Posts tagged Lockwood de Forest
Private Collections of the Santa Barbara Region

The Wildling Museum of Art & Nature presented its newest exhibition Private Collections of the Santa Barbara Region, comprised of artworks borrowed from the private collections of its members. Visitors were able to experience artworks that were not on public display, and they will got an inside look into how and why collectors choose their pieces.

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Legacy and Loss: Landscapes in the Santa Barbara Region

This Wildling curated exhibition explored the changing landscape of the tri-county area (Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo) through both historic and contemporary artwork. The Santa Barbara Region is beautiful, historic, and ever changing. Artists have been recording it for decades–some use their work to inspire a conservation ethic in hopes that specific open spaces will be preserved for future generations to enjoy.

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Building a Collection

The winter exhibition at the Wildling Art Museum (January 11 through March 7, 2004) featured for the first time the Museum’s growing permanent collection of American wilderness art. Dedicated to a former Board member, the late Bruce S. McCurdy, and entitled “Building A Collection,” the exhibition was intended to both showcase what the Museum acquired thus far in its then short three year existence and to inspire patrons to give additional treasures.

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