Highlighted Events

  • February 10, 2015 to June 30, 2015
    This exhibition, which explores Indigenous peoples’ heritage and identity, features ancient and modern objects from the Library’s Special Research Collections, and items on loan, including a Chumash canoe called a tomol; pre-Columbian artifacts; medicinal plants; and contemporary graphic art, literature and theater. Opening Event: At 4 p.m....
  • 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...
  • July 8, 2015
    An exhilarating musical comedy filled with memorable songs and lavish routines, Singin’ in the Rain is “extraordinarily exuberant, always youthful and joyously indestructible.” The Gene Kelly classic, with Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds, kicks off the annual summer film series from UCSB Arts & Lectures. This season, "Over the...
  • July 10, 2015
    An exhilarating musical comedy filled with memorable songs and lavish routines, <i>Singin’ in the Rain</i> is “extraordinarily exuberant, always youthful and joyously indestructible” (<i>The New York Times</i>).
  • July 15, 2015
    Journey to the Emerald City in this colorful musical classic based on L. Frank Baum’s treasured book series.
  • July 17, 2015
    Journey to the Emerald City in this colorful musical classic based on L. Frank Baum’s treasured book series.
  • July 22, 2015
    This electrifying musical sets the ageless tragedy of <i>Romeo and Juliet</i> against a backdrop of gang warfare in 1950s New York, where the Sharks and the Jets battle for territory and respect.
  • July 24, 2015
    This electrifying musical sets the ageless tragedy of <i>Romeo and Juliet</i> against a backdrop of gang warfare in 1950s New York, where the Sharks and the Jets battle for territory and respect.
  • 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.