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A community of artists for artists

The Tannery Arts Center is dedicated to providing an affordable, accessible and sustainable home for Santa Cruz County artists.
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A community of artists for artists

The historic buildings at the Tannery Arts Center offer a range of opportunities for Santa Cruz’s creative community. With 28 working studios, the Tannery accommodates an extraordinary range of artists, arts collectives, and nonprofits.Tenancy in the working studios is work-only and is not income restricted.
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colligan theatre

The Performing Arts Center completes the vision for a comprehensive arts campus by showcasing the rich diversity of artistic and cultural talent found throughout Santa Cruz County.
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featured tannery artists

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events

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Thursday Art Market

Thursdays Arts Council 

Join us every Thursday, 4-7 p.m. for the Thursday Art Market, featuring art demonstrations, live music, food, and fun for the whole family.

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