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San Lorenzo Valley Art Tour: May 18 – 19, 2024

Explore Great Art in the Redwoods On the weekend on May 18 and 19 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, explore local artists from north of Boulder Creek to south of Felton. See painters, sculptors, ceramicists, woodworkers, glass artists, photographers, and more. 26 artists in 15 locations will open their studios to the public, with [...]

San Lorenzo Valley Art Tour: May 18 – 19, 20242024-04-18T20:58:20-07:00

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

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

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

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
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