Now at the CAW


The Santa Barbara Studio Artists Present:

21st Annual Labor Day Weekend Open Studios Tour

Labor Day Weekend: Fri. Sept. 2 - Mon. Sept. 5, 2022
Opening reception and tour preview exhibit at the Community Arts Workshop

The largest event of its kind on the Central California Coast. Collectors, gallery owners, fellow artists, and art students gather at the open studios to chat with the artists, see their latest works, and get a glimpse into their creative process.

Open studios are marked by yellow flags, and a map of their locations. Tickets are available online at the link below.  Maps, tickets and brochures will be available at the Community Arts Workshop during the reception and throughout the weekend.

Tour hours are 11 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, and 11 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Monday. Tickets are $25 (children under 12 free).


More information at

Questions: (805) 280-9178


Santa Barbara Studio Artists (SBSA) is a California non-profit organization governed by a small Board of professional artists and art-involved associates. Our purpose is to increase the audience for individual artists and to promote awareness of Santa Barbara as an art destination. By doing so we aim to have a positive influence on the incomes and reputations of the many artists who have chosen to live here.

John Kimble Presents:

Textures in Bloom

A solo show by local artist John Kimble, September 16-29th.
Opening Reception Friday Sept. 16, 5-10pm.
Gallery Hours Fridays 10am - 6pm, and by Appointment


The Art Process Presents:

Unleash Your Creativity: 1-Day Mixed Media Workshop

September 24th; Appropriate for All Levels

This 1 day in person mindful mixed media & collage workshop is appropriate for all levels. Together we will explore various techniques in mixed media and collage as you are encouraged to find your own intuitive creative voice.  You will be guided, inspired, excited to continue your art practice.


Designed and taught by artist and creativity coach, Kathy Leader.


Email with questions.

Use the CAW

The CAW collaborates to empower and provide affordable space for art projects of all kinds. Have an idea? Use the CAW.

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The Santa Barbara Arts Collaborative works to maintain the CAW as a "blank canvas" for as wide a diversity of arts uses and users as possible, providing space and collaborating with project initiators to make their ideas a success for the benefit of the broader community, and supporting and cultivating collaborations between artists and arts organizations, community groups, the business community, non-profit organizations and the entire community.

During COVID, we have been used for many film and photography projects, and as well as small workshops. As COVID restrictions open up we look forward to a return to many performances, community discussions, classes, and many other uses.

Find out more about how you can use the CAW here: