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March 2018

DIY Stamp Making and Youth Art Show

March 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, 705 Front St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Come to the MAH and MAKE your own stamps! This Friday, design cut and make your own stamps with the Boys and Girls Club. At this drop in, all ages art activity you will learn how to take simple materials and transform them into printmaking materials! Make sure you check out the Boys and Girls Club Youth Art Winners as well! Made possible in part by Nordic Naturals and MAH Members.

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Harp Strings & Harmony

March 25 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, 705 Front St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

11am – 1pm String Art Activity with the MAH 2pm – 4pm Harp Concert by the Community Music School Come to the MAH and PLAY with Music, featuring Harps! Do you love the Harp, strings and music! Well, get creative with strings, by making art and listening to harps. We will have a string art activity in the Secret Garden behind the Museum and at 2 pm we will have a Harp Concert in the Atrium. During intermission, musicians will…

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Santa Cruz Word Church— Weekly Meeting

March 26 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, 705 Front St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Word Church is a community of local poets who recognize and value the power of spoken word as a means of healing, growing, and empowering ourselves and each other. We gather every Monday to write together in an open writing workshop from 4-5pm, then host an open mic followed by a featured poet starting at 5:30pm. This event is organized by the @legendarypoetrycollective Admission is sliding scale from $2-7.

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Screen Printing

March 30 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, 705 Front St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Come to the MAH and MAKE art by Screen Printing. This Friday, we will take over the Atrium and have screen printing demonstrations and drop-in activities for all ages. Paper and some fabric materials will be provided for these activities, but feel free to bring your own tote bags or t-shirts if you want to print on those!! Made possible in part by Nordic Naturals and MAH Members.

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Santa Cruz Zine Fest 2018!

March 31 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, 705 Front St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

a DIY zine and art fest featuring local creators and beyond! There will be films, workshops and lots of stuff to check out! It's free and wheelchair accessible.

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April 2018

Santa Cruz Word Church— Weekly Meeting

April 2 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, 705 Front St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Word Church is a community of local poets who recognize and value the power of spoken word as a means of healing, growing, and empowering ourselves and each other. We gather every Monday to write together in an open writing workshop from 4-5pm, then host an open mic followed by a featured poet starting at 5:30pm. This event is organized by the @legendarypoetrycollective Admission is sliding scale from $2-7.

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First Friday

April 6 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Explore three floors of exhibitions for free. Dig into a hands-on activity that’s great for all ages. ART ACTIVITY | 5-9 PM | atrium | Enjoy an art activity that's great for friends, families, and all ages! This month's activity is SEED PLANTING: Fold newspaper into a temporary planter, and plant a seed. Make your own label and leave with a little plant to grow at home. FREE EXHIBITIONS | All day | entire museum | Dig deeper into old…

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First Friday Santa Cruz – April

April 6 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

First Friday Art Tour happens every month, rain or shine throughout Santa Cruz County. First Friday is a free event and is perfect for enthusiastic Art Goers or those just looking to have a fun and enjoyable evening checking out art, music and more. We are pleased to provide this opportunity and promote this event for our many talented area Artists exhibiting their work. Participating April Locations: First Friday Felton Art Walk The Nook Salon On The Square Gallery 125…

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First Friday Santa Cruz – April

April 6 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

First Friday Art Tour happens every month, rain or shine throughout Santa Cruz County. First Friday is a free event and is perfect for enthusiastic Art Goers or those just looking to have a fun and enjoyable evening checking out art, music and more. We are pleased to provide this opportunity and promote this event for our many talented area Artists exhibiting their work. Participating April Locations: First Friday Felton Art Walk The Nook Salon On The Square Gallery 125…

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Qing Ming Work Party at Evergreen Cemetery

April 7 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Evergreen Cemetery Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

*Please note that this event is not at the MAH, but at Evergreen Cemetery across from Harvey West Park. Event Timeline: 9:30-11:30 am: Join the restoration work (gloves, tools, and water will be provided to our workers) 11:45 am: Meet at Evergreen’s Chinese Memorial Gate for an informal talk. Minghui Hu, Associate Professor and Director of East Asian Studies in UCSC’s History Department will talk about Qing Ming and historical significance of the practice. Also: UCSC Chinese Student Association will…

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Hike, Observe, Draw, Repeat.

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, 705 Front St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Grab your sketchbook and join scientific illustrator Fiona MacLean for a nature journal outing out in the Pogonip. Take in views from one of Tom Killion’s famous prints of downtown Santa Cruz from this scenic spot. Whether you are new to nature journaling or experienced, we’d love to have your company, curiosity, and knowledge on this field trip. Nature Hike & Sketch Checklist Required: Journal & Pencil Recommended: Sun protection, Layers, Water, Something to share for a picnic lunch (we’ll…

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Santa Cruz Pickwick Book Club Meeting

April 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, 705 Front St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

The Pickwick Book Club is a community of local bookworms, students, and teachers who meet monthly to discuss a nineteenth-century novel, beginning this January with Charles Dickens’s "Little Dorrit". Join us each month for conversations about the novel and guest speaker presentations to help us contextualize our readings. SECOND SUNDAYS OF THE MONTH JANUARY–MAY 2018 AT 2:00 PM MUSEUM OF ART & HISTORY Questions? Visit dickens.ucsc.edu or call 831/459-2103

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Santa Cruz Word Church— Weekly Meeting

April 9 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, 705 Front St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Word Church is a community of local poets who recognize and value the power of spoken word as a means of healing, growing, and empowering ourselves and each other. We gather every Monday to write together in an open writing workshop from 4-5pm, then host an open mic followed by a featured poet starting at 5:30pm. This event is organized by the @legendarypoetrycollective Admission is sliding scale from $2-7.

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Santa Cruz Word Church— Weekly Meeting

April 16 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, 705 Front St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Word Church is a community of local poets who recognize and value the power of spoken word as a means of healing, growing, and empowering ourselves and each other. We gather every Monday to write together in an open writing workshop from 4-5pm, then host an open mic followed by a featured poet starting at 5:30pm. This event is organized by the @legendarypoetrycollective Admission is sliding scale from $2-7.

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S2C Sunday: Community Art Project

April 22 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, 705 Front St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Meet the teens in Subjects to Change and help them with a Community Art Project !

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Santa Cruz Word Church— Weekly Meeting

April 23 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, 705 Front St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Word Church is a community of local poets who recognize and value the power of spoken word as a means of healing, growing, and empowering ourselves and each other. We gather every Monday to write together in an open writing workshop from 4-5pm, then host an open mic followed by a featured poet starting at 5:30pm. This event is organized by the @legendarypoetrycollective Admission is sliding scale from $2-7.

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Santa Cruz Word Church— Weekly Meeting

April 30 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, 705 Front St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Word Church is a community of local poets who recognize and value the power of spoken word as a means of healing, growing, and empowering ourselves and each other. We gather every Monday to write together in an open writing workshop from 4-5pm, then host an open mic followed by a featured poet starting at 5:30pm. This event is organized by the @legendarypoetrycollective Admission is sliding scale from $2-7.

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May 2018

Teen Night at the Museum

May 18 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

If you are a teen or a young adult, come to this interactive art making experience. It is free, drop in and only for teens/young adults ... and is created by the students in the MAH teen program! More information to come - the teens of Subjects to Change are still planning the details. Mark your calendars!

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