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. 

Artist Residency: Victor-Mario Zaballa

October 20 – November 6, 2022 The Artist Residency program is a public programming initiative in celebration and support of California’s diverse arts community. Through dynamic art displays and participatory gallery experiences, the Museum invites visitors to connect more deeply with our resident artists and […]

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Currents + FLUX: Nancy Sevier

August 5 – October 2, 2022 Currents is a gallery space dedicated to recognizing the work of emerging and evolving California artists. Featuring a different artist every two months, Currents presents a range of media, styles, and genres.  Reprise.  Player pianos, guitar strings, and organ wires become […]

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The Fire of Heaven: Enrique Martínez Celaya and Robinson Jeffers

May 12 – October 9, 2022 The Fire of Heaven: Enrique Martínez Celaya and Robinson Jeffers presents the work of Los Angeles based artist Enrique Martínez Celaya in conversation with the work of twentieth century poet Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962). Spanning two decades of the artist’s […]

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Corinne Whitaker: Digital Mindscapes

May 5 – August 21, 2022   Corinne Whitaker: Digital Mindscapes presents the digital artworks of Corinne Whitaker, aka the Digital Giraffe. The exhibition includes several works created during the 2020 pandemic as well as seminal pieces from the artist’s career, such as Eve and […]

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Weston Scholarship 2022

May 5 – August 21, 2022 The Weston Scholarship educates and enlightens the community about the legacy of photography on the West Coast. Established in 2004, the program supports high school and college students studying fine art photography in Monterey County. The scholarship has traditionally […]

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Currents + FLUX: Temple Sisters

April 1, 2022 – May 29, 2022     Currents + FLUX is a gallery space dedicated to recognizing the work of emerging and evolving California artists. Featuring a different artist every two months, Currents + FLUX presents a range of media, styles, and genres. […]

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Courage Within: Women Without Shelter

January 27, 2022 – April 23, 2022 Courage Within: Women Without Shelter is the culmination of three years of work including bookarts, drawing, painting, and printmaking workshops designed specifically for local women experiencing homelessness and led by four artists: Dora Lisa Rosenbaum, Denese Sanders, Amanda […]

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Currents + FLUX: Stefani Esta

January 21, 2022 – March 26, 2022 Currents is a gallery space dedicated to recognizing the work of emerging and evolving California artists. Featuring a different artist every two months, Currents presents a range of media, styles, and genres. Visit MMA Pacific Street to view […]

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