ARTS & CULTURE

MASTER PLAN

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Santa Barbara County Cultural Arts Master Plan

What is this and how can I get involved? 

WHO WE ARE

The Santa Barbara County Creative Communities Project is a collaborative committed to nurturing a sustainable arts and culture sector, promoting equitable access for all, and empowering cultural practitioners to innovate, collaborate, and thrive.

WHAT WE'RE DOING TOGETHER

Collaboratively building and eventually implementing an inclusive, comprehensive and sustainable arts and culture master plan for Santa Barbara County.

WHO OR WHAT ARE CULTURAL PRACTITIONERS?

We define cultural practitioners as any person, group of people or organization that contributes to, nurtures, advances, and engages with, the arts and cultural vitality of Santa Barbara County.

We compiled a preliminary list of 
Santa Barbara County Cultural Practitioner Organizations

Are you on the list?

Santa Barbara County Cultural Practitioner Organizations

ARCHITECTURE

  • Architectural Foundation Gallery of Santa Barbara

  • AIA Santa Barbara (Chapter)


ARTS & CRAFTS

  • Los Padres Artist Guild | Santa Maria

  • Santa Barbara Arts and Crafts Show

  • Santa Maria Valley Quilt Guild

  • Quilter’s Etc. (Lompoc/Santa Ynez Valleys)


ARTS EDUCATION

  • Arts for Humanity

  • Art Without Limits

  • Children's Creative Project

  • Los Berros Visual & Performing Arts Academy

  • Orcutt Children's Arts Foundation

  • Santa Barbara Arts Alliance

  • Santa Barbara County Alliance for Arts Education

  • Santa Barbara County Education Office

  • Santa Barbara Education Foundation

  • Solvang School Education Foundation

  • Santa Barbara School of Performing Arts

  • Visual Arts and Design Academy (VADA) | Santa Barbara High School


CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

  • Santa Barbara Chamber of Commerce

  • Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce

  • Santa Ynez Chamber of Commerce

  • Buellton Visitors Bureau & Chamber of Commerce

  • Carpenteria Valley Chamber of Commerce

  • Goleta Chamber of Commerce

  • Guadalupe Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center

  • Solvang Chamber of Commerce


COUNTY AGENCIES

  • Santa Barbara County Office of Arts & Culture | Arts Commission

  • Santa Barbara County Parks Association


COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

  • Allan Hancock College

  • Antioch University

  • Fielding Graduate University

  • Pacifica Graduate University

  • Santa Barbara City College

  • University of California at Santa Barbara

  • Westmont College


COMMUNITY ARTS

  • Art from Scrap

  • Brazilian Cultural Arts Center

  • Blue Sky Center

  • Carpinteria Arts Center

  • CAMA (Community Arts Music Association) of Santa Barbara

  • Community Arts Workshop (CAW)

  • El Centro Santa Barbara

  • Friends of the East Side Library

  • Girls Rock Santa Barbara

  • Goleta Valley Arts Association

  • Goleta Valley Community Center

  • Lompoc Valley Arts Council

  • Lompoc Valley Festival Association

  • PARC Foundation

  • Santa Barbara Art Association

  • Santa Barbara Arts Alliance

  • Santa Barbara Arts Collaborative

  • Santa Maria Arts Council

  • Santa Maria Camera Club

  • Santa Ynez Valley Arts Association

  • SlingShot | Alpha Art Studio and Gallery

  • Student Art Fund | Santa Barbara Arts Association Committee

  • Teen Star

  • ¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara!

  • UCSB MultiCultural Center


DANCE

  • The Dance Hub

  • DANCEworks | SUMMERDANCE

  • Everybody Dance Now!

