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
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
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
Currents + FLUX: Chloe Wilson and Coille Hooven

Currents + FLUX: Chloe Wilson and Coille Hooven

Currents and FLUX are two new Monterey Museum of Art exhibition spaces dedicated to recognizing the work of emerging and evolving California artists. Currents exhibits a range of...read more...

Nov 30, 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
Lessons & Carols

Lessons & Carols

What more perfect place to gather to sing the songs of the season than in historic Victorian St. Mary's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Pacific Grove? Accompanied by the pipe organ, those in attendance...read more...

Dec 14, 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
Operation Holiday Cheer

Operation Holiday Cheer

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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 - ArtWorks@Pacific Grove

Third Friday Art Walk - ArtWorks@Pacific Grove

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
A Celtic Winterdance Celebration

A Celtic Winterdance Celebration

Friday, December 21,2018 Doors open at 7:00pm. Concert 7:30pm to 9:00pm St. Mary’s By-The-Sea Episcopal Church  146 Twelfth St., Pacific Grove Advanced tickets available...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 @ MMA

First Friday @ MMA

Enjoy live music, craft cocktails, and the work of Currents artist Patricia Qualls and FLUX artist Coille Hooven $5 Suggested Donation read more...

Jan 4, 2019
Sunset Presents: Elvis and Me - An Evening with Priscilla Presley

Sunset Presents: Elvis and Me - An Evening with Priscilla Presley

Elvis and Me: An Evening with Priscilla PresleyPresented by Sunset PresentsAn Evening with Priscilla Presley will feature open conversations about her personal story, her life with Elvis and...read more...

Jan 10, 2019
Sunset Presents: An Evening with Branford Marsalis

Sunset Presents: An Evening with Branford Marsalis

An Evening with Branford MarsalisPresented by Sunset PresentsThree-time GRAMMY Award-winning saxophonist and New Orleans native Branford Marsalis has jazz running through his veins. The...read more...

Jan 12, 2019
The Woman Who Changed California Clay Ceramics Symposium

The Woman Who Changed California Clay Ceramics Symposium

The Women Who Changed California Clay A Critical Discussion Join the Monterey Museum of Art as we gather an expert panel of curators, scholars, art dealers, and gallerists to discuss how women...read more...

Jan 12, 2019
Sunset Presents: Styx

Sunset Presents: Styx

Styx Presented by Sunset Presents PUBLIC TICKETS DO NOT GO ON SALE UNTIL FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7 AT 9:30 AM The six men comprising Styx have committed to rocking the Paradise together...read more...

Jan 16, 2019
Third Friday Art Walk - ArtWorks@Pacific Grove

Third Friday Art Walk - ArtWorks@Pacific Grove

Third Friday Art Walk- Art Works @ Pacific GroveArt Works @ Pacific Grove Studios & Gallery- A local Artists' Cooperative American Tin Cannery 125 Ocean View Blvd., Suite 209-210 Pacific...read more...

Jan 18, 2019
60th Anniversary Kickoff Reception

60th Anniversary Kickoff Reception

Join us as we kick off our 60th anniversary and the opening of  a new exhibition “Wouldn’t You Know” with small bites, local wines, and the company of fellow art lovers. 5:30...read more...

Jan 18, 2019
Studio Tour: Play Full Ground

Studio Tour: Play Full Ground

Tour the creative, whimsical studio of Mai Ryuno, printmaker and mixed-media artist. Members: Free Not-yet-Members: $10 Image Courtesy of Play Full Groundread more...

Jan 31, 2019
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
AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Shuttle Service

AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Shuttle Service

Shuttle bus service provided to AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am on February 6-10. The Chamber will not be selling tickets to the tournament. Tickets to the shuttle only are sold at the Chamber...read more...

