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Art in the Arboretum : Environmental Installations

Art in the Arboretum : Environmental Installations

Art and nature can transport people to extraordinary worlds, and the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum and art community have once again made this experience magical in their third collaborative exhibition. From May through November, 2017, visitors are welcomed to wander Art in the Arboretum: Environmental Installations – a magnificent outdoor exhibition highlighting eleven sculptures merged with […]

Dis/connected

Aeraflux Presents “dis/connected”

Santa Cruz-based aerial and acrobatic performance group, Aeraflux is presenting their newest creation “dis/connected,” which explores relationships in a world where we are increasingly more connected to our devices than each other. As today’s youth are coming of age in a digital world, they are dealing with a variety of new and challenging factors when […]

Santa Cruz Symphony

The Santa Cruz Symphony Uplifts Us Again

The Santa Cruz Symphony has once again done what it does best: commemorating world-famous scores and composers from the past, spotlighting distinguished contemporary musicians, and bringing audiences to the edge of their seats with news of exciting music to come. Their “Fratres” concert last weekend offered vibrant string arrangements led by Music Director Daniel Stewart and […]

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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 […]

TWDCC Winter Dance Fest 2017

TWDCC presents WINTER DANCE FEST 2017

For those who were not lucky enough to see the Tannery World Dance and Cultural Center’s sold out Winter Dance Fest last year, now is your chance. Next weekend the event returns to the Tannery Arts Center’s Colligan Theater for one night only of groundbreaking contemporary dance performed by local and guest artists. The Tannery World Dance and Cultural […]

© 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 […]