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Exhibition curator and SBMA Curatorial Assistant of Contemporary Art Lauren Karazija will provide a tour of For Opacity, an installation of ten works from the Museum’s permanent collection that offer several approaches to seeing and recognizing the aspects of self that are difficult to grasp and describe.
Writers of all levels are invited to participate in this informal exploration of the Museum's galleries as an impetus to writing. Monthly sessions are led by a visiting writer who begins with a conversation and prompt, partially inspired by works on view. Participants write on their own, then reconvene to share and comment on each other's work. Please bring something on which to write.
In a reading and discussion of his electric, darkly humorous collection of 13 new short stories, the inimitable T.C. Boyle, Santa Barbara resident and bestselling writer of Talk to Me and Outside Looking In, ”messes with us” as the book inscription from Willie Dixon’s I’m Your Hoochie Coochie Man promises.
Visit SBMA for Third Thursday featuring the following free activities and offerings:
• Free Museum admission, 5 – 8 pm
• Music on the Front Terrace, 5 – 7:30 pm
• Complimentary docent Ten Talks for current exhibitions at 6 and 6:30 pm
• Teaching Artist-led art activities in the Family Resource Center, 5 – 7 pm
• Free raffle entry for a chance to win a gift bag of artful treasures from the Museum Store
With performances acclaimed for both “high-octane” excitement (The Strad) and “dusky lyricism” (New York Times), the Aeolus Quartet has been awarded prizes at nearly every major competition in the United States and performed across the globe. Formed in 2008, the Aeolus Quartet has performed in venues ranging from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and Lincoln Center's Great Performers Series to Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, to Dupont Underground, a subterranean streetcar station in DC's Dupont Circle.
Bring the whole family to enjoy Teaching Artist-led activities in the Museum’s Family Resource Center. Imagine and design a dream building by collaging your favorite details from structures across the globe inspired by The Architecture of Collage: Marshall Brown. Afterward, enjoy the galleries until 8 pm.
Art Matters Lecture with Jan Tichy
Associate Professor, Department of Photography, Art & Technology Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
The artist and educator, Associate Professor at SAIC, Jan Tichy shares his work and research on the writer and photographer Lucia Moholy and discusses the place of contemporary art within historical research and preservation.
Free Students and Museum Circle Members
$10 SBMA Members
Art Matters Lecture with Chris Hallett, Ph.D.
Professor of Roman Art with the Department of History of Art, University of California, Berkeley