Feb 6, 2019
Makers Tuesday: Valentine's Day Card Making

Makers Tuesday: Valentine's Day Card Making

Tell your valentine “I Art U” with your own original cards! Don’t make your loved one draw it out of you, let your love unfold as we guide and inspire you to make the perfect valentine. ...read more...

Feb 12, 2019
Sunset Presents: The Second City - It's Not You, It's Me

Sunset Presents: The Second City - It's Not You, It's Me

The Second City: It's Not You, It's MePresented by Sunset PresentsCelebrate Valentine's Day with an evening of superb improv comedy from Chicago's finestin the beautiful and intimate setting of the...read more...

Feb 14, 2019
Third Friday Art Walk - ArtWorks@Pacific Grove

Third Friday Art Walk - ArtWorks@Pacific Grove

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...

Feb 15, 2019
Sunset Center: Nathan Williams & The Zydeco Cha Chas

Sunset Center: Nathan Williams & The Zydeco Cha Chas

Nathan Williams & The Zydeco Cha ChasPresented by Sunset PresentsNathan Williams formed The Zydeco Cha Chas back in 1985, and since then has brought his unique take on this regional...read more...

Feb 22, 2019
Sunset Presents: We Shall Overcome - A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sunset Presents: We Shall Overcome - A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

We Shall Overcome - A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Presented by Sunset PresentsInspired by the words and action of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., We Shall Overcome showcases repertoire...read more...

Feb 28, 2019
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...

Mar 1, 2019
Sunset Presents: Becoming Kareem - An Evening with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Sunset Presents: Becoming Kareem - An Evening with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Becoming Kareem - An Evening with Kareem Abdul-JabbarPresented by Sunset PresentsKareem Abdul-Jabbar is the NBA's all-time leading scorer, a six-time NBA champion and the league's only six-time...read more...

Mar 9, 2019
Third Friday ArtWalk- ArtWorks@Pacific Grove

Third Friday ArtWalk- ArtWorks@Pacific Grove

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...

Mar 15, 2019
Sunset Presents: Across The Great Divide - A Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of The Band

Sunset Presents: Across The Great Divide - A Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of The Band

Across the Great Divide - A Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of The BandPresented by Sunset PresentsIn celebration of the 50th Anniversary of The Band, two of today's defining American roots groups...read more...

Mar 31, 2019
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...

Apr 5, 2019
62nd Annual Good Old Days Celebration

62nd Annual Good Old Days Celebration

The 62nd Annual Good Old Days Celebration will be held on Saturday & Sunday, April 6 & 7, 2019. The largest arts and craft show in the county, the Good Old Days boasts over 225 art...read more...

Apr 6, 2019
Third Friday Artwalk - ArtWorks @ Pacific Grove

Third Friday Artwalk - ArtWorks @ Pacific Grove

ArtWorks@ Pacific Grove is having a party! Third Friday ArtWork Buzz over and join the fun! April 20th, 6-8 PM American Tin Cannery125 Oceanview Blvd, Ste 209-210 Art Exhibition & Sale,...read more...

Apr 19, 2019
Wildflower Show

Wildflower Show

Wildflower Show April 20, 21 & 22 Don’t miss this rare opportunity to view over 600 species and varieties of Central Coast wildflowers. The Monterey Bay Chapter of the California...read more...

Apr 19, 2019
Sunset Presents: Anoushka Shankar

Sunset Presents: Anoushka Shankar

Anoushka ShankarPresented by Sunset PresentsSitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar is a singular figure in the Indian classical and progressive world music scenes. Her dynamic and spiritual...read more...

Apr 20, 2019
Sunset Presents: Spector Dance - Ocean Trilogy

Sunset Presents: Spector Dance - Ocean Trilogy

SpectorDance: Ocean Trilogy Presented by Sunset Presents SpectorDance: Ocean Trilogy is a new multidisciplinary performance and educational outreach program inspired by filmed interviews...read more...

