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The Art of the Draw - Visual Arts & Design Academy

The Art of the Draw is a community fundraiser for the Visual Arts & Design Academy (VADA), a public school academy within Santa Barbara High School that integrates academic coursework with career-focused art instruction.

Every ticket buyer is entered into the Draw and will receive an original work of art, selected from a lottery full of artwork generously created and donated by well-known local and international artists, designers, celebrities, and tomorrows creative superstars, VADAs talented local students.

This year's event, The Art of the Draw, will take place on April 6th at Youth Interactive located at 1219 State Street from 7-11pm. It will feature:

Music by Area 51
Food by Loquita and Helena Street Bakery
Wine from Babcock Winery
Signature cocktail by A Healthy Pour

Event tickets are $150 and include entry for two, an original work of art, food, and cocktails.

Participants can purchase an additional draw for one piece of art for $100 each.

Entrance tickets are $75 per person, include entry for one, food and cocktails.

For more information contact VADA at

Earlier Event: April 4
Word Up! First Thursday Art Walk
Later Event: April 22
Earth Day. 50 years later.