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
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
Mardeen Gordon Where the Wild Things Are Art Column: Julie Horner People 

Keeper of Threads: Mardeen Gordon

January 16, 2015 By Julie Horner There is nothing as elementally atmospheric as hearing live music filtered through a redwood forest. The higher up you are on the mountainside, the more clearly sound drifts, and you feel at once gathered into community, part of the pulse, without ever leaving your yard. The trumpet player practicing the next neighborhood over, the… Read More