Events

Halloween Haunted House – October 31, 2019

Dare to join us for a Halloween Haunted House, where the skeletons of artists past will gather to play tricks and give out treats. Kathryn Pierno, Mistress of Weird Illusions and our Youth Education Director, will be revealing how art and science can be joined to create creepy illusions and Halloween fun. Ghosts, ghouls, […]

Open Studios Art Tour – October 4 & 5 / October 19 & 20, 2019

The Art Center hosts ceramic artist and member of our Clay Crew, Molly McCarthy, #162 in 2019’s Open Studios of Santa Cruz County.

Come by the gallery and pick up your free guide which lists over 300 artists and includes detailed maps. While you’re here, check out our current ceramics themed exhibit, “All Fired Up!”

What: […]

Wild Roots Market Community Day

UPDATE: Thanks to Wild Roots for contributing $1631 to our Youth Scholarship Fund!

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 […]

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

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
January 16 […]