The Museum of Art & History at the McPherson Center

Today is Thursday, February 23: Open 11am – 5pm
Directions & Admission
The MAH is open during construction. Enter on Cooper Street for your creative community experience.

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Make Your Sign a Part of History

Call for Collections: Were you at the Women’s March in Santa Cruz? If so, we’d love your sign! The Women’s March on Saturday, January 21, was not only one of the largest days of protest in U.S. history, it’s also by some estimates the largest single protest in Santa Cruz County history. Contribute to the […]

Submit your object of labor for a new MAH exhibition

    We all work. But not all of our work gets acknowledged, or even seen. The MAH is looking for objects and stories about low-wage or unacknowledged acts of labor. Submit an object that tells a story about work for you. If selected, your object will be exhibited in the upcoming exhibition: We Who […]

Collaborate with the MAH

Collaborate on 3rd Fridays with the MAH Share your work with hundreds of creative, curious people. Be a part of 3rd Friday festivals at the MAH. 3rd Friday festivals 3rd Friday Festivals are community festivals co-created with people from across Santa Cruz County every month. They include hands-on workshops, demonstrations and performances. These fall under […]

Submit Your Work

As the MAH becomes a more community-based museum, we are inviting you to collaborate, contribute, and co-create parts of our exhibitions with us. We see these participatory elements as ways to enhance the museum experience by showcasing a greater diversity of stories, objects, and activities. Ongoing Opportunities If you would like your artwork to be considered […]

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