  • Nebula Dance Lab

  • Santa Barbara Dance Alliance

  • Santa Barbara Dance Arts

  • Santa Barbara Dance Center

  • Santa Barbara Dance Institute

  • Santa Barbara Dance Theater (UCSB)

  • Santa Barbara Festival Ballet

  • State Street Ballet

  • West Coast Ballet


FILM

  • Santa Barbara International Film Festival


FOUNDATIONS

  • Fund for Santa Barbara

  • Future Traditions Foundation

  • Ian M Hassett Foundation

  • Jackson Foundation

  • Mosher Foundation

  • New Noise Music Foundation

  • Pacific Pride Foundation

  • PARC Foundation

  • Santa Barbara Beautiful

  • Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation

  • Santa Barbara Education Foundation

  • Santa Barbara Foundation

  • Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Foundation

  • Morris B. Squire Foundation

  • The County of Santa Barbara Arts Fund


FUSION

  • Fishbon Pescadrome

  • SBCAST | Santa Barbara Center for Art, Science and Technology

  • ImpactHubSB

  • Funk Zone

GALLERIES

  • 3D Studio Gallery

  • 10 West Gallery

  • Ann Foxworthy Gallery (Allan Hancock College)

  • Antioch University Gallery

  • Atkinson Gallery (Santa Barbara City College)

  • Boat Yard Studios

  • Channing Peake Gallery

  • Cypress Gallery

  • Elizabeth Gordon Gallery

  • Faulkner Gallery @ SB Public Library

  • Gone Gallery

  • Grossman Gallery @ Lompoc Public Library

  • Marcia Burtt Gallery

  • MichaelKate Interiors & Art Gallery

  • Reagan Ranch Center

  • Sullivan Goss Gallery

  • UCSB College of Creative Studies Art Gallery

  • Valley Art GalleryGARDENS

  • Ganna Walska Lotusland

  • Alice Keck Park Memorial Gardens

  • Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

  • Lompoc Flower Festival


HEALTH & WELLNESS

  • Hospice of Santa Barbara


HERITAGE & NATURAL HISTORY

  • Barbareño Chumash Council of Santa Barbara

  • Brazilian Cultural Arts Center of Santa Barbara

  • Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center

  • Goleta Valley Historical Society

  • Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara

  • La Casa de la Raza

  • La Purisima Concepcion Church

  • Lompoc Historical Society

  • SBMAL | Santa Bárbara Mission Archive-Library

  • Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center

  • Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation

  • Spirit of 76 Foundation


LIBRARIES

  • Santa Barbara Public Library

  • Santa Maria Public Library

  • Lompoc Library

  • Solvang Library


LITERARY ARTS

  • Gunpowder Press

  • Playfest Santa Barbara

  • Santa Barbara Writers Conference

  • Women's Literary Festival Santa Barbara


MUSIC

  • American Harp Society, Santa Barbara Chapter

  • Camerata Pacifica

  • Certain Sparks Music

  • Inner Light Community Gospel Choir  

  • Jensen Music Foundation

  • Lompoc Music Association

  • Lompoc Concert Association

  • Lompoc Valley Master Chorale

  • Lompoc Pops Orchestra

  • Music Academy of the West

  • Notes for Notes

  • Opera Santa Barbara

  • Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra Society

  • Santa Barbara Children’s Chorus

  • Santa Barbara Choral Society

  • Santa Barbara Folk Orchestra

  • Santa Barbara Master Chorale

  • Santa Barbara Music Club

  • Santa Barbara School of Music

  • Santa Barbara Stringed Instruments

  • Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra

  • Santa Barbara Vocal Jazz Foundation

  • Santa Barbara Youth Music Academy

  • Santa Barbara Symphony

  • Santa Maria Philharmonic Society

  • Santa Ynez Valley Master Chorale

  • Quire of Voyces (Santa Barbara City College)


MUSEUMS

  • Art, Design & Architecture Museum | AD&A Museum (UCSB)

  • Carpinteria Valley Museum of History

  • Carriage and Western Arts Museum of Santa Barbara

  • Casa del Herrero

  • Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum

  • Elverhøj Museum of History & Art

  • Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center

  • Karpeles Manuscript Library

  • Lompoc Museum

  • MOXI - The Wolf Museum of Exploration and Innovation

  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Santa Barbara

  • Old Mission Santa Barbara

  • Pierre Claeyssens Veteran's Museum and Library

  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art

  • Santa Barbara Historical Museum

  • Santa Barbara Maritime Museum

  • Santa Barbara Mission Archive Library

  • Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

  • Santa Maria Natural History Museum

  • Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum

  • South Coast Railroad Museum

  • Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art

  • Wildling Museum of Art and Nature

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

  • Arts Mentorship

  • Boys & Girls Club of Santa Barbara

  • Chumash Maritime Association

  • Downtown Organization of Santa Barbara (DSB)