Apr 25, 2019
Sunset Presents: FRIENDS! The Musical Parody

Sunset Presents: FRIENDS! The Musical Parody

FRIENDS! The Musical ParodyPresented by Sunset PresentsFRIENDS! The Musical Parody is the hilarious new musical that lovingly lampoons TV's Friends — celebrating the wacky misadventures...read more...

Apr 26, 2019
By The Bay 3K

By The Bay 3K

2,500 kids, parents and teachers will run along the coast from Lovers Point to Eardley and back.  Part of the Big Sur Marathon weekend of events.  Open to all!  Information and registration...read more...

Apr 27, 2019
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...

May 3, 2019
Sunset Presents: Louie Anderson

Sunset Presents: Louie Anderson

Louie AndersonPresented by Sunset PresentsIconic comedian Louie Anderson, the three-time Emmy Award winner, is one of the country's most recognized and adored comics, with a career spanning more...read more...

May 16, 2019
Third Friday Artwalk - ArtWorks @ Pacific Grove

Third Friday Artwalk - ArtWorks @ Pacific Grove

ArtWorks@ Pacific Grove is having a party! Third Friday ArtWork Buzz over and join the fun! American Tin Cannery125 Oceanview Blvd, Ste 209-210 Art Exhibition & Sale, Live Music, Dancing,...read more...

May 17, 2019
Sunset Presents: The Purple Xperience

Sunset Presents: The Purple Xperience

The Purple XperiencePresented by Sunset PresentsSince its inception in 2011, The Purple Xperience is a true tribute to Prince: true to the original, hailing from Minneapolis, Minnesota and...read more...

Jun 5, 2019
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...

Jun 7, 2019
Third Friday Art Walk - ArtWorks@Pacific Grove

Third Friday Art Walk - ArtWorks@Pacific Grove

ArtWorks@ Pacific Grove is having a party! Third Friday ArtWork Buzz over and join the fun! American Tin Cannery125 Oceanview Blvd, Ste 209-210   read more...

Jun 21, 2019
4th of July BBQ

4th of July BBQ

Fourth of July BBQ July 4  Join the Chamber of Commerce and celebrate the 4th with an old-fashioned, down-home BBQ in Caledonia Park (behind the Post Office). Great food, live entertainment,...read more...

Jul 4, 2019
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...

Jul 5, 2019
Third Friday Art Walk - ArtWorks@Pacific Grove

Third Friday Art Walk - ArtWorks@Pacific Grove

ArtWorks@ Pacific Grove is having a party! Third Friday ArtWork Buzz over and join the fun! American Tin Cannery125 Oceanview Blvd, Ste 209-210   read more...

Jul 19, 2019
Treffen 20 VW Cruise Show & Shine

Treffen 20 VW Cruise Show & Shine

The 21st Annual Treffen cruise from Canada to Mexico will be stoping in Pacific Grove for a Show & Shine on Lighthouse Avenue. For more information please call: 805-650-2045.   read more...

Jul 24, 2019
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...

Aug 2, 2019
National Night Out

National Night Out

Pacific Grove Police Department located at 580 Pine Avenue presents National Night Out celebrating our community and police partnership from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. Free food, music, games, Public...read more...

Aug 6, 2019
Classic Motorsports Kick-Off Car Show and Cruise

Classic Motorsports Kick-Off Car Show and Cruise

Classic Motorsports Kick-Off Car Show and Cruise Hundreds of classic sports cars and vintage and exotic automobiles lined up along 525 Lighthouse Avenue in Pacific Grove. Sponsored by Classic Motorsports...read more...

Aug 13, 2019
Tenth  Annual

Tenth Annual "The Little Car Show"

Tenth Annual “The Little Car Show” A display of little cars benefiting the PG Library, Veterans Transition Center and Pacific Grove Youth Center.  Downtown Pacific Grove, Wednesday,...read more...

