Posts Tagged ‘ MAH ’

Scenes from Glow: A Festival of Fire

October 21, 2013
Scenes from Glow: A Festival of Fire

This past weekend, the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History hosted its second annual Glow Fest. Friday night’s festivities – the Festival of Fire – were a sight to behold. Cooper Street was closed off between Front Street and Pacific. A giant metal spaceship-type structure sat to one side, and a fire-breathing pipe organ…

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Everybody’s working for the weekend: events for Oct. 11-13, 2013

October 11, 2013

The weekend is nearly upon us! I don’t know about you, dear readers, but the past few days finally started to really feel like fall to me. I’m still not completely used to these Santa Cruz autumns — not as much leaf-changing as I’m accustomed too — but the slight chill in the air this…

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Everybody’s working for the weekend: Events for Sept. 20-22, 2013

September 20, 2013

How did the weekend get here so fast? The weather has been just about perfect and it’s hard for me to think about doing much else other than soaking up the sunshine and enjoying the great outdoors. Still, there are definitely some quality events going on this weekend. Here’s a sampling: Annual Coastal Cleanup: Here’s…

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PechaKucha Night at the Museum of Art and History

September 11, 2013
PechaKucha Night at the Museum of Art and History

Friday is the fifth PechaKucha night at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History. Pecha what? PechaKucha — or sometimes Pecha Kucha — is a presentation style in which 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each. It’s a format that keeps presentations concise and fast, and has inspired nights and events around the…

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The Santa Cruz urban scavenger hunt

September 3, 2013

The Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History is hosting a special urban scavenger hunt later this month. The event, titled “Race Through Time,” will feature both a biking and walking component, with clues, prizes and surprise challenges along the way. It takes place Friday, Sept. 20 from 5 to 9 p.m. Teams of two…

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The interns of Santa Cruz MAH

August 15, 2013

Here at Santa Cruz News, we’re having something of a bromance with the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History. I can’t help it – those folks are doing some very cool stuff. Lately I’ve been enjoying their interns’ blog, Intern City.┬áIt provides an interesting glimpse into the behind-the-scenes stuff at the MAH.

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Santa Cruz Music Night at the Museum of Art and History

August 14, 2013
Santa Cruz Music Night at the Museum of Art and History

The Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History continues its 3rd Friday series with Santa Cruz Music Night this week. The event will showcase local music in all aspects, including demos by a ukelele club, outdoor performances in Abbott Square and musical art projects. The museum’s current participatory performance artist in residence, Lanier Sammons, will…

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