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Carpinteria, CA 93013

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Letters of praise and grief, no postage required — Story Catcher Mailbox comes to Carpinteria

Letters of praise and grief, no postage required — Story Catcher Mailbox comes to Carpinteria

By Marcella Franklin on Jul 23, 2018 at 06:21 PM in Featured Articles

Letters of praise and grief, no postage required — Story Catcher Mailbox comes to Carpinteria.

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Teen volunteers brighten up art camp

Teen volunteers brighten up art camp

By Marcella Franklin on Jul 09, 2018 at 11:13 PM in Featured Articles

Teen Volunteer Program Aids are responsible for assisting the professional teaching artists by preparing materials and helping the children with hands-on art making or assisting the performing arts instructor with the students during afternoon activities.

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Carpinteria Arts Center’s capital campaign surpasses the $3 million mark

Carpinteria Arts Center’s capital campaign surpasses the $3 million mark

By Marcella Franklin on Jun 15, 2018 at 02:36 AM in Featured Articles

The Carpinteria Arts Center passed another milestone when three local women stepped up with new gifts to push the campaign past the $3 million mark, leaving just $97,397 to go in a $3.1 million campaign to build a first-class, state-of-the-art community arts center.

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Strong as ever—Teen Mural Project turns 10

Strong as ever—Teen Mural Project turns 10

By Marcella Franklin on Jun 15, 2018 at 01:26 AM in Featured Articles, Events

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Teen Mural Project at the Carpinteria Arts Center.

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Carpinteria Arts Center as guest on KZSB AM 1290 promoting the annual Artists Studio Tour and Group Show with thirty-two local artists participating

Carpinteria Arts Center as guest on KZSB AM 1290 promoting the annual Artists Studio Tour and Group Show with thirty-two local artists participating

By Marcella Franklin on May 11, 2018 at 05:59 PM in Featured Articles

Kristina Calkins and Ted Rhodes of the Carpinteria Arts Center relayed the energy and excitement of the annual Artists Studio Tour which takes place each May during Mother's Day weekend in Carpinteria/Summerland.

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Events

  • Wed Apr 3

    ART TOUR - The Sacred Space

    ART TOUR - The Sacred Space - 1

    Once you enter the space, you are greeted with a variety of art from Tibet, Bali, Java, Thailand, Nepal, India, Indonesia and China. We will enjoy tea in the lotus garden and wander.

  • Fri Apr 26

    POETRY AWARDS CELEBRATION & ORIGINAL POETRY READING

    "Luschei Family Poetry Awards" presentation and reading

    Now accepting submissions for the “Luschei Family Poetry Awards”, recognizing excellence in verse originating from or regarding Carpinteria.
    Deadline is April 12, 2019.

  • Sun Apr 28

    ART FILM - And Still I Rise

    ART FILM - And Still I Rise - 1

    "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." Maya Angelou

  • Sun May 5

    EVENT - PALATE TO PALETTE

    EVENT - PALATE TO PALETTE

    Fine art, food & wine in our new gallery & courtyard!

  • Thu May 9

    GROUP SHOW - 2019 ARTISTS STUDIO TOUR

    GROUP SHOW - 2019 ARTISTS STUDIO TOUR
    Ted Rhodes - Artists Studio Tour participant

    Participating artists will be part of an exhibit at the Arts Center gallery during the tour.