Winnie Family Favorite Award for

Best Educational Experience

What does Kaiwa Mean?

Kaiwa means conversation in Japanese!  Kaiwa Art and Play Space is all about turning imaginative and spontaneous conversation into opportunities for art-making.


Kaiwa Art & Play Space is a unique art studio, play space, and gallery for children to explore the creative process through art-making, inventing, & more!

Kaiwa's Home

Kaiwa is located in a beautiful space in downtown Santa Cruz, CA! 

The address is 185 Walnut Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060.

Kaiwa offers classes, camps, open studio and play time, workshops, and birthday parties in a variety of media and on a variety of topics!




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Thank you for EVERYTHING Santa Cruz!!

Thank you Santa Cruz for voting Kaiwa Runner-Up for

Best Kids Art Program in the

Good Times 2017, 2018, & 2019 Best-of Edition!!


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