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Wild Roots Market Community Day

We all have to run errands, and Tuesday, August 13 when you go to Wild Roots Market in Felton, a generous percentage of your purchase will be donated to support the Youth Art Scholarships at the Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center. So go on, do some shopping, run those errands and feed creativity in […]

Ceramics Seconds Sale! – July 28, 2019

On Sunday July 28, the Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center will be having a sale of pottery seconds.

What’s a second? It’s pretty subjective. You see, potters are pretty picky people. So the color may not be what they wanted, or be different from the others they made. Maybe the glaze dripped a bit. The […]

Annual Membership Meeting and Opening Reception for Flower Power

Please join us for the Opening Reception of the Art Center’s latest exhibit:

Flower Power

Saturday, July 20, 4 – 6 pm

Get your groove on and join us in celebrating the opening of our Members Only exhibit, Flower Power!

This is also our Annual Membership Meeting shindig where we will share our accomplishments of the past […]

Redwood Mountain Faire

June 1 & 2, Roaring Camp, Felton

Save $5 by getting your tickets in advance!

This super-fun summer staple, put on by the Valley Women’s Club, benefits local non-profits…including us! Look for SCMAC volunteers at the fishing booth!

Hope to see you there!All the info, including stage schedules, here

SCMAC receives $9000 in grant support for 2019

We are excited to share that the Art Center has been awarded Sponsor Grants in the amount of $5,000 from Community Foundation Santa Cruz County and $4,000 from Arts Council Santa Cruz County for the coming year.

Support Grants provide general operating support for arts organizations that are based in, produce, and publicly exhibit their […]

Opening Reception for “Earth, Water, Air & Fire” – Friday, May 24, 2019

You are invited to join us for the opening reception for our next exhibit in the Thomas Gallery, “Earth, Water, Air & Fire”, on Friday, May 24, from 6 – 8 pm.

Special music guests Elie Mabanza and friend will add to the ambiance, and there will be wine.

Ceram-A-Rama 2019 – Saturday, May 18

Come one & all to our Annual Celebration of Ceramics!

Saturday, May 18, 12 – 4 pm

FREE fun for the whole family:Featuring presentations by artists Brad Burkhart and Bonnie HotzRaku demonstrationMusic by Mark WallaceContests, kids corner, and refreshments

Lauren Devon

Lauren is a multidimensional artist with a passion for teaching. She sees art as an important part of everyday creative expression. Lauren enjoys helping people all ages to develop the skills and perception to communicate their ideas and feelings through this visual language. Much of her work is inspired by nature and her connection […]

Chris Finnie

Chris started teaching people to throw on the wheel almost 50 years ago at her own studio in L.A. Now a Boulder Creek resident, she’s thrilled to be able to do it again at the Art Center. She focuses on the fundamentals so that students have a firm foundation to build on. And she […]

Heather Hillard

I have been playing with clay since I was young, however, I only started seriously pursuing my desire to become a sculptor three years ago. As a nature lover passionate about marine conservation, I pursued a career as a marine biologist for almost 10 years. I completed a bachelor of science in biology at […]