The Museum of Art & History at the McPherson Center

Today is Friday, July 28: Open 10am-10pm
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Fridays at the MAH

Experience a new igniting, exciting community event every Friday!

Fridays at the MAH: Radical Fibers

Fri, Jul 28, 2017, 5–9 pm

New and unexpected crafts. Same beloved materials. Get hands on with sewing, weaving, and fiber-making like you’ve never experienced before. All levels of experience welcome.

Free First Friday: Ballooniverse Exhibition Opening & Low Riders

Fri, Aug 4, 2017, 5–9 pm

Celebrate an epic Free First Friday with live music, food, free exhibitions, and a closed down Cooper Street filled with low rider cars. Be the first to see an exhibition made 100% from balloons Immerse yourself in a balloon universe with the opening of Ballooniverse; Brain Bending Balloon Art by Addi Somekh. Addi is an international balloon twister and UCSC alum who spends his days spreading joy and laughter across the world via balloon art. Enjoy the permanent History Gallery and…

Fridays at the MAH: Fort Night

Fri, Aug 11, 2017, 7–10 pm

Create an indoor metropolis. You bring your fort making skills. We’ll bring the creative materials. FORT MAKING Learn how to make forts using hoops, table, chairs, strings, and other materials. Help create a large community fort or make your own. DECORATE THE FORT Contribute to the space through collaborative projects such as dream share, pillow decorating, and other activities. MORE ABOUT FRIDAYS AT THE MAH Every Friday, check out new, legendary (and mostly free!) community events at the MAH where…

Friday: Debate Dance Off

Fri, Aug 18, 2017, 8–10 pm

1 DJ, 10 speakers, and 5 topics ranging from astronomy to waffles. Dance in support of the speaker with the best argument and sway from one side to the other based on the speaker’s ongoing debate. RSVP HERE Powered by Eventbrite SPEAKERS Each speaker will have a chance to share their view on a topic. From affirmations to rebuttals, speakers must try to get the most speakers supporting their view. The most convincing speakers wins the debate round. AUDIENCE During…

Friday: Sand Art

Fri, Aug 25, 2017, 5–9 pm

Share your creativity and participate in sand design and sculpting with local artists. Watch a pile of sand become a castle, mandala, and so much more!   More details soon!