The Art of Brunch 2019

You are invited to our third annual Art of Brunch fundraiser. Mark your calendar for Sunday, October 13, 2019

Our brunch event is moving to the lovely K’Syrah Catering Venue, just a block from the Wildling. Enjoy watching artists at work, browse our silent auction, check out our famous mimosa and bloody mary bar while eating a delicious brunch in a charming, rustic atmosphere. Afterwards, stroll to the Wildling for a tour of the gallery!

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Celebrating the National Lands of California

The Wildling Museum of Art and Nature is pleased to announce its second juried exhibition – “Celebrating the National Lands of California” – a showcase of fine art inspired by National Parks, Monuments, Preserves, and Recreation Areas located within the state of California. Opening reception on Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm.

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Pre-Screening: Into the Arctic: Awakening at the Wildling Museum of Art & Nature

On March 2 the Wildling Art Museum partnered with the NatureTrack Film Festival (NTFF) to present a special pre-screening of an "official selection" for the 2019 NTFF Festival, Into the Arctic: Awakening by director Cory Trépanier, a landscape painter, filmmaker, and explorer based in Ontario, Canada. Cory’s fine art career spans two decades and has always been intertwined with his passion for the outdoors.

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Artist Talk: Nature Through the Eye of a Needle - a Shared Adventure

“Nature Through the Eye of a Needle - a Shared Adventure,” was an artist talk with Dr. Isabel Downs and Dr. Robert Warner.  The lecture will took place at the Wildling Museum on Sunday, February 10, from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Dr. Downs is currently the Featured Local Artist, and her fiber art of bird and marine scenes is on display in the museum store.

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Island Wildlife Cruise

This 3-3.5 hour Island Wildlife cruise took us through the waters of the Santa Barbara Channel, Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and the Channel Islands National Park known to have more marine mammals than any other area on the planet. Hosted by Wildling Museum staff. 

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Family Arts and Crafts

Take a walk in Solvang with your kids, to the Wildling Museum, and enjoy Family Arts and Crafts! Do-it-yourself arts and crafts stations are available daily. Supplies are included in the museum admission and feature coloring, crosswords, drawing, and more. Just bring a sense of adventure. Be sure to sign up for our email reminders to hear about future Family Arts and Crafts special classes.

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