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Past Exhibitions 2010

Toy Trains

Toy Trains 2010

December 18, 2010 – January 2, 2011. Join us for a rotating cavalcade of operating toy trains from the 1920s to the 21st century. Watch a massive standard gauge steam engine from the 1920s start up-headlight flashing, drive wheels spinning, smoke flowing from the smoke stack and of course a mighty whistle. On another track, […]

Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California Exhibition

Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California Exhibition

December 18, 2010–March 13, 2011; Solari Gallery. The Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California, with over 500 elected members, is dedicated to establishing and maintaining high standards of craftsmanship and design in clay and glass. The ACGA began as the Association of San Francisco Potters in 1945. With this exhibition, our community and […]

Trains of Santa Cruz

Trains of Santa Cruz

December 18, 2010-March 13, 2011; Art Forum Gallery. Continuing our series, “Things That Roll,” we will install an exhibition of train layouts designed by local train buffs, some of which will replicate historic train routes in Santa Cruz County. Additionally, there will be historic photographs of trains in Santa Cruz County and art, objects and […]

Lawrie Brown: Photographs from the Trash Series

Lawrie Brown: Photographs from the Trash Series

December 18, 2010-March 13, 2011; Lezin Gallery. Lawrie Brown is a Santa Cruz-based photographer who has exhibited throughout the United Sates. By documenting mundane, everyday items, Brown’s work comments on our collective cultural history. Says Brown about the Trash Series: “This work resembles a personal diary for me. By chronicling my own everyday life, I […]

Coon Family Diaries (detail), 1905-1973.

Don’t Forget to Write: Correspondence in the Pre-Electronic Age

August 7 – November 14, 2010. Communication tools have changed dramatically over the years, and MAH’s collection of regional history provides examples of how the evolution of technology has shaped Santa Cruz County lifestyles and culture. MAH strives to use its collection of regional history to interpret our past. This exhibition takes a look at […]

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