Workshops & Events Calendar 2020

February Febrero

Viva Event
Los Utrera
Son Jarocho from Veracruz, Mexico
Sun, Feb 23 / 1-2:30 PM @ Dahlia Court

March Marzo

Viva Event
Las Cafeteras
Roots, rhythm and rhyme from East LA
Sun, Mar 15 / 1-2:30 PM @ Chapel Court

(Canceled due to COVID-19 social distancing requirements)

Spring Clay Workshops
Trabajando Con Barro

March 23 & 24 Mon/Tues 11-1pm @ Casas
March 25 & 26 Wed/Thurs 11-1 pm @ Dahlia
March 27 & 28 Fri/Sat 11-1 pm  @ Chapel
(Canceled due to COVID-19 social distancing requirements)

July Julio

Summer Paint Workshops
Taller: Pintura Acrílica en Lona

July 6 -10 (Mon – Fri) 5-7 pm @ Casas
July 13 -17 (Mon – Fri) 5-7 pm @ Dahlia
July 20 -24 (Mon – Fri) 5-7 pm @ Chapel
July 27-31 (M-F) Show Prep Week Kathleen’s House
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic traditional Summer Paint Workshops have been canceled.

This summer’s revised theme is:

Home is where the Art is.

One hundred forty sets of artist quality gouache/opaque watercolors, brushes, mixed-media paper journals have been given to Bellas Artes program participants.  Each artist also received an educational booklet with instructions on multiple ways to used the paints and inspirational images featuring pre-colonial art collections from Frida Kahlo’s home garden, Diego Rivera’s Mexico City Musuem, and Tamayo’s Museum in Oaxaca, and contemporary Oaxacan folk art by the Aguilar Family, Teodora Blanco and others.

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August Agosto

Aug 4 , 5 (Tues, Wed) Hang BA Exhibition 
Lynda Fairly Carpinteria Arts Center

Aug 6 (Thurs) Bellas Artes Annual Exhibition Opens
Lynda Fairly Carpinteria Arts Center

855 Linden Ave, Carpinteria, CA 93013 

Exhibition runs Aug 6/Thursday – Aug 23/Sunday

Opening Reception
Aug 9 (Sunday) 1:30-3:30
1:30 – 2:00  Aztec Blessing by Danza Azteca Kalpulli Mayahuel
2:00 – 3:30 Traditional Refreshments by Bellas Artes & no host bar by Carpinteria Art Center 

Closing Celebration
Aug 23 (Sunday) 1:30 – 3:30
Son Jarocho Music by Conjunto Zacamandu
Traditional Meal Gratis by Bellas Artes participants

Aug 24 (Monday) Take Down Exhibition 

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the traditional Art Center Exhibition is canceled.

Art created in the homes of Bellas Artes participants using their “Home is where the Art is” sets, will be displayed on this website.

 Workshops & Events Calendar 2019

This Years Theme:  Teotihuacan ~ City of Water, City of Fire

January

January 11 – Planning Curriculum and Calendar

February Febrero

February 10 – Sunday – 1:30 to 3 pm  – @ Dahlia Court – Grupo Bella – UCSB Arts &Lectures Viva el Arte de Santa Barbara!  Groupo Bella música bonita y buena comida. Coming together with music by Grupo Bellas and a traditional meal prepared by residents of Dahlia Court.  All residents of PSHH’s Casas de Las Flores, Chapel Court and Dahlia Court are welcome!

March Marzo

Spring Vacation Painting Workshops / Taller: Pintura Acrílica en Lona

March 25 & 26 – Monday & Tuesday – 11-1 @ Dahlia Court

March 27 & 28 – Wednesday & Thursday – 11-1 @ Casas de Las Flores

March 29 & March 30 – Friday & Saturday – 11-1 @ Chapel Court

April Abril

April 14 – Sunday – 1 to 2:30 pm – @ Chapel Court – Ballet Folklorico de Los Angeles – UCSB Arts & Lectures Viva el Arte de Santa Barbara!

Grupo musical con baile y comida. Coming together through dance and a traditional meal prepared by residents of Chapel Court. All residents of PSHH’s Casas de Las Flores, Chapel Court and Dahlia Court are welcome!

Women’s Club Art Contest, Field Trip and Reception – Dates & Times to be Announced .

U.S. House of Representatives high school arts contest – late April. TBA

May Mayo

Clay & Drawing Projects / Trabajando con barro y carbón

May 24 – Friday – 4-6 @ Dahlia

May 25 – Saturday – 2-4 @ Chapel

May 31 – Friday – 4-6 @ Casas

June Junio

Summer Intensive Workshop / Taller de Verano

June 24 – 28 – Monday to Friday – 5:30-7:30 @ Dahlia

July & August Julio & Agosto

Summer Intensive Workshop / Taller de Verano

July 15-19 – Monday to Friday – 5:30 – 7:30 @ Casas

July 29- Aug 2 – Monday to Friday – 5:30 to 7:30 @ Chapel

August & September Agosto & Septiembre

August 22 to Sept 1 – Annual Bellas Artes Exhibition at Lynda Fairly Carpinteria Arts Center Gallery / Gallería de Arte

August 25 – Sunday – 2 to 5  –  Opening Reception & Celebration

September Septiembre

Fall Workshop #1

Sept 13 – Friday – 4-6 @ Dahlia

Sept 15 – Saturday – 2-4 @ Chapel

Sept 20 – Friday – 4-6 @ Casas

October Octubre

Fall Workshop #2

Oct 4 – Friday – 4-6 @ Dahlia

Oct 11 – Friday – 4-6 @ Casas

Oct 12 – Saturday – 2-4 @ Chapel

October& November Octubre & Noviembre

Dia De Los Muertos Exhibition

Dates & Time TBA

December Deciembre

Holiday Event  ~  Date & Time TBA

For previous years, see Archives