Tag archives: Womens Board

New Members for SBMA Women’s Board
By Lynda Millner   |   April 26, 2022

Santa Barbara Museum of Art (SBMA) Women’s Board held their annual new members meeting at the Santa Barbara Club – this year 12 new names will be added to the roster: Christine Nachman, Kathy Wenger, Jenn Kramer, Mimi Baer, Hsiu–Zu Ho, Janet Budreski, Debra Joseph, Martha Townsend, Debra Cochrane–Vercammen, and Kathy Hartz. The mission of […]

Hamilton by the Sea
By Richard Mineards   |   April 5, 2022

It was a case of Broadway meets the classics when the 71-year-old CAMA Women’s Board hosted a Spring Sunset by the Sea bash at the newly renovated Cabrillo Pavilion with Julian Reeve, music director of the multi-Tony Award-winning Lin-Manuel Miranda musical Hamilton, talking about his career with the show, which debuted on the Great White […]

New Members Honored
By Lynda Millner   |   March 8, 2021

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art (SBMA) Women’s Board held their annual luncheon to honor new members at the Santa Barbara Club. In addition, special attention was paid to Barbara Wallace as the longest member ever—50 years of service. The newest members, as introduced by vice president Julie Blair, are Marna Coday, Colette Cosentino, Paula […]

Annual Member Luncheon
By Lynda Millner   |   February 6, 2020

The Women’s Board of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art (SBMA) began 69 years ago whose sole purpose was to support the SBMA and so they have. We met in the Santa Barbara Club for one of the club’s wonderful lunches. The Board is especially grateful to its sustaining members whose leadership and support provide […]

Off the Wall
By Lynda Millner   |   May 23, 2019

Every three years, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art Women’s Board takes on a monumental task of an event called “Off The Wall” to raise funds for the Museum’s acquisitions, exhibitions, and education programs. This year it was under the direction of Leigh Shreves and her committee: Susan Bradley, Leisa Cosentino, Wendy Darling, Paula Farrington, […]

Museum of Art Sustainers
By Lynda Millner   |   April 25, 2019

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art Women’s Board has another group it couldn’t do without and that is the Sustainers who give continual financial support for their Board’s many projects. These are Museum members who have been active on the board in many capacities and then choose to “retire” or at least not be active […]

Women’s Board
By Lynda Millner   |   January 31, 2019

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art (SBMA) Women’s Board held their annual member luncheon at the Santa Barbara Club to welcome new members – nine strong this year. Vice president of membership Marjorie Robertson introduced them. They are Susan Bradley, Tina Downs, Nancy Kirkpatrick, Irene Kovalik, Amy Michelson, Cat Smith, Karen Sweeney, Karen Tenzer and […]

Art of the Table
By Lynda Millner   |   May 17, 2018

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art Women’s Board (SBMAWB) just held their new and ingenious event idea called “Art of the Table.” They gathered together 12 national and local designers who could choose their inspiration from a piece of art in the permanent collection. They were Signature Designer 2018 John Saladino; Cynthia Belliveau Designs; Gina […]

Table Fable
By Richard Mineards   |   May 3, 2018

Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s Women’s Board hosted a socially gridlocked Art of the Table, with local artists and designers translating works of art from the museum’s collection into spectacular and dramatic tablescapes. “We wanted to add another event to our portfolio as we’ve been doing a lot of fundraising because the museum has been […]