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!2021-04-13T19:52:53-07:00

Carrying on with COVID – Plans for Spring 2021

The Art Center Board has had countless discussions about how to continue our mission to support local artists and bring art to the community—while keeping our community safe. That meant we closed down in-person shows and sales, plus our ever-popular after-school and adult art classes almost a year ago. Since then we've worked on how [...]

Carrying on with COVID – Plans for Spring 20212021-03-23T22:01:01-07:00

Valentine Ceramics Sale

Come by the Art Center this coming Saturday andpick up a sweet ceramic gift for your sweetheart, or just something nice for yourself! Several artists participating. Lots of fun items to choose from, including jewelry. All on display for you in our outside area. Saturday, February 13, 2021 11am – 4pm Weather Permitting Please wear a [...]

Valentine Ceramics Sale2021-02-10T06:56:59-08:00

2021 Exhibit Schedule Published

At the time of publishing in early December, we are anticipating new lockdowns through the winter months as COVID-19 numbers surge. Since there is no way to know when the threat of the pandemic will ease, all exhibits of 2021 are planned as online exhibits, plus window displays. When county regulations change to allow us [...]

2021 Exhibit Schedule Published2021-02-02T23:36:58-08:00

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

Art After School Program Featured in SC Sentinel

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 September 23, 2016. Read the article here. The Art Center is proud to announce that we have secured a $20,000 grant from the Rydell Foundation, [...]

Art After School Program Featured in SC Sentinel2021-01-05T19:17:21-08:00

Ceram-A-Rama — September 24 & 25, 2016

Come join the fun and see the clay get put into action! SEPTEMBER 24 & 25, 2016 Saturday, Sept. 24 / 10 am – 4 pm Workshop with Lisa Reinertson Register early to save your space! Sunday, Sept. 25 / 11 am – 4 pm Free fun for the whole family! Artist demos, crazy contests, [...]

Ceram-A-Rama — September 24 & 25, 20162020-11-05T03:22:20-08:00
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