Santa Barbara, Calif. -

The Santa Barbara Arts Fund celebrated 30 years Sunday night with a gala event.

Over 200 people dressed in black and white attended at the Fund's headquarters on Yanonali St.

They enjoyed food, music and a new exhibit entitled "A Formal Affaire: Art Making in Black and White."   It featuring several pieces of black and white art, including one the size of an entire wall.

Mayor Helene Schneider presented the staff with a city resolution to honor the three decades of efforts to help the arts.

A live auction was led by Matthew Chung from Chai Consulting and Gabe Saglie from TravelZoo.com