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Santa Cruz, California: Wax Last Supper Diorama

Life-sized wax replica diorama of da Vinci's Last Supper at Santa Cruz Memorial Park and Funeral Home. Created in 1945 as a traveling exhibition; moved from the Art League to Santa Cruz Memorial Park in 1990.

Santa Cruz Memorial Park and Funeral Home

Graham Hill Rd., Santa Cruz, CA
Santa Cruz Memorial Park and Funeral Home. North of US 1, exit 442, north on Ocean St., stay right to start of Graham Hill Rd., first left driveway.
By appt. only, except around Easter. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Wax Last Supper

Wax Last Supper Diorama

It's a beautiful cemetery and mortuary. Their diorama is in a separate building and requires an appointment. That was our mistake! But their staff could not be nicer!

[Amanda, 12/10/2017]
Wax Last Supper Diorama

Life-sized wax replica diorama of da Vinci's Last Supper.

[Jimj Milstead, 03/06/2009]

Completed in 1950, LA artists led by Harry Lisbon sculpted the figures over a period of five years in a barn-studio in the area. They were on display at the Santa Cruz Art League for decades, then were moved in 1990 to Santa Cruz Memorial Park and Funeral Home. Note: Santa Cruz Memorial Park features its own Last Supper rendition, in granite.

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