Calendar of Events

Into the Light: California Women Painters

Into the Light: California Women Painters

March 15 – December 17, 2018 MMA Pacific Street A new installation in our Marble Gallery of California Art celebrates our rich history of California women painters. Artist featured in this...read more...

Mar 15, 2018
Salon Jane: The Ethereal Zone

Salon Jane: The Ethereal Zone

Salon Jane is an artist collective made up of six local women photographers- Martha Casanave, Susan Hyde Greene, Jane Olin, Anna Rheim, Robin V. Robinson, and Robin Ward- who all work outside the...read more...

Sep 20, 2018
Opening Reception for 25th Annual Miniatures

Opening Reception for 25th Annual Miniatures

Come celebrate the opening of the 25th Annual Miniatures.  Proceeds raise funds for the Museum to present dynamic exhibitions, conserve collection artworks, develop meaningful...read more...

Nov 15, 2018
Alyssa Endo: The Beauty Series - Geisha Redefined

Alyssa Endo: The Beauty Series - Geisha Redefined

Rounding out the year, we will feature thirteen brand new works by Alyssa Endo. Alyssa is the Monterey Peninsula’s only large-scale reduction woodcut artist and a founding member of Open...read more...

Nov 15, 2018
Coille Hooven: Dancing for the Moon

Coille Hooven: Dancing for the Moon

Coille Hooven is often referred to as the first ceramist to bring feminism to clay. Hooven’s use of household objects has been the core of her work. Coille Hooven: Dancing for the Moon assembles...read more...

Nov 15, 2018
25th Annual Miniatures

25th Annual Miniatures

Miniatures is the Monterey Museum of Art’s 25th annual fundraiser. Celebrate our local community of artists, all Museum Members, who generously donate original artwork in support of the...read more...

Nov 15, 2018
Happy Girl Kitchen Special Event: Homestead Dinner Series

Happy Girl Kitchen Special Event: Homestead Dinner Series

                These dinners are a chance to gather community around great food and good company sharing visions, ideas, dreams...read more...

Nov 16, 2018
Third Friday Art Walk

Third Friday Art Walk

Third Friday Art Walk presented by ArtWorks@PacificGrove will take place at 125 Oceanview Boulevard, Suite 209-210, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.  Amazing local art by over 20 local artists, live music...read more...

Nov 16, 2018
Flavors of Pacific Grove

Flavors of Pacific Grove

A celebration of the great chefs of Pacific Grove at the Pacific Grove Golf Club House. More than 120 donations of trips, restaurant certificates, accommodations & golf packages will be auctioned...read more...

Nov 17, 2018
Happy Girl Kitchen Workshop: Fermentation & Pickles

Happy Girl Kitchen Workshop: Fermentation & Pickles

                    Fermenting is one of our favorite things to do at Happy Girl Kitchen. This workshop will begin...read more...

Nov 17, 2018
Downtown Pacific Grove Holiday Open House

Downtown Pacific Grove Holiday Open House

Downtown Pacific Grove Holiday Open House All Day Saturday, November 18th The Pacific Grove Downtown Business Improvement District and Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring a FREE...read more...

Nov 17, 2018
Downtown Pacific Grove Holiday Open House

Downtown Pacific Grove Holiday Open House

Downtown Pacific Grove Holiday Open House All Day Saturday, November 17th The Pacific Grove Downtown Business Improvement District and Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring a FREE...read more...

Nov 17, 2018
Salon Jane: Answers from the Artists

Salon Jane: Answers from the Artists

Is there something you’ve been wondering about while experiencing Ethereal Zone? Salon Jane answers questions submitted throughout the exhibition during a panel discussion moderated...read more...

Nov 18, 2018
Christmas Tree Lighting

Christmas Tree Lighting

City Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony & Santa's Party Festivities at Jewell Park include live entertainment by school bands and choruses, followed by caroling and refreshments at Jewell...read more...

Nov 26, 2018
Christmas at the Inns

Christmas at the Inns

Christmas at the Inns Tuesday and Wednesday, November 27 & 28 Visit 8 bed & breakfast inns decorated for the holidays in Victorian-era splendor during this two night event.  Limited...read more...

Nov 27, 2018
17th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights

17th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights

17th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights November 29 Lighted parade will feature marching bands, holiday floats, dance teams, equestrian groups, and of course, Santa Claus.  After the parade,...read more...

Nov 29, 2018
Brews for a Cause

Brews for a Cause

Join us for a night of local craft beers and live music by Sensory TRiBE to support programming at MMA! This is a 21+ event. read more...

Nov 30, 2018
25th Annual Stillwell's Fun in the Park

25th Annual Stillwell's Fun in the Park

25th Annual Stillwell’s Fun in the Park Caledonia Park in downtown PG behind the Post Office will be the site of a huge holiday party.  Lots of wintry fun for all! Featuring Santa’s...read more...

