The CAW is a project of the

Santa Barbara Arts Collaborative

Non-profit Tax ID: 27-3262168

The Santa Barbara Arts Collaborative and Community Arts Workshop are funded in part by the Organizational Development Program using funds provided by the City of Santa Barbara in partnership with the Santa Barbara County Office of Arts & Culture.

Now at the CAW

Vanae Rivera Presents:

CAW Holiday Pop Up

Cool creations, designs and collections!

Sunday December 15th 11a.m. - 5p.m.

Please join us for a fun community event where you can pick up either some unique hand-made art or a cool vintage piece and meet some of your fellow artisans in your neighborhood! Food and treats and family fun!

Open to all. Questions? Contact Vanae Rivera at

Orr Redko Presents:

Laughing Nomad Comedy

Saturday December 21, 7pm

Grab your significant other, friends, neighbors, hairdresser, mailman, and the NSA agent assigned to watch you and come in for a night of laughing so hard your face will be sore!

The Santa Barbara Arts Collaborative Announces a New Company in Residence at the CAW:

The Santa Barbara Centre for Aerial Dance

An exciting collaboration brings this company’s infectious energy, impactful classes, and compelling artistry downtown

This fall marks a new season for Santa Barbara Centre for Aerial Dance (SBCAD) and the Community Arts Workshop (CAW), as the dance company moves their art and approach downtown, and the CAW begins a collaboration with a new company in residence.