The Museum of Art & History at the McPherson Center

Today is Sunday, September 25: Open 11am – 5pm
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Upcoming Exhibitions


We Who Work: Prints and Tapestries by Hung Liu: March 3rd 2017 – June 6th 2017

Examine how labor shapes our experiences through prints and tapestries by Hung Liu. Explore tapestries and mixed media prints by artist Hung Liu– one of the most renowned Chinese artists living in United States today. Using historical Chinese photographs, Hung Liu creates large scale work that brings unavoidable visibility to figures too often forgotten– prostitutes, refugees, shoemakers, and more. This exhibition will study one […]


Vital Current – Seeking the San Lorenzo by Camille Utterback: Opening Oct. 22, 2016

Vital Current – Seeking the San Lorenzo by Camille Utterback to open Oct. 22, 2016 Internationally acclaimed artist Camille Utterback is collaborating with MAH to create a site-specific artwork for the MAH lobby. The project is funded by a Creative Work Fund Grant received in 2015. The artwork will officially open to the public at […]

Beverly Rayner Accretion

Santa Cruz Collects 2016: October 7, 2016- February 19, 2017

2nd floor Solari Gallery Collections aren’t just something we do. They tell stories about who we are. Explore personal items from curious collectors all over Santa Cruz County. Learn about people in Santa Cruz through the flip-flops, corks, and cat whiskers they collect. Explore how artists use collections to create extraordinary assemblage sculptures. Examine how […]