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Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara

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653 Paseo Nuevo
Santa Barbara, CA CA United States
8059665373

January 2020

contemporary art UNLOCKED

January 9, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, 653 Paseo Nuevo
Santa Barbara, CA CA United States
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Free

How do you “read” art? Learn to look closely and brush up on your visual literacy skills in our new series of monthly one-hour art appreciation meetup. Join a museum professional for an informal conversation about the current exhibition N. Dash and leave equipped with a tool set to unlock the mysteries of contemporary art. Each unique conversation is guided by the interests of the group while providing insights into the specific work of the exhibited artist. Bring a friend, an open…

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Third Thursday Studio | Origami Deconstructed

January 16, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, 653 Paseo Nuevo
Santa Barbara, CA CA United States
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$15.00

Experience a different kind of drawing through touch! Manipulate paper with your hands “origami-style” and leave the studio with your own deconstructed paper sculptures, origami drawings, and photos. A tour of the exhibition is included in the workshop. Be part of an engaging evening of creation, experimentation, and conversation over art and a glass of wine. The Third Thursday Studio program invites participants to explore techniques and themes of contemporary art through discussion and hands-on experiences inspired by the artists…

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Scholar Talk | Michael Imwalle: The Mud that Made the City – Adobe Construction in Santa Barbara

January 22, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, 653 Paseo Nuevo
Santa Barbara, CA CA United States
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How was adobe made historically? And how do we make adobe today? Learn about earthen architecture and the history of adobe constructions in Santa Barbara in this informative talk by Michael Imwalle from the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation. Michael Imwalle is the Associate Executive Director of Cultural Resources for the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation. He is a specialist in history, historical archaeology, architectural history, and historic preservation, with more than 30 years of experience in California.…

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February 2020

Science Talk | Scott M. Haskins: Saving and Restoring Contemporary Paintings

February 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, 653 Paseo Nuevo
Santa Barbara, CA CA United States
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What are the materials and methods of contemporary painting? How do they differ from tradition? What variations create problems and consequences for conservation and restoration? Fine Art Conservator, Scott M. Haskins will entertain and educate with stories and examples from his quest to save today’s artistic paintings for future generations.

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