Seasoned art enthusiast or a newcomer to the scene, Open Studios offers a unique opportunity to connect with artists, witness their creative processes, and purchase art directly from the source.
With an average of 262 days of sunshine each year in Santa Cruz County, artists, makers, and vendors of all kinds come together often to share their goods under the open sky.
Free concerts and movies by the beach, music in the park, and more, are waiting to take a spot on your summer schedule!
Lined with grand Victorian homes, vintage streetlamps, and a wondrous tree canopy, Walnut Avenue in downtown Santa Cruz is a visual treat any time of year.
Santa Cruz is home to a vibrant community of artists, creators, and makers who open up their private studio spaces to the public once a year to share the beauty of their artistic endeavors.
One of the greatest joys in exploring a new place is stumbling upon a beautiful piece of public art. Local murals, sculptures, and mosaics showcase the artistic and cultural flavor
This season, Santa Cruz is brimming with new things to see and do. Long known as California’s quintessential beach town, with a classic west coast vibe that comes from its
The buzz continues in Abbott Square, a dynamic plaza and marketplace that’s enlivened already vibrant Downtown Santa Cruz…
Everyone loves tasting the local cuisine when they visit somewhere new. Vacation, after all, is the perfect excuse to indulge and sample the variety of food and beverages a region
Tammy Le is a warrior. After a major 2008 car accident left her paralyzed, she experienced many mental, physical, and emotional challenges. She has emerged as a strong woman who
If you have yet to attend a First Friday, Santa Cruz County’s massive monthly art party, you may be wondering what all the fuss is about.
Have you spotted any of the new ocean and environmental-themed public art that is now on display in Santa Cruz? Nineteen (and counting) ocean advocacy murals entitled Sea Walls: Artists for