The Museum of Art & History at the McPherson Center

Today is Sunday, October 23: Open 11am – 5pm
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Evening Events

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Free First Friday: Mothers of Men Screening

Fri, Nov 4, 2016, 11  am–9 pm

Travel back in time to Santa Cruz in 1917 with a screening and talk about Mothers of Men, the recently restored silent film immortalizing the Suffrage movement. Explore three floors of exhibitions for free, dance to live music by El Trio Guadalupano and get hands-on with an all-ages art activity making sugar skulls.

Community Rental: Holistic Veterans’ Community Healing Project

Fri, Nov 11, 2016, 5–9 pm

      Gathering our community to share a meal, brainstorm, connect and create a healthier lifestyle is at the heart of Holistic Veterans. We invite you to come participate and learn about different holistic modalities that are thriving in Santa Cruz. Music, Food, Herbal Drinks For more information, visit:


3rd Friday: Radical Craft Night

Fri, Nov 18, 2016, 5–8 pm

Radical Craft Night is a festival of non-traditional crafts in Santa Cruz County. Get hands on with the handmade.

Free First Friday

Free First Friday

Fri, Dec 2, 2016, 11  am–9 pm

Join us for a Free First Friday with extended hours from 11am-9pm. Every 1st Friday of the month, enjoy live music, an all ages art activity, artist and history talks, and a MAH Bar.

Community Rental: THE NIGHT BRIDGE Book Launch

Sun, Dec 11, 2016, 4–5:30 pm

Hummingbird Press book launch for Wilma Marcus Chandler’s book THE NIGHT BRIDGE AND OTHER POEMS Reading, refreshments and book signing.   For more information, please call 831-475-4362