Highlighted Events

  • June 1, 2015 to August 31, 2015
    This exhibition, on display in the UCSB Arts Library Lobby through Aug. 31, was inspired by a recent multimedia presentation of "The Langston Hughes Project / Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz" at UCSB’s Multicultural Center, under the direction of Dr. Ron McCurdy. The performance brought Hughes’ epic poem “Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for...
  • June 3, 2015 to September 30, 2015
    This exhibition at the UCSB Library, in the Tower Gallery on the 1st Floor through September 30, 2015, showcases student work produced in the 2015 Symmetry & Aesthetics in Contemporary Physics course, an experimental College of Creative Studies seminar. Most of the students in the course are undergraduates majoring in physics, not art. The art...
  • June 29, 2015 to September 18, 2015
    UCSB is involved in a project to digitize, preserve, and store historic minute books of the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors dating back to 1850. Once the handwritten ledgers are digitized, they will be housed in UCSB Library’s Special Research Collections, where they will be publicly available. To help bring awareness to the project and...
  • July 6, 2015 to August 13, 2015
    A space for healing and reflection, this exhibition honors the acts of love and compassion that emerged in Isla Vista and on campus after the tragedy on May 23, 2014. Through photographs of planned and unplanned memorials, artifacts and messages left at spontaneous memorial sites, and documentation of support from around the globe, the exhibition...
  • July 29, 2015
    In this sparkling musical, an ex-GI (Gene Kelly) remains in Paris after WWII to pursue his life as an artist and falls in love with an alluring (but engaged) perfume-shop clerk (Leslie Caron in her beguiling screen debut).
  • July 29, 2015 to July 30, 2015
    New choreography featuring summer sessions students with works by Nancy Colahan, Valerie Huston, Christina McCarthy, Delila Moseley, and Jerry Pearson.
  • August 5, 2015
    Experience the extraordinary animation, dazzling special effects and award-winning music of Walt Disney’s <i>Mary Poppins</i>. How else could you describe this timeless treat but “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!
  • August 12, 2015
    Share the magical, heartwarming true-life story that has become one of the most popular films of all time.
  • August 19, 2015
    Willkommen, bienvenue, welcome to the Kit Kat Club of 1931 Berlin, where starry-eyed singer Sally Bowles (Liza Minnelli) and an impish emcee (Joel Grey) sound the clarion call to decadent fun…
  • August 21, 2015
    Willkommen, bienvenue, welcome to the Kit Kat Club of 1931 Berlin, where starry-eyed singer Sally Bowles (Liza Minnelli) and an impish emcee (Joel Grey) sound the clarion call to decadent fun…
  • September 18, 2015
    With hard-edged funk, jazz, rock and hip-hop that delivers big on rock-star swagger and has the musical chops to back it up, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue are an “unstoppable force” in today’s music scene, says the New York Times.
  • September 29, 2015
    In a most exceptional pairing, master multi-instrumentalists Ry Cooder and Ricky Skaggs will come together on stage to deliver a revelatory program of blues, gospel and bluegrass.