News & Events

2024 Exhibit Schedule Published

IN THE THOMAS GALLERY 2024 will bring some new and fun challenges to artists participating in the Thomas Gallery exhibits. As usual, our first show will be judged, with awards for best interpretation of the theme. The exhibit is titled The Line and asks artists to explore how line is used in their artwork. Next is [...]

2024 Exhibit Schedule Published2023-09-21T19:50:50-07:00

First Friday – September 1: Pottery Seconds Sale

We always say potters are picky people. As evidence, these are pots they consider “seconds” or imperfect. But, though they may not have turned out exactly the way the artist intended, they might be just perfect for you. And we guarantee you won’t find a better price on handmade art. So stop by and pick [...]

First Friday – September 1: Pottery Seconds Sale2023-08-24T23:03:18-07:00

First Friday – August 4, 2023: Book Signing

Join us this First Friday, August 4, for a book signing and reading by author (and Art Center member), Kathleen Ball. The reading will start at 6:00 pm. New Book and Documentary Illuminate Uncharted Chapter of Knights Templar History, Challenging Traditional Narratives and Inspiring a New Wave of Historical Research Templar Researcher and Ancient Site [...]

First Friday – August 4, 2023: Book Signing2023-07-26T14:05:11-07:00

2023 Annual Report

2023 Annual Report to the Membership The Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center has successfully delivered its Mission To Support and Encourage Art Through Education, Exhibition, and Culture Activities for another year. Three new members were appointed to the Board of Directors in April: Ann Scobie, Regina Firpo, and Henry Burnett. You will find their names [...]

2023 Annual Report2023-07-14T10:03:56-07:00

Pottery Slam!

You’re invited to a Pottery Slam! Come on down and have some muddy fun at the Santa Cruz Mountain Art Center Pottery Slam. Join us on First Friday, 7/7 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm as our two wheel throwing teachers compete to see who can triumph in the most outrageous skills tests. Challenge our pottery [...]

Pottery Slam!2023-06-15T23:31:02-07:00

Fundraiser for New Electric Kiln

A brand-new kiln is on its way! Most of the equipment in our ceramics studio was either donated or purchased used. We’ve managed to keep it all running thanks to the hard work of volunteers like David Kurtz. But, with all the new teachers and classes we’re offering now, even new parts and David’s constant [...]

Fundraiser for New Electric Kiln2023-04-29T23:53:04-07:00

San Lorenzo Valley Art Tour: May 20 – 21, 2023

Explore Great Art in the Redwoods You've probably explored the natural wonders of the San Lorenzo Valley. But tucked in among the towering redwoods, rugged slopes, and historic towns are an abundance of very fine artists and craftspeople who live and create here.  Now you have the chance to meet more than thirty of these [...]

San Lorenzo Valley Art Tour: May 20 – 21, 20232023-05-19T19:00:40-07:00

Mother’s Day Sale – May 13, 2023

Moms give their all, so let's show them some love this Mother's Day! The Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center hosts a sidewalk sale on Saturday, May 13 where you will find artful gifts of appreciation for the mothers and mother figures in your life. Stop by anytime from noon to 5 pm to discover jewelry, [...]

Mother’s Day Sale – May 13, 20232023-04-27T21:01:47-07:00

Community Day at Wild Roots in Felton

UPDATE: Big thanks to everyone who shopped, and to our volunteers who were present as greeters outside the store. Wild Roots is donating $1612 to our Youth Scholarship Fund from Community Day. We all have to run errands, and Tuesday, May 9 when you go to Wild Roots Market in Felton, 5% of your purchase [...]

Community Day at Wild Roots in Felton2023-05-25T20:50:26-07:00
Go to Top