Publications: calendar; exhibition catalogues; gallery guides.
At the Santa Barbara Museum of Art the visitor can discover treasures that span 41 centuries, from Greek and Roman sculpture surrounding a serene pool to the exciting art of our own time. In addition to exhibifions drawn from the permanent collection, the Museum presents over 12 shows annually drawn from museums and private collections worldwide. On the Main Level is an extensive
Andre Derain. La Citrouille (Still Life with Pumpkin), 1939. oil on canvas. Bequest of Wright S. Ludington. Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Photograph courtesy of Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Santa Barbara, California.
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, collection of antiquities, including a group of Greek and Roman sculptures dating from the 4th century BC, among them the famed Landsdowne Hermes in the atrium. Works on paper and photography are exhibited in the Campbell Gallery. The Davidson Gallery houses works from the Museums extensive 20th-century collection. The Preston Morton and Von Romberg Galleries feature American art. California art is presented in the new Emmons Gallery, and 19th- and early 20-century European art is on view in the new Ridley-Tree Gallery. Artists represented in the Museums permanent collections include Calder. Chagall, Copley. Dali, Eakins, Homer. Hopper, Kandinsky, Matisse. Monet, OKeeffe, Picasso. Rivera, Sargent, Sisley, and Stella. A variety of special exhibitions, classes, workshops, and art camps are offered throughout the year at the Ridley-Tree Education Center of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art at McCormick House, 1600 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101; 962-1661. Gallery hours at McCormick House are Monday-Frietay, 9:30am-noon and 2pm-5pm. University of California, Santa Barbara – University Art Museum (UAM)
Santa Barbara Museum of Art Photo Gallery
University of California, El Colegio Road, Santa Barbara
Facilities: Galleries; Shop (893-8266).
Activities: Education Programs; Gallery Talks; Exhibitions.
Publications: exhibition catalogues.
The Museum presents permanent, temporary, and traveling exhibitions. Permanent collections include the Morgenroth Collection of Renaissance Medals and Plaquettes; the Sedgwick Collection of old master paintings; and works on paper, including drawings and photographs. A collection of over 350,000 architectural drawings, mostly the work of California architects, is housed separately (1332 Arts Building – (805) 893-2724). The Museum completed a major renovation in May 2000. creating a new entrance with an adjoining plaza and six exhibition spaces. The renovation allows the permanent collection galleries to remain open during the installation of temporary exhibits.
Santa Clara University – de Saisset Museum
Parking: free visitors parking pass at campus entrance.
Open: Tuesday to Sunday, llam-4pm.
Closed: Legal Holidays, Good Friday, M. L. King Day.
Facilities: Auditorium (200 seats); Building (17,000 square feet); Library (1,200 volumes); Shop.
Thomas Moran. East Hampton, Long Island, 19th-century, de Saisset Museum, gift of Robert M. Husband. Photograph courtesy of de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California.
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