Aug 14, 2019
Worldwide Auctioneers Pacific Grove Auction on the Monterey Peninsula

Worldwide Auctioneers Pacific Grove Auction on the Monterey Peninsula

Worldwide Auctioneers Pacific Grove Auction On the Monterey Peninsula Pacific Grove Golf Links – 77 Asilomar Avenue The first auction of Monterey Auto Week. A showcase and auction of...read more...

Aug 15, 2019
Third Friday Art Walk - ArtWorks@Pacific Grove

Third Friday Art Walk - ArtWorks@Pacific Grove

ArtWorks@ Pacific Grove is having a party! Third Friday ArtWork Buzz over and join the fun! American Tin Cannery125 Oceanview Blvd, Ste 209-210   read more...

Aug 16, 2019
25th Annual Pacific Grove Rotary Concours Auto Rally

25th Annual Pacific Grove Rotary Concours Auto Rally

25th Annual Pacific Grove Concours Auto Rally August 16, 2019 The colorful 25th Annual Pacific Grove Concours Auto Rally will be held on Friday, August 16, 2019 on Lighthouse...read more...

Aug 16, 2019
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...

Sep 6, 2019
Third Friday Art Walk - ArtWorks@Pacific Grove

Third Friday Art Walk - ArtWorks@Pacific Grove

ArtWorks@ Pacific Grove is having a party! Third Friday ArtWork Buzz over and join the fun! American Tin Cannery125 Oceanview Blvd, Ste 209-210   read more...

Sep 20, 2019
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...

Oct 4, 2019
Butterfly Days

Butterfly Days

Butterfly Themed event with live music, art openings, refreshments and surprises. Special events include Butterfly Parade and Bazaar, community potluck and picnic, children’s butterfly garden, ...read more...

Oct 4, 2019
79th Annual Butterfly Parade & Bazaar

79th Annual Butterfly Parade & Bazaar

Annual Butterfly Parade & Bazaar October 5 Local elementary school children welcome the Monarchs to Pacific Grove during this annual parade (10:30 am), followed by the Butterfly Bazaar behind...read more...

Oct 5, 2019
Pacific Grove Blessing of the Animals

Pacific Grove Blessing of the Animals

Saturday, October 12th from 11:00 pm to 12:00 pm.at Berwick Park. Join Rev. Dan Paul from the Christian Church Disciples of Christ, Rev. Jeffrey Lewis from St. Mary's-by-the-Sea...read more...

Oct 12, 2019
Third Friday Art Walk - ArtWorks@Pacific Grove

Third Friday Art Walk - ArtWorks@Pacific Grove

ArtWorks@ Pacific Grove is having a party! Third Friday ArtWork Buzz over and join the fun! American Tin Cannery125 Oceanview Blvd, Ste 209-210   read more...

Oct 18, 2019
First Friday & Pacific Grove Art Center

First Friday & Pacific Grove Art Center

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

Nov 1, 2019
Monterey Bay Half Marathon

Monterey Bay Half Marathon

The scenic PG coastline is showcased to thousands of runners at the Half Marathon on Monterey Bay. The gently-rolling, 13.1 mile course travels through historic Monterey, down Cannery Row, along...read more...

Nov 10, 2019
Third Friday Art Walk - ArtWorks@Pacific Grove

Third Friday Art Walk - ArtWorks@Pacific Grove

ArtWorks@ Pacific Grove is having a party! Third Friday ArtWork Buzz over and join the fun! American Tin Cannery125 Oceanview Blvd, Ste 209-210   read more...

Nov 15, 2019
First Friday & Pacific Grove Art Center

First Friday & Pacific Grove Art Center

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

Dec 6, 2019
Third Friday Art Walk - ArtWorks@Pacific Grove

Third Friday Art Walk - ArtWorks@Pacific Grove

ArtWorks@ Pacific Grove is having a party! Third Friday ArtWork Buzz over and join the fun! American Tin Cannery125 Oceanview Blvd, Ste 209-210   read more...

Dec 20, 2019