Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center   (831) 336-3513
9431 Mill Street   info@MountainArtCenter.org
Ben Lomond, CA 95005
   
Event / Offering Quantity / Selection Unit Price (USD)
Donation - General
Your donation supports ALL of our programs. You will receive a tax deductible letter from the Art Center for your contribution. Thanks for helping us "Make Art a Part of Your Life!"
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Donation - Gloria Seneres Memorial Fund: Youth Art Programs
In honor of Gloria Seneres, contributions directly support our Art After School programs. You will receive a tax deductible letter from the Art Center for your contribution. Thanks for helping us "Make Art a Part of Your Life!"
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Donation - Youth Scholarship Fund
Make a difference! Contribute to our Youth Scholarship Fund! Support a young budding artist in our community! Thank you!
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Art After School - Bonny Doon Elem WINTER 2015 Session I
with Lisa Alexander
4 Wednesdays, Jan 28, Feb 4, 11, 18

Available: 11
$ 25.00
Art After School - Bonny Doon Elem WINTER 2015 Session II
with Lynn Guenther
4 Wednesdays, Feb 25, March 4, 11, 18

Available: 13
$ 25.00
Art After School - Boulder Creek Elem WINTER 2015 Session I
Clay: The Handbuilding Experience with Jennifer Hennig
4 Tuesdays, Jan 27, Feb 3, 10, 17

Available: 9
$ 25.00
Art After School - Boulder Creek Elem WINTER 2015 Session II
Mixed Media Collage with Lori Wilson
4 Tuesdays, Feb 24, March 3, 10, 17

Available: 11
$ 25.00
Art After School - San Lorenzo Elem WINTER 2015 Session I
Mixed Media Collage with Lori Wilson
4 Wednesdays, Jan 28, Feb 4, 11, 18

Available: 9
$ 25.00
Art After School - San Lorenzo Elem WINTER 2015 Session II
with Brenda Berg
4 Wednesdays, Feb 25, March 4, 11, 18

Available: 13
$ 25.00
Art After School - SLV Middle School WINTER 2015 Session I
DRAWING IN COLOR with Kathryn Pierno
4 Thursdays, Jan 29, Feb 5, 12, 19

Available: 9
$ 25.00
Art After School - SLV Middle School WINTER 2015 Session II
Clay: The Handbuilding Experience with Jennifer Hennig
4 Thursdays, Feb 26, March 5, 12, 19

Available: 11
$ 25.00
Camp Sat I, Jan. 10: Printing on Paper/Fabric with Lori Wilson-Member
Winter, Ages 6-12
$60 Members / $65 Non-Members + $5 Materials Fee
January 10: Printing on Paper and Fabric with Lori Wilson
Join us as we explore a series of printing techniques. We will stencil, stamp, and make our own printing plates to print on paper  and fabric.

Available: 8
$ 65.00
Camp Sat I, Jan. 10: Printing on Paper/Fabric with Lori Wilson-Non-Member
Winter, Ages 6-12
$60 Members / $65 Non-Members + $5 Materials Fee
January 10: Printing on Paper and Fabric with Lori Wilson
Join us as we explore a series of printing techniques. We will stencil, stamp, and make our own printing plates to print on paper   and fabric.

Available: 8
$ 70.00
Camp Sat I:TWEEN&TEEN, Jan. 10-31: Fantastic Felting w/Brenda Berg-Member
Winter, 9 year-high school, 
$150 members/160 non-members +15 materials
TWEENS/TEENS 
January 10-January 31, 3-5:30PM Brenda Berg
Fantastic Felting: Students will explore soft sculpture, turning wool into bright and fun textile projects through felting and needle arts. Whether it is decorative, functional, or an invented creature, your imagination can soar to wherever it takes you! Inspirational textiles will include artworks from artists Louise Bourgeois and Pablo Picasso. Individual sketchbooks will complement projects through creative research, personal ideas, and visual reactions. 


