Feb
24
to Feb 25

The Lone Woman Revealed

The Portrait of the Lone Woman

is now installed in the Chumash Indian Hall

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.

We've just unveiled the first historically accurate portrait of the Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island in our Chumash Indian Hall. Archaeologist Steve Schwartz, historian Susan Morris, and Museum Curator of Anthropology John Johnson supplied local artist Holli Harmon with first-hand descriptions of the Lone Woman from 1853. Come see this unique and stunning masterpiece on display every day from 10:00 AM-5:00 PM.
 Santa Barbara Natural History Museum

Santa Barbara Natural History Museum

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Aug
13
5:00 PM17:00

Home Plate: How the Danes Do It

Delight in Danish food and merriment at our closing reception. 

A cultural cocktail of art, food, music,

specialty drinks and fun one-night-only

interactive happenings.

• Sip & savor local flavors

• Revel in dialogue and story

• Discover and share traditions

• No charge for admission

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Jun
3
7:00 PM19:00

Stories at Sunset

Explore native language and oral traditions

through stories and song. Guests can

celebrate their own unique roots while

discovering the rich material and spiritual

culture of the Chumash. Dessert and wine

pairings will stimulate the palette as songs

and native language fill the air. No charge

for admission.

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May
21
4:00 PM16:00

Home Grown: The Fruits of Our Labor

Delve into the area’s celebrated agrarian culture.

Food and wine pairings will delight the senses.

Stimulating conversation will include dialogue with

organic wine industry pioneers Richard and Thekla

Sanford, organic cattle rancher Elizabeth Poett, and

farm labor manager Luis Ramirez. Their personal

experiences tell about the magnificent scope of the

area’s agricultural industry.

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Apr
23
to Aug 13

Culture Clubs

A series of festive events celebrating the treasures of our community.  Sip and savor local flavors, revel in dialogue and story, discover and share traditions. Look for the upcoming dates below.

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