Exhibitions & Events

From connecting science to art, plants to people, and genes to ecosystems, bridging boundaries has always been a goal of the Garden. In this new exhibition and event rental space, we are able to bring people together to celebrate art, science, and native plants. 

On the first floor, accordion windows open to a large patio overlooking the beautifully cultivated Island View Garden, which extends to a breathtaking overlook of Santa Barbara and Santa Cruz Island. This open indoor gallery will host a variety of rotating exhibitions ranging across the spectrum of science and art.

Walking through the Seasons (at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden)

Saturday, April 7 - Sunday, July 29
Open to the public during normal Garden hours
Free with Garden admission

On January 1, 2017, Patti Jacquemain, a Santa Barbara Artist, began a one-year project in which she walked over 325 miles throughout and around the Santa Barbara Botanic Gardens. She documented her walks each day in her journal which has been the inspiration for the upcoming exhibition of her artwork Walking through the Seasons (at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden) at the Pritzlaff Conservation Center Gallery. The exhibit will portray her vision of the year, from the subtle changes in weather, the blooming of flowers and plants, wildlife and people encountered. It will feature watercolors and drawings from her journal, augmented with her unique mosaics and woodcut prints of the Garden.

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The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden conserves California native plants and habitats for the health and well-being of people and the planet.

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.
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