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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. […]

Ceram-A-Rama – September 4 – 6, 2015

Come join the fun and see the clay get put into action!
Friday, September 4:
Don’t miss Movie Night!
7 p.m. at the Ben Lomond Park Hall
We’ll be showing Play Faire starring Dan Hennig & Oceanus Love.


Play Faire trailer from Teo Guardino.

Article about the Hennigs & Play Faire


Saturday, September 5:
Workshop with the star, Dan Hennig:
Functional Forms with […]

“Play Faire” Ceram-A-Rama Movie Night

September 4, 2015 – September 4, 2015

9400 Mill Street

Map and Directions

Ceram-A-Rama kicks off with a screening of Teo Guardino’s independent film, “Play Faire,” starring Ceram-A-Rama’s 2015 Featured Artist, Dan Hennig.
The story of Trey Foster, a teenager who has yet to find his purpose in life.  The summer after graduation, he takes an apprenticeship with […]

Natosha Wengreen

A musician, visual artist and teacher, Natosha Wengreen joined the Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center in April 2015. A graduate in Cultural Anthropology from California State University, Sacramento, Natosha is the Art Center’s new Youth Art Education Coordinator and youth art teacher. Before joining the Art Center, Natosha was an administration assistant intern for […]

Laurel Grace Wanner

Laurel Grace has been playing in clay for a long time. She is skilled as a thrower and handbuilder. Her work is varied: functional pottery, decorative urns, garden sculpture and figurative vases are some of the clay styles she is comfortable working in. Encouraging confidence and competence is her goal with her students.