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Hopes high to close Tannery Arts Center theater fundraising gap: Event will include tours of hide house
SANTA CRUZ — As the Tannery Arts Center prepares to celebrate its fourth anniversary, supporters are hoping to narrow the fundraising gap for a theater that will complete the historic leather-making site’s rebirth…FULL ARTICLE

Santa Cruz style: Holiday art fair showcases work of Tannery Arts Center artists, others
SANTA CRUZ — A holiday art fair drew many shoppers and art lovers to the Tannery Arts Center Saturday, in a Santa Cruz style holiday event that continues from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday…FULL ARTICLE

Tannery Arts, Keeping Santa Cruz Weird and Talented
Thousands turned up Friday and Saturday to view new artist and performance spaces. There was dance, music, colorful art in a new complex that rents out living and work space in a factory that once made leather for clothing…FULL ARTICLE

Pedicab Coolness! – Monterey Bay Region Celebrates Tannery Arts Center and Bike-Powered Taxi, Santa Cruz Pedicab
Santa Cruz Pedicab celebrated its first day in business by accepting the invitation of the Tannery Arts Center to play a special role in the Digital Media and Creative Arts Center grand opening festivities: They provided transportation for people going to and from the lively party–the ribbon-cutting ceremony, open studios, performing arts showcase, including live music, dancing, and more. Get a glimpse through the photos below…FULL ARTICLE

Former leather factory bustles with artists
SANTA CRUZ – Where most people saw run-down buildings and grounds drenched in toxic chemicals at the old leather factory on River Street, Santa Cruz leaders 10 years ago envisioned a vibrant center for artists of all variations…FULL ARTICLE

Bash welcomes new Tannery art studios
SANTA CRUZ – Hundreds of art fans turned out Friday night for an opening celebration of 28 new studios in the Tannery Arts Center’s new Digital Media and Creative Arts Center…FULL ARTICLE

The Tannery Arts Center welcomes the public with the opening of its gorgeous new Creative Arts Center
As a place where a lot of art will be made in the months and years ahead, the Digital Media and Creative Arts Center at the Tannery Arts Center is itself something of a work of artistic creation…FULL ARTICLE

Christa Martin: Tannery Arts Center begins a new chapter
Just a few years ago a plot of land on River Street wasn’t much more than heaps of dirt, tractors, and piles of steel. It was hard to imagine that the rubble would soon be transformed into phase one of the Tannery Arts Center — a thriving epicenter and live/work environment for creative people in Santa Cruz. Its metamorphosis has been ongoing. Phase Two was recently completed and will be celebrated with a grand opening party from 5 to 9 p.m. on June 1 at the Tannery digs on River Street. The main attraction is the recently completed Digital Media & Creative Arts Center, a collection of 26 work studios providing creative space for individual artists…FULL ARTICLE