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?
OBJECT OF MY DESIRE
For this open invitational, themed exhibit, we ask artists to share what they love, in the way they love to portray it.
Take In: March 31 2 – 4 PM
Reception: Friday, April 5 6 – 8 PM
Exhibit Dates: April 3 – May 18, 2019
IN THE THOMAS GALLERY
Young artists share their artwork in the 22nd Annual Youth Art Show.
Don’t miss it: March 13 – 30, 2019
Galley Hours: Wed – Sun 11 – 5 PM
THE WONDERFUL COLORS OF SPRING!
Explore the wonderful world of watercolor for the first time or deepen your watercolor skills. Judy Nightingale Person takes you step by step as you paint Springtime images.
Saturday, April 13, 2019
The Art Center takes art to the schools! Discover a world filled with inspirational art projects that will unleash your child’s creativity.
WITH CLIFF GLOVER
Learn about “The Way of Tea”, from the Tea ritual to creating your own tea bowl. In depth and intriguing, this class is for beginning through advanced ceramic students.
March 30, 31 & April 6
9:30 am – 5:30 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.
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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.