2018 Arts Symposia Series

The Office of Arts and Culture proudly partners with local municipalities, arts and culture organizations and artists to host dialogues and workshops about relevant issues and opportunities for all members of our arts and culture community.

artist housing film & panel

Location: Community Arts Workshop (CAW)
631 Garden Street, Santa Barbara, CA

Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018 | Time: 6:00 p.m.

Admission: Free, with a $10 suggested donation to benefit the film. Pizza and drinks included. Register Here!

Enjoy a screening of Miracle on 42nd Street, chronicling the history of Manhattan Plaza, one of the first subsidized housing spaces for artists.

Afterwards, join local housing experts and artists for a moderated panel about affordable housing needs and opportunities in Santa Barbara.

At the event, we will share a new survey for artists, cultural practitioners and organizations about affordable housing and workspace.

Creative commons

Location: Elverhøj Museum of History and Art
1624 Elverhoy Way, Solvang, CA

Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018 | Time: 4:00 p.m.

Admission: Free! No RSVP required!

All interested community members are invited to join the Elverhøj Museum, the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission and the Santa Barbara County Office of Arts and Culture for a dialogue about the cultural vitality of arts in the Santa Ynez Valley.

Everybody is welcome to join the conversation (with fantastic wine from our talented valley vintners). We will share a new survey for artists, cultural practitioners and organizations about affordable housing and workspace.

Social hour and networking following!