Available: 8
$ 165.00
Camp Sat I:TWEEN&TEEN, Jan. 10-31: Fantastic Felting w/Brenda Berg-Non-Member
Winter, 9 year-high school, 
$150 members/160 non-members +15 materials
TWEENS/TEENS 
January 10-January 31, 3-5:30PM Brenda Berg
Fantastic Felting: Students will explore soft sculpture, turning wool into bright and fun textile projects through felting and needle arts. Whether it is decorative, functional, or an invented creature, your imagination can soar to wherever it takes you! Inspirational textiles will include artworks from artists Louise Bourgeois and Pablo Picasso. Individual sketchbooks will complement projects through creative research, personal ideas, and visual reactions. 


Available: 8
$ 175.00
Camp Sat I:TWEEN&TEEN, Jan. 10-31: Play in Mud w/Travis Lange-Member
Winter, Ages 10-17.
$150 Members, $160 Non-members, $10 materials fee.
Come Play in the Mud with Travis Lange
A playful approach to learning the basic methods of wheel throwing: creating utilitarian based ceramics that hold practical and aesthetic values   along with physical and natural scientific background on the processes involved. We will discuss ceramic ideas such as form and function, as well as some of the basic properties physics plays in construction of wheel thrown ceramics (e.g. gravity, pressure, and centrifugal vs. centripetal force) over a five day period with the end results of taking home your own amazing ceramic artwork.



Available: 8
$ 160.00
Camp Sat I:TWEEN&TEEN, Jan. 10-31: Play in Mud w/Travis Lange-Non-Member
Winter, Ages 10-17.
$150 Members, $160 Non-members, $10 materials fee.
Come Play in the Mud with Travis Lange
A playful approach to learning the basic methods of wheel throwing: creating utilitarian based ceramics that hold practical and aesthetic values   along with physical and natural scientific background on the processes involved. We will discuss ceramic ideas such as form and function, as well as some of the basic properties physics plays in construction of wheel thrown ceramics (e.g. gravity, pressure, and centrifugal vs. centripetal force) over a five day period with the end results of taking home your own amazing ceramic artwork.



Available: 7
$ 170.00
Camp Sat II, January 17: Drawing Exploration with Brenda Berg-Member
Winter, Ages 6-12
$60 Members / $65 Non-Members + $5 Materials Fee
January 17: Drawing Exploration with Brenda Berg
Experiment with line, color and composition using graphite, chalk pastels, oil pastels and water soluble pencils. Learn how to use line, shadow, and composition to give your drawings more life! Individual sketchbooks will complement projects through creative research, personal ideas, and visual reactions. Students will look at modern and contemporary artists to draw inspiration and hone their visual skills and vocabulary.

Available: 8
$ 65.00
Camp Sat II, January 17: Drawing Exploration with Brenda Berg-Non-Member
Winter, Ages 6-12
$60 Members / $65 Non-Members + $5 Materials Fee
January 17: Drawing Exploration with Brenda Berg
Experiment with line, color and composition using graphite, chalk pastels, oil pastels and water soluble pencils. Learn how to use line, shadow, and composition to give your drawings more life! Individual sketchbooks will complement projects through creative research, personal ideas, and visual reactions. Students will look at modern and contemporary artists to draw inspiration and hone their visual skills and vocabulary.

Available: 7
$ 70.00
Camp Sat II:TWEEN&TEEN, Feb21-Mar 21: Getting Centered w/Jen Hennig-Member
Winter, Ages 10-17.
$150 Members, $160 Non-members, $10 materials fee.
Session II, 5 Saturdays, February 21-March 21
Getting Centered with Jen Hennigclass_youth_throwing
Ever had the chance to get centered? This is a class for older kids who want the chance to learn how to throw on the potter’s wheel, or need more practice with assistance. Come find the zen of being in the zone with the wheel! This is a very process oriented class in which instruction and practice are employed rigorously.

Available: 8
$ 160.00
Camp Sat II:TWEEN&TEEN, Feb21-Mar 21: Getting Centered w/Jen Hennig-Non-Member
Winter, Ages 10-17.
$150 Members, $160 Non-members, $10 materials fee.
Session II, 5 Saturdays, February 21-March 21
Getting Centered with Jen Hennigclass_youth_throwing
Ever had the chance to get centered? This is a class for older kids who want the chance to learn how to throw on the potter’s wheel, or need more practice with assistance. Come find the zen of being in the zone with the wheel! This is a very process oriented class in which instruction and practice are employed rigorously.

