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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

  • Sun Jan 20

    ART FILM - City of Gold

    Film - City of Gold - showing at the Alcazar Theater, hosted by the Arts Center

    CITY OF GOLD - Pulitzer Prize winning food critic, Jonathan Gold, plays the dual roles of high-low priest and culinary geographer of his beloved Los Angeles.

  • Wed Feb 6

    ART TOUR - Getty Museum Exhibition - Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings

    ART TOUR - Getty Museum Exhibition - Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings

    For more than 40 years, Sally Mann (b. 1951) has made hauntingly beautiful photographs that explore themes of memory, desire, death, the bonds of family, and nature’s indifference to human endeavor...

  • Sun Mar 17

    ART FILM - Beauty is Embarrassing

    Film - "Beauty is Embarrassing" - hosted by the Alcazar Theater

    BEAUTY IS EMBARRASSING (artist Wayne White) - this exuberant documentary’s most affecting message concerns a timelessly profound verity: the value of roots, humor, family and old friends.