Old School Girly Stuff; Deadly Stylish: Selections from Diane Gamboa's Archives
Arts Library Lobby (First Floor)
October 25 - December 13, 2013
This exhibition of photographs and postcards is a companion to the Altered States exhibition in the Library's Third Floor Gallery. The items on view in the Arts Library were selected from Gamboa's "scrapbook," which she archived while she was a visiting artist in the Library's California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives (CEMA) in 2011.
UCSB Library (Third Floor Gallery)
October 14 - December 13, 2013
In conjunction with Diane Gamboa's Regents' Lectureship in the Fall of 2013, this exhibition of twelve silkscreen prints by the Los Angeles-based Chicana artist explores the work of this artist as subaltern provocateur. Her prints, influenced by her work with homeless youths, transvestites and punk rockers, evoke both a sense of alienation and reclamation. Items exhibited are drawn from the Library's California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives (CEMA).
UCSB Library (First Floor Gallery)
September 13 - December 18, 2013
This exhibition showcases the winners in UCSB’s first annual Art of Science competition, which challenged campus researchers to visually communicate the beauty inherent in scientific investigation. The competition was organized by the Schuller Lab and The Center for Science and Engineering Partnerships at the California NanoSystems Institute.
The UCSB Library and the Education Abroad Program (EAP) team up to present the winners of the 2012-2013 EAP Student Photo Contest. First and second place winners in the three categories of Culture, Landscape/Architecture, and EAP Students are on view, showcasing scenes from Thailand, Morocco, Brazil, New Zealand, and Italy.
UCSB Library (Special Collections, 3rd floor)
July 1 - December 15, 2013
Between 1780 and 1870, a diverse group of Britishers found the Indian subcontinent a fertile ground for imagining and producing a range of visions of empire. Conjuring India explores the divergent perspectives of the colonial experience of India through books from the collection of Sara Miller McCune and the UCSB Library.
UCSB Library (2nd floor)
The Library is currently the location for a site-specific digital exhibition created by students Raymond Douglas and Chris Silva. Installed at the top of the circular stairs on the second floor of Davidson is a network device that enables Library visitors in the vicinity to view art on their computers and mobile devices. Just look for the network ID called "Art Network."
UC Santa Barbara Library: 60 Years at the Heart of the University
UCSB Library (First Floor Alcove)
September 2012 - December 2015
As the UC Santa Barbara Library undertakes its first major construction project in thirty-five years, we look back on the history of the Library on campus and the growth and changes that have brought us to this day. This exhibition draws from the University Archives to showcase the past, present, and future of the UCSB Library.