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Wildling Museum of Art & Nature

1511-B Mission Drive
Solvang, CA 93463


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Phone: (805) 688-1082
Fax: (805) 686-8339
Website: www.wildlingmuseum.org

Contact:
Stacey Otte-Demangate Executive Director

Hours:
Monday & Wednesday - Friday, 11am-5pm. Saturday & Sunday, 10am-5pm.

Admission Price:
General $5, Children 0-16 $0

Exhibitions

July 20, 2018 - January 21, 2019
Nature Imagined
Cheryl Medow, Ellen Jewett, and Hilary Brace.
"Nature Imagined" is a unique exhibition that celebrates nature through vivid artistic imaginations. Inspired by nature, the artists use diverse materials and methods to create environments that engage and captivate the viewer.
October 3, 2018 - February 4, 2019
Nature Abstracted
Abstract art challenges the artist and audience to mine the depths of emotion and intellect—to journey far from real world imagery and into the imagination. In this exhibit you will see the artists’ response to various aspects of nature experi
November 10, 2018 - March 25, 2019
Folded Art: Origami Animals by Robert Salazar
The exhibit features a collection of origami animals found in Santa Barbara County such as the Yellow-Billed Magpie, Steelhead Trout, California Condor, and Tarantula.
December 1, 2018 - March 31, 2019
A Mighty Oak
ONGOING
A permanent wall mural in our 2nd floor gallery that depicts the habitat around a Valley oak–one of the largest and old trees found in our area! Video and components enhance the mural.
December 1, 2018 - February 28, 2019
Local Wildlife Mosaics
ONGOING
Eight handcrafted mosaics by artist and museum founder Patti Jacquemain illustrate local wildlife. A delightful way to learn more about the natural world around us in Santa Barbara County and beyond!
February 2, 2019 - July 8, 2019
Ray Strong: A Collector’s Passion
Opening Reception: Saturday, February 2nd, 3-5pm.
In the pantheon of Santa Barbara artists, perhaps no star shines brighter than Ray Strong (1905-2006). Prolific, diverse and influential, he left a beautiful legacy of work, much of which celebrates the wild lands of Santa Barbara County.
March 29, 2019 - August 31, 2019
Permanent Collection
Visit Website for Further Details.
Our collection numbers close to 150 pieces and features Everglades photography by Clyde Butcher, nineteenth century landscapes by John Fery, block prints by Everett Ruess and much more.
July 20, 2019 - January 20, 2020
Celebrating the National Lands of California
ART CONTEST SPONSORED BY THE WILDLING MUSEUM
Visit Website for Further Details. Deadline May 20th, 2019; www.callforentry.org.


Description:

From colonial times to the present, the wilderness has inspired American artists. The Wildling Museum of Art & Nature celebrates our nation's wild places as seen through the eyes of its finest painters, printmakers, photographers, and sculptors.

The museum has three floors of exhibitions which change 3 to 4 times a year.  The second floor gallery has recently been dedicated to telling the story of the nature and wilderness of the Central Coast region and features a permanent wall mural of a Valley oak habitat created by John Iwerks, as well as mosaics featuring local wildlife.

The Barbara Goodall Education Center features 6 community shows a year by local school children, local art groups and seniors as well as hosts monthly childrens craft activity and art workshops for all ages.




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