Monday, December 3, 2012

1st Thursday - Holiday Edition - Downtown Santa Barbara



Down-town Santa Barbara
First Thursday-Holiday Edition
December 6th; 5-8 pm
Free

1. DIVINE INSPIRATION GALLERY OF FINE ART
    1528 State Street, 805-962-6444
Featuring an artist reception for Jesse Kaplan. This 
remarkably talented young photographer captures many 
poignant moments in his sensitive portraits of people of 
different cultures as well as magnificent landscapes and 
starry night scenes. www.divineinspiration.us

2. FAST FRAME SANTA BARBARA
    1333 State Street, 805-882-1058
Featuring local artist Chris Potter. Potter grew up in 
Santa barbara and has developed a fascination for the 
beauty of the area. Refreshments  will  be  served. 
www.fastframesb.com

3. THE ARLINGTON THEATRE
    1317 State Street, 805-963-4408
The Gaviota Coast Conservancy is proud to present a 
night of art, music and film at the ArlingtonTheatre hosted 
by Shaun Tomson and the Santa barbara middle School 
Surf Team. We will also have give-aways featuring prizes 
from some of the areas best surf and outdoor businesses! 
All proceeds benefit the Gaviota Coast Conservancy film
project. www.ErinFeinblatt.com

4. LUMNOS GALLERY AT SANTA BARBARA FRAME 
    1324 State Street, Suite J, 805-963-2332
Wilderness, Home  presents photography of protected 
public lands ranging from Santa Barbara’s own rugged 
back-country up through Idaho and Washington and into the 
far-northern Alaskan arctic. Featuring work by Jeff Jones 
and winners of the Los Padres Forest Watch’s

5. SULLIVAN AND GOSS – AN AMERICAN GALLERY
    11 East Anapamu Street, 805-730-1460
Celebrating the opening of the massively popular holiday 
exhibition 100 Grand. The 3rd Annual 100 Grand show 
brings together 100 works of art which cost $1,000 or 
less. Also on view: Meredith brooks Abbott: At Home in 
Paradise, Martha Mayer Erlebacher and the American 
Still Life and The Life and Art of Leon Dabo.
www.sullivangoss.com

6. CHANNING PEAKE GALLERY
    105 East Anapamu Street, 805-568-3990
The County Arts Commission presents an exhibition Figure 
Fragments: The Part as The Whole curated by Priscilla 
bender-Shore, including the work of 25 regional artists 
and www.sbartscommission.org

7. ARTAMO GALLERY
    11 West Anapamu Street, 805-568-1400
Introducing the work of Cody Hooper in Subtle Balance. 
Hooper is deeply interested in the emotional response to 
strong composition and design. www.artamo.com

8. REBEKAH SCOGIN
    SBMA Corner State and Anapamu Streets
Rebekah Scogin performs world music on instruments 
such as mandolin, balalaika, bouzouki and accordion as 
well as piano and the electric harp. www.a1harp.com


8. SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF ART
    1130 State Street, 805-963-4364
Featuring a book signing with Barbara Traub. Desert 
to Dream: A Dozen Years of Burning Man Photography
portrays the burning man celebration of art and life that 
comes together in the spirit of spontaneous creativity 
and performance.5–8pm in the Museum Store. 
www.sbma.net

9. FAULKNER GALLERY, SANTA BARBARA PUBLIC LIBRARY
    40 East Anapamu Street, 805-962-7635
Featuring a holiday show by members of the Santa Barbara 
Art Association with original art for sale at $300 or less!
Come by and celebrate the Holidays with music by the Dixie 
Hicks Band. www.sbplibrary.org

10. SANTA BARBARA ARTS
    1114 State Street #26, in La Arcada Court, 805-884-1938
Santa Barbara painter Kim Adelman presents a new body of 
work in her photo surreal style depicting fascinating images 
of butterflies, local gardens and scenery. Featuring wine by 
Grassini Family Vineyards. www.sbarts.net

11. GALLERY 113
    1114 State Street #8, in La Arcada Court 805-965-6611
Artist of the month Suemae Lin Willhite presents a collection 
of Chinese watercolor brush paintings featuring landscapes, 
orchids, and peonies. www.sbartassoc.org

12. THE YES STORE 44th ANNUAL GALLERY
    930 State Street, 805 966-9777
presents the finest of SB’s Artisans. Featuring over 40
local contemporary artisans and custom jewelers, and
serving great wine and music for this event! Please come
visit the ribbon cutting ceremony at 6pm.
www.theyesstore.com


13. SANTA BARBARA REVELS
    900 State Street, Marshall’s Patio

Santa barbara Revels presents The Christmas Revels:
An American Celebration of the Winter Solstice at the
Lobero Theatre on Dec.15-16
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www.santabarbararevels.org


13. HOLIDAY ORNAMENT DECORATING STATION
    900 State Street, Marshall’s Patio
Put your creativity to work and decorate your very own
holiday tree ornament to take home with you. Supplies will
be provided.

14. ART, DESIGN and ARCHITECTURE MUSEUm OF UCSB
    128 East Canon Perdido Street, 805-966-3334
Featuring Ruinophilia: Images of Destruction and Decay from
the AD&A Museum’s Collection. Ruinophilia ranges from depictions of crumbling buildings to bodies that display the infirmity of age. www.museum.ucsb.edu

15. JAMES MAIN FINE ART
    27 East De la Guerra Street,805-962-8347
Thomas Van Stein, Recent Paintings is  a collection of works
by Santa barbara artist Thomas Van Stein, featuring his strong
impressionist style with compositional elements influenced by
the art of the Japanese masters from centuries. www.jamesmainfineart.com

16. SANTA BARBARA HISTORICAL MUSEUM
    136 East De la Guerra Street, 805-966-1601
Carl Oscar borg became one of the foremost names among
early California artists. This collection of paintings,

reflects his passion for the American 
West and Southwest, where nearly a century ago the artist 
was commissioned by the University of California and the U.S. 
Government to record the native inhabitants.
www.santabarbaramuseum.com

17. THE HOLIDAY HORNS
    Paseo Nuevo Center Court

The Holiday Horns brass Quintet is a local ensemble of music
educators and professionals all calling theSanta Barbara/

Goleta area home. www.paseonuevoshopping.com

18. SANTA  BARBARA CONTEMPORARY ARTS 

FORUM
    653 Paseo Nuevo, Upper Arts Terrace, 805-966-5373
Featuring JEFF and GORDON, Moment of Glory in a media saturated, success-driven culture, the most coveted place to
be is the winner’s circle. 
Come by for a 5pm
Happy Hour and 7pm Performance. www.sbcaf.org

19. BROOKS INSTITUTE: GALLERY 27
    27 East Cota Street, 805-690-4900

Featuring Present Perspectives, Brooks Institute’s Faculty
and Staff Exhibit 2012. This biennial faculty and staff exhibit
presents the current work of over 20 photographers from
brooks Institute. www.facebook.com/brooksgallery

20. SBCC DRAMA CLUB
    Strolling along State Street
The SBCC Drama Club celebrates the holidays by caroling
for the Santa barbara community. They will be spreading
Yuletide cheer through the joy of music and short theater
skits along State Street!


Tired of walking?  The Santa Barbara Trolley is available
all up and down State Street, from Sola Street to the Harbor making many stops along the way!


for more information and a map, click here
(information obtained from the Santa Barbara Downtown Organization's website)





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