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2019 Press Releases

2019-09-12 Out There, In Here Poetry, Spoken Word, and Music Event Coming to the Wildling Museum

2019-08-30 Local Museums Offer Free Admission on September 21 as part of Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day

2019-07-22 Wildling Museum Announces Award Winners for Juried Exhibition Celebrating the National Lands of California

2019-07-10 Santa Barbara Printmakers Showcases Natives, 5 x 5 in Wildling Museum’s Featured Local Artist Space

2019-06-20 Wildling Museum Presents Celebrating the National Lands of California

2019-5-28 Digital Art Contest for Youth - My Summer Vacation in Nature

Youth invited to submit digital art for Wildling contest, Santa Ynez Valley News Staff Report, June 18, 2019

Wildling Museum Offers Summer Digital Art Contest for Youth, Noozhawk, May 28, 2019

2019-5-7 Painting Big Sur with Pastels

Wildling Museum of Solvang offering 'Painting Big Sur with Pastels' workshop, Santa Ynez Valley News Staff Report, May 13, 2019

Wildling Museum Presents Painting Big Sur With Pastels, May 8, 2019,

May Nonprofit Briefs, May 7, 2019, Santa Ynez Valley Star

2019-4-16 Botanical Illustration - Flowers, Plants & Trees Workshop

Wildling Museum of Art and Nature holds botanical illustration workshop, Staff Report, Apr 19, 2019,

Wildling Museum to Present ‘Botanical Illustration — Flowers, Plants & Trees’ Workshop, April 18, 2019,

2019-4-9 Natural Perfume Workshop Led by Susan Farber

Event Briefs, LA Times May 5, 2019

Smells like home , April 29, 2019, By CHARLOTTE BOECHLER, Santa Barbara News-Press

Wildling Museum to present Mother’s Day Natural Perfume-making Workshop, April 12, 2019, Santa Ynez Valley News

2019-4-2 Student Photography Show

Solvang student photography on display at Wildling Museum, Staff Report, April 16, 2019, Santa Ynez Valley Star

YOUNG EYES, LENSING NATURE by JOSEF WOODARD, April 12, 2019, Santa Barbara News-Press

Students Show Nature Photography at Wildling Museum of Art and Nature, April 2, 2019,

2019-3-27 Permanent Collection Exhibit

The Wildling Museum Presents “Permanent Collection”, April 9, 2019,

2019-2-19 The Wildling Museum of Art & Nature Presents The Wilderness Spirit Award to Jean Kellogg Schuyler At The 16th Annual Spring Barbeque Benefit

JEAN KELLOGG SCHUYLER, 1927-2019 : FULL-TIME PHILANTHROPIST, April 27,2019, By DAVE MASON, Santa Barbara News-Press.

Wildling to honor Jean Schuyler for ‘Wilderness Spirit’, April 2, 2019

Wildling Museum of Art and Nature to Honor Jean Schuyler at Spring Fundraiser, February 20, 2019,

2019-2-12 The Wildling Museum of Art & Nature Presents A Talk by Mark Humpal “Ray Stanford Strong, West Coast Landscape Artist”

2019-2-5 The Wildling Museum of Art & Nature Presents “A Conversation in Poems and Stories”

Spoken word performance featured at Wildling Museum, BY REBECCA ROSE, March 6th, 2019, in the Santa Maria Sun - Volume 20, Issue 1

2019-1-31 Pre-Screening of Into the Arctic: Awakening at the Wildling Museum

Wilding to pre-screen NatureTrack Festival’s “Into the Arctic”, February 19, 2019, Santa Ynez Valley Star

2019-1-15 Artist Talk: Nature Through the Eye of a Needle - a Shared Adventure

Fiber Artist, Marine Biologist Weave Shared Stories at Wildling Museum of Art & Nature, January 16, 2019,

Wildling Museum presents Nature Through the Eye of a Needle, By On the 101, January 20, 2019

Arts and Nonprofit Briefs, February 5th, Santa Ynez Valley Star

2019-1-8 Ray Strong: A Collector’s Passion Opening Reception

Solvang Museum Exhibit Honors Life of Local Artist, June 25, 2019, KSBY News.

