The Museum of Art & History at the McPherson Center

Today is Friday, May 26: Open 11am – 9pm
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

Preview the new community plaza and marketplace at Abbott Square
Dreamed together. Built together. Soon we celebrate. Preview the new community plaza and marketplace in Downtown Santa Cruz at First Friday, June 2nd, along with the Ebb & Flow Festival of River Arts.

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Where you connect with old friends and make new ones

Memorial Day Remembrance
Monday, May 29th
Honor Santa Cruz County's military veterans with a beautiful ceremony at Evergreen Cemetery.

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