The Museum of Art & History at the McPherson Center

Today is Friday, February 12: Open 11am – 9pm
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Your home for the best creative collaborations in Santa Cruz.

Coming up at the MAH

3rd Friday: Lightning Talks on Mystery
Friday, February 19th
Get to the bottom of new and classic Santa Cruz mysteries in this night of fast and visual Lightning Talks.

Where you connect with old friends and make new ones

Check out the next exhibition opening

The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection Exhibition Opening
Friday, February 26th
Celebrate the opening one of the largest private collections of African American art and artifacts.

Where you explore three floors of interactive art & history

Discover new immersive exhibitions and festivals

Wild Mushrooms & Functional Fungi
Dive into the many fungal forms that mushrooms can take from artful subjects to building supplies.

Where you make your mark on the community

Share what sparks you

MAH 'Art Works' Residency
Apply to transform the Solari Gallery into a cluster of functioning artist's studios.

Where the kids get their hands dirty and minds ignited

All-ages. Hands-on. Kid heaven.

First Fridays
Dive into a hands-on, all-ages art activity every Free First Friday of the month-- along with exhibitions, live music and a bar.

Where you experience The Participatory Museum

Don’t miss this nationally-acclaimed destination

Wild Mushrooms & Functional Fungi
See mushrooms like never before: as chairs, as bricks, as tiny glockenspiel-players.

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