Available: 8
$ 170.00
Camp Sat II:TWEEN&TEEN, Feb21-Mar 21: Mixed Media w/Kathryn Pierno-Member
Winter, Ages 10-17.
$150 Members, $160 Non-members, $10 materials fee.
Session II, 5 Saturdays, February 21-March 21

Mixed Media Collage with Kathryn Pierno Katheryn
Create vibrant and imaginative collages that incorporate an exciting combination of media and the layering of multiple materials. We will explore the use of paint, pastels, charcoal, wax, specialty papers, natural and found objects, fabric, and photographs in 2- and 3-D projects.


Available: 8
$ 160.00
Camp Sat II:TWEEN&TEEN, Feb21-Mar 21: Mixed Media w/Kathryn Pierno-Non-Member
Winter, Ages 10-17.
$150 Members, $160 Non-members, $10 materials fee.
Session II, 5 Saturdays, February 21-March 21

Mixed Media Collage with Kathryn Pierno Katheryn
Create vibrant and imaginative collages that incorporate an exciting combination of media and the layering of multiple materials. We will explore the use of paint, pastels, charcoal, wax, specialty papers, natural and found objects, fabric, and photographs in 2- and 3-D projects.


Available: 8
$ 170.00
Camp Sat III, January 24: Textile Art with Lori Wilson-Member
Winter, Ages 6-12
$60 Members / $65 Non-Members + $5 Materials Fee
January 24: Textile Art with Lori Wilson
Textile Art: Let’s get wild with crazy yarns and looms. Explore the history of weaving. Patterns and color will be studied. We will weave a wall hanging, and a potholder to take home.

Available: 8
$ 65.00
Camp Sat III, January 24: Textile Art with Lori Wilson-Non-Member
Winter, Ages 6-12
$60 Members / $65 Non-Members + $5 Materials Fee
January 24: Textile Art with Lori Wilson
Textile Art: Let’s get wild with crazy yarns and looms. Explore the history of weaving. Patterns and color will be studied. We will weave a wall hanging, and a potholder to take home.

Available: 8
$ 70.00
Camp Sat IV, January 31: Metal Embossing with Lynn Gunther-Member
Winter, Ages 6-12
$60 Members / $65 Non-Members + $5 Materials Fee
January 31: Metal Embossing with Lynn Gunther
Learn to turn your design ideas into 3 dimensional sculptured pieces of artwork. Metal embossing is an ancient technique for working with metal. Learn how to use to tools to create depth and texture, to color, patina, and use cold connections to finish the work. Metal embossing can be used to create frames, jewelry, ornaments, mobiles, bookmarks, and much more.

Available: 8
$ 65.00
Camp Sat IV, January 31: Metal Embossing with Lynn Gunther-Non-Member
Winter, Ages 6-12
$60 Members / $65 Non-Members + $5 Materials Fee
January 31: Metal Embossing with Lynn Gunther
Learn to turn your design ideas into 3 dimensional sculptured pieces of artwork. Metal embossing is an ancient technique for working with metal. Learn how to use to tools to create depth and texture, to color, patina, and use cold connections to finish the work. Metal embossing can be used to create frames, jewelry, ornaments, mobiles, bookmarks, and much more.

Available: 7
$ 70.00
Camp Sat V, February 21: Portrait Workshop with Lori Wilson-Member
Winter, Ages 6-12
$60 Members / $65 Non-Members + $5 Materials Fee
February 21: Portrait Workshop with Lori Wilson
Explore famous portrait artists and learn some of their creative techniques. We will have fun drawing and painting faces.

Available: 8
$ 65.00
Camp Sat V, February 21: Portrait Workshop with Lori Wilson-Non-Member
Winter, Ages 6-12
$60 Members / $65 Non-Members + $5 Materials Fee
February 21: Portrait Workshop with Lori Wilson
Explore famous portrait artists and learn some of their creative techniques. We will have fun drawing and painting faces.

