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The Human Race: March 28 – May 12, 2018

We are once again joining the The Human Race to raise funds for the Art Center.

We need your help this year to keep our vibrant Youth Art Education program going! The program support grant we received in past years is ending in November and will not be offered next year.

This means we need to […]

Request for Proposals: Art Center Facade Design

It’s time for our building to get a bright new face lift!

As repairs are needed to our building (including painting), we thought this would be a great time to put a new face forward to our community. We’ve heard from several members with ideas of how the building could look.

Do you have your own […]

SCMAC Turns 20! Luau Celebration

Summer Night Luau
Friday, August 11, 2017 6 – 9pm

Aloha!

Put on your Muu Muu or Hawaiian shirt and join us for a Summer Night Luau to celebrate our 20th Anniversary and to honor our many dedicated volunteers. […]

The Human Race: March 28 – May 13, 2017

UPDATE: We raised a total of $3822.97 in donations and matching funds. Thanks to all who supported the Art Center in the Human Race!

This year we are again joining the Santa Cruz County Volunteer Center in The Human Race to raise funds to support our art programs, including our beautiful gallery, our great ceramic studio, and […]

Art After School Program Featured in SC Sentinel

Brian Bowes and his Comicstrip Creations students at Scotts Valley Middle School are featured in an article in the Santa Cruz Sentinel on September 23, 2016.

Read the article here.

The Art Center is proud to announce that we have secured a $20,000 grant from the Rydell Foundation, through the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County, […]

Ceram-A-Rama — September 24 & 25, 2016

Come join the fun and see the clay get put into action!

SEPTEMBER 24 & 25, 2016

Saturday, Sept. 24 / 10 am – 4 pm
Workshop with Lisa Reinertson
Register early to save your space!

Sunday, Sept. 25 / 11 am – 4 pm
Free fun for the whole family!
Artist demos, crazy contests, activities for kids, kiln-fired pizza & […]

The Human Race – March 26 – May 7, 2016

Completion Update:
WE DID IT…
THANKS TO YOU!

Thanks to all who contributed, the Art Center raised $4775, exceeding our goal of $3K! The money raised will go to fund the Art Center’s many programs including youth art education, our gallery shows, and our awesome ceramics department.

We would also like to thank the Volunteer Center of Santa […]

Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center Annual Report for 2015

On Friday, March 11, 2016 we held our Annual membership Meeting. It was a rainy night and the meeting was lightly attended. If you missed it, here’s a summary of what was presented by our Board Chair, Susan Archibald.
Board of Directors
Currently the Board has nine members and two vacancies.
The Executive Director position is vacant.

Total […]

Time Out of Sequence – Hennig Studios and Camp Climax Pottery

By Julie Horner

Weaving playfully through the crowded village, a garland of flowers among flowing locks, with a flounce of skirting she turns her head smiling and then she is gone among the dust and merry din. Hands move purposefully over wet clay on a potter’s wheel, coaxing and caressing with a lover’s touch while […]

Appreciation for “Filling Bowls”

Loaves & Fishes Executive Director Margarita Cortez and event coordinator Lin Colavin, presented an Award of Appreciation to the Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center Board on Monday evening, November 14.

Margarita expressed her sincere appreciation for the Art Center’s donation of 60 beautiful bowls to help Loaves & Fishes “Empty Bowls” fundraising efforts. She shared […]