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“Fun and Educational!”
Review of The Santa Barbara Art Foundry - CLOSED

The Santa Barbara Art Foundry
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Join us on a unique guided tour of our working art foundry, where skilled artisans transform molten bronze into beautiful sculpture. Enjoy glass of local award-winning wine as you step into our fine art show room.
Useful Information: Baby buggy parking, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Stairs / lift, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access
Reviewed 1 March 2014

I am a local SB resident and had a great time tonight at the Foundry. Super fun and educational and enjoyed the wine tasting too! I will definitely be back with any visitors and guests and recommend this to anyone visiting SB or the Funk Zone!

Thank tripgirl123
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Reviewed 22 February 2014

What a fantastic surprise! We were taking visiting relatives on a wine tasting trip to Santa Barbara's Funk Zone and a visit to the Art Foundry was recommended to us. This is a bronze foundry and we were given a tour by a very helpful young lady, which included a very interesting video about one of the artists featured in the foundry showing how he makes his artwork.
Well worth the price of admission, (free!) and very interesting.

Thank Merimac25
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Reviewed 9 February 2014

Took the train from Ventura to Santa Barbara yesterday to explore the Funk Zone and happened onto The Foundry. What a find! Great art gallery displaying several artist's works and recognized Frogman's creations as I have one at home. I highly recommend the tour which shows how his pieces are created from inception to finish. Andy, our guide, was knowledgable and enthusiastic. I now know why they cost what they do. The gallery itself is pure eye candy. Fox winerey has a tasting room/area in there as well so you can sip as you go:)

Thank venturafoodie72
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Reviewed 31 January 2014

A friend took us there before we came back to China. Great place, friendly people, interesting workshop tour. Love the frogs there, and the octopus, the paintings, and the wines.

Thank Jingnan
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Reviewed 25 January 2014 via mobile

Great space, Great Works of art, great wine and wonderful people. This is one of the most inviting galleries I have ever visited. Plan on taking your time as there is so much to see. Take the foundry tour, drink a little wine and you are bound to find something great to bring home. Could have stayed much longer if we had more time.

Thank Bigdaddytj9
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