Available: 8
$ 70.00
Camp Sat VI, February 28: Clay Creatures with Jen Hennig-Member
Winter, Ages 6-12
$60 Members / $65 Non-Members + $5 Materials Fee
February 28: Clay Creatures with Jen Hennig
This class is designed for beginners and continuers for their love of the clay medium. We go through the FUNdamentals of creating wonderful creatures with clay.

Available: 8
$ 65.00
Camp Sat VI, February 28: Clay Creatures with Jen Hennig-Non-Member
Winter, Ages 6-12
$60 Members / $65 Non-Members + $5 Materials Fee
February 28: Clay Creatures with Jen Hennig
This class is designed for beginners and continuers for their love of the clay medium. We go through the FUNdamentals of creating wonderful creatures with clay.

Available: 8
$ 70.00
Camp Sat VII, March 7: Mask Making with Lori Wilson-Member
Winter, Ages 6-12
$60 Members / $65 Non-Members + $5 Materials Fee
March 7: Mask Making with Lori Wilson
Explore the history of the mask in different cultures, as we create our own. We will create masks with a paper maché technique of plaster covered fabric. Next we will embellish them with paint, patterning, and symmetry.

Available: 8
$ 65.00
Camp Sat VII, March 7: Mask Making with Lori Wilson-Non-Member
Winter, Ages 6-12
$60 Members / $65 Non-Members + $5 Materials Fee
March 7: Mask Making with Lori Wilson
Explore the history of the mask in different cultures, as we create our own. We will create masks with a paper maché technique of plaster covered fabric. Next we will embellish them with paint, patterning, and symmetry.

Available: 8
$ 70.00
Camp Sat VIII, March 14: “Pop!” Art with Brenda Berg -Member
Winter, Ages 6-12
$60 Members / $65 Non-Members + $5 Materials Fee
March 14: “Pop!” Art with Brenda Berg 
Using a variety of traditional and non-traditional art materials and approaches, students will be engaged in diverse art making and problem solving projects. Borrowing from Pop Art (popular culture), students will create collages, paintings and prints. Individual sketchbooks will complement projects through creative research, personal ideas, and visual reactions. Using Roy Lichtenstein, Jasper Johns and Andy Warhol as inspiration, students will have an opportunity to incorporate imagery from popular culture into their artworks.

Available: 8
$ 65.00
Camp Sat VIII, March 14: “Pop!” Art with Brenda Berg -Non-Member
Winter, Ages 6-12
$60 Members / $65 Non-Members + $5 Materials Fee
March 14: “Pop!” Art with Brenda Berg 
Using a variety of traditional and non-traditional art materials and approaches, students will be engaged in diverse art making and problem solving projects. Borrowing from Pop Art (popular culture), students will create collages, paintings and prints. Individual sketchbooks will complement projects through creative research, personal ideas, and visual reactions. Using Roy Lichtenstein, Jasper Johns and Andy Warhol as inspiration, students will have an opportunity to incorporate imagery from popular culture into their artworks.

Available: 8
$ 70.00
Membership - Family
Enjoy membership benefits for all the members of your household.
$ 65.00
Membership - Individual Associate
When you become a member, your support helps us reach our goals to:
  • Provide arts education opportunities and experience for youth and adults
  • Offer an inspiring community center for the arts
  • Present a gallery to showcase our local talented artists
Memberships remain in effect for one year from the date of enrollment.
$ 45.00
Membership - Life
Make Art a Part of Your Life—for life! Thanks!
$ 1000.00
Moldmaking for Sculpture with Mary Tartaro - Member
Tuesday & Thursday, March 17 - 26, 2015
1 - 4 pm

Learn various methods of moldmaking to be used in the creation of sculpture including: 2 part plaster molds, rubber/wax molds, and multi-piece moldmaking. Students will create original sculptures from molds of their own work, and found and constructed objects combined.


Available: 5
$ 250.00
Moldmaking for Sculpture with Mary Tartaro - Non-Member
Tuesday & Thursday, March 17 - 26, 2015
1 - 4 pm

Learn various methods of moldmaking to be used in the creation of sculpture including: 2 part plaster molds, rubber/wax molds, and multi-piece moldmaking. Students will create original sculptures from molds of their own work, and found and constructed objects combined.


