A little creative haven in downtown Santa Cruz
Need a place to de-stress, tap in to your creative side, and meet some other crafty folks? Dream Maker Creative is a community gathering space for people to unwind and let the creative juices flow. Whether you already consider yourself a crafter or maker, or swear that you don't have a creative bone in your body, we've got something just for you. We offer a variety of classes for children and adults, plus open-studio times where you can use our tools and supplies or work from one of our project kits. Or book our space for a private party.
News and Events
Our calendar is getting updated all the time. Sign up to receive a 1x weekly email blast with info on upcoming classes and events, and new craft projects and kits available in the shop. Don't miss out!
What We Offer
Drop-in Pop Culture Crafts
On two Saturdays per month, we feature crafts for all the fan girls and boys out there. These sessions are geared towards kids ages 6-12, but adult fans are welcome to join. Themes have or will include: Minecraft, Pokemon, Harry Potter, DC/Marvel, Moana, Star Wars, and more. View our calendar for scheduled dates.
On Fridays and Saturdays, we open the studio for drop-in. Come on your own or bring a friend. We've got a number of project kits to choose from, or use our supplies and tools to invent something of your own. Got a group? You can reserve in advance to insure your space.
Classes and Events
We offer a variety of evening and Saturday classes to fit your interests and schedule. Check our calendar to see what's coming up or subscribe to our email to get announcements when registration opens for something new.
Don't want to clean your house? We feel you. Have your party in our studio instead! Though we are ideally suited for craft parties and can plan and teach a project or two to go with your theme, you aren't limited to craft parties.
Web & Digital Design
Owner, Sara Smith is also a web designer who works with small businesses and non-profits throughout the SF Bay Area. Find out about our website services or learn how to do it yourself through one of our tech workshops. We are a DIY studio afterall!
Room Rental & Guest Teaching
Need a fun space to host your book club, board meeting, or small meetup group? Or maybe you're itching to to teach an arts or crafts class of your own and need a classroom space and marketing support to get students enrolled in your course. Learn about the options we have for you.
Find or Contact Us!
Dream Maker Creative at the Santa Cruz Arts Center
1001 Center Street, Suite 2
Santa Cruz, CA 95060