Past Exhibitions

Efraín Recinos, Guatemala vista desde 33,000 Kilómetros de Altura (Guatemalita), 1960. (Detail). Oil on canvas, 47 x 168 in. (120 x 426 cm), Courtesy of the John Gody Collection, Guatemala City, Guatemala.

Guatemala from 33,000 km: Contemporary Art, 1960 – Present

Exhibition on view at three locations: Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara 653 Paseo Nuevo Upper Arts Terrace Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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Free Play: Manga Chair and Tire Swing

Free Play

Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara is proud to present Free Play, an exhibition that brings contemporary furniture, architecture, artworks, and objects from an international…

Silvestre Pestana, Fractal Trees, 2003, Argon tubes and glass (7 elements), Dimensions Variable, Installation view from the exhibition, Silvestre Pestana: Tecnoforma, at Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, PT, 2016. Photo: Filipe Braga © The Serralves Foundation. Courtesy the Artist and The Serralves Foundation, Porto, PT

Bloom Projects Exchange Series: Silvestre Pestana, Breathless

The first solo museum exhibition of Silvestre Pestana’s work in the U.S., Breathless features an intimate view into the vast universe of one of Portugal’s…

Bean Gilsdorf, The Final Roles, 2015, Wool and polyester, 20 x 25 in., Courtesy the Artist

Bloom Projects Exchange Series: Bean Gilsdorf, Soft Actor

In collaboration with Art Practical, an online art publication based in San Francisco, CA, MCASB presents a solo exhibition by artist and writer, Bean Gilsdorf.…

Rimini Protokoll, 100% Yogyakarta, performed at Concert Hall Taman Budaya, Yogyakarta, 2015, Courtesy Goethe-Institut Indonesien. Photo: Berto Gesit

Rimini Protokoll: City as Stage

The first U.S. museum exhibition of Rimini Protokoll, a Berlin-based artist collective formed of Helgard Haug, Stefan Kaegi and Daniel Wetzel, features two major works:…

Khvay Samnang, Human Nature, 2010-2011, Digital C-Print, 31.5 x 47.24 in., Courtesy the artist and SA SA BASSAC, Phnom Penh

Bloom Projects Exchange Series: Khvay Samnang, Footprints of Yantra Man

In collaboration with Sa Sa Bassac, a gallery and resource center based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, MCASB presents a solo exhibition by Khvay Samnang (b.…

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assume vivid astro focus: avalanches volcanoes asteroids floods

Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (MCASB) will present avalanches volcanoes asteroids floods, a newly commissioned installation by the vibrant New York/Paris based artist duo…

Weslie Ching, We Are Made Of Stars, 2015, Performance, Courtesy the Artist. Photo: Arna Bajraktarević

Shift, Stretch, Expand: Everyday Transformations

*Please note the new closing date of November 2, 2016. Phil Argent, Weslie Ching, Petra Cortright, George Legrady, Kyra Lehman, Rebekah Miles, Maria Rendón, Stephanie…

Carolina Caycedo, YUMA, or the Land of Friends, 2014, Digital prints on glass, satellite images, Mural: 580x473 cm (46 pieces: 20 pieces 100x100 cm; 10 pieces 100x35 cm; 8 pieces 40x100 cm; 8 pieces 40x35 cm), Courtesy the Artist

Beyond 2°

Featuring Ursula Biemann and Paulo Tavares, Carolina Caycedo, Olga Kisseleva, Nicholas Mangan, Otobong Nkanga, Robert Zhao Renhui, Andrea Polli, Amie Siegel, and Melanie Smith SPECIAL EVENTS…

Michael DeLucia, Exhibition view, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels, 2014, Courtesy the Artist and Galerie Nathalie Obadia. Photo: WE DOCUMENT ART

Bloom Projects: Michael Delucia, Appearance Preserving Simplification

Michael DeLucia (lives and works in Brooklyn, NY) uses sculpture and installation to suggest a conflict between the digital and physical realms, underscoring a growing…