Below are News items in the category of Collections

75 Years at the Lobero Theatre

An exhibit showcasing the 75th anniversary of the opening of the new Lobero Theater in downtown Santa Barbara and the beginning of Fiesta.

Selections from the Romaine Trade Catalog Collection

This exhibit featured catalogs, brochures, and other printed materials from the Romaine Trade Catalog Collection.

The Legacy of the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions

The Department of Special Collections is pleased to announce an exhibition highlighting the history of the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions.

What’s In the Wyles Collection: Non-Book Materials

On display were a selection of non-book materials covering the Civil War, Westward Expansion, and the Gold Rush in California and Alaska.

Performing Arts Collections

This exhibit featured items from the Performing Arts Collections in the Department of Special Collections.

Art Through the Mail: The Eternal Network

Co-curated by Lyn Korenic, Lydia Emard, and Barbara Millett, this collection of Mail Art was generously donated to the Arts Library by Santa Barbara tattoo artist (and former mail artist) Pat Fish.

Cultural Aspects of Death

The Department of Special Collections’ exhibit, “Cultural Aspects of Death,” was held in conjunction with activities sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center and the University Art Museum.

African American Materials in Special Collections

This exhibit highlighted African American materials in the Department of Special Collections.

The American Civil War - A Personal Account

This exhibit highlighted American Civil War materials from the Wyles Collections, including correspondence and diaries of Civil War soldiers.