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Update from the Art Center: We’re still here

To all our members and supporters… We would like to update you on the status of the Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center. The Art Center survived the horrendous fire that so devastated our beautiful San Lorenzo Valley, Bonny Doon, and North Coast areas. Our hearts go out to all the people, including some of our [...]

Update from the Art Center: We’re still here2020-11-05T03:21:58-08:00

Our Plan for…not reopening yet

We started composing this update a few weeks ago when the prospects of opening up for in-person activities seemed promising. Local officials had given the go-ahead for Stage 3 businesses (galleries & museums) to start reopening. But as of July 13, the California Governor revised those guidelines due to rising Covid-19 cases in the State [...]

Our Plan for…not reopening yet2020-11-05T03:21:58-08:00

2019 Annual Report To Membership

The Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center continues to provide many opportunities to enjoy art through exhibits, education, workshops, events, and classes.    The leadership and management of the Art Center is done through the Board of Directors. Currently the Board of Directors has nine members.  Johanna McCormick does the graphics and marketing. Karen Asherah is with [...]

2019 Annual Report To Membership2020-11-05T03:22:00-08:00

SCMAC receives $9000 in grant support for 2019

We are excited to share that the Art Center has been awarded Sponsor Grants in the amount of $5,000 from Community Foundation Santa Cruz County and $4,000 from Arts Council Santa Cruz County for the coming year. Support Grants provide general operating support for arts organizations that are based in, produce, and publicly exhibit their [...]

SCMAC receives $9000 in grant support for 20192020-11-05T03:22:01-08:00


The Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center has enjoyed another year of gallery exhibits, classes of all kinds for adults and children, community events like Ceram-A-Rama, opening receptions, and pop-up shows honoring members of the Art Center in memorium. There have been several changes to the Board of Directors. We said goodbye to Yvonne Rowe, our Treasurer, [...]

2018 ANNUAL REPORT TO MEMBERSHIP2020-11-05T03:22:13-08:00

The Human Race: March 28 – May 12, 2018

We are once again joining the The Human Race to raise funds for the Art Center. We need your help this year to keep our vibrant Youth Art Education program going! The program support grant we received in past years is ending in November and will not be offered next year. This means we need [...]

The Human Race: March 28 – May 12, 20182020-11-05T03:22:15-08:00

Request for Proposals: Art Center Facade Design

It's time for our building to get a bright new face lift! As repairs are needed to our building (including painting), we thought this would be a great time to put a new face forward to our community. We've heard from several members with ideas of how the building could look. Do you have your [...]

Request for Proposals: Art Center Facade Design2020-11-05T03:22:17-08:00

The Human Race: March 28 – May 13, 2017

UPDATE: We raised a total of $3822.97 in donations and matching funds. Thanks to all who supported the Art Center in the Human Race! This year we are again joining the Santa Cruz County Volunteer Center in The Human Race to raise funds to support our art programs, including our beautiful gallery, our great ceramic studio, and [...]

The Human Race: March 28 – May 13, 20172020-11-05T03:22:18-08:00

Art After School Program Featured in SC Sentinel

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent="yes" overflow="visible"][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type="1_1" background_position="left top" background_color="" border_size="" border_color="" border_style="solid" spacing="yes" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" padding="" margin_top="0px" margin_bottom="0px" class="" id="" animation_type="" animation_speed="0.3" animation_direction="left" hide_on_mobile="no" center_content="no" min_height="none"] Popular AAS instructor Brian Bowes during class. Brian Bowes and his Comicstrip Creations students at Scotts Valley Middle School are featured in an article in the Santa Cruz Sentinel on [...]

Art After School Program Featured in SC Sentinel2020-11-05T03:22:20-08:00
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