Kids Draw Architecture 2022 / Niños Dibujan Arquitectura 2022

Kids Draw Architecture Sketch Session at the Courthouse is back!

Join us on May 1st from 1-3pm at the Santa Barbara Courthouse on 1100 Anacapa Street to draw with local architects and artists, materials provided! We will also be accepting mailed in drawings of the Santa Barbara Courthouse through May 27th, 2022, more information below.  

Kids Draw Architecture 2021. Calendar AVAILABLE NOW!

KDA Calendars

Kids Draw Architecture 2021


Sold at the following locations:

The Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Upstairs at Pierre Lafond

Chaucer’s Book Store

Tecolote Book Shop

The Book Den

Santa Barbara Company

Purchase Calendars from AFSB HERE!


Kids Draw Architecture Calendars

$10.00 each

or Ten for $90.00

Call or Email us to schedule your purchase pick up.

KDA Calendars

Become a Sponsor for the 2021 KDA Calendar

Every year, Kids Draw Architecture (KDA) brings children and architects together to sketch important Santa Barbara buildings.
This unique year of the Covid-19 Pandemic, KDA created a special Sketch From Home opportunity to keep kids drawing and working on the skill. The delightful drawings we have in store for 2021 show new images of the built environment with creativity and joy.

KDA Calendar Sponsors, will be included on the outside back cover of the 2021 Calendar and include AFSB membership.

Deadline: August 21

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 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. 

2019 KDA Calendars AVAILABLE NOW!

The 2019 Kids Draw Architecture calendar are now available for purchase at the following retailers:

The Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara
The Book Den
Chaucer’s Book Store
The Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Upstairs at Pierre Lafond
The Santa Barbara Company

To purchase a calendar from AFSB, come by our office or give us a call.


KDA Sketch Session at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse!

Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara & Kids Draw Architecture 

Saturday, April 14, 1-3pm, 1100 Anacapa Street

Join us for the second Kids Draw Architecture Sketch Session of the year at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse!

Sessions are FREE and drawing materials will be provided.

Local architects, artists, designers, and volunteers will be on hand to offer guidance. We encourage all to come. Bring your children, your nieces, your nephews, your granddaughters, your grandsons and enjoy a beautiful Saturday afternoon outdoors.

Check our Kids Draw Architecture tab under Educational Programs for more information.

KDA Gallery Opening & Holiday Party

Kids Draw Architecture: Gallery Opening & Holiday Party

December 4, 2017 – January 7, 2018

Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara Gallery

Opening reception: Sunday, December 3, 2017 2-4 pm

The Architectural Foundation of Santa Barbara is pleased to present you the annual Kids Draw Architecture Gallery Opening & Holiday Party.

This year KDA sketched La Cumbre Jr. High school and the Santa Barbara Cemetery.

The exhibition will feature a collection of drawings from KDA’s 2017 program showcasing a representative cross-section of illustrations from all age groups and drawing abilities.

The AFSB Gallery is located in the historic Acheson House at the corner of Garden and East Victoria Streets in Santa Barbara. Regular gallery hours are Saturdays from 1:00 to 4:00 pm and by appointment (please contact the Executive Director at 805-965-6307).