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The Arty Life

[whitespace] Supplies

Business With Pleasure--If they don't have it in this small store, they can special order it.
13150 Hwy. 9, Boulder Creek (831/338-2103)

Lenz Arts--The fine arts source. Supplies for painters, sculptors, potters and graphic artists.
142 River St., Santa Cruz (831/423-1935)

Palace Art & Office Supply--In addition to arts supplies, Palace carries a full spectrum of office materials, paper and office furniture.
1224 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz (831/427-1550)
Second location: 1501 41st Ave., Capitola (831/464-2700)

Wild Rose Artists' Supplies--South County's artists source store.
1929 Main St., Watsonville (831/722-4282)

Getting Framed

The Art Store
216-E Mount Hermon Rd., King's Village Shopping Center, Scotts Valley (831/438-0830)

Capitola Frameworks
1440 41st Ave., Capitola (831/464-0263)

Fast Frame
2265 41st Ave., Capitola (831/462-9010)

Frame Circus
303 Potrero #12, Santa Cruz (831/831/423-2221)

Frame Studio
1204 17th Ave., Santa Cruz (831/462-0233)

1129 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz (831/425-8086)

Paper Vision
1345 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz (831/458-1345)

SC Picture Framing
1430 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz (831/423-8029)

Wild Rose Frame Shop
1929 Main St., Watsonville (831/728-5120)


Capitola Museum--Photographs and artifacts tell the story of the seaside resort from 1869 to the present. Fri.-Sun. noon-4pm.
410 Capitola Ave., Capitola (831/464-0322)

Davenport Jail Museum--A smattering of North Coast history is housed in the old two-cell jail. Call for times.
Hwy. 1 north of Bonny Doon Road, Davenport (831/429-1964)

City Museum of Natural History--The natural and cultural history of the area. Highlights are the whale sculpture and the tide pool touch tank. Tue.-Sun. 10am-5pm.
1305 East Cliff Dr., Santa Cruz (831/429-3773)

Museum of Art & History--Changing modern art exhibits, a permanent multimedia installation on regional history, lectures, film series, archives and gift shop. Tue.-Sun. noon-5pm; Fri. till 7pm.
McPherson Center, 705 Front St., Santa Cruz (831/429-1964)

Surfing Museum--This shrine to 100 years of surf history and culture overlooks Steamer Lane, the birthplace of American surfing. Daily noon-4pm.
In the Mark Abbott Memorial Lighthouse, West Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz (831/429-3429)

William Volk Memorial Museum--The historical museum of the Pajaro Valley is located in a turn-of-the-century residence. Tue.-Thu. 11am-3pm.
261 Beach St., Watsonville (831/722-0305)

In the Galleries

320 Cedar St., Santa Cruz (831/429-9005)

Cabrillo College Gallery
6500 Soquel Dr., Aptos (831/479-6308)

Cultural Council of Santa Cruz
7960 Soquel Dr., Suite 1, Aptos (831/688-5399)

Dancing Man Gallery
123 Maple St., Santa Cruz (831/426-7150)

Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery
Cowell College, UCSC (831/459-2953)

Gallery No. 5
Old Sash Mill, 303 Potrero St., Santa Cruz (831/831/458-3769)

J.B. Hall Gallery
Porter College, UCSC (831/459-2273)

Louden Nelson Center
301 Center St., Santa Cruz.

Mary Porter Sesnon Gallery
Porter College, UCSC (459-2314)

Nelson Gallery
55 B Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz (831/458-3522)

Pajaro Valley Gallery
37 Sudden St., Watsonville (831/722-3062)

Porter College Faculty Gallery
UCSC (831/459-2273)

Porter Memorial Library
3050 Porter St., Soquel (831/475-3326)

Santa Cruz Art Center
1001 Center St., Santa Cruz (831/429-8234)

Santa Cruz Art League
526 Broadway, Santa Cruz (831/426-5787)

Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center
9341 Mill St., Ben Lomond (831/336-3513)

Sesnon House
Cabrillo College, 6500 Soquel Dr., Aptos.

Stiles & Strong Gallery
411 Capitola Ave., Capitola (831/462-6151)

Temple Beth El Jewish Center
3055 Porter Gulch Rd., Aptos (831/479-3444)

Trillium Gallery
6223 Hwy. 9, Felton (831/335-0971)

What Is Art?
2044 N. Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz (831/458-9508)

Whitney Gallery
519 Seabright Ave. #102, Santa Cruz (831/454-0580)

Windham House
621 Windham St., Santa Cruz.

York Gallery
2724 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz (831/462-0313)

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