Office of Arts & Culture, along with all of the generous sponsors, supporters, and advocates of the arts.

To celebrate the end to a wonderful 2018 State of the Art Gallery exhibition, we will be hosting a closing party at Plum Goods Store (909 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA) from 5-7 p.m. with light snacks and refreshments. Hope to see everyone there!

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Public Flag Ceremony with Patrick Melroy
Jun
7
7:30 AM07:30

Public Flag Ceremony with Patrick Melroy

  • 1235 State Street Santa Barbara, CA, 93101 United States (map)
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Every Thursday Morning at 7:30 a.m., Patrick Melroy will be conducting a public flag raising and lowering ceremony at the Public Flag Pole sculpture on the corner of Victoria and State Streets.

Each month, the flags that will be raised and lowered are selected by Patrick himself; however, he would like to see the amazing designs of the local Santa Barbara community.

If you would like to submit a design for next month's flag, follow this link!

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"Lines in Nature" Free Family Art-Making Workshop
Jun
3
11:00 AM11:00

"Lines in Nature" Free Family Art-Making Workshop

  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art Family Resource Center (map)
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Inspired by Leaves of Grass featured in the 2018 State of the Art Gallery Exhibition  

Join us for a Free Family Art-Making Workshop with artist Pattie Porter Firestone focused on the sculpture Leaves of Grass. Using Walt Whitman’s poem as inspiration, the whole family will use colored strips of card paper to depict nature in three-dimensions. We will simplify the forms we see in nature and illustrate the forces of nature moving in those forms. Come have fun cutting and gluing colored strips of cardboard to create your own work of art.

Free / SBMA’s Family Resource Center / 1130 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA

Each session is limited to 20 participants and advanced registration is required. To register, contact Luna Vallejo-Howard at 805.884.6457 or lvallejo-howard@sbma.net.

This workshop is a collaboration between the Santa Barbara County Office of Arts and Culture and the Santa Barbara Museum of Art.

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Public Readings at the Story Catcher Mailbox
May
31
6:30 PM18:30

Public Readings at the Story Catcher Mailbox

  • 1208 State Street Santa Barbara, CA, 93101 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

On Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m., artist Danielle Siano will invite guest speakers to conduct weekly readings of Letters of Grief and Praise at the Story Catcher Mailbox onsite at the corner of Anapamu and State Streets. This week's guest speaker will be Selena Rockwell and there will also be a typewriter letter writing activity at 5:30 p.m. with guest Simon Kiefer. 

If you are interested, Danielle invites the local Santa Barbara community to get involved with the project through the submission of letters. Hope to see y'all there!

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Public Flag Ceremony with Patrick Melroy
May
31
7:30 AM07:30

Public Flag Ceremony with Patrick Melroy

  • 1235 State Street Santa Barbara, CA, 93101 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Every Thursday Morning at 7:30 a.m., Patrick Melroy will be conducting a public flag raising and lowering ceremony at the Public Flag Pole sculpture on the corner of Victoria and State Streets.

Each month, the flags that will be raised and lowered are selected by Patrick himself; however, he would like to see the amazing designs of the local Santa Barbara community.

If you would like to submit a design for next month's flag, follow this link!

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Public Readings at the Story Catcher Mailbox
May
24
6:30 PM18:30

Public Readings at the Story Catcher Mailbox

  • 1208 State Street Santa Barbara, CA, 93101 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

On Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m., artist Danielle Siano will invite guest speakers to conduct weekly readings of Letters of Grief and Praise at the Story Catcher Mailbox onsite at the corner of Anapamu and State Streets. This week's guest speaker is Jenna Tico.

If you are interested, Danielle invites the local Santa Barbara community to get involved with the project through the submission of letters. Hope to see y'all there!

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Public Flag Ceremony with Patrick Melroy
May
24
7:30 AM07:30

Public Flag Ceremony with Patrick Melroy

  • 1235 State Street Santa Barbara, CA, 93101 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Every Thursday Morning at 7:30 a.m., Patrick Melroy will be conducting a public flag raising and lowering ceremony at the Public Flag Pole sculpture on the corner of Victoria and State Streets.

