San Lorenzo Valley Museum Art Culture 

Art, History, and Nature Exhibits Welcome Visitors During Museum Month

May is Museum Month in Santa Cruz County By Mary Andersen After a year of pandemic closures, with economic reopening now in sight, area cultural institutions are cautiously and joyfully welcoming visitors back. After working diligently to bring art, history, and nature to supporters through creative online channels, attention turns now to in-person exhibits, tours, and classes. “If you feel… Read More
The Air that I Breathe by Alisan Andrews Photo contributed by SCMAC Art Columns Coronavirus 

COVID and the Community

By Chris Finnie For a rural area, the San Lorenzo Valley is rich in community organizations. Here are how three well-known groups are dealing with the changes they’ve experienced and how they’re coping during the pandemic. San Lorenzo Valley Museum Lisa Robinson, collections and exhibition curator says, “We’ve found that when people understand the history of their community, they feel… Read More
CA Coastal Commission Art & Poetry Contest Art Education Local News 

CA Coastal Commission Art & Poetry Contest

Students in grades K through 12 are invited to submit their original art and poetry to the California Coastal Commission’s Coastal Art & Poetry Contest. All entries must have a California ocean or coastal theme. Last day to enter is January 31 2021. Review contest guidelines at https://www.coastal.ca.gov/art-poetry/#guidelines. The event is sponsored by Acorn Naturalists. For more information, or to… Read More