Holiday Happenings at the Art Center

Make and/or find your perfect Gift of Art this holiday season: First Friday Art TourFriday, December 3, 2021  4 – 8 pm IN THE THOMAS GALLERY Make the Art Center a stop on your First Friday Art Tour! Light refreshments will be served outside on the back porch. Shop our current holiday gift themed gallery [...]

Holiday Happenings at the Art Center2021-11-18T22:40:49-08:00

First Friday Art Tour – November 5, 2021

Join the Art Center on November 5th for a First Friday Art Tour opening reception. It’s that time of year again… when the air gets crisp, the leaves start to fall and we gather with family and friends to celebrate and give thanks for all we have. What better way to do that than by [...]

First Friday Art Tour – November 5, 20212021-10-28T22:16:15-07:00

2022 Exhibit Schedule Published

We look forward to an invigorating year for the Thomas Gallery in 2022 with 6 exhibits planned. We start the year focused on the heart, “Art With Heart” is a judged exhibit with cash awards. After 2 years of hiatus during the pandemic, our annual youth exhibit, “Spring Into Art” returns to showcase the talent [...]

2022 Exhibit Schedule Published2021-11-04T23:41:48-07:00

First Friday Art Tour – October 1, 2021

Join the Art Center on October 1st for a First Friday Art Tour opening reception. "From A Lazaretto" is our Featured Artist exhibit of 2021, with oil paintings by William Bryant, who says, "I paint because I must. I paint with oils because it’s extremely difficult and all the energies behind them are exposed. The [...]

First Friday Art Tour – October 1, 20212021-09-28T22:42:00-07:00

First Friday Art Tour – September 3, 2021

The Art Center is participating in Santa Cruz County’s First Friday Art Tour on September 3rd. Stop by the gallery from 4 – 8 pm and check out our All Mixed Up exhibit, which runs through September 25. In this mixed media themed exhibit you will find provocative works exploring themes faced during the past [...]

First Friday Art Tour – September 3, 20212021-08-18T00:55:44-07:00

Help Needed!

The Art Center is actively looking to fill several part-time positions – both paid and volunteer. These include a Social Media Coordinator, an Education Program Coordinator, and a Curatorial Director (or Co-directors). Job descriptions can be found HERE. If you are interested in joining the SCMAC team, please send an email to info@mountainartcenter.org indicating your area of interest and your contact information.

Help Needed!2021-08-17T22:31:11-07:00

First Friday Art Tour – August 6, 2021

The Art Center is participating in Santa Cruz County's First Friday Art Tour this month on August 6. Stop by the gallery from 3 - 7 pm and check out our Earth & Fire exhibit, which is ending soon on August 14. This exhibit showcases clay and glass. Light refreshments will be served outside on [...]

First Friday Art Tour – August 6, 20212021-08-03T22:40:36-07:00

In-person Programming Coming in June 2021

Ceramics Are You in the Mood for Mud?For the past month, we’ve had small groups doing specialty firings and limited outdoor studio time for handbuilding and wheel work. We also just fired up our big gas reduction kiln for the first time in more than a year! We’ve done a couple of bisque firings and [...]

In-person Programming Coming in June 20212021-05-18T23:29:10-07:00

The Art Center is Starting to Reopen!

In compliance with state and county orders, the Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center has begun our long-awaited reopening. As we originally planned, we started with outdoor activities as weather permitted. We've now had several pop-up sidewalk sales and have opened our Ceramics Studio to Members for limited hours and activities. In the coming weeks, we [...]

The Art Center is Starting to Reopen!2021-06-29T19:42:49-07:00
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