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2022 Year End Letter to Membership

Despite the lingering effects of COVID 19, and repercussions from the CZU fire, the Santa Cruz Mountains Arts Center had a very successful year in 2022. We were able to carry out our mission, “To support and encourage art through education, exhibits, and cultural events,” with mostly volunteer staff and management. Here’s a recap of [...]

2022 Year End Letter to Membership2022-12-31T16:53:48-08:00

2023 Exhibit Schedule Published

IN THE THOMAS GALLERY We hope we have something for everyone in our 2023 exhibit lineup for the Thomas Gallery. First up is The View From Here, asking artists to share their views of landscapes, seascapes, cityscapes, cloudscapes or even dreamscapes! Next is our annual youth art show, Spring Into Art. This long-running exhibit is [...]

2023 Exhibit Schedule Published2022-11-02T18:53:46-07:00

2022 Annual Holiday Sale & Open House

Saturday, December 10, 12 – 5 pm Shop Local & Shop Small at the Art Center this holiday season! On Saturday, December 10, artists exhibiting in our holiday exhibit, The Gift of Art, will set up extra tables of their work. You are sure to find that special gift of art. Participating artists include: Dyann [...]

2022 Annual Holiday Sale & Open House2022-12-05T15:17:15-08:00

First Friday Art Tour, September 2nd

Join the Art Center on September 2nd for a First Friday Art Tour Reception. Pose: Aspects of the Human Figure In keeping with the exhibition theme, during our First Friday event on September 2nd, award winning author, Helene Simkin Jara, joins us with a reading and talk about her latest book, Life On The Stand, a memoir [...]

First Friday Art Tour, September 2nd2022-08-24T16:53:31-07:00

First Friday Art Tour, August 5

Join the Art Center on August 5th and September 2nd for a First Friday Art Tour Reception. Pose: Aspects of the Human Figure Our annual Members Only exhibit. The human body has been a source of enduring fascination to artists across time, geography and cultures. From ancient cave paintings, the classical Greek’s perfectly-proportioned bodies, Asian [...]

First Friday Art Tour, August 52022-08-18T22:56:23-07:00

First Friday Art Tour, May 6th

Join the Art Center on May 6th for a First Friday Art Tour Opening Reception. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle… …Re-purpose, redesign, reapply. All these terms can be used to describe the Recycled, or Up-cycled, Art movement. It is a way to turn trash into treasure – in more ways than one. Not only can artists create [...]

First Friday Art Tour, May 6th2022-05-05T16:44:56-07:00

San Lorenzo Valley Art Tour: May 21-22

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 21-222022-04-07T23:20:45-07:00

First Friday Art Tour April 1, 2022

Join the Art Center on April 1st for a First Friday Art Tour open house. We're excited to showcase young artists from our community in our "Spring Into Art" exhibit. Join us to celebrate our youth, their talent, and views of the world around us from April 1 to 30. Fun activities are planned for [...]

First Friday Art Tour April 1, 20222022-03-17T18:13:55-07:00

First Friday Art Tour March 4, 2022

Join the Art Center on March 4th for a First Friday Art Tour open house. For centuries artists have used love as a theme in their work. It comes in all forms from literal depiction, allegory, and metaphor. Now more than ever our world needs to see what love looks like. Love doesn’t just come [...]

First Friday Art Tour March 4, 20222022-02-21T10:48:41-08:00

Valentine’s Sidewalk Sale

Looking for the perfect gift is for your loved ones this Valentine's Day?Join us on Sunday, February 13 for a special Valentine's Day Art Sale!There's a beautiful selection of ceramics, jewelry, photos, honey, candles, and more. What: Valentine's Sidewalk SaleWhen: Sunday, February 13, noon - 5 pmWhere: The Art Center's Thomas Gallery

Valentine’s Sidewalk Sale2022-02-04T00:34:37-08:00
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