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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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September 2018

First Friday featuring Craig Bowie

September 7 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Stop by the Downtown Store to see the beautiful work of Craig Bowie, this month's First Friday Santa Cruz featured artist. Craig Bowie is currently the Visual Art Teacher and International Baccalaureate Art Teacher at Scotts Valley High School. As a high school art teacher Craig is constantly exposing his students to different media. This show includes examples from a variety of media including chalk pastel, watercolor, tempera, acrylic, ceramic, and oil pastel. The subject matter is from Craig’s life…

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Barridos Unidos Art Show: Art Behind Walls

September 10 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until September 10, 2018

Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, 705 Front St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Visit the temporary exhibition Art Behind Walls, featuring artists who are currently incarcerated. The work is curated by the Santa Cruz Barrios Unidos Prison Project. The Santa Cruz Barrios Unidos Prison Project is dedicated to providing cultural and spiritual education, support, and hope to incarcerated individuals. As a way of giving back and feeling connected to their community incarcerated artists were asked to display their amazing artwork for this show. Stop by the MAH between September 5th-10th to see the…

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Downtown BirdFUN Festival! Art & Connection to Feathered Friends

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, 705 Front St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

As part of a the international celebration of 2018, the Year in of the Bird, Santa Cruz will have a month of activities and events connecting humans to birds. The MAH will host three days of celbration, art, inspiration and support for birds of downtown and beyond. MAKE Masks and join a mini-migration, MOVE and listen along the San Lorenzo River, PLAY with images and art materials, all about Birds who live in Downtown Santa Cruz and Beyond! Also included…

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Turning Points Anthology Release Party and Reading

September 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Louden Nelson Community Center, 301 Center St
Santa Cruz, 95060 United States

The Santa Cruz Poetry Project and Santa Cruz Arts Council are proud to announce the upcoming publication of the first anthology of poetry written by women incarcerated in Santa Cruz County jails. Their writings are combined with those of women in a Memoir and Poetry class led by Santa Cruz Poet Laureate 2016-2018 Robert Sward at Louden Nelson Senior Center. Join us for a celebration of words and all the turning points of life. There will be live and videotaped…

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Make Night: Friendship Bracelets

September 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, 705 Front St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Make beautiful, one-of-a-kind friendship bracelets at the MAH! This event is all about friendships, both new and old. Make a bracelet, write a letter to a friend, or hang-out in the friendship fort that you help build. This event is free, drop in and for all ages. Made possible in part by Nordic Naturals, Santa Cruz Economic Development, PG&E and MAH Members. https://www.facebook.com/events/1042864749213974/

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