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A festival of Fire & Light
Saturday, Oct 22, 2016 at MAH 705 Front Street, Santa Cruz map • 8214291964

Explore an open street filled with fire dancing and art. Get up close to flaming cannonades, sculptures and music in the Abbott Square plaza. Get hands-on in the electrified museum with interactive digital art, projections, and LED sculptures.

Why?
The MAH puts on a serious party.

Tips cash only at the door do not bring strollers or pets

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Join us for a Free First Friday with extended hours
Friday, Aug 05, 2016 at 705 Front Street, Santa Cruz map

Celebrate the opening of Screaming Hand, an iconic part of Santa Cruz County youth and skate culture.

Why?
Live music, art, and the screaming hand. This exhibition opening

Tips Bring the kids - there will be art activities for all ages extended

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A field trip with the MAH
Saturday, Jul 09, 2016 at Museum of Art & History 705 Front Street, Santa Cruz map

Up for a field trip? Not the kind where sniveling kids are complaining... Oh, no. This one qualifies as a bonafide field trip.

Why?
We will be adventuring around another natural treasure we often

Tips be prepared for outdoor conditions all afternoon wear walking

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Beyond Borders
Friday, Apr 15, 2016 at 705 Front St, Santa Cruz map

Come dance to Oaxacan music, enjoy tamales and tejate from Senderos, extract DNA from a strawberry and catch a film screening of Documentary Libertad, about an indigenous transwoman from Oaxaca whose life journey transcends multiple borders.

Why?
Engage with community activism through hands-on workshops.

Tips Tamales and drinks will be available for purchase Don't miss the Beach Flats Community Garden popup photo show