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About MMA

: Mission



The Monterey Museum of Art aspires to be a premier visitor destination.

MissionĀ Statement

The Monterey Museum of Art inspires appreciation of the evolvingĀ California artistic legacy and expands a passion for the visual arts.


  • Strengthen cultural leadership in the community. Embrace collaborative efforts.
  • Cultivate audiences by presenting exhibitions of the highest quality and educational value.
  • Develop insights for action by assessing exhibitions and programs.
  • Involve and motivate all supporters in expansion, improvement, and growth of the museum.