Welcome! The Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center (SCMAC) supports and encourages the arts through education, exhibition and cultural activities. Centrally located in the San Lorenzo Valley, we serve a large mountainous region that stretches from Santa Cruz to Los Gatos providing a venue for cultural activities, exhibition space and arts education programming for our membership and the general public. Explore our site to find art classes and specialty workshops. Join us for good times and friendships through art.
What’s Happening at the Art Center?
WHAT FEEDS YOUR SPIRIT
IN THE THOMAS GALLERY
JANUARY 25 – APRIL 8, 2107
Many things can feed the spirit of an artist. It could be a favorite color or a particular subject matter, exploring a different culture, or traveling deep within nature. Come in and see what “feeds the spirit” of our local artists!
Gallery Hours: Wed – Sun 11 am – 5 pm
SPRING INTO ART
20th Annual Youth Art Show
APRIL 12 – MAY 6, 2107
SPRING CLAY CLASSES
GET IN TOUCH WITH YOUR
INNER MUD SLINGER
Have you always wanted to learn to throw on the potters wheel, or just long to get your hands working some clay?
Weather you are a beginner, intermediate or advance ceramist, we have classes to help you get in the mud.
Check out Christine, Jennifer, Laurel and Noëlle’s up-coming classes HERE!
REGISTER NOW FOR SPRING QUARTER!
Kids, celebrate the new year by creating mesmerizing artworks with your creative friends! A variety of awesome four-week art classes for grades 2 and up at Boulder Creek Elementary, Bonny Doon Elementary, San Lorenzo Valley Elementary and San Lorenzo Valley Middle School.
Spring Session I : March 7 – 28
Spring Session II: April 11 – May 2
AT THE ART CENTER
Spring Break Art Camp: April 3 – 7
Inspire, Encourage, Create.
MAKE A DONATIONA little goes a long way. If ten people donate $25, that’s $250 or is it? Actually, it’s lights, power, art materials and glazes, newsletters and postage, school programs and special events…
Just think if ten was really fifteen or twenty people? Together, we donate a little and watch it go a long way, enriching everyone’s experience at the art center.
Your contribution is tax deductible. Thanks for helping us “Make Art A Part Of Your Life.” Stop in to the Art Center and donate.Donate now
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BECOME A MEMBERJoin Us!
Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center (SCMAC) membership benefits include:
As an exhibiting artist you receive
• Show prospectuses in mail
• Discounts on entry fees
• Great commission rate on sales
• A listing on our website and a personal web page (for an additional fee)
As a class participant you receive
• Discounts on classes
• Monthly calendar and class listings in mail
As an art lover you receive
• A bimonthly enewsletter and special event invitations
• Our full-color biannual newsletter
• A vote for Board members and attendance at annual meeting
And… your membership is tax-deductible and helps the Art Center with funding initiatives.
Memberships remain in effect for one year from the date of enrollment.