Posts Tagged ‘ Museum of Art and History ’

Not your average wine tasting…

January 28, 2014

This event sounds incredibly fun. The Santa Cruz Fruit Tree Project, which organizes gleaning and other events throughout the year, is hosting an event dedicated to homebrewing. It’s not just beer at this party, though. The press release promises all sorts of fermented and brewed beverages, from homemade fruit wines to ciders, meads (a type…

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Museum of Art and History gets major grant

December 19, 2013

The Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History has been selected to receive its largest foundation grant since opening. The James Irvine Foundation selected the MAH for a $345,000 grant from the James Irvine Foundation for deepening local engagement with culture. “We are excited to support the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History and…

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The Borinas of Watsonville

December 5, 2013

Apparently it’s Book Day here on Santa Cruz News. Earlier we told you about a local author’s new science-fiction novel. Now for something completely different… The Museum of Art and History this week announced the publishing of a new book focused on one of Watsonville’s historic families, the Borinas. “The Borina Family of Watsonville” is…

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Everybody’s working for the weekend: Events for Nov. 8-10, 2013

November 8, 2013

The weekend is upon us and once again, I’m finding myself wrestling with that most delicious of dilemmas — there’s just too much going on this weekend that I want to check out. Until I find a way to actually be in multiple places at once, I suppose I’ll have to narrow it down. So…

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GLOW returns to the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History

October 9, 2013
GLOW returns to the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History

GLOW: A Festival of Fire and Light is returning to the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History this month for a third year, this time complete with a performance of aerial arts. The festival was first launched in 2011 and brought hundreds of people to the MAH and adjoining Abbott Square for two nights of…

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Everybody’s working for the weekend: Events for Sept. 27-29, 2013

September 27, 2013

It’s the last full weekend in September and there’s plenty of great-sounding ways to celebrate. Here’s a few ideas: Pina: The 418 Project on Friday night hosts a screening of the documentary “Pina,” which focuses on choreographer Pina Baush. The screening starts at 8 p.m. accompanied by free popcorn and will be followed with a…

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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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Everybody’s working for the weekend: Events for Aug. 23-25, 2013

August 23, 2013

Summer is winding down quickly, though those of us live here know that September and October hold plenty of great stuff in store too. Celebrate the penultimate weekend of August by checking out any of these events: Run by the Sea: About 200 people will run a 12k race along the ocean Sunday, from Wilder…

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