Welcome! The Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center (SCMAC) supports and encourages the arts through education, exhibition and cultural activities. Centrally located in the San Lorenzo Valley, we serve a large mountainous region that stretches from Santa Cruz to Los Gatos providing a venue for cultural activities, exhibition space and arts education programming for our membership and the general public. Explore our site to find art classes and specialty workshops. Join us for good times and friendships through art.
What’s Happening at the Art Center?
LET THEM EAT CAKE!
ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Attention all SCMAC members! Our annual membership meeting is coming up. Everyone is invited (and encouraged) to attend. To entice you in we will be serving up a delightful array of tempting desserts. Come in to meet the Board members, vote on new Board members, find out the latest additions to the Art Center… and eat some cake!
Friday, September 28 6 – 8 pm
ART AFTER SCHOOL
FALL CLASSES START SOON!
The Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center Takes Art to the Schools! Discover a world filled with inspirational art projects that will unleash your child’s creativity.
SLIP & SIP!
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 6 – 8 pm
Enjoy a glass of wine while you experience the art of slip trailing. Come for this relaxed Friday evening class and learn how Jeannine Calcagno has mastered the art of slip trailing. This is an enjoyable hands-on opportunity to take your ceramics to another level!
JULY 25 – SEPTEMBER 29, 2018
Texture is the character of a surface and
is both tactile and visual. There are probably thousands of texture types; ranging from smooth or rough, to grainy and raised. Texture can even be created just by variations in color, shape and tone.
Closing Reception & Annual Meeting
Friday, September 28 6 – 8 pm
OCTOBER 3 – 27, 2018
Linda Levy, Pat Worley & Larry Worley
Come enjoy the art inspired by friendship. Basketry, Ceramics, Digital Paintings, Jewelry, Fiber Art & more!
Opening Reception, Friday, October 5 6 – 8 pm
Closing Reception, Saturday, October 27 11 am – 5 pm
MAKE A DONATIONA little goes a long way. If ten people donate $25, that’s $250 or is it? Actually, it’s lights, power, art materials and glazes, newsletters and postage, school programs and special events…
Just think if ten was really fifteen or twenty people? Together, we donate a little and watch it go a long way, enriching everyone’s experience at the art center.
Your contribution is tax deductible. Thanks for helping us “Make Art A Part Of Your Life.” Stop in to the Art Center and donate.Donate now
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BECOME A MEMBERJoin Us!
Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center (SCMAC) membership benefits include:
As an exhibiting artist you receive
• Show prospectuses in mail
• Discounts on entry fees
• Great commission rate on sales
• A listing on our website and a personal web page (for an additional fee)
As a class participant you receive
• Discounts on classes
• Monthly calendar and class listings in mail
As an art lover you receive
• A bimonthly enewsletter and special event invitations
• Our full-color biannual newsletter
• A vote for Board members and attendance at annual meeting
And… your membership is tax-deductible and helps the Art Center with funding initiatives.
Memberships remain in effect for one year from the date of enrollment.