Seven Directions Institute of Art & Science
303 Potrero St., Suite 7A
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

PH: (831) 818-7218

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Seven Directions Institute of Art and Science
is Santa Cruz’s premiere creative center for kids. Seven Directions Institute offers art and science instruction in a lively 2000-square-foot studio with over 75 live animals and countless 3D models to inspire creativity in every student.

Please use our website to learn more about SDI or register for classes, camps, and art parties.

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Fall & Spring Program

Fall and Spring Program
September 16th - May 15th

Home School and
After School Classes

Art and science classes at Seven Directions Institute are offered September 16th through May 29th. All classes run weekly on a month to month payment schedule. Enrollment is ongoing.

Classes are available in drawing, painting, digital photography, animation and mixed media. Classes are available to students 4 years old and older.

New Create-A-Class

Create-A-Class: Custom classes are available for groups of 8 or more students. Customize a lesson plan to meet your group's interests. Select from a wide range of projects! Please call or email for details.

Gift Certificates Available

Seven Directions Institute of Art and Science offers gift certificates in any quantity towards classes and camps. Purchase one online here!