The Museum of Art & History at the McPherson Center

Today is Tuesday, March 20: Open 10am-8pm
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Rent the Museum


Host your next event in the heart of Downtown Santa Cruz.

The MAH is your place for an intimate reception, meeting, party or fundraising gala. Make your event a memorable experience among art and history in this creative community hub of Santa Cruz County.

Host your event here

  • Meetings, Workshops, Seminars – Specializing in groups from 10-60 in our Community Board Room and Auditorium
  • Lectures, Films, Presentations – Accommodating up to 80 guests in our Auditorium
  • Special Occasions – Cocktail Parties, Receptions, and Celebrations for up to 250 in our Atrium, Rooftop Sculpture Garden, and Patio

Enjoy amazing amenities

  • A/V capabilities for presentations and film screenings
  • Casual and formal workshop and meeting spaces
  • A full kitchen with 2 stoves
  • Wi-fi throughout the building
  • A stunning rooftop sculpture garden
  • Opportunities to tour museum exhibitions

For more information about rental spaces, rates, and policies, call us at 831-429-1964 x7027 or send an email to to discuss your next event!

For the Rental Request form, click here