The Art, Design & Architecture Museum at the University of California, Santa Barbara sponsors diverse programs to support its current exhibitions and permanent collections, including related lectures.

We look forward to your participation at an upcoming event! 


Suzanne Lacy & Pablo Helguera

Sacred Art in the Age of Contact, 1769 - 1824

John Nava (BA 1969 CCS Art) will use test swatches and his newly completed work, Lizzie with a Knit Cap, to discuss the process for making his extraordinary tapestries.

  1. October 19, 2016 - 5:30pm
  1. Art/Work-shop

An eclectic/electroacoustic mix of Middle Eastern instrumentalists, the poetry of Rumi, and...

  1. October 20, 2016 - 5:30pm
  1. Music




  1. October 21, 2016 - 12:30pm
  1. Dance
  2. UCSB Theater and Dance
  3. Moving Bodies
  4. Radical Bodies

Irving Gill Home Tour: Los Angeles

Day-long coach tour will feature three of Irving Gill’s most important residences in Santa Monica, Hollywood and Santa Fe Springs.


  1. October 22, 2016
  1. Home Tour

The science fiction genre is fertile ground for exploring the boundaries of human nature and the truly alien.

  1. October 27, 2016 - 5:30pm
  1. Theater/Readings/Sci-Fi

Bertram Goodhue and Irving Gill: The Panama California Exhibition and the Los Angeles Public Library

  1. November 3, 2016 - 5:30pm
  1. ADC Lecture Series

Recent advances in photonics and directed energy systems now allow us to realize what was only a...

  1. December 1, 2016 - 5:30pm
  1. Science/Lecture