First Friday with Steve Mandel

Sanctuary Exploration Center 35 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

Come view the underwater microscopic world! Steve Mandel has been a nature photographer for over 25 years, and his work has been featured in the New York Times, Forbes Magazine, […]

Art at the County Government Center

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

See artwork from FIVE local artists: Kevin Lohman (photography), Shirley Lehner-Rhoades (oil paintings), Bryn Del Mano (up-cycled sculptures), Lupe Santos (watercolors), and Donna Theresa (pastel paintings). Parking is free!

First Friday at the Homeless Garden Project Store

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

Come join us at our downtown store (1338 Pacific Ave.) on Friday, June 2nd from 5-8 PM to celebrate the beginning of a new month! We will be sharing samples […]

First Friday Mushroom Mocktail Party

Far West Fungi 224 Laurel Street, Santa Cruz, CA

Join us for an evening of elevated sips, as we collaborate with the local beverage artisans behind Living Swell Kombucha and Pourgirl Bartending. Olana will be mixing up medicinal botanical […]

Transformed by Fire: The Foundry WOMEN of SJSU

Felix Kulpa Gallery & Sculpture Garden 107 Elm St, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

Transformed by Fire: The Foundry WOMEN of SJSU Over 4 Decades of Women Working in Metal Linda Walsh, Cynthia Handel, Mary Tartaro, Elena Lourenco, Hedwig Heerschop, Lynn Dau, Lynne Todaro, […]

Art, Wine, Bubbles at OXY Hair and Gallery

OXY HAIR SALON & GALLERY 227 Cathcart St, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

Come join us for an evening of 7th Arts. Arts, music, wine and bubbles. The art of local Artists Cece McNeil and Ariel Perez. Grab a drink, enjoy arts, New, […]

Hi-Rise Santa Cruz Paintings by Russell Brutsche

Wallflower 103 Locust Street, Santa cruz, california

Please join us for a vision into the future with local artist and songwriter Russell Brutsche. A stunning thought-provoking collection of original paintings with Santa Cruz at the core. Not […]

Jim Denevan

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

Acclaimed land artist, chef, and Outstanding in the Field founder Jim Denevan showcases over three decades of his life and work at the Minnow Arts Gallery starting on June 2nd. […]

First Friday June 2, 2023

Santa Cruz Art Expressions 1545-A Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA

We are excited to present a first peek at a unique collaboration between Santa Cruz Art Expression’s in house fine artist Kelli C Foss know for her unique style and […]

Myra Eastman – A Life’s Work

Curated by the Sea Contemporary Art Gallery 703 Front Street, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

First Friday, June 2nd we will be hosting a thought provoking exhibition of painting by award winning Santa Cruz Artist Myra Eastman. "A Life's Work" will be on view through […]


Little Giant Collective 115 River St. S., Santa Cruz, CA

Paisajes is a series of reduction prints inspired by retro postcard aesthetics. These landscapes are meant to evoke nostalgia in the viewer and take them back to a specific memory […]

First Friday with Liz Talley

Lupulo Craft Beer House 223 Cathcart St, Santa Cruz, CA, United States

Liz Talley (b.1990) is a digital illustrator and artist from south county Santa Cruz, CA. After spending a decade away from California's coast living and traveling in places ranging from […]