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  • Revisiting “One Life: Marian Anderson” Art Matters Lecture with Leslie Ureña (via Zoom)
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    Revisiting “One Life: Marian Anderson” Art Matters Lecture with Leslie Ureña (via Zoom)

    Anderson’s story, however, is much richer than a single concert. Before 1939 she had already performed throughout the world, challenging expectations along the way. In the aftermath of the 1939 concert, she repeatedly deflected questions about the controversy, as she assumed her role as a symbol of the struggle for African American equality and civil rights. Throughout her life, Anderson also inspired visual artists who were moved by her voice, symbolism, or bearing.

  •  Adult Studio Art Workshop (via Zoom): Watercolor Painting - Landscape
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    Adult Studio Art Workshop (via Zoom): Watercolor Painting - Landscape

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  • Adult Studio Art Workshop (via Zoom): Watercolor Painting - Landscape
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    Adult Studio Art Workshop (via Zoom): Watercolor Painting - Landscape

    Required supplies:

    Watercolor paper
    Watercolor paint + brush
    Two cups of water
    Pencil
    Paper towel or cloth

  • Three Perspectives on Contemporary Painting: A Conversation with Suzanne Hudson, Math Bass, and Christina Quarles (via Zoom)
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    Three Perspectives on Contemporary Painting: A Conversation with Suzanne Hudson, Math Bass, and Christina Quarles (via Zoom)

    Two esteemed painters, Math Bass and Christina Quarles, who are discussed in Hudson's book, join the author in a conversation about painting. This event is moderated by curators from the Santa Barbara Museum of Art and the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara. This event is sponsored in part by The Museum Contemporaries at SBMA.

    Image credit - From left: Suzanne Hudson; Christina Quarles, Photo (cropped): Erik Carter, Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles, 2021; Math Bass, Photo (cropped): Steven Taylor, 2021

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    Virtual Experience via Zoom: FREE

  • Adult Studio Art Workshop (via Zoom): Drawing
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    Adult Studio Art Workshop (via Zoom): Drawing

    Examine how line, shape, and shading can create suspense and theatrical scenes.

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    Adult Studio Art Workshop (via Zoom): Drawing

    Examine how line, shape, and shading can create suspense and theatrical scenes.

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    Adult Studio Art Workshop (via Zoom): Drawing

    Use pencil, ballpoint, and felt-tipped pens to combine different types of mark-making and to add texture, depth, and range your drawings.

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    Adult Studio Art Workshop (via Zoom): Drawing

    Use pencil, ballpoint, and felt-tipped pens to combine different types of mark-making and to add texture, depth, and range your drawings.

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    Adult Studio Art Workshop (via Zoom): Drawing

    Looking at a black and white reproduction of Brad Eberhard’s "Foreign Affairs" (2008) oil on canvas on board, learn how to break down the lines, shapes, and dark to light values that add dynamism to the composition.

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    Adult Studio Art Workshop (via Zoom): Drawing

    Looking at a black and white reproduction of Brad Eberhard’s "Foreign Affairs" (2008) oil on canvas on board, learn how to break down the lines, shapes, and dark to light values that add dynamism to the composition.

  • Adult Studio Art Workshop (via Zoom): Watercolor Painting - Reflections on Water
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    Adult Studio Art Workshop (via Zoom): Watercolor Painting - Reflections on Water

    Focusing on reflections on water, this one-hour class is inspired by Gifford Beal’s Landscape (1911). Study the artwork or take your own photograph of reflections on water to use as inspiration while you paint.

    View the inspiration image for this class on the Museum’s online collection.

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  • Armchair Travel Lecture (via Zoom) - Paper Monuments and Constructed Memories in East-Central Europe with Prof. Justin Cammy
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    Armchair Travel Lecture (via Zoom) - Paper Monuments and Constructed Memories in East-Central Europe with Prof. Justin Cammy

    Dr. Cammy will be the study leader on the SBMA Tour Monuments & Memory in Poland, Germany, and the Czech Republic from June 12 to 24, 2022.

  • Adult Studio Art Workshop (via Zoom): Drawing
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    Adult Studio Art Workshop (via Zoom): Drawing

    Draw details from his unique, modernist depiction of African-American migrant workers in the 1920s voting for the first time. Lawrence created this print as part of the Kent Bicentennial Portfolio, with artists contributing to the portfolio responding to the question “what does independence mean to you?”.

    View the inspiration image for this class on the Museum’s online collection.

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  • Writing from Home (via Zoom)
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    Writing from Home (via Zoom)

    Each writer, inspired by a work(s) of art in the Museum’s collection, chooses the theme, format, and form for the workshop; allowing both the writers and participants maximum choice. Participants have an opportunity to also share their writing. Sign up for both sessions with one writer or sample across disciplines.

    Theme
    Seeing in the Dark

  • Writing from Home (via Zoom)
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    Writing from Home (via Zoom)

    Each writer, inspired by a work(s) of art in the Museum’s collection, chooses the theme, format, and form for the workshop; allowing both the writers and participants maximum choice. Participants have an opportunity to also share their writing. Sign up for both sessions with one writer or sample across disciplines.

    Theme
    Seeing in the Dark

  • Adult Studio Art Workshop (via Zoom): Watercolor Painting - Still Life
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    Adult Studio Art Workshop (via Zoom): Watercolor Painting - Still Life

    Focusing on still life, this one-hour class is inspired by Marsden Hartley’s Still Life (1929-1930). Study the artwork or set-up your own still life to use as inspiration while you paint.

    View the inspiration image for this class on the Museum’s online collection.

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  • Writing from Home (via Zoom)
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    Writing from Home (via Zoom)

    Each writer, inspired by a work(s) of art in the Museum's collection, chooses the theme, format, and form for the workshop; allowing both the writers and participants maximum choice. Participants have an opportunity to also share their writing. Sign up for both sessions with one writer or sample across disciplines.

    Theme
    Writing the Frozen Moments

  • Parallel Stories (via Zoom): A Conversation with Claudia Rankine
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    Parallel Stories (via Zoom): A Conversation with Claudia Rankine

    Acclaimed author Claudia Rankine joins SBMA for a conversation "on the path to understanding.” The talk begins with a screening of selections from Situations, a series of ten short videos collaboratively produced by documentary filmmaker John Lucas and Rankine. In the words of their creators: “These are multi-genre responses to contemporary America. The videos exist around public experiences in individual lives.

  • What You Become in Flight: A Conversation with Ellen O'Connell Whittet (via Zoom)
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    What You Become in Flight: A Conversation with Ellen O'Connell Whittet (via Zoom)

    Sorrow, violence, love, fear, hunger, and pain run through this memoir that critics have called "enthralling, "poignant," and "exquisite." Join the author for a conversation that opens out the personal to the universal questions of self-worth, the desire to disappear, the loss and reclamation of our own voice, and what it feels like to look at a body and see a story.

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    Virtual Experience via Zoom: FREE

  • What You Become in Flight: A Conversation with Ellen O'Connell Whittet (via Zoom)
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    What You Become in Flight: A Conversation with Ellen O'Connell Whittet (via Zoom)

    Sorrow, violence, love, fear, hunger, and pain run through this memoir that critics have called "enthralling, "poignant," and "exquisite." Join the author for a conversation that opens out the personal to the universal questions of self-worth, the desire to disappear, the loss and reclamation of our own voice, and what it feels like to look at a body and see a story.

    Ticket Cost:
    Virtual Experience via Zoom: FREE

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