Available: 5
$ 275.00
Oil & Acrylic Painting - WINTER 2015- All Levels--Member
OIL & ACRYLIC PAINTING with Brenda Berg 
8 Wednesdays, January 21-March 11, 2015
6 – 9 pm

Award winning artist Brenda Berg paces the class to fit the individual concerns of each student, so development naturally occurs in an enjoyable learning environment. Attention is given to observational studies, form, light and shadow, as well as color theory, composition, painting materials, historical art movements and selected master artworks. Beginning oil painters are given a structured curriculum, while Intermediate and Advanced students will chose individual direction and projects.

Available: 14
$ 215.00
Oil & Acrylic Painting - WINTER 2015- All Levels--Non-Member
OIL & ACRYLIC PAINTING with Brenda Berg 
8 Wednesdays, January 21-March 11, 2015
6 – 9 pm

Award winning artist Brenda Berg paces the class to fit the individual concerns of each student, so development naturally occurs in an enjoyable learning environment. Attention is given to observational studies, form, light and shadow, as well as color theory, composition, painting materials, historical art movements and selected master artworks. Beginning oil painters are given a structured curriculum, while Intermediate and Advanced students will chose individual direction and projects.

Available: 14
$ 230.00
Sand Cast Metal Sculpture with Mary Tartaro - Member
Tuesday & Thursday, April 14 - 23, 2015
1 - 4 pm

Learn the process of sand casting and use simple moldmaking techniques to create a finished cast metal piece. Two sculptures will be made in class.

Available: 4
$ 250.00
Sand Cast Metal Sculpture with Mary Tartaro - Non-Member
Tuesday & Thursday, April 14 - 23, 2015
1 - 4 pm

Learn the process of sand casting and use simple moldmaking techniques to create a finished cast metal piece. Two sculptures will be made in class.

Available: 4
$ 275.00
Spring Art Camp, Mar 30-Apr 3, 3-5:30PM: Mud with Travis Lange - Member
Monday-Friday, March 30, 31, April 1, 2, 3, 2015: 12:45-3:00PM
$150/$160 plus $10 materials
Ages 10-17
Come Play in the Mud with Travis LangeClayIndependentStudy
A playful approach to learning the basic methods of wheel throwing: creating utilitarian based ceramics that hold practical and aesthetic values along with physical and natural scientific background on the processes involved. We will discuss ceramic ideas such as form and function, as well as some of the basic properties physics plays in construction of wheel thrown ceramics (e.g. gravity, pressure, and centrifugal vs. centripetal force) over a five day period with the end results of taking home your own amazing ceramic artwork.

Available: 3
$ 160.00
Spring Art Camp, Mar 30-Apr 3, 3-5:30PM: Mud with Travis Lange - Non-Member
Monday-Friday, March 30, 31, April 1, 2, 3, 2015: 12:45-3:00PM
$150/$160 plus $10 materials
Ages 10-17
Come Play in the Mud with Travis LangeClayIndependentStudy
A playful approach to learning the basic methods of wheel throwing: creating utilitarian based ceramics that hold practical and aesthetic values along with physical and natural scientific background on the processes involved. We will discuss ceramic ideas such as form and function, as well as some of the basic properties physics plays in construction of wheel thrown ceramics (e.g. gravity, pressure, and centrifugal vs. centripetal force) over a five day period with the end results of taking home your own amazing ceramic artwork.

Available: 3
$ 170.00
Spring Art Camp, Mar 30-Apr 3, 3-5:30PM: Robotics - Non-Member
Monday-Friday, March 30, 31, April 1, 2, 3, 2015: 12:45-3:00PM
$160/$170 plus $25 materials
Ages 8-high school
Robotics I & II with Brenda & Ted Berg
Learn how to build, program and control a robot! This fun class is ideal if you like to know how to make things work, crawl, roll, blink, buzz or even think! A great introduction to the world of robotics and an opportunity for further robotics exploration for returning students. Students will have a chance to assemble and program simple to more complex robots that communicate, move and think on their own. During the class we’ll break out different types of robots including the totally fun Lego Mindstorms. In addition, each student will have an opportunity to build and keep one simple introductory robot. Brenda is pleased to team-teach with Stanford engineer Ted Berg!

