Today's Events & Exhibitions

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Anna Blake School
  • Fri, 07/06/2018 - 8:00am to Thu, 01/03/2019 - 5:00pm
Location: Mountain Gallery
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In 1892, Anna S. C. Blake, a wealthy Bostonian who relocated to Santa Barbara, founded the Santa Barbara Sloyd School in the city’s downtown. Sloyd schools emphasized manual training and were closely linked to European folk art traditions and the Arts and Crafts movement. Renamed the Anna Blake...

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Coneotus Splendidulus
  • Fri, 07/06/2018 - 8:00am to Thu, 12/20/2018 - 5:00pm
Location: Mountain Gallery
Exhibition

This exhibition features the winners of the annual Art of Science competition organized by UCSB’s Schuller Lab and Center for Science and Engineering Partnerships at the California NanoSystems Institute. The UCSB Library is proud to showcase these eye...

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1969 La Cumbre Yearbook image
  • Fri, 10/12/2018 - 8:00am to Sun, 03/31/2019 - 5:00pm
Location: Ethnic & Gender Studies Collection
Exhibition

This exhibition, celebrating black student activism at UC Santa Barbara in 1968 through archival photographs, is presented in conjunction with North Hall Takeover 50 Years After - A Black Vision of Change...

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Santa Barbara Channel
  • Wed, 10/17/2018 - 8:00am to Fri, 08/30/2019 - 5:00pm
Location: Third Floor Gallery, Ocean Side
Exhibition

The Channel Islands, visible off the coast of Santa Barbara, are an integral part of our local ecosystem.  Marine Biologists from the University of California use a variety of methods to study sea life and advance the...

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Jan
10
UCSB Reads 2019
  • Thu, 01/10/2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Paseo
Event

Chancellor Henry T. Yang, Executive Vice Chancellor David Marshall, and University Librarian Kristin Antelman will hand out free copies of...

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Annie Wunsch
  • Mon, 01/14/2019 - 8:00am to Fri, 07/12/2019 - 5:00pm
Location: Mountain Gallery
Exhibition

Viennese Operetta turned a humorous mirror on contemporary society in the years before and after World War one, providing satirical commentary on issues of the day including new technology, women’s rights, and consumerism. ...

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Alchemy of Light
  • Wed, 01/16/2019 - 8:00am to Sat, 06/15/2019 - 5:00pm
Location: Mountain Gallery
Exhibition

Alchemy of Light is in conjunction with an exhibition of C.G. Jung’s work as an artist, including The Red Book, and related material, The Illuminated Imagination: The Art of C. G. Jung, at UCSB's Art, Design & Architecture Museum, January 12-April 28, and the four day conference, ...

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Jan
17
Marshall Ganz
  • Thu, 01/17/2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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One of the central challenges facing democracies today is finding ways to build the power and voice of all people. With a rising number of right wing movements threatening democracy across the world, the question is more urgent than ever.

This panel will feature discussions about the role...

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  • Tue, 01/22/2019 - 8:00am to Sun, 06/16/2019 - 5:00pm
Location: Special Research Collections
Exhibition

The 1969 Santa Barbara oil spill is frequently cited as a catalyst for the birth of the modern environmental movement.  This exhibition, which is curated by librarians Kristen LaBonte and Annie Platoff, will examine the connections between this historic disaster and environmental activism in the...

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Jan
22
Maryam Kia-Keating
  • Tue, 01/22/2019 - 4:00pm
Location: Pacific View Room
Event

UCSB Library presents a talk by Maryam Kia-Keating, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology, Gevirtz Graduate School of Education to be followed by a public reception. 

Mass migration and forced displacement of communities due to disruptions by...

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Jan
23
UCSB Reads 2019
  • Wed, 01/23/2019 - 4:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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A panel discussion with erin Khue Ninh, Sameer Pandya,...

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Jan
28
Anguish, Anger, and Activism
  • Mon, 01/28/2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Special Research Collections
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UCSB Library invites you to an opening talk and reception celebrating its new exhibition "Anguish, Anger, and Activism," which examines the connections between the 1969 Santa Barbara oil spill and...

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Feb
4
UCSB Reads 2019
  • Mon, 02/04/2019 - 7:30pm
Location: Other, on-campus
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UCSB Buchanan Hall 1910

In conjunction with UCSB Reads 2019 and its companion exhibition In Her Own Image, Professor Brian Donnelly is opening up his undergraduate English class to campus and the community for a discussion of comics...

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Paper Dolls
  • Thu, 02/14/2019 - 8:00am to Fri, 06/28/2019 - 5:00pm
Location: Art & Architecture Collection
Exhibition

How do female comic book creators represent female characters in body and mind?

In conjunction with UCSB Reads 2019, UCSB Library is pleased to present an exhibition that explores and celebrates female comic book creators and...

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Feb
15
Micaela K. Baranello
  • Fri, 02/15/2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Sunrise Room
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In conjunction with its new exhibition "Viennese Operetta and the World of Franz Lehár," UCSB Library is pleased to present a talk by Viennese operetta expert Dr. Micaela K. Baranello, Assistant Professor, Musicology...

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Feb
16
The Mock Marriage
  • Sat, 02/16/2019 - 8:00pm
  • Sun, 02/17/2019 - 2:00pm
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University of California Santa Barbara Opera Theatre presents the North American premiere of Franz Lehár’s The Mock Marriage (Die Juxheirat), which was selected  from the collection of the Michael and Nan Miller Operetta Archive, in celebration of the Michael and Nan Miller...

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Feb
17
The Mock Marriage
  • Sat, 02/16/2019 - 8:00pm
  • Sun, 02/17/2019 - 2:00pm
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University of California Santa Barbara Opera Theatre presents the North American premiere of Franz Lehár’s The Mock Marriage (Die Juxheirat), which was selected  from the collection of the Michael and Nan Miller Operetta Archive, in celebration of the Michael and Nan Miller...

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Mar
1
UCSB Reads 2019
  • Fri, 03/01/2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
Event

In collaboration with the UCSB Library, join Health and Wellness for an interactive afternoon of Speed Friending (like speed dating, but for friendships!). Participants will be given a set of questions with topics related to the 2019 UCSB Reads illustrated memoir The Best We Could Do by...

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