Past Exhibitions

Bloom Projects Exchange Series: Bean Gilsdorf, Soft Actor

In collaboration with Art Practical, an online art publication based in San Francisco, CA, MCASB presents a solo exhibition by artist and writer, Bean Gilsdorf.…

Rimini Protokoll: City as Stage

The first U.S. museum exhibition of Rimini Protokoll, a Berlin-based artist collective formed of Helgard Haug, Stefan Kaegi and Daniel Wetzel, features two major works:…

Bloom Projects Exchange Series: Khvay Samnang, Footprints of Yantra Man

In collaboration with Sa Sa Bassac, a gallery and resource center based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, MCASB presents a solo exhibition by Khvay Samnang (b.…

assume vivid astro focus: avalanches volcanoes asteroids floods

Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (MCASB) will present avalanches volcanoes asteroids floods, a newly commissioned installation by the vibrant New York/Paris based artist duo…

Making art in the art lab

Art Lab: assume vivid astro focus

Mask Making Throughout their career the artist collective assume vivid astro focus (avaf) has used masks to examine questions of identity and freedom of expression.…

Shift, Stretch, Expand: Everyday Transformations

*Please note the new closing date of November 2, 2016. Phil Argent, Weslie Ching, Petra Cortright, George Legrady, Kyra Lehman, Rebekah Miles, Maria Rendón, Stephanie…

Beyond 2°

Featuring Ursula Biemann and Paulo Tavares, Carolina Caycedo, Olga Kisseleva, Nicholas Mangan, Otobong Nkanga, Robert Zhao Renhui, Andrea Polli, Amie Siegel, and Melanie Smith SPECIAL EVENTS…

Bloom Projects: Michael Delucia, Appearance Preserving Simplification

Michael DeLucia (lives and works in Brooklyn, NY) uses sculpture and installation to suggest a conflict between the digital and physical realms, underscoring a growing…

Tam Van Tran, Aikido Dream

Since the early 1990s, Tam Van Tran has been producing an impressive body of work comprising abstract paintings, mixed-media collages, ceramic tiles, and sculpture. By…

Then They Form Us

Xavier Cha, Constant Dullaart, Cecile B. Evans, Devin Kenny, Hayal Pozanti, and Julien Previeux Digital technologies in the 21st century permeate nearly every aspect of…

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