The Museum of Art & History at the McPherson Center

Today is Tuesday, May 23: Open 11am – 5pm
Directions & Admission
The MAH is open during Abbott Square construction. Enter only on Front St.

Your home for the best creative collaborations in Santa Cruz.

Coming up at the MAH

Celebrate the opening of a new community plaza and marketplace at Abbott Square
Dreamed together. Built together. Now we celebrate. Abbott Square opens in Downtown Santa Cruz with a week of igniting, exciting themed festivals Junes 2-9.

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Where you connect with old friends and make new ones

Where the kids get their hands dirty and minds ignited

Secret Garden at Abbott Square
Learn about the plans for a new family-friendly green space in Abbott Square, a new creative marketplace brought to you by the MAH. Coming Spring 2017.

Where you make your mark on the community

Top 6 Opportunities at the MAH
Lend a hand. Share your work. Join a community of creative, curious people like you.

Where you explore three floors of interactive art & history

We Who Work: Prints & Tapestries by Hung Liu
Honor laborers past, present and future with vibrant portraits from Hung Liu alongside tools from Santa Cruz County workers and stories by Working for Dignity.

Where you experience The Participatory Museum

She Sang Me A Good Luck Song
Step into a vibrant Native California through photographs by Dugan Aguilar and the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band