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.

A Formal Affair
January 16 […]

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 […]

Opening Reception – Little Treasures – November 2, 2018

Friday, November 2 is the opening reception for “Little Treasures”, our annual holiday gift exhibit. Come get inspired by handcrafted art and beautiful unique pieces you won’t see in any mall, giving shoppers a wealth of choices in affordable gifts this Holiday season. Refreshments and musical entertainment provided.

Little Treasures
October 31 – December 22, 2018

Opening […]

Closing Reception – 3 of-a-Kind – October 27, 2018

Saturday, October 27 is the closing reception for “3 of-a-Kind”, our 2018 Featured Artists Exhibit, a retrospective of artwork by Pat and Larry Worley and Linda Levy. Come enjoy the art inspired by friendship. Refreshments will be served, and good conversations had. Basketry, Ceramics, Digital Paintings, Jewelry, Fiber Art and more!

Closing Reception:
3 of-a-Kind
Saturday, October […]

Haunted House & Halloween Fun – October 31, 2018

The Art Center goes haunted this Halloween! Dare to join us at our first 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 new Youth Education Director, will be revealing how art and science can be joined […]