Coming up on March 8th we have a bonanza of bounteous art and culture for your viewing pleasure.
Join us in the Funk Zone for the Inaugural 2nd Saturday’s Funk Zone Art Walk. It promises to be a day filled with art and conversation. Take a look at the offerings. We will be focusing on many of the locations individually, so keep an eye out for more information. Remember this is only the first of the year! We have many good things happening as we move into the rest of the year.
The Art Zone partners of Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone are excited to announce the launch of Funk Zone Second Saturdays Art Walk. The event will occur every second Saturday of the month and will feature art-related events hosted by participating Funk Zone venues. The inaugural Second Saturdays Art Walk will take place on Saturday, March 8th, 2014 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. Several venues may choose to be open later. Although each venue will be hosting a different event, all events are open to the public.
Fifteen Funk Zone venues have committed to participate in the upcoming Art Walk which will showcase the Funk Zone’s vibrant artistic community. The following is a list of participating venues who have played a part in organizing this community collaboration:
AMASS Mural Project featuring rotating mural façade artwork on the corner of Mason and Helena Streets;
The Arts Fund Gallery currently featuring the exhibition, “Obsession” with an artist reception on March 8th from 1-5pm;
Cabana Home currently featuring a curated exhibition of artwork by Mary Heebner;
Green House Artist Studios featuring artists Vriginia McCracken, Erica Carter, Donna Ayschough and Brady;
La Chambre Photographique – studio of Lindsey Ross fine art photographer;
Michael Irwin Artist Studio,
Koplin/Levin Artist Studio featuring Philip Koplin and Dan Levin
Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara which is the satellite location for Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara;
MichaelKate Interiors & Art Gallery currently showing “Core Artist Exhibit” and hosting a reception and panel discussion with artists on March 8th, moderated by Charles Donelan at 5pm;
Reds Bar & Tapas featuring art and live music; Seven Bar & Kitchen featuring art and live music;
Table Salt Design featuring screen-printing by Earl Arnold;
Santa Barbara Art Foundry & Gallery featuring art and regular tours of the foundry;
Santa Barbara Surf Museum showcasing surf-related art and paraphernalia;
Wall Space Gallery featuring current exhibition, “Bulletproof,” and hosting a panel discussion on March 9th from 2:00pm to 3:00pm.
Other exciting events to take place on March 8th include artist pop-up booths in parking lots, the Burger Bus, McConnell’s ice cream truck and live music in various locations. Additional venues are scheduled to participate in future Second Saturdays Art Walk events.
See you in the neighborhood on Saturday!