Art for the Community
The hood of an old truck painted with neon roses. A woven Maidu basket pulled from the museum’s archives. Visitors drawing, stamping and conversing as they create their own artwork to add to the exhibit. “Infinite Other” presents an immersive installation where visitors are encouraged…
‘A Census of the Invisible’
A study by UC Santa Cruz students found that the median wage for low-wage workers in Santa Cruz County was $10, much lower than the $17.81 county median and well-below the poverty wage.
A Day of Remembrance, Culture and Celebration
by Pamela Avila and Georgina Sandoval Death carries with it connotations of finality, darkness and mourning. However, Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) breaks the melancholy mold of death as it transforms it into a celebration of the life and legacy of…
MAH Breaks Through Museum Mold
Upon entering the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History (MAH) on the initial First Friday of the new year, students, families and experienced Santa Cruz locals alike discovered a lobby full of toy train choo-choos and chatter.
Winners of Fellowship Exhibit Eclectic Work
Every day for the next month and a half, Rocky Lewycky is systematically destroying one of the ceramic animals of his installation art on display at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History (MAH).