Available: 7
$ 195.00
Spring Art Camp, Mar 30-Apr 3, 3-5:30PM: Robotics with Brenda&Ted Berg - Member
Monday-Friday, March 30, 31, April 1, 2, 3, 2015: 12:45-3:00PM
$160/$170 plus $25 materials
Ages 8-high school
Robotics I & II with Brenda & Ted Berg
Learn how to build, program and control a robot! This fun class is ideal if you like to know how to make things work, crawl, roll, blink, buzz or even think! A great introduction to the world of robotics and an opportunity for further robotics exploration for returning students. Students will have a chance to assemble and program simple to more complex robots that communicate, move and think on their own. During the class we’ll break out different types of robots including the totally fun Lego Mindstorms. In addition, each student will have an opportunity to build and keep one simple introductory robot. Brenda is pleased to team-teach with Stanford engineer Ted Berg!

Available: 7
$ 185.00
Spring Art Camp, Mar 30-Apr 3, AM: Garden Art with Lori Wilson - Member
Monday-Friday, March 30, 31, April 1, 2, 3, 2015: 10AM-12:15PM
$150/$160 plus $15 materials
Ages 6-12
GARDEN ART with Lori Wilson
Join us for a week of creating fabulous spring sculptures and everything garden. Make stupendous stepping-­stones,  decorative bird houses, and unique garden critters. We will find materials in nature and we resourcefully repurpose found objects for our delightful creations. A whole week of glorious garden artmaking!




Available: 8
$ 165.00
Spring Art Camp, Mar 30-Apr 3, AM: Garden Art with Lori Wilson - Non-Member
Monday-Friday, March 30, 31, April 1, 2, 3, 2015: 10AM-12:15PM
$150/$160 plus $15 materials
Ages 6-12
GARDEN ART with Lori Wilson
Join us for a week of creating fabulous spring sculptures and everything garden. Make stupendous stepping-­stones,  decorative bird houses, and unique garden critters. We will find materials in nature and we resourcefully repurpose found objects for our delightful creations. A whole week of glorious garden artmaking!




Available: 8
$ 175.00
Spring Art Camp, Mar 30-Apr 3, PM: PRINTMAKING with Brenda Berg - Member
Monday-Friday, March 30, 31, April 1, 2, 3, 2015: 12:45-3:00PM
$150/$160 plus $15 materials
Ages 6-12
SPRING PRINTMAKING with Brenda Berg 
Campers will be introduced to a variety of fun printmaking techniques using everything from foil to garden carrots and embroidery hoops while also learning to carefully consider compositional placement, rhythmic patterns, visual variety and stunning color choices. Inspiration will be drawn from noteworthy historical printmakers, including Wanda Gág, Hokusai, Toulouse-Lautrec and Mary Cassatt. Individual sketchbooks will complement projects through creative research, personal ideas, and visual reactions. Our young printmakers will take home beautiful artworks on paper and on textiles.

Available: 8
$ 165.00
Spring Art Camp, Mar 30-Apr 3, PM: PRINTMAKING with Brenda Berg - Non-Member
Monday-Friday, March 30, 31, April 1, 2, 3, 2015: 12:45-3:00PM
$150/$160 plus $15 materials
Ages 6-12
SPRING PRINTMAKING with Brenda Berg 
Campers will be introduced to a variety of fun printmaking techniques using everything from foil to garden carrots and embroidery hoops while also learning to carefully consider compositional placement, rhythmic patterns, visual variety and stunning color choices. Inspiration will be drawn from noteworthy historical printmakers, including Wanda Gág, Hokusai, Toulouse-Lautrec and Mary Cassatt. Individual sketchbooks will complement projects through creative research, personal ideas, and visual reactions. Our young printmakers will take home beautiful artworks on paper and on textiles.

Available: 8
$ 175.00
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