ART REVIEW: Portraying, Preserving Nature, May 17, 2019, By Josef Woodard, News-Press Correspondent

Ray Stong’s World, Wildling Museum, Solvang, February 21, 2019, LUM Art Zine by Kit Boise-Cossart

Collection of Ray Strong Paintings on Display at Wildling Museum, January 8, 2019 ,

Your Central Coast A&E Calendar, February 8th, 2019, Santa Maria Times

2018 Press Releases

2018-11-20 Nature Abstracted Workshop

OUR TOWN: 'Nature Abstracted' workshop, by Marilyn McMahon, January 1, 2019, Santa Barbara News-Press

Wildling Museum Workshop Draws on Nature Abstracted, Nov. 21, 2018,

Wildling Museum hosts nature-themed workshop, BY REBECCA ROSE December 19th, 2018, in the Santa Maria Sun - Volume 19, Issue 42 

2018-11-13 California National Lands Art Competition Announcement

Wildling announces call for submissions, Dec. 4, 2018, Santa Ynez Valley Star

Wildling Art Exhibit to Celebrate California’s National Lands, Nov. 14, 2018,

2018-11-08 Holiday Boutique

Wildling to host 8th annual Holiday Boutique, Nov. 24, 2018, Santa Ynez Valley Star

2018-10-16 Folded Art: Origami Animals by Robert Salazar

Bold fold: Robert Salazar's visionary origami work draws attention to conservation issues, Nov. 14 2018, Rebecca Rose, Santa Maria Sun

You Need to Go: Butterflies, Origami Animals and SB Botanic Garden, Oct 18, 2018,

Origami artist featured at Wildling Museum, November 7th, 2018, Rebecca Rose, Santa Maria Sun

Wildling presents origami animals by Robert Salazar, November 6, 2018, Santa Ynez Valley Star

2018-8-19 Nature Abstracted

Santa Barbara Seasons

Wildling Museum & Abstract Art Collective Present Nature Abstracted, Oct 17th, 2018, Santa Ynez Valley News

‘Nature Abstracted’ on view at Wildling Museum, Oct 16, 2018, Santa Ynez Valley Star

Wildling Museum shows abstract art for the first time - Oct 16, 2018, Coastal View

2018-9-10 Gourd Art Class with Kathy Badrak

Turn Humble Gourd Into an Artful Bowl at Wildling Workshop, September 11, Noozhawk

2018-9-4 Art of Brunch - Wildling Fundraiser

Wildling Museum of Art & Nature’s Annual Fall Fundraiser Toasts ‘The Art of Brunch’, October 18, 2018 By Rochelle Rose, Noozhawk Contributing Writer

2018-8-27 New Board Members

2018-8-21 Artist Talk With Susan Rowland

2018-8-14 Natural Perfume Workshop

2018-8-7 Announcing Photo Comp Winners

2018-8-7 Carrizo Photography

2018-7-31 Artist Talk With Dr. Chalquist

2018-7-10 Nature Regenerated

2018-6-26 Nature Imagined

2018-6-11 Rose Compass Artists Panel Discuss The River’s Journey – July 8th

2018-5-29 Call for Volunteers 2018

2018-5-26 Random Weave Basket Class with Kathy Badrak

2018-5-24 Author Talk with Robbie Kaye

2018-5-17 Kids workshop with Jill Littlewood and Pamela Zwehl-Burke

2018-5-14 The Wildling Museum of Art and Nature's Delighting and Inspiring 15th Annual Spring Barbecue

2018-5-10 Gouache Painting Workshop with Libby Smith and Nina Warner

2018-5-10 From Golf Course to Wetlands Documentary Screening

2018-3-20 Award Honorees

2018-3-7 Feathered Friends

2018-3-5 SVYHS Art Show

2018-2-24 Pastel Class with Chris Chapman

2018-1-29 Basket Class with Kathy Badrak

2018-1-25 The River's Journey Opens

2018-1-20 Photography Competition Theme

2018-1-10 Gaviota Coast Film Screening