Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (MCASB) seeks to enrich lives and inspire creativity, empathy, and learning through meaningful engagement with the art and ideas of our time. Our mission is to provide Santa Barbara and the Central Coast with exhibitions and programming that encourage discovery and challenge the way we see and experience the world, ourselves, and each other. We are a welcome space, free for all.
MCASB is a non-collecting contemporary art museum. Exhibitions at the Main Space location rotate three times annually and are typically on view for fourteen weeks. Visitors are encouraged to check the exhibition calendar to ensure a visit when the Museum is open to the public.More Info
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30 Apr, 21Upcoming
Three Perspectives on Contemporary Painting: A Conversation with Suzanne Hudson, Math Bass, and Christina Quarles (via Zoom)
In her forthcoming book Contemporary Painting (Thames and Hudson, April 2021), Los Angeles-based art historian and critic Suzanne Hudson considers painting as a vibrant and sometimes…