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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.


Watercolor: The Best of the Central Coast

Free to the public with over 60 works on display to view or purchase now at the Art League.

  • Dates: March 28 - April 19
  • Reception: Sunday, April 6, 2-4pm
This featured piece is by Lee Tiaz. See more Best of the Central Coast artwork at our Facebook Page

Special Events

David A. Leffel: Lecture and Demonstration

Lecture "Reflections on the art of painting"
Lecture with images by David A. Leffel. Books will be sold at the event

  • Date/Time: Friday Evening, June 13th at 7pm
  • Fee: $18 non-members, $15 members

Demonstration "A painterly approach"
Demonstration by David A. Leffel. Limited seating, reserve your spot early.

  • Date/Time: Saturday Morning, June 14th at 9am
  • Fee: $50 non-members, $45 members

David A. Leffel will be SCAL juror for the 84th Annual Statewide Exhibit, "In a Golden State" Contemporary Landscape Painters of California

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In the Lobby

Anne Baldwin May 2014

Ann Baldwin May

Member artist Art Quilter, Ann Baldwin May shares her abstract and whimsical underwater fantasy pieces. She also presents her newest fiber art, inspired by her love and respect for the richness of the Mexican culture. This Spring she will be showing her work at Galleria Dos in Moss Landing. See more of her work at her Member Gallery Page.

  • Dates: March 28 - April 19


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.