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First Friday Santa Cruz



October First Friday at the Homeless Garden Project Store!

The Homeless Garden Project Downtown Store 1338 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

OCTOBER FIRST FRIDAY HOMELESS GARDEN PROJECT STORE OCTOBER 6TH 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM ARTIST EMILY LOVE ALTA ORGANIC COFFEE SAMPLES About the artist: Emily Love is an artist based in Santa Cruz, California, whose work is heavily influenced and inspired by nature. She is a painter, photographer, and fiber artist, and she uses her […]

"TEN" Exhibition

M.K. Contemporary Art 703 Front Street, SANTA CRUZ, CA, United States

Join us for an art filled evening in our 4,600 square foot gallery! This First Friday of October, from 6-8 PM we will be hosting an artist reception with live jazz music by 'Stolen Moments'. In the front of the gallery , "TEN" will be on view. This is a collaborative art exhibition produced In […]

Closing Reception: Perpetual Bloom: a ceramic garden

MUD Gallery of Studio Ceramics 1111 River St #A, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

An exhibit of ceramic plant life created by Cabrillo College students, faculty, and staff. Accompanied by the paintings of artist, Amy West. Get ready to be awed by the amazing ceramic art pieces created by the talented students of Cabrillo College. These students have been mentored by inspirational instructor, Gail Ritchie Bobeda. Each spring, intermediate […]

Mudworks and other Appendages

Minnow Arts 204 Locust Street, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

'Mudworks and Other Appendages' is a curated selection of new works by three world-renowned artists. Hideo Mabuchi, is a ceramic and textile artist and professor at Stanford University. Simone Shubuck, is a New York-based artist whose whimsical drawings and sculptures will evoke your playful side. And Santa Cruz local Thomas Campbell, a self-taught multi-disciplinary artist […]

Big Basin Vineyards Wine Bar: Art of Margitta Dietrick Welsh

Big Basin Vineyards Tasting Room and Wine Bar 525 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

We are so excited to present the art of Margitta Dietrick Welsh! We have been looking forward to this show for a long time. Art is in the air! Come by and have a lovely glass of handcrafted wines grown in the Santa Cruz Mountains and enjoy meeting the artist! This show is up for […]

Diana Hartman at ARTISANS & agency

Artisans & agency 1368 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz, CA, United States

ARTISANS & agency is pleased to have Diana Hartman display her whimsical portraits of flora and fauna for the month of October. Much of her work has a surreal and dreamlike quality to it, as she merges her fondness of nature and pop culture. Diana enjoys bringing new life to found objects and most of […]

The Magic of Shadows: Hand Shadow Show and Workshop

Santa Cruz Actor's Theatre 1001 Center St, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

Enter the captivating world of hand shadow theater and learn how ordinary hands can transform into enchanting characters and stories. Actors' Theatre guest artist Adelina Skalandyte unveils the secrets of this unique art form that has entranced audiences for generations. Adelina will present a brief hand shadow show, followed by a workshop where you can […]

Meditating With Insight-Oriented Art

Insight Santa Cruz 740 Front Street, Suite 240, Santa Cruz, CA

This event is an immersive experience with Meditative Minimalist Landscape Paintings. You will have a chance to sit in front of your chosen meditative painting and use the painting as an anchor of focus to start or to have eyes open throughout your meditative experience. A series of paintings will be placed throughout the main […]