Dec 1, 2018
Free Family Fun Day: Mini Masterpieces

Free Family Fun Day: Mini Masterpieces

This Free Family Fun Day is inspired by the Museum’s popular exhibition Miniatures. As always Free Family Fun Day is completely free of charge.  read more...

Dec 1, 2018
Thalea String Quartet Performance

Thalea String Quartet Performance

Join us for an afternoon of music and drinks featuring a special performance by the Bay Area’s Thalea String Quartet. The Thalea String Quartet is dedicated to bringing timeless music to...read more...

Dec 1, 2018
Thalea String Quartet Performance

Thalea String Quartet Performance

Join us for an afternoon of music and drinks featuring a special performance by the Bay Area’s Thalea String Quartet. The Thalea String Quartet is dedicated to bringing timeless music to...read more...

Dec 1, 2018
Mondays at the Museum

Mondays at the Museum

Meet Museum Executive Director, Stuart Chase.  Ask questions and view Stuart’s favorite art on view from the collection. read more...

Dec 3, 2018
Edna Bullock: Through a Dancer's Eye

Edna Bullock: Through a Dancer's Eye

Concluding the 2018 Year of the Women celebrations will be a retrospective exhibition of the late local photographer Edna Bullock. Edna did not pick up photography until after her husband,  local...read more...

Dec 6, 2018
First Friday & Pacific Grove Art Center

First Friday & Pacific Grove Art Center

First Friday Join us every month on the 1st Friday from 6:00-9:00pm. Look for the Green flags to signify participating businesses.  Pacific Grove Art Center open from 7:00 to 9:00 pm  ...read more...

Dec 7, 2018
First Friday @ MMA

First Friday @ MMA

Celebrate the “Year of the Woman” with fine art, local music, and custom cocktails mixed by Bijan Emadi.  Featuring Currents artist Chloe Wilson. 21+ Event Pay what...read more...

Dec 7, 2018
Christmas in the Adobes

Christmas in the Adobes

Stroll through the streets of downtown Monterey and visit historic adobes for festive music, history, and the warm spirit of the 35th Annual Christmas in the Adobes – a holiday favorite! read more...

Dec 7, 2018
Happy Girl Kitchen Special Event: Homestead Dinner Series

Happy Girl Kitchen Special Event: Homestead Dinner Series

                Join us on Friday evening at the Happy Girl Kitchen Cafe for an amazing and authentic Indian dinner which is...read more...

Dec 7, 2018
Athritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run

Athritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run

In cooperation with the Monterey Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation of Northern California, the Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a 5K race at Lovers Point.  Jingle Bell Run/Walk©...read more...

Dec 8, 2018
Listening Place Readers Theater

Listening Place Readers Theater

The Listening Place creates read-aloud performances of plays read by some of Monterey County’s finest actors.  Stories come to life with character voices, gestures, and deep emotion, creating...read more...

Dec 9, 2018
Happy Girl Kitchen Workshop: Holiday Gifts (For Kids!)

Happy Girl Kitchen Workshop: Holiday Gifts (For Kids!)

Drop your kids off and get your errands done while they make holiday gifts!  In this workshop we will make and package beautifully 3 different recipes and they will take home 3 of each!  We...read more...

Dec 15, 2018
Mondays at the Museum

Mondays at the Museum

Meet Museum Executive Director, Stuart Chase.  Ask questions and view Stuart’s favorite art on view from the collection. read more...

Dec 17, 2018
Barbara Bullock- Wilson Lecture: Edna Bullock, Embracing Photography at 61

Barbara Bullock- Wilson Lecture: Edna Bullock, Embracing Photography at 61

Barbara Bullock-Wilson provides an intimate, first-hand perspective about the life and work of her mother, photographer Edna Bullock. Image Karen Brady Photo Members: Free Not-Yet-Members:...read more...

Dec 20, 2018
Third Friday Art Walk

Third Friday Art Walk

Third Friday Art Walk presented by ArtWorks@PacificGrove will take place at 125 Oceanview Boulevard, Suite 209-210, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.  Amazing local art by over 20 local artists, live music...read more...

Dec 21, 2018
First Night Monterey

First Night Monterey

The Monterey Museum of Art is pleased to partner with First Night Monterey for a festive New Year’s Eve community arts celebration featuring all-ages entertainment. read more...

Dec 31, 2018
First Friday & Pacific Grove Art Center

First Friday & Pacific Grove Art Center

First Friday Join us every month on the 1st Friday from 6:00-9:00pm. Look for the Green flags to signify participating businesses.  Pacific Grove Art Center open from 7:00 to 9:00 pm  ...read more...

Feb 1, 2019
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