Each month, the flags that will be raised and lowered are selected by Patrick himself; however, he would like to see the amazing designs of the local Santa Barbara community.

If you would like to submit a design for next month's flag, follow this link!

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State of the Art Gallery Exhibition Walking Tour with Santa Barbara Beautiful
May
19
3:30 PM15:30

State of the Art Gallery Exhibition Walking Tour with Santa Barbara Beautiful

Join Santa Barbara Beautiful for a free reception and guided walking tour exploring downtown Santa Barbara’s latest temporary public art sculpture exhibit State of the Art Gallery 2018. Installed in April, the eight interactive sculptures by local artists offer diverse perspectives on our community’s creative spirit, identity and resilience. Funded in part by a Santa Barbara Beautiful Community Grant, the installation spans seven blocks of State Street between Victoria and Cota Streets and marks the first time public sculpture has been exhibited on State Street since 2008.

The tour starts with a free reception at 10 West Gallery located at 10 W. Anapamu Street. Led by local artist, Nathan Snyder, the guided walk begins at approximately 4:15 pm at Patrick Melroy’s sculpture, Public Flag Pole on the west side of State Street near Victoria Street and will end on the same side of the street between Ortega and Cota Streets at Melroy’s work, California Love Locks.

If there are any questions, concerns, etc., please email bdsecretary@sbbeautiful.org for more information.

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Open Studio with Michael Irwin
May
18
5:00 PM17:00

Open Studio with Michael Irwin

  • 121 Santa Barbara Street Santa Barbara, CA, 93101 United States (map)
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Irwin invites the public to see his process firsthand on the Third Friday of each month from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at his studio, located at 121 Santa Barbara Street in the Funk Zone.

Come and join one of our talented artists of the 2018 State of the Art Gallery and of our thriving local Santa Barbara arts community.

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Public Readings at the Story Catcher Mailbox
May
17
6:30 PM18:30

Public Readings at the Story Catcher Mailbox

  • 1208 State Street Santa Barbara, CA, 93101 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

On Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m., artist Danielle Siano will invite guest speakers to conduct weekly readings of Letters of Grief and Praise at the Story Catcher Mailbox onsite at the corner of Anapamu and State Streets. This week's guest speaker will be Alexis Slutzky and there will also be a typewriter letter writing activity at 5:30 p.m. with guest Simon Kiefer. 

If you are interested, Danielle invites the local Santa Barbara community to get involved with the project through the submission of letters. Hope to see y'all there!

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Public Flag Ceremony with Patrick Melroy
May
17
7:30 AM07:30

Public Flag Ceremony with Patrick Melroy

  • 1235 State Street Santa Barbara, CA, 93101 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Every Thursday Morning at 7:30 a.m., Patrick Melroy will be conducting a public flag raising and lowering ceremony at the Public Flag Pole sculpture on the corner of Victoria and State Streets.

Each month, the flags that will be raised and lowered are selected by Patrick himself; however, he would like to see the amazing designs of the local Santa Barbara community.

If you would like to submit a design for next month's flag, follow this link!

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Public Readings at the Story Catcher Mailbox
May
10
6:30 PM18:30

Public Readings at the Story Catcher Mailbox

  • 1208 State Street Santa Barbara, CA, 93101 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

On Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m., artist Danielle Siano will invite guest speakers to conduct weekly readings of Letters of Grief and Praise at the Story Catcher Mailbox onsite at the corner of Anapamu and State Streets. This week, the guest speaker will be Dawn Roh. 

If you are interested, Danielle invites the local Santa Barbara community to get involved with the project through the submission of letters. Hope to see y'all there!

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Public Flag Ceremony with Patrick Melroy
May
10
7:30 AM07:30

Public Flag Ceremony with Patrick Melroy

  • 1235 State Street Santa Barbara, CA, 93101 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Every Thursday Morning at 7:30 a.m., Patrick Melroy will be conducting a public flag raising and lowering ceremony at the Public Flag Pole sculpture on the corner of Victoria and State Streets.

Each month, the flags that will be raised and lowered are selected by Patrick himself; however, he would like to see the amazing designs of the local Santa Barbara community.

If you would like to submit a design for next month's flag, follow this link!

