Carriage and Western Art Museum News

Stagecoach Tour of The West

A Stagecoach Tour of The West By Tom Peterson & Dylan Peterson What image is more iconic of America’s Old West than a stagecoach pulling into a remote dusty town? Stagecoaches played a vital part in tying together isolated communities of the Old West, Santa Barbara not excluded. Join Tom and Dylan, as they put […]

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Dylan Peterson Joins Carriage Museum

Dylan recently joined the board of the Carriage Museum as assistance curator. He graduated from Santa Barbara High School in 1995 and received a Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from UCSB in 2004.  Shortly thereafter he acquired his Master’s degree in biochemistry.  He has  published multiple research papers on Alzheimer’s disease but he is currently the […]

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Joe De Yong: A Life in the West

About the Book “Joe De Yong: A Life in the West” is the story of a passionate cowboy’s life in the America West during the first part of the last century. Over ten years of research has revealed the life of a relatively unknown artist/illustrator who started out to be “just a cowboy.” Turns out, […]

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Queen of the Mountain

The Carriage Museum has completed restoration of the Tecolote 15 passenger mountain wagon and it will be in up coming  Old Spanish Days Fiesta Parade.. Also known as a Yellowstone Coach, it has open sides for sightseeing. The coach was used in national parks to carry visitors and hotel guests on leisurely tours through the […]

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