Where to Find Art in Monterey
Where to Find Art in Monterey
Monterey is calling all artists and art lovers this March to some of their best art offerings. On Mar 9, the Carmel Art Walk will showcase locally owned artist galleries and tours through the city. Do you love to see new and exciting art exhibits? Stop by the Monterey Museum of Art this month as they open three new exhibits! And for all things surreal, visit The Dali Expo. It features the largest collection of works by Salvadore Dalí. For more details on the finer things of Monterey, read below.
Monterey’s 2019 Caramel Art Walk
On March 9 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m., take a stroll through artist-owned galleries at the Carmel Art Walk. Meet the local artisans of Monterey and Carmel-by-the-Sea for free. Tour over 16 different galleries as you follow the blue lanterns through the city. Steven Whyte’s Sculpture Studio is one of the galleries on the tour. As an internationally known sculptor, Whyte’s work comes alive with his ability to capture fine details and character. For classy glass art, stop by K. Little Glass. Specializing in all things glass, this is the perfect place for workshops and live demonstrations. Be swept away by the sea with Delia Bradford’s iconic seascape paintings. Her paintings are lively and colorful. Be sure to check out the full listing of galleries and a map of the Carmel Art Walk before attending.
Visit the Monterey Museum of Art
The Monterey Museum of Art has some great exhibits opening up this March! The Norma Zeigle Bhasker: Mid-Century Modernist exhibit will be on display starting Mar 7. Bhasker’s bold and colorful abstract art has been made well known in the expressionism field. Los Angeles native, Reuben Kadish’s exhibit will open Mar 7 as well. A fine mixture of Renaissance style, Surrealism and countless mediums makes the Reuben Kadish: Classic and Surreal a must-see. The greyscale photography of Harry Wilson will be displayed starting Mar 21. Life from San Francisco in the 60s in Harry Wilson: Photographs from the 1960s is a perfect exhibit on perspective. Take a look at the Monterey Museum of Art’s personal collection and their upcoming events as well.
The Dali Expo
You could say it’s “surreal” that Monterey has an exhibit featuring the country’s largest private collection! The Dali Expo includes over 580 works that include lithographs, etchings, rare sculptures and tapestries. It’s dedicated to Salvador Dalí, the famous surrealist painter, who called Pebble Beach his home during WWII. These works highlight the authentic life Dalí lead and his influence here in Monterey. The expo is open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. every day and is open till 6 p.m. on Saturdays. Admission to the Dali Expo is $20 for adults, $18 for seniors, $10 for children 6-12 and free for five and under.
Hotel Near 2019 Caramel Art Walk
As you enjoy the fine arts of Monterey, be sure to stay at a hotel that’s also a masterpiece! An intimate Monterey boutique hotel like DeAnza Inn is the perfect choice. This property is conveniently located near many Monterey attractions, including the Carmel Art Walk, and offers spacious rooms complete with great amenities.
Feel inspired when you visit Monterey’s local art galleries and museums this March. Be sure to take your time exploring and stay at a piece-of-art hotel like DeAnza Inn.
WHERE TO STAY
An ideal couples retreat, with spacious bedrooms and a convenient location near all Monterey Peninsula’s major attractions. 2141 North Fremont Street, Monterey, CA 993940. 800.858.8775