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Join us for a rotating cavalcade of operating toy trains from the 1920s to the 21st century. Watch a massive standard gauge steam engine from the 1920s start up-headlight flashing, drive wheels spinning, smoke flowing from the smoke stack and of course a mighty whistle. On another track, see a remote controlled modern production of […]
This winter, our main Solari Gallery features the work of the four recipients of the Rydell Visual Arts Fellowship in 2012 and 2013: Ian Everard, Isabelle Jenniches, Rocky Lewycky, and Encyclopedia Pictura (Sean Hellfritsch, Daren Rabinovitch, and Isaiah Saxon). These four artists are all trailblazers, exploring new formats and content in their artwork. This exhibition […]
The Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild was formed 15 years ago to “celebrate the ancient and noble pursuit of fine metalworking.” This juried exhibition will present new work from the Guild’s members—metal artists working in our area, from Santa Cruz to Monterey. The art will range from delicate sculptural jewelry to large metal constructions. Artists […]
As the MAH becomes a more community-based museum, we are inviting you to collaborate, contribute, and co-create parts of our exhibitions with us. We see these participatory elements as ways to enhance the museum experience by showcasing a greater diversity of stories, objects, and activities. This page shares some of the objects and stories we […]
Here’s what is coming up at the MAH: In the Solari Gallery on the 2nd floor: Winter 2013-2014: “Rydell Visual Art Fellows” – an exhibition of the recipients of the 2012-2013 Rydell Visual Arts Fellowship, presented in partnership with the Community Foundation. Spring 2014: “Nikki McClure: Cutting Her Own Path” – a traveling exhibition from […]