Before You Go: Four Tips for Visiting an Art Museum February 24, 2016 | Ami Davis, Director of Education and Community Partnerships | Blog, Education, Tips Have you ever wondered how to make the most out of a visit to an art museum? The Monterey Museum of Art recently conducted an audience study to learn […]
Upcoming Exhibitions Carmel Art Association Juried Exhibition April 28 – May 29, 2016MMA La Mirada The Monterey Museum of Art is delighted to collaborate with the Carmel Art Association to present a special juried exhibition of CAA artist members. The exhibition of Carmel Art Association paintings and sculpture was selected by guest juror Dr. Scott […]
Current Exhibitions Monterey Places Through August 29thMMA Pacific Street For nearly a century and a half, artists have traveled from around the world to capture the atmospheric beauty of Monterey’s landscapes. This presentation of works in our collection celebrates the surrounding landscapes of Monterey and their rich histories. The variety of scenery from the rolling […]
‘Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral’ “TOO-RA-LOO-RA-LOO-RAL,” TRADITIONAL (1913) The first song I ever heard was “Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral,” the lullaby my mother gave me night upon night when I rested most comfortably in the crook of her arm.
Nudibranch Flabellina trilineata and look-alike amphipod crustacean Podocerus cristatus. Photos and description by Jeff Goddard, UCSB “Whoa—what is THAT?!” “Look at this thing! What is it?! It’s a shrimp of some kind… An amphipod, maybe? Come on, keep the camera steady… Wow that thing is tiny! That’s so crazy… And what’s up with the orange puffball […]
Originally on ediblemontereybay.com December 8, 2015 – With its 100th anniversary rapidly approaching, the fabled Hyatt Carmel Highlands hotel is beginning an extensive renovation that includes merging its two popular restaurants, Pacific’s Edge and California Market, remodeling the lobby and overhauling all its guest rooms. The new restaurant—to be called California Market at Pacific’s Edge—will be […]
Upcoming Exhibitions The 2016 Weston Scholarship Exhibition May 12, 2016 – September 5, 2016 MMA Pacific Street The Weston Scholarship keeps the traditional process of black and white fine art photography alive in the tradition of Edward Weston and Ansel Adams. The Monterey Museum of Art connects our community to this legacy by showcasing the […]