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
The New Domestics: Finding Beauty in the Mundane

The New Domestics: Finding Beauty in the Mundane

The New Domestics: Finding Beauty in the Mundane, Part 1 July 20 – October 28, 2018 The New Domestics: Finding Beauty in the Mundane, Part 2 September 13 – October 28, 2018 The...read more...

Jul 20, 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
Currents + FLUX: Amanda Salm

Currents + FLUX: Amanda Salm

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 media,...read more...

Sep 28, 2018
AIM for Awareness Walk & Rally

AIM for Awareness Walk & Rally

Food, games, music, exhibitors, T-Shirt.  Registration: $10. 10 and under are free. Create a team.  www.aimformentalhealth.org read more...

Oct 21, 2018
Ten Year Anniversary of SUDZ Cyber Laundry

Ten Year Anniversary of SUDZ Cyber Laundry

  Join the Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce in congratulating Loni and Kevin McCallum on celebrating 10 years of business in Pacific Grove.  Enjoy complimentary refreshments.  Open...read more...

Oct 25, 2018
Free Trick or Treating in Downtown Pacific Grove

Free Trick or Treating in Downtown Pacific Grove

Free Trick or Treating in Downtown Pacific Grove Saturday, October 27th, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Ghosts and goblins of all ages are invited to this free family event. Activities include candy,...read more...

Oct 27, 2018
Free Family Fun Day: Spooktacular at the Monsterey Boo-seum of Art

Free Family Fun Day: Spooktacular at the Monsterey Boo-seum of Art

Goblins and Ghouls and Ghosts, oh my! Grab your costume and join us at the Museum for some spooktacular fun and art! Activities for all ages include: Potion Explosion Haunted House Eye...read more...

Oct 27, 2018
Be a Fish Make a Wish

Be a Fish Make a Wish

Artist Mark Baer and Friends will be screening the first 75 minutes of his film “The Dance of the Little Bells” a live interactive art installation immersive environment at the Dali17...read more...

Oct 27, 2018
First Friday & Pacific Grove Art Center

First Friday & Pacific Grove Art Center

First Friday Join us every month on the 1st Friday from 6:00-9:00 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 2, 2018
First Friday @ MMA

First Friday @ MMA

Remember, remember the Fifth of November, The Gunpowder Treason and Plot, I know of no reason Why the Gunpowder Treason Should ever be forgot.  The Fourth you can forget. The third one,...read more...

Nov 2, 2018
Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Hass

Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Hass

EVENT ADMISSION:  Advanced tickets available at www.celticsociety.org., $30 advance, $32 at the door. Kids 12 and under, $15. Discounts available for Celtic Society members. INFO:   ...read more...

Nov 4, 2018
Artist Talk and Demonstration: Kathryn Greenwald

Artist Talk and Demonstration: Kathryn Greenwald

Printmaker and featured Currents artist Kathryn Greenwald provides insights into her work as she demonstrates her monotype process. read more...

Nov 5, 2018
Mondays at the Museum

Mondays at the Museum

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

Nov 5, 2018
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 11, 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
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
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
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
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