The Museum of Art & History at the McPherson Center

Monday, February 1: Closed Mondays
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Your home for the best creative collaborations in Santa Cruz.

Coming up at the MAH

FREE First Friday
Friday, February 5th
Explore free exhibitions, history talks, a bar and all-ages art activity.

Where you'll connect with old friends and make new ones

Check out the next festival

3rd Friday: Lightning Talks on Mystery
Friday, February 19th
Get to the bottom of new and classic Santa Cruz mysteries in this night of fast and visual Lightning Talks.

Where you explore three floors of interactive art & history

Discover new immersive exhibitions and festivals

Where you’ll make your mark on the community

Share what sparks you

MAH 'Art Works' Residency
Transform the Solari Gallery into a cluster of functioning artist's studios.

Where the kids get their hands dirty and minds ignited

All-ages. Hands-on. Kid heaven.

History Gallery
Who makes history? Find empowerment in the stories of fishermen, farmworkers, and activists in the recently renovated History Gallery.

Where you experience The Participatory Museum

Don’t miss this nationally-acclaimed destination

Wild Mushrooms & Functional Fungi
See mushrooms like never before: as chairs, as bricks, as tiny glockenspiel-players.

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