Monterey Bay Area Museums & Galleries

Monterey Museums

Monterey Museum of Art (Civic Center)
559 Pacific St., Monterey CA 93940; Tel. 831.372.5477
A small town museum with a cosmopolitan and educational edge, the Monterey Museum of Art has two locations. The Civic Center Museum includes a variety of local and Californian artists in a variety of mediums. Most notable are the Monterey Museum of Art’s significant collections of works by Ansel Adams, Armin Hansen, William Ritschel and Edward Weston.

Monterey Museum of Art (La Mirada)
720 Via Morada , Monterey CA 93940; Tel. 831.372.3689
A smaller, more intimate Monterey museum, the Monterey Museum of Art La Mirada is located in the Monterey’s oldest neighborhood, in once was once an adobe house and was later an elaborate home for entertaining celebrities. Gardens, unique furnishings and a historical feel, as well as the Monterey Museum of Art’s Asian Collection, characterize this charming edition.

Carmel Galleries

Richard McDonald Fine Art
San Carlos (between 5th & 6th Streets), Carmel CA 93921; Tel. 800.972.5528
An internationally renowned sculptor, Richard MacDonald showcases his acrobatic bronzes all over the world, as well as in his downtown Carmel gallery.

Trajan Gallery
Corner of Ocean & San Carlos (P.O. Box 4337), Carmel CA 93921; Tel. 831.625.4388
Located in the heart of downtown Carmel, the Trajan Gallery hosts a dynamic collection of contemporary American and international art from a broad spectrum of mediums including painting, sculpture and multi-media.