Today's Events & Exhibitions

Sep
28
Writers and Wordsmiths of Santa Barbara image
  • Wed, 09/28/2022 - 4:00pm
Location: Special Research Collections
Event
Join the UCSB Library for a short reading and conversation with local Santa Barbara writer Mary Tonetti Dorra, author of the recently published Two Lives on Four Continents: A Double Memoir, which documents both her life and the life of her late husband, UCSB Faculty Emeritus Dr....
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Detail of artwork
  • Mon, 03/28/2022 - 8:00am to Thu, 09/29/2022 - 12:00pm
Location: Art & Architecture Collection
Exhibition
UCSB Library is pleased to present The Greater Common Good, a new work by Sa’dia Rehman in charcoal, graphite, ink, carbon paper, silver leaf, and black thread.
 
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Image of collages
  • Fri, 07/15/2022 - 8:00am to Fri, 03/31/2023 - 5:00pm
Location: Mountain Gallery
Exhibition
UCSB Library is pleased to present these works by Johnny Onionseed, MFA candidate in UCSB's Department of Art. These collages were most recently displayed as part of UCSB Library’s exhibition ...
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Art of Science
  • Mon, 08/01/2022 - 8:00am to Thu, 12/15/2022 - 5:00pm
Location: Learning Commons
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Tattoed and Tenacious exhibit image
  • Fri, 09/09/2022 - 8:00am to Sun, 01/01/2023 - 5:00pm
Location: Ocean Gallery
Exhibition

From the upper-class women who started the tattoo craze to the working-class Tattooed Ladies who performed in circus sideshows, this exhibit puts the foremothers of modern tattooing in the spotlight. Through photographs and personal histories, this exhibit uncovers the fascinating and largely...

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Spring Outing of the Court Ladies
  • Fri, 10/07/2022 - 8:00am to Tue, 06/20/2023 - 5:00pm
Location: Art & Architecture Collection
Exhibition
UCSB Library is pleased to present this exhibition of handscrolls and comics from its Art & Architecture Collection. Both forms of art are consumed and enjoyed by individual users, panel by panel, and both are used in teaching and research at UCSB.
 
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Words in a circle surrounded by green vines or flames
  • Fri, 10/07/2022 - 9:00am to Fri, 06/30/2023 - 4:00pm
Location: Special Research Collections
Exhibition

There will be an opening reception at 4PM on Tuesday, October 11 in the Library's Special Research Collections (3rd Floor, Mountain Side).

A second...

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Oct
11
  • Tue, 10/11/2022 - 9:30am to 11:30am
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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This event is a hands-on, example-driven workshop on October 11, 2022 for an introduction to data organization in...

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Oct
11
Words in a circle surrounded by green vines or flames
  • Tue, 10/11/2022 - 4:00pm
Location: Special Research Collections
Event

UCSB Library invites you to join us for an event to celebrate the opening of our new exhibition "Lifting the Veil, or, How the Stars Aligned for Isis, Hermes, and Diana to Vanquish Satan and Usher in the Aquarian Age."

This...

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Oct
18
  • Tue, 10/18/2022 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
  • Wed, 10/19/2022 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
  • Thu, 10/20/2022 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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This event is a three-day, example-driven workshop on October 18, 19, and 20, 2022 for an introduction on using the bash...

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Oct
19
  • Tue, 10/18/2022 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
  • Wed, 10/19/2022 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
  • Thu, 10/20/2022 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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This event is a three-day, example-driven workshop on October 18, 19, and 20, 2022 for an introduction on using the bash...

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Oct
20
  • Tue, 10/18/2022 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
  • Wed, 10/19/2022 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
  • Thu, 10/20/2022 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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This event is a three-day, example-driven workshop on October 18, 19, and 20, 2022 for an introduction on using the bash...

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Oct
20
Writers and Wordsmiths Part 2
  • Thu, 10/20/2022 - 4:00pm
Location: Special Research Collections
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Join the Library for an outdoor open mic afternoon celebrating the rich poetic community of Santa Barbara. Faculty Emerita and acclaimed poet Dr. Shirley Geok-lin Lim will begin the event with a reading of her published poems,...

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Oct
24
Open lock icon superimposed over pollution underwater in the ocean
  • Mon, 10/24/2022 - 8:00am to Sun, 10/30/2022 - 5:00pm
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The University of California is dedicated to making its scholarship freely available to the people of California and beyond. Click here to learn more about open access at the UC and how to participate in initiatives such as the Open...

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Oct
25
  • Tue, 10/25/2022 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
  • Thu, 10/27/2022 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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This event is a two-day, example-driven workshop on October 25 and 27, 2022 for an introduction to data processing...

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Oct
27
  • Tue, 10/25/2022 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
  • Thu, 10/27/2022 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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This event is a two-day, example-driven workshop on October 25 and 27, 2022 for an introduction to data processing...

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Nov
3
The Source Family
  • Thu, 11/03/2022 - 5:00pm
Location: Special Research Collections
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Join the Library as we explore the history of the Source Family, a commune in Los Angeles in the early '70s based on natural food, spiritual...

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Nov
5
Image courtesy of Rebecca Vasquez
  • Sat, 11/05/2022 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Location:
Santa Barbara Public Library, Eastside Branch
​1102 East Montecito Street, Santa Barbara CA 93103
 
A collaboration between UCSB Library and Santa Barbara Public Library, the Santa Barbara Community Archives Project invites residents of the Eastside...
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Nov
8
  • Tue, 11/08/2022 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
  • Wed, 11/09/2022 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
  • Thu, 11/10/2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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This event is a three-day, example-driven workshop on November 8, 9, and 10, 2022 on project organization and scientific...

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Nov
9
  • Tue, 11/08/2022 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
  • Wed, 11/09/2022 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
  • Thu, 11/10/2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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This event is a three-day, example-driven workshop on November 8, 9, and 10, 2022 on project organization and scientific...

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Nov
10
  • Tue, 11/08/2022 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
  • Wed, 11/09/2022 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
  • Thu, 11/10/2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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This event is a three-day, example-driven workshop on November 8, 9, and 10, 2022 on project organization and scientific...

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The Titan's Goblet
  • Tue, 01/17/2023 - 8:00am to Fri, 06/30/2023 - 5:00pm
Location: Ocean Gallery
Exhibition

UCSB Library is pleased to present a new exhibition curated by UCSB students Noah Weiss and Lukas Kraak that examines the human impact on the environment. 

Humanity’s stamp on the environment has been massive. In the past 300 years, the scale and weight of our complex relationship with...

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