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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 celebrates 10 years of the “Teen Mural Project”

Carpinteria Arts Center celebrates 10 years of the “Teen Mural Project”

By Marcella Franklin on Jun 04, 2018 at 11:02 PM in Events

Carpinteria Arts Center celebrates 10 years of the “Teen Mural Project” with event date set for June 12, 2018.

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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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Local LowDown: Carpinteria Arts Center

Local LowDown: Carpinteria Arts Center
By Carpinteria Arts Center on Dec 20, 2017 at 10:07 PM in Featured Articles

Carpinteria will soon have a sparkling new arts center in the heart of downtown (855 Linden Ave., Carpinteria).

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Events

  • Sun Feb 17

    ART FILM - An Economy of Grace (Kehinde Wiley)

    ART FILM - An Economy of Grace (Kehinde Wiley) -

    In 2018, he painted President Obama's entry to the National Portrait Gallery. This film follows his project of classical portraits of African-American women in 18th/19th century poses...

  • Wed Mar 6

    ART TOUR - Casa Dolores Museum of Mexican Art

    ART TOUR - Casa Dolores Museum of Mexican Art
    Bisque and gesso-finished clay pottery - Jerón Martinez Mendoza 1918-1990

    Located in the Botiller Adobe house built in 1843, the oldest standing two-story adobe in Santa Barbara. Over 6,000 objects in various media: clay, wood, ceramic, leather, paper, glass, clay, tin.

  • 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.

  • 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.