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3rd Friday: Blue

March 20, 2015
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Have you noticed that blue is all around us in this town? Blue rivers. Bluegrass. Blue feelings. Blue plastics. Blue ocean. Explore the history, science, psychology, and poetry of the profound color blue through performances, talks, drop-in workshops, and art installations. PERFORMANCES: 5-6pm: Be dazzled by the Great Morgani’s sapphire blue suit and music in the atrium. 5:30-6:30pm: Enjoy […]


3rd Friday: Beyond Borders

May 15, 2015
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Every 3rd Friday we collaborate with community members on participatory art and history events for all ages. This month’s theme is Beyond Borders. This festival shares projects, ideas, or organizations that are breaking through limitations and moving beyond them- pushing past borders which are sometimes physical, cultural, emotional, political, mental, historical, societal or artistic. This […]

Memorial Day Remembrance

Memorial Day Remembrance

May 25, 2015
11:00 am – 1:00 pm

148th Annual Memorial Day Remembrance        Monday, May 25, 2015 11:00am Evergreen Cemetery near Harvey West Park Join the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History along with local military and veterans organizations to commemorate Santa Cruz’s 148th Memorial Day. Observance held in the quiet Grand Army of the Republic plot at Evergreen Cemetery. This […]

3rd Friday: Race Through Time

July 17, 2015
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Ready. Set. GO!!!!— to the MAH for Race Through Time, a thrilling around-the-town scavenger hunt that will get you whizzing through Santa Cruz history, while biking or walking down sunny streets with friends and competitors.  Organized by the Museum of Art & History, Race Through Time is back and better this year with a biking and walking component, daring new […]

Family Legacy Day at Evergreen Cemetery

September 19, 2015
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Each burial plot tells a story about a family; join us to discover the past and connect to the present. Family Legacy Day has been created as a way to honor, celebrate, and reconnect families who have ancestors buried in these grounds. Special events will include honoring the Evergreen Family of the Year, demonstrations on […]

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