First Friday Santa Cruz



First Friday at Picture Appeal with artist Erica Aitken

Picture Appeal 123 Maple St, Santa Cruz, CA

Picture Appeal highlights silkscreen artist Erica Aitken in the first of many First Fridays. Erica Aitken explores the juxtaposition of inkjet and silkscreen printing because one is rigid and the other fluid. In some of the work, accidents and inconsistencies are invited. In others, silkscreen tries to be like inkjet but never really manages. This […]

Dog Park Exhibition

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

An exhibit of ceramic dogs being dogs Created by Cabrillo College students, faculty and staff First Friday Weekend - June 7, 8 & 9 Opening Reception: Friday, June 7th, 5;00 - 8:00 pm Open Saturday and Sunday - June 8th and 9th, 12:00 to 4:00 pm Prepare to be charmed and awed by these amazing […]

Big Basin Vineyards Wine Bar: Randie Silverstein Glass and Jack Mento Abstract Painting

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

Big Basin Vineyards Wine Bar presents Randie Silverstein's "Looking Up: Elemental Forces in Glass" and Jack Mento's "Without and Within" Abstract Paintings Come and see two distinct but incredibly colorful shows this month! Randie's piece features over 20 glass discs that hang suspended from the ceiling in an array of colors and shapes and sizes. […]

First Friday Pop Ups on the Patio

Pono Hawaiian Grill 120 Union St, Santa Cruz, CA

Each month at Pono's "Pop Ups on the Patio", we will invite two local artists and small business owners to showcase their trade on our lanai. Sip on a signature Mai Tai, enjoy authentic Hawaiian cuisine, sway to the sound of live Hawaiian music, and support your local artists! In June, we're kicking off the […]

First Friday at the County Government Center

Santa Cruz County Government Center 701 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

See art from FIVE local artists - Johanna McCormick, John McKinley, Margaret Morrison, Melissa West, Mike Allison - in ONE location! Plenty of free parking and a short walk to downtown.

Ferrari's First Friday Santa Cruz – June 7th

Ferrari Florist & Gardens 415 River Street, Santa Cruz, California

We're excited to have you join us on Friday June 7th, when we'll be continuing our support of local photographic artists. On exhibit this month will be images from Megan Hurst Deleon. Her majestic florals compositions will be on display in our store, just adjacent to the Patagonia store on River Street. We'll also be […]

New Exhibition, Shelter from the Storm on view at the First Friday in June Artist Reception!

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

Shelter from the Storm - An art exhibit offering refuge in tumultuous times. "So while our art cannot, as we wish it could, save us from wars, privation, envy, greed, old age, or death, it can revitalize us amidst it all.” ~ Ray Bradbury. Curated by Santa Cruz artists Dee Hooker and Chris Miroyan, Shelter […]

Carolyn Robinson Cassady

Nicely 103 Locust St., Santa Cruz, CA

Inviting you to see a piece of history at Nicely, Women of the Beats; The Beatniks of Greenwich Village. So Great, we have to do it again before it's gone! 103 Locust St. Works by, Carolyn Robinson Cassady: Oils, Pastels, Conte' and Ink Portraits of her family were closest to her heart. We have over […]