  • El Padrecito Ministries

  • Mental Wellness Center

  • Santa Barbara Beautiful

  • Santa Barbara Tennis Club | 2nd Fridays Art

  • Solvang Conference and Visitors Bureau

  • Youth Interactive Santa Barbara 

  • Women’s Fund of Santa Barbara

 

PERFORMANCE & EXHIBITION VENUES

  • Arlington Center for the Performing Arts

  • Center Stage Theatre

  • Chumash Casino Resort

  • Earl Warren Showgrounds

  • Elings Park

  • The Granada Theatre

  • Lobero Theatre

  • Santa Barbara Bowl

  • Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts

  • SOHO Restaurant and Music Club


POETRY & SPOKEN WORD

  • 100 Thousand Poets for Change, Santa Maria Valley, Santa Barbara

  • Santa Barbara Speaks

  • Speaking of Stories (ARTSPACE)

  • OUT LOUD Santa Barbara


RECORDING

  • Little Village Foundation


SIGNATURE EVENTS (Cities & County)

  • 1st Thursday

  • Downtown Santa Barbara Holiday Parade

  • California Avocado Festival

  • Flamenco Arts Festival

  • I Madonnari Italian Street Painting Festival

  • Old Spanish Days Fiesta

  • Santa Barbara African Heritage Film Series

  • Santa Barbara Night Market

  • Santa Barbara Polo & Wine Festival

  • Santa Barbara Revels

  • Santa Maria Elks Rodeo & Parade

  • The Summer Solstice Parade and Festival (Summer Solstice Celebration)

  • UC Santa Barbara Arts & Lectures

  • Women’s Literary Festival | Santa Barbara


THEATRE

  • ArtSpace Center Stage Theater

  • Boxtales Theatre Company

  • DramaDogs

  • Dramatic Women

  • City at Peace

  • Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC) at the New Vic

  • Garvin Theater

  • Lit Moon Theatre Company

  • Lompoc Theatre Project

  • Lompoc Youth Theatre

  • Lompoc Civic Theatre

  • Pacific Conservatory Center | Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts (PCPA)

  • Marjorie Luke Theatre

  • Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts

  • Santa Barbara Shakespeare Co.

  • Santa Maria Civic Theatre

  • SBT: The Santa Barbara Theatre

  • Solvang Theatrefest

  • Speaking of Stories

  • The Theatre Group at Santa Barbara City College

  • Out of the Box Theatre Company, Inc.


TOURISM

  • Visit Santa Barbara | Santa Barbara - The American Riviera

  • Lompoc Valley Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau


TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

  • Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District (MTD)

  • Traffic Solutions/Santa Barbara County Association of Governments


VISUAL ARTS

  • Arts Fund Santa Barbara

  • Goleta Valley Arts Association

  • Lompoc Mural Society

  • Lompoc Mural and Public Arts Coalition

  • Lompoc Valley Art Association

  • Los Padres Artist Guild

  • Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara

  • Santa Barbara Glassblowing Studio

  • Santa Barbara Printmakers

  • Santa Barbara Sculptors Guild

  • Santa Barbara Studio Artists

  • Student Art Fund of the Santa Barbara Art Association

  • Youth Interactive


WINERIES

  • Santa Barbara Vintners


ZOO & WILDLIFE

  • Santa Barbara Zoo


 

WAIT... NOT ON THE LIST. NEED TO BE!

To be added to the list, contacted, and receive updates, fill out the form below:

ON THE LIST. WHAT'S NEXT?

Momentum ProjectLab - our contracted experiential project design firm - will contact all stakeholders beginning December 2018 to provide a Phase 3 overview, encourage you to register for a visioning session at Eventbrite, and follow the free coUrbanize website courbanize.com/ccpsb  to contribute additional ideas, stay updated, engage with an interactive map, while watching the project unfold in real time.

Beginning January 2019, county-wide visioning sessions will be held for three months to capture all cultural practitioners’ ideas for incorporation into the future arts and culture master plan.

YOUR IDEAS MATTER

Your participation and ideas will make all the difference. Please find the time to add your voice to the collaborative opportunity.

VISIONING SESSIONS (locations/schedules to be added)

Santa Barbara

Santa Maria

Santa Ynez

Lompoc

Goleta

Click here to sign up for currently scheduled sessions, with more to be added!

Project funded by

the Santa Barbara Foundation

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