art

Pottery Paint Nite at The Art Beat

 
7/13/24
 
$25 - $65
 
The Art Beat
Unleash your inner artist and dive into a world of creativity at Cloud City Supply's Adult Paint Nite collab with The Art Beat in downtown Campbell.

Join us for an evening filled with fun, laughter, and the joy of transforming...

Large Paintings at Webster Street Art Gallery, April 2024

Monterey, CA

Through April, Webster Street Art Gallery presents an exhibit of large paintings which bridge the fine gap between representational and abstract art.

Visit us at 188 Webster Street and view work by San Francisco North Beach artists James Redo, Robin Jones, and George Long, and more.

Art and Artists in Casa Serrano

 
3/3/24
 
FREE for Members // $10 Non-Members
 
Casa Serrano

Join Monterey History and Art Association and local art expert Terry Trotter on Sunday, March 3, 2pm-4pm, for a captivating tour of the art and artists at the historic Casa Serrano adobe. Admission is free for MHAA members, $10 for non-members.

Spooktacular: Free Family Fun Day at Monterey Museum of Art

 
10/28/23
 
free
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Monterey Museum of Art presents a Spooktacular Free Family Fun Day on Saturday, October 28, 11am-3pm. Drop by the Museum for a fun-filled afternoon filled with eerie excitement and creativity.

Featured art activities will include: crafting paper pumpkins, constructing cute pom-pom spiders, and designing spooky houses.

Tour "Bay of Life" Exhibit with Photographer Frans Lanting

 
7/18/24
 
$20/$5
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Join nature photographer Frans Lanting for an exclusive after-hours tour of Monterey's Museum of Art's exhibit of Bay of Life: From Wind to Whales on Thursday, July 18, 5:30pm-7pm.

Gain insight into Lanting's creative philosophy and the role artists can have in safeguarding Monterey Bay and the rest of the planet.

Photographer Frans Lanting in Conversation with Kenneth Parker

 
7/11/24
 
$20/$5
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Join photographer Frans Lanting in conversation with Weston Gallery artist Kenneth Parker on Thursday, July 11, 3:30pm-5:30pm at Monterey Museum of Art on Pacific Street.

Lanting and Parker will discuss Frans's Bay of Life project which combines art with conservation through education and engagement for the purpose of contributing to a sustainable future for Monterey Bay as a whole.

Talk by Astrophotographer Gary Lopez at Monterey Museum of Art

 
8/8/24
 
$20/$5
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Join artist Gary Lopez at Monterey Museum of Art on Pacific Street for a presentation on astrophotography on Thursday, August 8 , 5:30pm-7pm.

Astrophotography is a unique photographic medium that showcases the many wonders in the skies. Gary Lopez,...

2024 Champions of the Arts Annual Breakfast at Monterey Marriott

 
8/9/24
 
$60/$600
 
Monterey Marriott Hotel

Arts Council for Monterey County presents our Champions of the Arts Annual Breakfast on Friday, August 9 at 9am in the Ferrante Room of Monterey Marriott Hotel. Single tickets are $65, a table for 10 is $600. Purchase your tickets here.

Join us for breakfast and help us honor the incredible individuals who have significantly contributed to the arts in Monterey County!

Meet Artist Dorothy Stonely at Venture Gallery

 
7/17/24
 
free
 
Venture Gallery

Venture Gallery invites you to meet local artist Dorothy Stonely on July 3 and 17, 10am-2pm. Drop by the gallery, view her latest exhibit of colorful abstract paintings, A Painted Symphony , and speak with her about her work. Dorothy's art will be featured at the gallery throughout the month of July.

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
7/2/24
 
$40
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant presents a Paint and Sip Class ! This evening, local artist and retired art teacher Bunny Paivine will be teaching an easy-to-follow painting class. You’ll take home your own 11 x 14 canvas painting. Fee is $40, advance registration required . All materials and instruction are included. Wine is extra.

Venture Gallery Celebrates 35th Anniversary

 
7/20/24
 
free
 
Venture Gallery

Venture Gallery is celebrating our 35th anniversary with a spectacular evening of art, wine, and chocolates on Saturday, July 20, 4pm-7pm.

Mingle with our artists, discover their inspirations, and engage in lively conversations. Tyller Williamson, Mayor of Monterey, will join us in commemorating this milestone.

Beginning Class in 3D Printing at Monterey Museum of Art

 
6/15/24
 
$75
 
Monterey Museum of Art

Monterey Museum of Art presents a beginning class in 3D printing on Saturday, June 15, 1:30pm-4:30pm, taught by Cady de Lay. In this class, you will sculpt your favorite animals in clay then learn how to produce them with a...

Meet Artist France Ruhnke at Venture Gallery

 
6/2/24
 
free
 
Venture Gallery

Venture Gallery invites you to meet local artist France Ruhnke on Sunday, June 2, 10am-6pm. Drop by the gallery, view her latest multi-media exhibit, Contours of Nature , and speak with her about her work. France's art will be featured at the gallery throughout the month of June.

Youth Arts Collective's ARTathon 2024

 
6/22/24
 
 
Youth Arts Collective

Youth Arts Collective's Annual ARTathon returns June 22-23! Once again, YACsters are coming together to raise money for YAC by creating art for 24 continuous hours, from 10am Saturday to 10am Sunday.

YAC is accepting donations up to and throughout the event. For donations $50 and above, you'll receive the family "Before and After" photos of students and mentors.

Paint and Sip at Sovino Wine Bar

 
3/23/24
 
$40
 
Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant

Sovino Wine Bar and Merchant presents a Paint and Sip Class ! This evening, local artist and retired art teacher Bunny Paivine will be teaching an easy-to-follow painting class. You’ll take home your own 11 x 14 canvas painting. Fee is $40, advance registration required . All materials and instruction are included. Wine is extra.

Art Opening: Monterey's Hidden Gem: A Journey Through Jade's History

 
5/18/24
 
FREE
 
Monterey History and Art at Stanton Center

Monterey History and Art Association presents an exhibition showcasing one of Monterey history's best kept secrets: jade. A free opening reception will be held on Saturday, May 18, 3pm-5pm.

Through a captivating display of artifacts, photographs, and interactive exhibits, "Monterey's Hidden Gem: A Journey Through Jade's History" reveals the untold stories of local jade miners and artisans who have carved out a living from the earth's green bounty.

Ocean Arts Festival 2024 at Monterey Museum of Art

 
5/11/24
 
free
 
Monterey Museum of Art

SpectorDance and Monterey Museum of Art present the 2024 Monterey Ocean Arts Festival on Saturday, May 11, 1pm-4pm. Admission is free.

Come enjoy this family-friendly event featuring ocean-themed visual and performing art created by artists under the age of 24. We'll offer free admission to the museum, performing and visual art exhibitions, science tables, art activities, creative movement workshops, face painting, and more.

Meet Artist Cheryl Kampe at Venture Gallery

 
5/18/24
 
free
 
Venture Gallery

Venture Gallery invites you to meet local artist Cheryl Kampe on May 18 and 25, 10am-2pm. Drop by the gallery, view her latest exhibit, Coastal Connections , and speak with her about her work. Cheryl's paintings will be featured at the gallery throughout the month of May.