Arts Library: News & Events

The Arts Library News Archive contains summaries of press releases about prominent news developments. The heading of each item links to the full text of that story.

Holiday Hours in Effect for Presidents Day Weekend (Feb. 14-17)

Library hours will vary for the Presidents Day weekend. See the story for details.

On Exhibit in the Library: Burn Cycle: Sharing Land with Wildfire

The UCSB Library and the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management have commissioned Santa Barbara artist Ethan Turpin to create an exhibition on wildfire which is on exhibit on the first floor of the Library through May 2014.

Library Catalog Maintenance (Dec. 21 - Jan. 4)

We will be performing maintenance on the Library Catalog during the period from Dec. 21 through approximately Jan. 4. Read the article for details.

Library Holiday Closure (Sun. Dec. 22 - Wed. Jan. 1)

The UCSB Library will be closed for the winter holidays from Sunday, Dec. 22 through Wednesday, Jan. 1. During this time both the Davidson Library (including late night study) and the Arts Library will be closed.

Winter Recess Hours in Effect (Dec. 14, 2013 - Jan. 5, 2014)

Winter recess hours will be in effect from Sat., Dec. 14 through Sun. Jan. 5. The Library will be closed from Sun. Dec. 22 - Wed. Jan. 1.

Hours Will Vary for Thanksgiving (Wed. Nov. 27 - Sun. Dec. 1)

Library hours will vary during the Thanksgiving holiday. The hours for Davidson Library and the Arts Library are listed in the news story. Please see our hours pages for the hours of specific service locations.

Artist Diane Gamboa to Speak at the Library on October 23rd

On October 23rd at 4pm, artist Diane Gamboa will give an illustrated exhibition talk in the Library’s Mary Cheadle Room on the third floor. This event is free and open to the public

University Archives Addition: William Dole Papers

The papers of William Dole (1917-1983), American abstract collage artist born in Angola, Indiana, and former Professor of Art at UC Santa Barbara, are now available for research.

Improved Digital Microfilm Scanners Installed

New digital microfilm scanners installed in Davidson and the Arts Library provide much improved optics and special features like on-screen magnification and the ability to generate keyword searchable documents.

Library Building Project Featured in Museum Exhibition

Currently on view at UCSB's Art, Design & Architecture Museum is "Unbuilt UCSB," an exhibition that displays building projects and designs that were intended for the UC Santa Barbara campus but never constructed or have yet to be completed.