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Public Readings at the Story Catcher Mailbox
May
3
6:30 PM18:30

Public Readings at the Story Catcher Mailbox

  • 1208 State Street Santa Barbara, CA, 93101 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

On Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m., artist Danielle Siano will invite guest speakers to conduct weekly readings of Letters of Grief and Praise at the Story Catcher Mailbox onsite at the corner of Anapamu and State Streets. This week Danielle will be joined by Alexis Slutzky, LMFT.

If you are interested, Danielle invites the local Santa Barbara community to get involved with the project through the submission of letters. Hope to see y'all there!

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"Painted Locks" Workshop, sponsored by The Squire Foundation
May
3
5:15 PM17:15

"Painted Locks" Workshop, sponsored by The Squire Foundation

  • 535 State Street Santa Barbara, CA, 93101 United States (map)
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Come out on First Thursday, May 3, 2018 from 5:15-7:00 p.m. to participate in a "Painted Locks" activity, sponsored by The Squire Foundation, at the California Love Locks sculpture located at 535 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA.

The workshop will be ran with the help of Squire Artist, Emily Murray, who has been teaching art for the past thirteen years, both locally and internationally. She puts emphasis on the process of making art while teaching techniques and tapping into the creativity of each individual.

Hope to see everyone out there!

Artist of California Love Locks, Patrick Melroy, may also be present.

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Public Flag Ceremony with Patrick Melroy
May
3
7:30 AM07:30

Public Flag Ceremony with Patrick Melroy

  • 1235 State Street Santa Barbara, CA, 93101 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Every Thursday Morning at 7:30 a.m., Patrick Melroy will be conducting a public flag raising and lowering ceremony at the Public Flag Pole sculpture on the corner of Victoria and State Streets.

Each month, the flags that will be raised and lowered are selected by Patrick himself; however, he would like to see the amazing designs of the local Santa Barbara community.

If you would like to submit a design for next month's flag, follow this link!

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Open Studio with Nathan Snyder
Apr
28
6:00 PM18:00

Open Studio with Nathan Snyder

  • 910 Philinda Avenue Suite E Santa Barbara, CA, 93103 United States (map)
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On the evening of Saturday, April 28, Nathan will host a public gathering at his private studio, for the very first time, in the Milpas corridor (910 Philinda Avenue Suite E, Santa Barbara, CA 93103) to offer the community a chance to learn more about his multi-media artistic process.

Artworks by Nathan Snyder and Christopher Mark Brennan will be on display. The show will remain on view for private appointments until June 30, 2018.

Visit www.nathansnyderstudios.com for more information!

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Public Readings at the Story Catcher Mailbox
Apr
26
6:30 PM18:30

Public Readings at the Story Catcher Mailbox

  • 1208 State Street Santa Barbara, CA, 93101 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

On Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m., artist Danielle Siano will invite guest speakers to conduct weekly readings of Letters of Grief and Praise at the Story Catcher Mailbox onsite at the corner of Anapamu and State Streets. 

If you are interested, Danielle invites the local Santa Barbara community to get involved with the project through the submission of letters. Hope to see y'all there!

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Public Flag Ceremony with Patrick Melroy
Apr
26
7:30 AM07:30

Public Flag Ceremony with Patrick Melroy

  • 1235 State Street Santa Barbara, CA, 93101 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Every Thursday Morning at 7:30 a.m., Patrick Melroy will be conducting a public flag raising and lowering ceremony at the Public Flag Pole sculpture on the corner of Victoria and State Streets.

Each month, the flags that will be raised and lowered are selected by Patrick himself; however, he would like to see the amazing designs of the local Santa Barbara community.

If you would like to submit a design for next month's flag, follow this link!

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Open Studio with Michael Irwin
Apr
20
5:00 PM17:00

Open Studio with Michael Irwin

  • 121 Santa Barbara Street Santa Barbara, CA, 93101 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Irwin invites the public to see his process firsthand on the Third Friday of each month from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at his studio, located at 121 Santa Barbara Street in the Funk Zone.

Come and join one of our talented artists of the 2018 State of the Art Gallery and of our thriving local Santa Barbara arts community for an evening of conversation and great art.

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