The Museum of Art & History at the McPherson Center

Today is Saturday, January 21: Open 11am-5pm
Directions & Admission

Your home for the best creative collaborations in Santa Cruz.

Coming up at the MAH

FREE First Friday
Friday, February 3rd
Explore three floors of exhibitions for free, dance to live music and get hands-on with an all-ages art activity.

Where you connect with old friends and make new ones

3rd Friday: Lightning Talks on "What's next, Santa Cruz?"
Friday, February 17th
5 minute spitfire talks from local policymakers, immigrants, recent heartbreak victims– everyone who wonders ‘What’s next?’ as we enter into the new year

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

Make a home for your dream in the Octagon
Activate the Octagon with your creative community project this spring.

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.