Art Archive

Beehive Collective presented ¡Mesoamerica Resiste!, the long-awaited third graphics campaign in an epic trilogy, at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History.

Lead singer Shiri Goldsmith captivated the audience with skills, humor, and charm. She borrowed a beer from the audience for a gurgling song.

People Power Art Tour & Open House on Friday, April 5 from 6-9 p.m. Photos will be on display throughout the month, and available for purchase.

Holi commemorates Krishna’s pranks, and creates space for a momentary freedom to drop inhibitions and simply play and dance.

The Great Morgani

First Friday is an independent event designed to support a strong cultural environment through the promotion of artists.

Sticking to the tradition of Keeping Santa Cruz Weird, Cocoamotion delivered hot chocolate and marshmallows to parade participants and spectators.

It is not known which year the parade began, however it has been a community tradition for over 70 years.

On October 31, 2012, thousands of people turned out for the annual Halloween celebration on Pacific Avenue in downtown Santa Cruz, California.

Son Altepee

Five traditional string musicians from Acayucan, Veracruz, Mexico known as the collective “Son Altepee,” were at the Springfield Grange in Watsonville touring a short documentary film, performing live music, and sharing their perspectives.

Drummers, hoopers, stiltists, puppeteers, pacifists, breakdancers and many people in costume took part in the parade.