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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, […]

Open Studios 2016 – Hosting Jennifer & Iver Hennig

The Art Center will host ceramic artists, Jennifer & Iver Hennig for Open Studios. Come by and visit them on October 8-9, 10 am – 5 pm.

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 & […]

Community Day – May 26, 2016

UPDATE: Thanks to all who participated in Community Day this year! We received $2379 from New Leaf, helping to fund scholarships for the rest of the year. Yay!

On May 26th when you shop at New Leaf Markets in Felton or Boulder Creek, a generous percentage of sales goes to support Youth Art Scholarships at the […]

Mother’s Day Sale – May 7, 2016

Art makes the perfect gift this Mother’s Day!
Join us on Saturday, May 7 from 12 – 6 pm for our Annual Mother’s Day Sale & Open House.

Are you a participating artist in our gallery exhibits who would like to be a part of the sale? Contact Dyann Paynovich for details.

The Human Race – March 26 – May 7, 2016

Completion Update:

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 […]

Annual Holiday Sale – December 5, 2015

Saturday, December 5, 2 – 5 pm
Find that unique gift of art for someone special–hand made by local artists!

Jewelry Ceramics Glass
Scarves Sculpture Wood
Paintings Photography
Cards And more!

Participating Artists:

Pat Worley
Debbie Manning
Fillmore Denton
Mary Comfort

…and more to come!

Don’t forget the gallery is open for shopping every Wednesday – Sunday, 12 – 5 pm

Muddy Mountain Music Festival – September 26, 2015

Saturday, September 26, 3 – 7 pm.

A showcase of local Bay Area bands brought together to raise money for SCMAC’s ceramics and youth programs.
Don’t miss the music and more… right in our own backyard!
Buy Tickets

Featuring Midnight North, The Painted Horses, Brynn Loosley and Pat Hull. There will also be ceramics for sale, […]

Open Studios 2015 – SCMAC Hosts Nora Bacon

The Art Center is pleased to be once again hosting Ceramic Artist Honora Bacon during Open Studios. She will be displaying her work during the North County weekend, October 3 & 4, and Encore weekend, October, 17 & 18, 2015.

Honora’s goal in making tableware is to bring a personal touch to the eating experience. […]