The Museum of Art & History at the McPherson Center

Today is Monday, October 24: Closed Mondays
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Your home for the best creative collaborations in Santa Cruz.

Coming up at the MAH

Día de los Muertos Community Festival
Saturday, November 5th
Celebrate Día de los Muertos with food, music, facepainting and a procession in this partnership with Senderos.

Where you connect with old friends and make new ones

3rd Friday Festival: Radical Craft Night
Friday, November 18th
Dive into this festival of non-traditional crafts in Santa Cruz County. Get hands on with the handmade.

Where the kids get their hands dirty and minds ignited

The Chamber of Heart & Mystery
Dive into this imaginarium for all ages.

Where you make your mark on the community

Participate in a 3rd Friday Festival
Share your work in a hands-on workshop, demonstration or peformance at an upcoming 3rd Friday festival.

Where you explore three floors of interactive art & history

Santa Cruz Collects
Explore personal items from curious collectors all over Santa Cruz County.

Where you experience The Participatory Museum

Screaming Hand
Celebrate 30 years of the Screaming Hand in this tribute show to Jim Phillips' international icon from Santa Cruz.