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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.


Degrees of Abstraction

Join us as the Art League hosts a National Exhibit featuring some of the country's most prominent abstract artists.

  • Exhibition: Oct. 25 - Nov. 16
  • Reception: Nov. 1, 3-5pm

Background Artwork: "Meridian 1" by Margaret Niven

Art League Benefit Concert

Flamenco for the Season with Charles Sutton

Flamenco for the Season

Joyous songs and dances to celebrate the Holidays with Carlitos de Santa Cruz and Los Flamencos

  • Date: Sunday, December 14
  • Time: 6 to 8pm
  • Donation:
    $15 General Admission
    $12 SCAL Members
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In the Lobby

Audrey K. Takeshta

Audrey's work has been in pastels and mix media. Primarily working with watercolors on the background, drawing out the main image with pastels and then hand embroidery. She will also display a few iPad art as well. "I find that I still need to use traditional drawing/painting approach, even though it is on a mobile device". Her work can be seen on and


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: Richard Bennett
View more classes at our Art Classes page.