Events

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

Mother’s Day Sale – Saturday, May 11

Saturday, May 11, 11am – 5pm

Come in and find the perfect gift for the Moms in your life. Beautiful hand made art by local artists: Jewelry, basketry, ceramics, scarves, purses, and more!

Artists on site with extra goodies for sale include: Dyann PaynovichLinda CurtisCarol RiddleMargaret MorrisonLinda LevyChristina RockafellowTheresa RonaldJohanna McCormick

9341 Mill StreetBen Lomond, CA 95005831-336-3513

Opening Reception – A Formal Affair – January 18, 2019

Friday, January 18 is the opening reception for “A Formal Affair” with the sophisticated theme of black and white for our annual judged exhibit. Start off 2019 right and get inspired by handcrafted art. Better yet, each of these elegant artworks will be available for sale. Refreshments and musical entertainment provided.

Exhibit:
A Formal Affair
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Artist’s Pop-Up Sale – December 8, 2018

We are having an Artist’s Pop-Up Sale this Saturday, December 8 from 11 am – 5 pm inside the gallery. Come on by and meet Carolyn Lee, Margaret Morrison, and Paula Prekowitz, three of our amazing ceramic artists.

When: Saturday, December 8, 11 am – 5 pm

Where: Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center, 9341 Mill Street, […]

FREE Gift Making Workshop – Sunday, December 2, 2018

Sunday, December 2 is our FREE Gift Making Workshop, 12:30 – 3:00 pm. Drop in to make holiday crafts and gifts for free. Holiday fun for the whole family! The workshop is tailored to an inter-generational age range; kids attend accompanied by an adult of choice.

When: Sunday, December 2, 12:30 – 3:00 pm

Where: Santa […]

Annual Holiday Sale – Saturday, December 1, 2018

Saturday, December 1 is our annual Holiday Sale, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. Don’t miss this opportunity to find that unique gift of art for someone special—handcrafted art and beautiful, unique pieces you won’t see in any mall!

Jewelry • Ceramics • Scarves • Sculpture • Paintings • Photography • Cards . . . & […]

Giving Tuesday – November 27, 2018

November 27 is Giving Tuesday. And we hope you will keep the Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center in mind. We are now in our 21st year and have a very active gallery with eight exhibits a year, a large ceramics studio with weekly classes, and wonderful youth art program including Art After School, Summer […]

Small Business Saturday – November 24, 2018

November 24 is Small Business Saturday and we are very happy to be part of the vibrant and locally owned business community in Ben Lomond. The Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center is focused on supporting and encouraging the arts through education, exhibition, and cultural activities. We are now in our 21st year and have […]

Ceramics – 2nd Sunday Seconds Sale! – November 11, 2018

On the second Sunday of November (that’s November 11th), 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 […]