Events December Downtown

Resource Center for Nonviolence – Seeking Justice in the Middle East

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz, California Seeking Justice in the Middle East, an exhibit at the Resource Center for Nonviolence. November 10, 2017 ­­- January 7, 2018 First Friday Reception: Friday, December 1, 6:00-9:00PM at RCNV featuring artist Sara Friedlander; live music by Cliff Friedlander and friends.   This exhibit is in memory of Scott Kennedy: December 9, 1948 […]

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Luma Yoga and Family Center – Bryan Garrison

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm 1010 Center St Santa Cruz Join us for First Friday! We are happy to showcase local photographer + Luma student, Bryan ‘Wetfeet’ Garrison. Bryan specializes in surf + sunset photography, custom prints and repurposed wood frames.  “My first camera was a simple point and shoot film camera I must have […]

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Ann Baldwin May Art Quilts – Ann Baldwin May

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 1001 Center Street #4 Santa Cruz Fabric collages, underwater fantasies and trees made from redirected materials and found objects. Makers check out the Bin/Table of Inspiration for fabric, books,decorative threads, molas, antique linens etc. Original small wall art from $20.  Gift ideas-artful pillow cases, lap quilts for the young and […]

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Rare Bird Salon – Sundari Designs (T.S. Anand)

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 227 Cathcart Street Santa Cruz “I’ve been cutting and pasting, or tearing and pasting, some form or another, as long as I can remember. These selected collages were a daily practice. Source magazines — selected at random. Tearing — intuitive & immediate. Arranging/composing. Then gluing. Repeat.” -T.S. Anand The artwork […]

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Agency – Shelby Graham

6:00 pm – 8:30 pm 1519 Pacific Avenue Santa Cruz First Friday Artist Shelby Graham Shelby Graham has served as the Director/Curator of the Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery at the University of California, Santa Cruz since 1999. She is currently on the Board of Trustees at the Center for Photographic Art in Carmel and has a 35-year career as […]

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Village Yoga – Neno V. Villamor

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm 1106 Pacific Ave Santa Cruz Neno V. Villamor has been sculpting and drawing since she was 13. A native Californian she began her art studies at the California College of Arts and Crafts. Several years of living on the East Coast and in the South increased her living experience plus […]

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Santa Cruz County Government Center – County Government Center Art Exhibit

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm 701 Ocean Street, 1st and 5th floors Santa Cruz Start your First Friday at the County Government Center where, in addition to FREE parking, you can see original art from five local artists: Carmen Leon (painting), Marie Massey (painting), Yumiko Aso (ceramics), Nina Koocher (photography), and Jim Potterton (painting). There’s […]

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Nectar Creations – Oceanus & Jennifer Cervelli

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 1325 pacific ave Santa cruz Hello come join us for First Friday on December1st at our 1325 Pacific Ave Downtown Location…. Our featured Artists one of them is a Pottery Designer and Sculptor. The other is the fabulous Jennifer Cervelli; she will be also holding a trunk show featuring Jewelry by […]

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Cosmic – Cosmic Hosts: The Third Choose Santa Cruz Popup Market—Holiday Edition!

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 115 Cooper Street Santa Cruz The City of Santa Cruz Economic Development Office is partnering with Design by Cosmic for the third Choose Santa Cruz Popup Market and this one’s stacking up to be the best yet. If you’re looking for your chance to support local this holiday season, this […]

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Rivendell – yonat michaelov

5:00 pm – 8:30 pm 1001 Center Street Suite 6 Santa Cruz  silk, silk/wool and wool scarves, dyed  with natural dyes and printed with local leaves.

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Stripe MEN – Enrique Lopez

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 117 Walnut Ave Santa Cruz Enrique Lopez is a Printmaker/Creator born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He studied Art while attending the University of California Santa Cruz and spent three years working as a Course Assistant in the Art Department. Currently, he is a monitor in the Print Department […]

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Artisans Gallery – Whimsy Spot & Kimberly Langston Hagen Jewelry Design

6:00 pm – 8:30 pm 1368 Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz Please join us at Artisans in welcoming Alexa Shoemaker Brooks of Whimsy Spot as our First Friday Artist ! A Santa Cruz native, Alexa Shoemaker Brooks of Whimsy Spot was first exposed to the unique world of fine papers through her printmaking and bookbinding studies […]

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Santa Cruz County Bank – Quintessential Santa Cruz County

12:00 pm – 6:00 pm 720 Front Street Santa Cruz – Group exhibit featuring members of The Santa Cruz Oil Painters (SCOP), whose works include inspiration from all areas of the county, north to south, all that is uniquely Santa Cruz County. Quintessential Santa Cruz County features 90 paintings on display throughout the Bank’s five […]

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Stripe – Stephanie Martin

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 107 Walnut Ave Santa Cruz I’ve been described as obsessed with nature, and will not argue with that label. For the past ten years I have been dedicated to portraying some of the ephemeral treasures of our California coast, especially our birds and plants. With each sketch, I learn something […]

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Pure Pleasure – Shannon Morgan

6:00 pm – 8:30 pm 111 Cooper Street Santa Cruz Come toast the beginning of the holiday season with a glass of wine, tasty treats, and gifts* of pleasure. And visit our upstairs boutique featuring Ashes of Arcadia leather creations, body jewelry by Yayah Designs and underwear by Smooth Body Lounge. Our featured artist is Shannon Morgan, with“Winter Waves”- Acrylic […]

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