The Museum of Art & History at the McPherson Center

Today is Saturday, November 18: Open 10am-3pm
Directions & Admission

Your home for the best creative collaborations in Santa Cruz.

Coming up at the MAH

Historic Photo Processes Forum
Study traditional and long-gone photographic techniques

Join the MAH

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Where you connect with old friends and make new ones

Friday Night Live
Every Friday through November
Enjoy live music in Abbott Square

Where the kids get their hands dirty and minds ignited

Kid-centric Activities
Endless Fun
Check Out the MAH's events page to learn about upcoming events that engage parents and kids alike.

Where you make your mark on the community

Volunteer at the MAH
Lend a hand. Learn new skills. Join a community of creative, curious people like you.

Where you explore three floors of interactive art & history

Lost Childhoods: Voices of Santa Cruz County Foster Youth and the Foster Youth Museum
Step into an exhibit about foster youth made with foster youth—and leave empowered to take effective action.

Where you experience The Participatory Museum

Ballooniverse: Balloon Art by Addi Somekh
Immerse yourself in a completely handmade balloon universe by Addi Somekh.