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Poetry and Book Arts Event at the MAH

Get ready to peruse the written word and impressive prints at the Museum of Art and History’s upcoming Poetry and Book Arts event. As one of the museum’s ongoing 3rd Friday series, the evening festivities will include performances and participatory workshops featuring the best of Santa Cruz County literary arts. Performances will include poetry readings from some […]

© Institute For Figuring’s Crochet Coral Reef project, 2005–ongoing.

Crochet Coral Reef : Featured Exhibit

One of the largest participatory art and science projects in the world has come to Santa Cruz – Mathematics, marine biology, art, and community merge beautifully in the ever-evolving handcrafted Crochet Coral Reef exhibition. The Crochet Coral Reef: CO2CA-CO2LA Ocean exhibition was pioneered by sisters Margaret and Christine Wertheim and their Los Angeles-based organization, the Institute […]

Artisans Gallery

Give Art: 5 Galleries Selling Local Creativity

This holiday season, celebrate and support our creative Santa Cruz community by giving the gift of local art. Visit one of these 5 galleries where you can browse and buy from troves of artwork handmade by our many resident artists: THOMAS GALLERY AT THE SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAIN ARTS CENTER The Thomas Gallery in Ben Lomond […]

Santa Cruz Collects, 2016.

Santa Cruz Collects: Featured Exhibit

The Museum of Art and History has proven that personal collections represent more than just a fun hobby – they are tangible impressions of identity, experience, and creativity. On view in the MAH’s 2nd floor Solari Gallery, the exhibition Santa Cruz Collects presents fascinating collections belonging to 22 local people and institutions. Visitors can learn […]