Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery - In Her Place, Visual Narratives: Tapestries by Bonnie Stone. Gallery hours: Tues-Su 11am-4pm. Thru June 22. 831.459.2953. Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery, Cowell College, UCSC, Santa Cruz.
Felix Kulpa Gallery - Myths, Lies & Legends: Contemporary fine art prints by MPC Printmakers. Gallery hours: Thurs-Sun, noon-6pm. Thru May 26. 408.373.2854. Felix Kulpa Gallery, 107 Elm St, Santa Cruz, 408.373.2854.
Life Underwater - An exhibition of oil paintings by Joel Frank inspired by water. www.jdfrank.com. Gallery hours Mon-Sat, noon-8pm. Thru May 31. Free, 831.426.8876. Chimera Tattoo Studio, 1010 Fair Ave., Santa Cruz.
Pajaro Valley Arts Council - AgriCulture, Land & People: All media exhibit exploring the people, produce & politics of the Pajaro Valley. Gallery hours: Wed-Sun 11am-4pm. Thru June 9. Free, 831.722.3062. Pajaro Valley Arts Council, 37 Sudden St, Watsonville (Santa Cruz), 831.722.3062.
R. Blitzer Gallery - Firenze-una Storia d'Amore: Traditional egg tempura artist Adrienna Momi. Gallery hours: Tues-Sat, 11am-5pm. Thru May 31. 831.458.1217. R. Blitzer Gallery, Mission Extension and Natural Bridges, Santa Cruz.
Spotlight Tours - Bringing the artists' voices directly to visitors. Go behind the scenes and museum-wide exhibitions. Third and First Saturday of every month, 11:30am-12:30pm. Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, 705 Front St, Santa Cruz, 831.429.1964, Museum hours Tue-Sun, 11am-5pm; closed Mon.
Cabrillo Gallery - Student Exhibition: 150 works of painting, mixed media, drawing, ceramics, sculpture and more. Gallery hours: Mon-Fri 9am-4pm & Mon-Tues 7-9pm. Thru May 31. Cabrillo College Gallery, 6500 Soquel Dr, Aptos (Santa Cruz), 831.479.6308.
Viva Santana - A solo retrospective of the late painter, printmaker and sculptor Manuel Santana. At Santa Cruz County Bank locations in Aptos, Capitola, Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley and Watsonville. Mon–Thu, 9am–5pm & Fri. 9am–6pm, Thru Aug. 23. Free, 831.457.5003. Santa Cruz County Bank, 720 Front St, Santa Cruz, 831.457.5000.
Life Drawing - Drop-in life drawing class featuring a different model each week. Telephone Julie for more information. Tuesdays, 7-9:15pm. 831.335.5000. Santa Cruz Mountains Art Center, 9341 Mill St, Ben Lomond (Santa Cruz), 831.336.4273, Wed-Sun, noon-6pm.
Free First Friday - View the exhibits for free every first Friday of the month. Docent tours at noon. First Friday of every month, 11am-6pm. Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, 705 Front St, Santa Cruz, 831.429.1964, Museum hours Tue-Sun, 11am-5pm; closed Mon.