Anguish, Anger, and Activism: Legacies of the 1969 Santa Barbara Oil Spill

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 8:00am to Sun, 06/16/2019 - 5:00pm
Special Research Collections

The 1969 Santa Barbara oil spill is frequently cited as a catalyst for the birth of the modern environmental movement.  This exhibition will examine the connections between this historic disaster and environmental activism in the local area.

There will be an opening reception on Monday, January 28, 2019, from 5:00 to 7:30.  This event is free and open to the public.


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