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With generous support

Santa Cruz Art League

The Santa Cruz Art League is an art gallery, theater, classroom, and gift shop. The gallery exhibits are free to the public. The Santa Cruz Art League encourages and supports a wide range of visual and performing artists, professional and recreational alike, in a welcoming environment which celebrates the arts and makes them accessible to the community.


Local Essence Member's Exhibit- Part I (L-Z)

Come and see work from our very own talented members. Every year the show gets better and better!

  • Exhibition: January 9 - February 1
  • Reception: January 17, Saturday, 3-5pm
Background Artwork is "Mermaid Summer", Mixed media textile by Nana Montgomery. See more artwork at our Facebook Page

Art League Benefit Concert

Flamenco for the Season with Charles Sutton

An Evening of French Baroque Music

with Lars Johannesson's Driftwood Consort

  • Date: Sunday, February 1
  • Time: 7 to 9pm
  • Location: The Broadway Playhouse Theatre, 526 Broadway in Santa Cruz (in the Art league's building)
  • Admission: $25 General/$20 SCAL Members
  • More Info: Call 831-426-5787
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In the Lobby

Lindy Swarthout

The Santa Cruz Art League long time volunteer Lindy Swarthout is currently showing her work in our lobby. See her work in watercolor, pen & ink and photography.


Ongoing Life Drawing

Live model. Drop-ins are welcome. No instruction. Facilitated by Open Studio Artist Richard Bennett.

  • Date and Time: Monday Nights, 7:00 - 10:00pm
  • Location: in the SCAL classroom
  • Fee: $16 non-members, $14 members, $10 students
  • Instructor: Susie Wilson
View more classes at our Art Classes page.