Today's Events & Exhibitions

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James Bay Cree
  • Thu, 01/18/2018 - 8:00am to Wed, 10/31/2018 - 5:00pm
Location: Art & Architecture Collection
Exhibition

Hours for Art & Architecture differ from regular UCSB Library hours.  Please check before visiting.

A photographic study of the James Bay Cree taken in four Cree villages in northern Quebec in 1973 at a time when the Cree were starting their negotiations with the...

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

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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Sean Carrillo, Janet Carrol and Tito Larriva at the Atomic Café Photographed by Daniel Villarreal.
  • Mon, 09/10/2018 - 8:00am to Fri, 12/07/2018 - 5:00pm
Location: Ocean Gallery
Exhibition

Not long after the punk scene exploded in New York City in the mid-1970s, young Chicanas and Chicanos in the greater Eastside of Los Angeles began adopting the D-I-Y (do it yourself) punk aesthetic. They expressed their own anger, discontent, and feelings of marginalization through its frenzied...

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Rio por no Llorar
  • Mon, 09/10/2018 - 8:00am to Fri, 12/07/2018 - 5:00pm
Location: Special Research Collections
Exhibition

The UCSB Library is pleased to present an exhibition examining how people of Latin American descent create a sense of space and belonging in the U.S. through visual and musical expressions. The exhibition uses a hemispheric lens as it explores the dynamics of affirmation and celebration in music...

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Sep
24
Gnome
  • Mon, 09/24/2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • Tue, 09/25/2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • Wed, 09/26/2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Paseo
Event

Welcome, Gauchos!  Six UCSB Gnomes are studying in different locations in the Library.  Take a self-guided tour to find all six, and enter a raffle to win one to take home! 

Sep
25
Gnome
  • Mon, 09/24/2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • Tue, 09/25/2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • Wed, 09/26/2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Paseo
Event

Welcome, Gauchos!  Six UCSB Gnomes are studying in different locations in the Library.  Take a self-guided tour to find all six, and enter a raffle to win one to take home! 

Sep
26
Gnome
  • Mon, 09/24/2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • Tue, 09/25/2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
  • Wed, 09/26/2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Paseo
Event

Welcome, Gauchos!  Six UCSB Gnomes are studying in different locations in the Library.  Take a self-guided tour to find all six, and enter a raffle to win one to take home! 

Sep
26
Lopez Chuparosa
  • Wed, 09/26/2018 - 6:00pm
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The final event of Santa Barbara Public Library's National Hispanic Heritage Month will feature UCSB Library's Ryan Lynch, Latin American/Iberian Studies Librarian speaking on the art and music flows and conversations in the Americas, focusing on how they have influenced California culture....

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Oct
9
Faculty Reception
  • Tue, 10/09/2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Pacific View Room
Event

The Library's Annual Reception for Faculty brings together new and returning faculty from across campus to kick off another productive year and hear about Library initiatives for 2018-2019.

RSVP to outreach [at] library...

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Santa Barbara Channel
  • Fri, 10/12/2018 - 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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1969 La Cumbre Yearbook image
  • Fri, 10/12/2018 - 8:00am to Fri, 03/01/2019 - 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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Oct
18
Rio por no Llorar
  • Thu, 10/18/2018 - 5:30pm
Location: Special Research Collections
Event

5:30 - 8PM: Opening reception for UCSB Library's exhibition Nuestras Américas: An Exploration of Expressive Cultures in Latina and Latino America*

Event is free and open...

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Oct
24
Open Access
  • Wed, 10/24/2018 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Location: Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory
Event

GIS use on a university campus is multi-faceted. Faculty, staff, and students use GIS for research, administrative, and instructional purposes. This roundtable discussion, convened by the Center for Spatial Studies and Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory, will discuss barriers to spatial...

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Oct
24
Open Access
  • Wed, 10/24/2018 - 4:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1575
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Eileen Joy and Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei, co-directors of punctum books, will discuss their training and careers as scholars in the humanities and social sciences, working both within and outside of traditional university spaces. Joy and van Gerven Oei -- who jointly hold multiple graduate...

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Oct
25
Open Access
  • Thu, 10/25/2018 - 4:00pm
Location: Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory
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University Librarian, Kristin Antelman, will discuss strategies for the large scale transition to Open Access (OA) in University of California and at UCSB. Antelman's talk will include an update on negotiations with a major publisher and the potential impact on publishing and access, an update...

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Oct
30
Jim Salzman
  • Tue, 10/30/2018 - 4:00pm
Location: Pacific View Room
Event

UCSB Library presents a talk by James Salzman (Bren School) to be followed by a public reception.

Conflicts over drinking water highlight the most pressing issues of our time -- from social justice and globalization...

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Nov
7
Cumbia Vibrante Carlos Andres Gutierrez
  • Wed, 11/07/2018 - 12:00pm
Location: Other, on-campus
Event

In conjunction with UCSB Library's exhibition Nuestras Américas: An Exploration of Expressive Cultures in Latina and Latino America on exhibit during the fall quarter, please...

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Nov
15
Anna Blake School
  • Thu, 11/15/2018 - 5:00pm
Location: Sunrise Room
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An exhibition reception for the Anna S.C. Blake Manual Training School: The Remarkable Antecedent of UC Santa Barbara on exhibit in the Mountain Gallery.

This event is from 5:00...

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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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  • Sat, 01/19/2019 - 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 will examine the connections between this historic disaster and environmental activism in the local area.

There will be an opening reception on Monday,...

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