The Museum of Art & History at the McPherson Center

Today is Sunday, April 23: Open 11am – 5pm
Directions & Admission
The MAH is open during Abbott Square construction. Enter only on Front St.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Balloon Exhibit by Addi Somekh: August 4 2017 – November 19 2017

Leap into an immersive balloon experience that is fun, funky and 100% unique. Balloons are more than just a colorful toy. They can spread joy and laughter all over the world. Featuring changing installations made entirely out of balloons and photographs from the Balloon Hat Experience, this exhibition will feature self-taught balloon twister and artist […]

Tom Killion: Jan 5 2018 – April 22 2018

Fall in love with Santa Cruz landscapes through stunning woodblock prints by Tom Killion   Tom Killion was born and raised in Mill Valley, California, on the slopes of Mt. Tamalpais. Since childhood, he was moved by the rugged scenery of Marin County and Northern California.  Tom creates landscape prints using linoleum and wood, strongly influenced by the […]

Spoken / Unspoken: Dec 1st 2017 – March 25 2018

Explore what goes unspoken in our lives through audio recordings by those facing the end of life and loss. What do you wish you had said? What do you wish you could say? From regrets to hopes, this exhibition will dive into the meaningful unspoken stories in our lives. Featuring audio recordings by individuals facing the end of their […]

Lost Childhoods: July 7 2017 – December 31 2017

Lost Childhoods showcases the stories, struggles, and triumphs of transition-age foster youth across California. This exhibition is powerful platform for dialogue and action in Santa Cruz County. Lost Childhoods is a creative collaboration with the MAH’s C3 (Creative Community Committee), which includes the Foster Youth Museum, artists, foster youth, and advocates to empower youth to share […]