Past Exhibitions

In addition to rotating gallery displays of its renowned permanent collection of California Art and Photography, the Museum hosts a continually changing series of engaging loan and traveling exhibitions that allow our visitors the opportunity to experience the vast diversity of California Art, past, present and future. As public hours may be limited until the coronavirus pandemic has passed, these exhibitions will also frequently be accompanied by extensive virtual programming.

Gretchen Andrew: FUTURE NEWS

On view August 20, 2020 – January 3, 2021 Future News reframes conversations about truth online in terms of what search engine artist Gretchen Andrew calls “positive failures.” By using her vision boards to playfully hypnotize Google search results, she exposes the inherent and structural […]

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Joan Takayama-Ogawa in Virtual Currents

On view October 30 – November 22 Joan Takayama-Ogawa b. 1955 Mimbre, Pattern Painting, and Feminist Inspired Vessels Mimbre pottery techniques of painted black dots and ovals contrast the simple with the complex, the clear with the obscure, the easily perceived with persistent patience, dark […]

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Virtual Miniatures 2020 – Winners Now Announced!

On view November 12 – December 31, 2020 Thank you for participating in Miniatures 2020! The Monterey Museum of Art is excited to announce that our favorite community fundraising exhibition Miniatures will be held virtually this year! That means even more artists can participate than ever before […]

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Ken Hale in Virtual Currents

On view November 17, 2020 – January 3, 2021 Ken Hale b. 1948 Carmel Valley, CA The indirect qualities of printmaking suited my temperament and certainly provided an aesthetic framework for my decisions in painting, drawing and collage. I appropriate and manipulate images of historically […]

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