Thursdays, July 10, 17, 24, 31; August 7, 2 pm
Join us for a series of 60-minute concerts featuring Music Academy of the West Fellows.
Mary Craig Auditorium
Complimentary tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 1:30 pm at SBMA’s Park Entrance. No advance ticket distribution.
Thursday – Sunday, July 31 – August 3
Wild Jewels presents a stunning collection of designer handcrafted sterling silver, Paua (New Zealand Abalone), mother-of-pearl, semi-precious stones, and freshwater pearl jewelry. Their passion for superb quality ensures truly unique pieces that you will fall in love with and want to wear for a very long time.
Thursday, August 7, 5 – 8 pm
Jean Mendillo Babbe started designing at a young age but made it her career after attending The Academy of Art in San Francisco. She has recently started designing a handbag and accessory line, JOJI. These pieces are created from colorful hand woven fabrics from Guatemala, blended with soft leathers and ethnic details.
Mike Kelley, Apple Tree, 1982-83. Acrylic on paper. SBMA, Gift of Gerald Ayres.
Thursday, August 14, 5:30 pm
The Banana Man, Kappa, and Family Tyranny/Cultural Soup
All three films highlight artist Mike Kelley's predilection for appropriating and then subverting already established socio-cultural archetypes and showcasing his ability to collaborate with equally provocative auteurs such as video artists Bruce and Norman Yonemoto and performance artist Paul McCarthy.
This film will be introduced by UCSB Critical Theory and Integrative Studies Professor Colin Gardner.
Mary Craig Auditorium
Reserve tickets at the Visitor Services desks or online at tickets.sbma.net
Left: Santa Barbara band The Kinds photo by Blue Caleel. Middle: Robert Wechsler, Circular Bike, Salvaged bikes, tube steel, yellow paint. Courtesy of the Artist. Right: Dada Disco
Dada Disco and Left Coast Artists' Party
Friday, August 15, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
The Museum takes Atelier outside the box for an eccentric evening inspired by Left Coast: Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art and Living in the Timeless: Drawings by Beatrice Wood. Drawing on the avant-garde spirit of Beatrice Wood — also known as the Mama of Dada-and designed to celebrate West Coast individuality and edge, this event offers a playful evening of art, live music, dance, interactive installations, funky finger food, and specialty cocktails.
Tickets include funky finger foods, wine and signature cocktails.
This event is sponsored by Echelon A/V, The Brander Vineyard, Cutler's Artisan Spirits, and the Santa Barbara Independent.
$25 SBMA Members/$30 Non-Members For more information or tickets, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 884.6423, or visit www.sbma.net/atelier
Buy one Atelier ticket, get one free, when you join as a new Member!
Saturday, September 13, 12 – 5 pm
Jewelry artist Patty Nulph creates contemporary sterling silver designs using freshwater pearls and semi-precious gemstones as well as limited edition hand-knotted necklaces. She began by importing and selling one-of-a-kind jewelry, beads, and textiles. Twice a year, Patty debuts a fresh exciting collection, each inspiring new "Accessories For Life."
Sunday, September 28, 1 – 4 pm
Dogs and their people are invited to pose for a free portrait. Images available for download on the Museum’s Flickr page after the event.
Front Steps of the Museum