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Addi Somekh's balloon art at the MAH

Ballooniverse: Balloon Art by Addi Somekh at the MAH

Addi Somekh is expanding the ways we experience balloons. What began as Somekh’s entrepreneurial hobby has evolved into a worldwide art movement that has brought joy, color, and creativity to people across the globe. The self-taught balloon twister is now recognized as one of the most inventive and accomplished international balloon artists in the world today. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Screaming Hand exhibit at the MAH.

Screaming Hand Exhibit at the MAH

Santa Cruz surf and skate lifestyle has been an internationally recognised treasure, and when combined with our local art culture, this city has generated surf and skate artwork unlike anywhere else. One of the most prestigious artists specializing in this genre who has inspired surf and skate art for the past five decades is local resident Jim Phillips. […]

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Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History

Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History

What sets the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History apart from others of a similar nature is the opportunity visitors have to interact with every dimension the museum has to offer. The MAH’s installations, tours, educational programs, and community events are specifically designed to invite guests to explore, engage, and interpret creative expression and […]

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