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Highlighted Events

  • September 10, 2016 to December 4, 2016
    The evolution of the chair has depended upon the human body and the history of previous designs. The challenge of chair design is to balance form and function; it is as important to look at a chair as it is to sit in it. This exhibition explores the morphology of chair design and the 'object ness' of the chair as a sculptural statement....
  • September 10, 2016 to December 4, 2016
    Irving J. Gill (1870–1936) created a distinctive
    architecture in Southern California, using a refined and
    abstracted architectural vocabulary which he described
    as “the straight line, the cube, the arch, and the circle.”
    This exhibition examines Gill’s architectural language
    and his experiments with materials and...
  • September 10, 2016 to December 4, 2016
    Through sketches, masks and prosthetics, LIFEFORMS: The
    Makeup Art of Michael Westmore, explores this legendary makeup
    artist’s process of creating singular film and television characters
    and creatures. This is the first exhibition to display the designs of
    Westmore (BA 1961, Art History) through the development of
    ...
  • November 8, 2016 to March 23, 2017
    The widespread introduction of steel protective helmets was among the major military and cultural changes wrought by the Great War (1914-1918). This exhibition showcases original helmets, photographs, and WWI artifacts and can be viewed at the UCSB Library's Mountain Gallery, 1st floor.
  • December 3, 2016
    This year’s Fall Dance Concert features Pupil Suite choreographed by Gallim
    Dance Artistic Director and Guggenheim Fellow Andrea Miller. Hailed as a true
    original, Miller dives deep into each new work exploring universal struggles
    of love, spirituality, and the tensions between the individual and collective
    experience. New...
  • December 15, 2016
    “They extract more than seems humanly possible from so small and so modest an instrument.” The New York Times Ring in the holidays in an evening of pure joy with the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, the world-renowned all-singing, all-plucking ukulele superstars. They’re adding holiday cheer to their toe-tapping music, hilarious banter and...
  • January 8, 2017
    Underwater cave explorer and environmental anthropologist Kenny Broad has participated in extreme scientific filmmaking expeditions on every continent, from chasing venomous snakes across Vietnam to plunging into ancient subaquatic caves in the Bahamas. In Broad’s line of work, one mistake can prove fatal. But his explorations lead to important...
  • January 13, 2017
    The university’s dynamic resident professional dance company celebrated its 40th
    Anniversary season with exciting premieres by choreographers Emily Schoen
    (NYC), Joshua Beamish (London), Edgar Zendejas (Montreal), Alice Condodina,
    Jerry Pearson and artistic director Christopher Pilafian. The 2016-17 season
    introduces fresh...
  • January 14, 2017
    The university’s dynamic resident professional dance company celebrated its 40th
    Anniversary season with exciting premieres by choreographers Emily Schoen
    (NYC), Joshua Beamish (London), Edgar Zendejas (Montreal), Alice Condodina,
    Jerry Pearson and artistic director Christopher Pilafian. The 2016-17 season
    introduces fresh...
  • January 15, 2017
    “Nearly everything The Peking Acrobats did was amazing – and stunning, and breathtaking and WOW!” The Seattle Times “The Peking Acrobats [are] pushing the envelope of human possibility…Pure artistry!” New York Post The Peking Acrobats have been redefining audience perceptions of Chinese acrobatics for more than 30 years. Experts at trick-cycling,...
  • January 17, 2017
    Join us at the UCSB Library, Pacific View Room for our Pacific Views Series: A Collective Intelligence Gathered from Struggle: Cedric Robinson and the Black Radical Tradition by George Lipsitz, Black Studies Department. A reception to follow.
  • January 19, 2017
    The university’s dynamic resident professional dance company celebrated its 40th
    Anniversary season with exciting premieres by choreographers Emily Schoen
    (NYC), Joshua Beamish (London), Edgar Zendejas (Montreal), Alice Condodina,
    Jerry Pearson and artistic director Christopher Pilafian. The 2016-17 season
    introduces fresh...
  • January 20, 2017
    Director and choreographer Bill T. Jones – whose major honors include a MacArthur “Genius” Award, the Kennedy Center Honors and two Tony Awards for Best Choreography – returns to the stage at the center of an acclaimed new work for his renowned company. Inspired by legendary artist and composer John Cage, Jones creates a collage of dance, music...
  • January 21, 2017
    The university’s dynamic resident professional dance company celebrated its 40th
    Anniversary season with exciting premieres by choreographers Emily Schoen
    (NYC), Joshua Beamish (London), Edgar Zendejas (Montreal), Alice Condodina,
    Jerry Pearson and artistic director Christopher Pilafian. The 2016-17 season
    introduces fresh...
  • January 22, 2017
    The university’s dynamic resident professional dance company celebrated its 40th
    Anniversary season with exciting premieres by choreographers Emily Schoen
    (NYC), Joshua Beamish (London), Edgar Zendejas (Montreal), Alice Condodina,
    Jerry Pearson and artistic director Christopher Pilafian. The 2016-17 season
    introduces fresh...
  • January 22, 2017
    “Garrison Keillor must be doing something right – millions of Americans consider themselves honorary citizens of his fictive town, Lake Wobegon.” San Francisco Chronicle Writer and humorist Garrison Keillor is beloved for his unique blend of comedy, charisma and wisdom. As host of the live radio variety show A Prairie Home Companion – now in his...
  • January 23, 2017
    “With klezmer, Perlman appears to be perfectly at home... the look of sheer delight that continually illuminates his face underscores the sense of discovery that touches almost every note he plays.” Los Angeles Times Twenty years have passed since Itzhak Perlman made his iconic album of klezmer music, In the Fiddler’s House. The collection of...
  • January 24, 2017
    “A sort of multicultural mynah bird, [Jones] lays our mongrel nation before us with gorgeous, pitch-perfect impersonations of the rarely heard or dramatized.” The New Yorker “A master of the genre.” The New York Times Tony and Obie Award-winning playwright, performer and activist Sarah Jones transforms into a dynamic medley of characters with...
  • January 26, 2017
    Dubbed “America’s new past master” by the Chicago Tribune, Brinkley is the author of The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America, Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Land of America and The Quiet World: Saving Alaska’s Wilderness Kingdom. A professor of history at Rice University, he has been described by...
  • January 27, 2017
    The Departments of Theater and Dance and the History of Art & Architecture, including the Art, Design & Architecture Museum, will host an all-day conference in the HSSB Ballet Studio from 9:00am – 4:00pm where Anna Halprin, Simone Forti and Yvonne Rainer will meet again for the first time since 1960. Anna, 97, Simone, 84 and Yvonne...
  • January 28, 2017
    The Departments of Theater and Dance and the History of Art & Architecture, including the Art, Design & Architecture Museum, will host an all-day conference in the HSSB Ballet Studio from 9:00am – 4:00pm where Anna Halprin, Simone Forti and Yvonne Rainer will meet again for the first time since 1960. Anna, 97, Simone, 84 and Yvonne...
  • January 31, 2017
    “Bell is fundamentally incapable of making an unpleasant sound.” The New York Times “[Bell’s] technique is full of body – athletic and passionate – he’s almost dancing with the instrument.” The Washington Post Renowned for his passion, restless curiosity and multi-faceted musical interests, Joshua Bell is among the most celebrated violinists of...