Arts and Crafts

See also:

Arts and Music
Activity and Community Guides

Art Factory
9099 Soquel Drive #15, Aptos
Art classes, parties, and camps for preschool, homeschool, after-school, women’s and adult groups

Community Television
Adults and children can learn to produce, film, and edit their own or others’ local TV shows.

Cooking: Science and Lore, with Phyllis Endicott
Offers cooking classes or class series for children at school, on-site or homeschooled.

Cultural Council of Santa Cruz County
Provides support for local art and artists, Open Studios Weekends, SPECTRA artist teachers for local schools, resources for artists, special events, and directory.

Mountain Arts Center
Offers variety of classes for all ages, including after-school and summer classes, summer camps, and other activities, with some meeting at local schools in the San Lorenzo Valley area.

Santa Cruz Parents Arts and Crafts List

Santa Cruz Studio School – Art Instruction by Celeste Baross
143 S. River Street, Santa Cruz, CA
Offers classes for children and young adults ages 3-18, including painting, drawing, and landscape painting.

Scribbles Institute
Classes offered for middle-school, high-school, and adult students, including “Draw the Moment,” Object Drawing workshop, and Concept Sketching.

Seven Directions Institute
303 Potrero Street, Suite 7A, Santa Cruz, CA
831-427-9500  -  Voicemail
SDI offers many art and science classes, camps, and art parties in a large studio with live animals and 3D models.

SPECTRA Artist Catalogue
For schools and other groups, view artist’s class offerings and contact info.

Studio Palette
6894 A Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz Ca
Offers art classes for all ages, art birthday parties, and private groups.  Classes offer the opportunity to explore many mediums, including paint, clay, collage, printmaking, and other forms.  Along with study of the art form, participants learn about the artist, a culture, or period of history around the art.  Special summer classes for teens include lunch in the style of the culture of the artist.