Member Events

Into the Light: California Women Painters

Event Date: Mar 15 - Dec 17, 2018 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Venue: Monterey Museum of Art
Event Address: 559 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940

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...

Alyssa Endo: The Beauty Series - Geisha Redefined

Event Date: Nov 15 - Feb 18, 2019 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Venue: Monterey Museum of Art
Event Address: 559 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940

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...

Coille Hooven: Dancing for the Moon

Event Date: Nov 15 - Feb 18, 2019 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Venue: Monterey Museum of Art
Event Address: 559 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940

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...

Currents + FLUX: Chloe Wilson and Coille Hooven

Event Date: Nov 30 - Dec 23, 2018 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Venue: Monterey Museum of Art
Event Address: 559 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940

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...

Edna Bullock: Through a Dancer's Eye

Event Date: Dec 6 - Mar 10, 2019 at 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Venue: Monterey Museum of Art
Event Address: 559 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940

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...

Mondays at the Museum

Event Date: Dec 17, 2018 at 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Venue: Monterey Museum of Art
Event Address: 559 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940

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

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

Event Date: Dec 20, 2018 at 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Venue: Monterey Museum of Art La Mirada Cultural Center
Event Address: 720 Via Mirada
Monterey, CA 93940

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:...

A Celtic Winterdance Celebration

Event Date: Dec 21, 2018 at 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Venue: St. Mary's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church
Event Address: 146 12th Street
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

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...

First Night Monterey

Event Date: Dec 31, 2018 at 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Venue: Monterey Museum of Art
Event Address: 559 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940

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.

First Friday @ MMA

Event Date: Jan 4, 2019 at 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Venue: Monterey Museum of Art
Event Address: 559 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940

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

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

Event Date: Jan 10, 2019 at 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Venue: Sunset Cultural Center, Inc.
Event Address: San Carlos St. at Ninth Ave.
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

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...

Sunset Presents: An Evening with Branford Marsalis

Event Date: Jan 12, 2019 at 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Venue: Sunset Cultural Center, Inc.
Event Address: San Carlos St. at Ninth Ave.
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

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...

The Woman Who Changed California Clay Ceramics Symposium

Event Date: Jan 12, 2019 at 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Venue: Monterey Museum of Art
Event Address: 559 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940

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...

Sunset Presents: Styx

Event Date: Jan 16, 2019 at 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Venue: Sunset Cultural Center, Inc.
Event Address: San Carlos St. at Ninth Ave.
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

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...

60th Anniversary Kickoff Reception

Event Date: Jan 18, 2019 at 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Venue: Monterey Museum of Art
Event Address: 559 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940

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...

Studio Tour: Play Full Ground

Event Date: Jan 31, 2019 at 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Venue: Monterey Museum of Art
Event Address: 559 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940

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

Makers Tuesday: Valentine's Day Card Making

Event Date: Feb 12, 2019 at 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Venue: Monterey Museum of Art
Event Address: 559 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940

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. ...

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

Event Date: Feb 14, 2019 at 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Venue: Sunset Cultural Center, Inc.
Event Address: San Carlos St. at Ninth Ave.
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

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...

Sunset Center: Nathan Williams & The Zydeco Cha Chas

Event Date: Feb 22, 2019 at 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Venue: Sunset Cultural Center, Inc.
Event Address: San Carlos St. at Ninth Ave.
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

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...

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

Event Date: Feb 28, 2019 at 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Venue: Sunset Cultural Center, Inc.
Event Address: San Carlos St. at Ninth Ave.
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

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...

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

Event Date: Mar 9, 2019 at 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Venue: Sunset Cultural Center, Inc.
Event Address: San Carlos St. at Ninth Ave.
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

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...

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

Event Date: Mar 31, 2019 at 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Venue: Sunset Cultural Center, Inc.
Event Address: San Carlos St. at Ninth Ave.
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

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...

Sunset Presents: Anoushka Shankar

Event Date: Apr 20, 2019 at 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Venue: Sunset Cultural Center, Inc.
Event Address: San Carlos St. at Ninth Ave.
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

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...

Sunset Presents: Spector Dance - Ocean Trilogy

Event Date: Apr 25, 2019 at 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Venue: Sunset Cultural Center, Inc.
Event Address: San Carlos St. at Ninth Ave.
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

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

Sunset Presents: FRIENDS! The Musical Parody

Event Date: Apr 26, 2019 at 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Venue: Sunset Cultural Center, Inc.
Event Address: San Carlos St. at Ninth Ave.
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

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...

Sunset Presents: Louie Anderson

Event Date: May 16, 2019 at 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Venue: Sunset Cultural Center, Inc.
Event Address: San Carlos St. at Ninth Ave.
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

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...

Sunset Presents: The Purple Xperience

Event Date: Jun 5, 2019 at 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Venue: Sunset Cultural Center, Inc.
Event Address: San Carlos St. at Ninth Ave.
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

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...