Admission to all exhibitions and public programs is free and open to the public.
Tuesday–Sunday: 12–5 PM
The galleries are closed Mondays and holidays.
Institute of the Arts and Sciences
100 Panetta Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
The Institute of the Arts and Sciences Galleries are located in the westside of Santa Cruz, near the UC Santa Coastal Campus, Seymour Marine Discovery Center, and the Westside Research Park (home of the Genomics Institute).
The entrance to the Institute of the Arts and Sciences Galleries is on Delaware Street and has an accessibility ramp. Convenient and free self-parking is available on Panetta Avenue and High Road, immediately adjacent to the galleries. Accessible parking is on High Road.
Metro buses 18 and 20 provide service from the UC Santa Cruz main campus to the Institute of the Arts and Sciences (the bus stop is adjacent). For more information on other public transportation to the Institute of the Arts and Sciences, visit Santa Cruz Metro.
COVID-19 Safety Guidelines
To ensure safety for visitors and staff, the IAS has implemented the following measures:
- Visitors and staff are encouraged to stay home if they are feeling sick. Check the CDC website for coronavirus symptoms.
- Masks are encouraged in galleries and other indoor spaces.
- Hand sanitizer stations are available throughout the building and at all gallery entries and exits.
Animals are not permitted at the Institute of the Arts and Sciences Galleries. The only exception is for service animals on a leash and under their owner’s control.