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3rd Friday: PechaKucha Night on the theme “Making It”!

September 19, 2014
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for a night of creative, personal and fun presentations that will push the boundaries of common lecture formats. Held in collaboration with PechaKucha Santa Cruz and in the traditional PechaKucha format, we have invited community members with diverse interests to present on the chosen theme. In addition to presentations, there will also be live […]

Jim Collum_HPPF

Historic Photo Processes Forum

September 27, 2014
11:30 am – 1:30 pm

The Saturday, September 27 meeting of the HPPF @ MAH will feature contemporary photographs made using the Albumen, Gum and Ziatype print making techniques. Created by photographers Harlan Chapman, James Collum and Rob Shaffer, these images will be on display from Oct 3 until January 11 at the Santa Cruz Public Library’s “Photography Exhibition”. The […]

Free First Friday

Free First Friday

October 3, 2014
11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Free First Friday 11am – 9pm Free admission every First Friday and extended hours every Friday. Tonight from 5-9pm, enjoy a no-host bar, live jazz  from The Alex Raymond Band 6:30-9 and an art activity for all ages in the classroom. This Friday, get ready for new experiments and stories in our History Gallery. This is part […]


Family Art Workshop: Sugar Skulls

October 11, 2014
1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with a workshop of festive fun here at the MAH! Create sugary sweet tokens with family and friends in remembrance of those who have passed. In this traditional Mexican Folk Art workshop, participants will have the opportunity to make and decorate sugar skulls to bring home […]

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