Get Involved

Your wild ideas are welcome here. Lend a hand as a volunteer. Co-create an event that features your project, mission, and art. Find an outlet for your passion in a MAH club or committee.

You + the MAH = Magic

Support creativity in Santa Cruz County

Become a Member

Get free access to exhibitions and events and support a better Santa Cruz County while you’re at it.

Make a Donation

Make a gift and ignite creative events, exhibitions, and partnerships in our community.

Become a Sponsor

Support a special MAH event, program, exhibition, or series and have your name associated with an impactful community experience.

Teresa Ruiz

“The MAH gives us a space to make our voices heard”

Teresa Ruiz Decker — Mom, marketer, community organizer

Become an Insider


Go behind-the-scenes at the biggest events in Santa Cruz County. Meet other creative, curious people like you. Lend a hand and make an impact where you live.


Build your resume at an internationally renowned museum with talented mentors who will help you on your professional journey.

Work at the MAH

Join our fun, hardworking team and make a difference through art and history in Santa Cruz County and beyond.

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“Volunteering at the MAH has helped me learn dozens of new skills, think about cultural institutions and social justice and helped me meet new friends”

Felix Popp — Volunteer

Use the Space

Rent the MAH

Hold your next meeting, party, or wedding in our unforgettable artful space right next to the delicious Abbott Square.


Share your wild idea or project at one of our legendary community events.

Perform Music in Abbott Square

Play for hundreds of people in Abbott Square, the go-to gathering place for a night out in Santa Cruz.


“I highly recommend the MAH because of the flexibility in outside vendors, helpful and knowledgeable staff, location, and positive energy that is the MAH!”

Keisha Frost — United Way

Join a Group

Teen Program

Create art for social change while meeting other inspiring changemakers your age.

Committees / Club / Group

Join a creative crew working on projects that move art and history beyond the MAH.


“The MAH is always down to co-conspire on some creative shenanigans.”

Tawn Kennedy — Bike Santa Cruz County