Highlighted Events

  • September 12, 2014 to December 12, 2014
    This Art, Design & Architecture Museum exhibition brings together handcrafted sculptures that highlight the enduring appeal of objects and emphasize process and materials. Works included demonstrate the primary role of the artist in every aspect of their production, from conception through execution. Show curator Will Simons, CCS ‘09,...
  • September 12, 2014 to December 12, 2014
    The Indian film industry, or Bollywood, is the world’s largest producer of films, releasing more than one thousand films a year. These films display a spectacular blend of romance, melodrama, fantasy, song, and dance extravaganza. This Art, Design & Architecture Museum exhibition explores the history of Bollywood posters and their influence on...
  • September 12, 2014 to May 1, 2015
    As the 2014 Art, Design & Architecture Museum Artist-in-Residence, Eric Beltz will present an ambitious new project, The Cave of Treasures, a dramatic departure for the artist who is known for his intimately scaled, highly-detailed graphite drawings. The title refers to three recurring themes in Beltz’s work that are commonly...
  • September 12, 2014 to December 12, 2014
    With works as varied as a Vidal Sassoon Salon from 1968, the U.S. Expo Pavilion in Seville, Spain in 1992, and his steel houses, Barton Myers' exhibit at the Art, Design & Architecture Museum will present an overview of almost 50 years of architecture. Myers first attracted attention in the late 1960s for his civic buildings and urban projects...
  • September 27, 2014
    On September 27th, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., the amazing and hopping Santa Barbara Funk Zone will have a fundraiser for the Koegel Autism Center. The Lark, Lucky Penny and the Guitar Bar have generously offered an afternoon of wine and food tasting with entertaining music. This event will raise much needed funding for graduate student scholarships...
  • October 4, 2014
    Hailed as "Africa's premier diva" by Time magazine, Grammy-winning vocalist Angelique Kidjo is a bona fide, chart-topping world music superstart. Her highly unique style combines powerful West African grooves, American R&B, samba beats and sophisticated jazz harmonies. With a big heart as well as a big voice, she is a UNICEF Goodwill...
  • October 13, 2014
    The annual "Engineering the Future" lectureship at UCSB, hosted by the College of Engineering, for 2014 will welcome Raffaello D'Andrea — an autonomous systems visionary, co-founder of Kiva Systems and professor of dynamic systems and control at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, Switzerland, in his presentation "Feeback...
  • November 14, 2014 to November 22, 2014
    New York Times critic Charles Isherwood once described Will Eno as a "Samuel Beckett for the Jon Stewart generatio." Middletown: A Play is a bit like a post-Beckett Our Town, treated in a sort of postmodern Chekhovian way. Written in 2010, Middletown won the inaugural Horton Foote Prize for Promising New...