The Museum of Art & History at the McPherson Center

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Researchers Anonymous: Mobile Ranger Demonstration

October 10, 2015
11:00 am – 1:00 pm

At this month’s Researchers Anonymous, Julia Gaudinski will speak about her mobile-based Tour company, Mobile Ranger. The company’s mission is to make deep connections between people and places. She has made over 15 tours of the Santa Cruz area with several local historians and non-profits. Come hear about how she is building Mobile Ranger, how […]

Community Rental: Haitian Street Art

October 11, 2015
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Haitian Street Art at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History Fine art and crafts in Santa Cruz to help Haitians help themselves Santa Cruz, CA: Fine paintings, stone sculptures, metalwork and stone sculpture hand crafted by Haitian artists will be featured at the third annual celebration of Haitian Street Art in Santa Cruz. […]

Evergreen Cemetery Monday Weekly Clean Up Day

October 12, 2015
9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Evergreen Cemetery volunteers make a difference in our community, discover history, and create a vibrant place for learning. In just the past two years, over 300 Evergreen volunteers donated over 2,500 hours working at the cemetery, and hundreds more hours on historical research. Help transform Evergreen into a place to connect and learn local history.  We […]

Closed for GLOW: A Festival of Fire & Light.

October 16, 2015
11:00 am – 7:00 pm

The MAH is closed today to prep for this weekend’s GLOW: A Festival of Fire and Light. Learn more about it here:


GLOW: Digital Night

October 16, 2015
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

*This is a two day festival. GLOW: A Festival of Fire is Saturday October 17th.* Purchase Advanced Tickets HERE. The museum will be electrified with glowing dances, laser magic tricks, projections, LED sculptures, and interactive digital art. INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCES: Astro Botanicals with Stanton Clark are inflatable space plants shaped like classical ornamental flowers with a blooming […]

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