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Hours and Directions

Hours

Gallery hours are Tuesday– Saturday noon to 5pm and Wednesdays until 8pm during the academic year or by appointment for special tours. We are closed for all University holidays and the summer months.

831-459-3606

Directions 

Here is a map to the Sesnon Art Gallery, Porter College, UCSC:

From San Francisco, CA: take 280 S to 85S to 17S

From San Jose, CA: take Hwy 17 S (880) 

Follow Hwy 17 S (windy road) to Santa Cruz. Follow signs to Hwy 1 North to UCSC (Hwy 1 becomes Mission Street). Take Mission through 3 signals to Bay Street.  Turn RIGHT on Bay Street. Take Bay Street up the hill to the signal at the MAIN ENTRANCE of campus. Turn LEFT onto High Street. Follow High Street up to the WEST ENTRANCE of campus. Turn RIGHT at WEST ENTRANCE onto Heller Drive. Continue on Heller through 3 stop signs. Make the next LEFT into PORTER COLLEGE. 

From Hwy 1 along coast from San Francisco

Take Hwy 1 South to Santa Cruz. Hwy 1 South becomes Mission Street. Turn LEFT at first signal Western Drive. Follow Western Drive through 2 stop signs. Turn LEFT onto High Street/Empire Grade. Continue up to the WEST ENTRANCE of campus. Turn RIGHT at WEST ENTRANCE onto Heller Drive. Continue on Heller through 3 stop signs.  Make the next LEFT into PORTER COLLEGE. 

The Sesnon Gallery is located upstairs above the Koi pond and courtyard in Porter College.

Parking

Parking during the week is in metered areas only. Guests cannot park in "A" lots without a parking permit purchased at the MAIN ENTRANCE campus kiosk during the day and at the Porter College lot between 4:30-8:30PM for special events. Additional parking can be found at the Performing Arts lot. Event parking with attendants is $4. Thank you.