Who We Are

Our Mission

The Monterey Museum of Art cultivates curiosity in the visual arts and engages community with the diversity of California art – past, present, and future.

El Monterey Museum of Art fomenta la curiosidad por las artes visuales e involucra a la comunidad con la diversidad del arte de California, su pasado, presente y futuro.

About the MMA 

  • The Monterey Museum of Art was founded in 1959
  • Nearly 10,000 works make up our stellar permanent collection, with broad representation of California art
  • We serve over 20,000 visitors every year
  • Our Membership program includes 1,200 artists and art lovers
  • Each year we display 15-20 exhibitions for our community to enjoy