Kids Draw Architecture 2021 / Niños Dibujan Arquitectura 2021

Annual Sketch Sessions are back. Sketch Your Communities 2021!

Send us your drawings if you’d like them to be considered for our 2022 calendar. Tag us on Facebook. Email them to info@afsb.org.
Mail or drop them off at our office 229 E. Victoria Street.

Deadline: Wednesday, June 2

More information is in KDA’s page in the Education tab.

KDA – Sketch at Home!

New adaptation of our Sketch Sessions. We hope you join us.

Send us your drawings if you'd like them to be considered for our 2021 calendar. Tag us on Facebook. Email them to info@afsb.org. Mail or drop them off at our office 229 E. Victoria Street.

Deadline: Tuesday, June 2

More information is in KDA’s page in the Education tab. 

HSDC Winners for 2020!

We are proud to announce the winners of this year’s competition!

Winners of HSDC 2020

names match from left to right*

Emilia Thomas, a junior at Santa Barbara High, won first place.

Ellie Gleason, a freshman at Dos Pueblos High in Goleta, won second place.

Luming Cao, a senior from Laguna Blanca High School in Santa Barbara won third place.

Larson Ladinig, a senior and Olivia Doman, a sophomore, both from Santa Ynez Valley High were awarded Honorable Mentions. 

Congratulations on all who participated! It was a joy to have this competition despite the complications due to Covid-19 and we look forward to another year of the High School Design Competition!

For more details, visit our High School Design Competition Page through the Education tab to read an article written by our Executive Director Rocio Iribe! 

Register Now for 2020 High School Design Competition!

We are excited to present the 2020 High School Design Competition in Santa Barbara County! 

Sharpen your pencils and get your calculators ready! 

The High School Design Competition will be kicking off this year on Tuesday, March 10th at 7:30 am at the Santa Ynez Union High School or Direct Relief, Santa Barbara.

We look forward to seeing you there! 

KDA Gallery Opening & Holiday Party

KDA Gallery Opening & Holiday Party!

The Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara is pleased to present you the annual Kids Draw Architecture Gallery Opening & Holiday Party on Saturday, November 24, 2019, from 2 – 4 PM.

This year KDA held their sketch sessions at the Alameda Park Bandstand and Santa Barbara Middle School.

The exhibition will feature a collection of drawings from KDA’s 2019 program showcasing a representative cross-section of illustrations from all age groups and drawing abilities and will be on display until January 4, 2020.

Events like this exemplify how the Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara continues their mission of educating the public on the built environment. So please come join us to celebrate and congratulate our current calendar artists and support this vibrant educational program!

Sponsor the 2020 Kids Draw Architecture Calendar!

KDA 2018 Collage

It's that time of year again!

Our 2020 Kids Draw Architecture calendars are being assembled, and we’re looking for sponsors for this project! 

What happens when you become a sponsor? 

Your name or logo will be included on the outside back cover of the
2020 Kids Draw Architecture Calendar!
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We hope you will want to be a sponsor of the The 2020 Kids Draw Architecture Calendar! It is now in production and features delightful drawings by the children and architect participants from the sessions held at The Alameda Park Bandstand and  Santa Barbara Middle School at the old Jefferson Elementary School.  Please see the information below for sponsorship levels and more information about the Kids Draw Architecture Program.

Sponsor Levels:

How to Become a Sponsor:

KDA – Second Sketch Session of 2020!

Come take part in community learning!

Montecito Union School

Sunday, April 5, from 1 - 3 PM

Sessions are free and drawing materials are provided. Local architects and artists will be on hand to offer guidance. 

Kids Draw Architecture is a program developed by AFSB to enrich our community awareness of the built environment by encouraging children to sketch our architectural landmarks.

Kids Draw Architecture – First Sketch Session of 2020

Come take part in community learning!

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

Sunday, April 5, from 1 - 3 PM

Sessions are free and drawing materials are provided. Local architects and artists will be on hand to offer guidance.

Kids Draw Architecture is a program developed by AFSB to enrich our community awareness of the built environment by encouraging children to sketch our architectural landmarks.