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Santa Barbara's guide to what's new and undiscovered for home and garden, entertaining, and fashion. Browse the resource guide below that lists local happenings, boutique finds and design professionals.
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Under the Umbrella: Lutah Maria Riggs

Explore the life and work of architect and draftswoman Lutah Maria Riggs and her contribution to what has become “Santa Barbara Style.” The special exhibition at the Santa Barbara Historical Museum celebrates the iconic architectural elements that define America’s Riviera; white walls with arched openings, red-tile, wrought iron, classical Mediterranean mixed with Art Moderne, with [...]

Lotusland Membership Benefits

Immerse yourself in botanical Nirvana while supporting an estate that has both historical and real horticultural significance. Become a member of Ganna Walska's Lotusland in Santa Barbara and enjoy a variety of special events and self-guided tours.     Help to preserve this oasis of beauty and tranquility for generations to come by becoming a member. Membership Benefits (for all [...]

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P Space in Ojai, CA

Primitive, simple and contemporary, P. Lyn Middleton's pottery is available at her showroom in downtown Ojai, CA. Hand-built, natural shapes, one-of-a-kind plates, bowls and vessels are high-fired, non-toxic and functional for food as well as display. Her glazes are usually neutral; sometimes shiny, sometimes matte.      Her hand-rolled, one-of-a-kind plates, platters and bowls can be used as [...]

Daniel Grant at Wall Space

Wall Space Gallery in Santa Barbara presents Sand People, a beautiful series by Daniel Grant that exemplifies the surf culture, the pacific coast and a way of life many dream of.     No matter where you are in the world you will find those who chase the place where the sand touches the sea. It is in [...]

SlingShot Art Studio & Gallery

SlingShot is an art studio and gallery for artists with developmental disabilities who want to create and sell art. The open studio environment is designed to encourage creative expression. Each artists is recognized for their talent and artistic vision. The  gallery offers an exhibition space that fosters a supportive link to the Santa Barbara art [...]

Ryuijie Color Ice Forms at Wall Space Gallery

It's spring and Wall Space Gallery is pleased to have back in the gallery artist Ryuijie, showcasing his stunning Color Ice Forms to celebrate the vibrant and colorful season.  The subject matter is botanicals frozen in blocks of ice. The delicate nature of the flora is captured in stasis, locked in time and space.     The ice [...]

Waterhouse Gallery in Downtown Santa Barbara

Waterhouse Gallery, located in Santa Barbara's downtown La Arcada courtyard, specializes in Plein-air landscape, figurative and still life paintings by leading California artists. The gallery offers work by artists who reflect the highest standards of quality and integrity within their chosen fields of painting. The gallery has a quality selection of original oil and watercolor [...]

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Casa del Herrero Tours

Visit Casa del Herrero, a National Historic Landmark in Montecito. Tours of the house, gardens and workshop are available by reservation. Experience this gracious Montecito estate during a 90 minute tour, led by a Casa docent.   Casa del Herrero (House of the Blacksmith) is filled with art, antiques and furniture collected by the original owners, and [...]

Lotusland Tours in Santa Barbara

Visit Lotusland, a unique 37-acre estate and botanic garden created by Madame Ganna Walska and situated in the foothills of Montecito, near Santa Barbara. Tours of Lotusland are offered at 10:00 AM and 1:30 PM, Wednesday through Saturday between mid-February and mid-November.     Before her death, Madame Walska established the nonprofit Ganna Walska Lotusland Foundation, which [...]