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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 […]

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 […]

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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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GLOW: A Festival of Light

October 17, 2014
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

GLOW: A Festival of Fire and Light 2013 from Santa Cruz MAH on Vimeo. *This is a two day festival. GLOW: A Festival of Fire is Saturday October 18th.* Advanced TICKETS are available here. Imagine this: A black lit three story building electrified with glow in the dark dances, digital projections, LED light art and other glowing […]

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GLOW: A Festival of Fire

October 18, 2014
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

GLOW: A Festival of Fire and Light 2013 from Santa Cruz MAH on Vimeo. *This is a two day festival. GLOW: Digital Art night is Friday October 17th.* Advanced TICKETS are available here. Cooper Street and Abbott Square will be glowing with fire dancing, flaming fire art sculptures, radiating music and dancing in the streets. Local fire […]

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