CarmelArt Association - www.carmelart.org
Features works from more than 120 professional local artists. The Carmel Art Association displays a wide variety of styles and media, changing exhibits every month.
MontereyMuseum of Art - www.montereyart.org
With two sites in Monterey, this museum features a wide range of art. The first is located across from historic Colton Hall in the heart of Old Monterey. Featuring eight galleries devoted to exhibitions of American and early California painting, photography and contemporary art. The second contains Contemporary galleries which are complemented by the old-world elegance and lavish rose gardens of this gorgeous, historic estate. Located in one of Monterey’s oldest neighborhoods, La Mirada began as a modest stone adobe in the Mexican period.
Pacific GroveArt Center - www.pgartcenter.org
In 1969, twelve local professional and business people borrowed $30,000 from the City of Pacific Grove and the Art Center was born. The goals of these founders were the three E’s in the arts: Educate, Exhibit, and Encourage community involvement.