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Monterey Museum of Art Receives Highest National Recognition

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The Monterey Museum of Art is proud to announce that it has once again been honored with the highest degree of national recognition from the American Alliance of Museums.

July 18, 2017 | Social Media Team | Blog, California art, Community, Education, Exhibitions, Monterey

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Museum Hopping with Reciprocal Memberships

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As summer kicks off, many of our members are making their vacation travel plans. Before you head out, remember to pack your Contributor Level, Donor Circle Level, or Supporter Level membership card for discounted or free access to reciprocal museums. In this week's blog, our membership coordinator, Kinsey Dickson, walks us through a few of the noteworthy museums you can visit on your next adventure.

June 12, 2017 | Kinsey Dickson | Membership, Tips, Travel

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High Times with the Steve Miller Band

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We are excited to welcome John Greenwald as a guest blog contributor. John has volunteered as a Monterey Museum of Art docent for ten years and served as docent chair and trustee for three years. Over the next several weeks, John will share his insight about the Monterey International Pop Festival where he worked as a volunteer in 1967.

June 10, 2017 | John A. Greenwald | Community, Monterey, Monterey Pop Festival, Music, Photography, Summer of Love

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Why Monterey for the Pop Festival?

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We are excited to welcome John Greenwald as a guest blog contributor. John has volunteered as a Monterey Museum of Art docent for ten years and served as docent chair and trustee for three years. Over the next several weeks, John will share his insight about the Monterey International Pop Festival where he worked as a volunteer in 1967.

June 6, 2017 | John A. Greenwald | Community, Monterey, Monterey Pop Festival, Music, Photography, Summer of Love

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What is “Good” Art? Process vs. Outcome

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Oftentimes, visitors are intrigued with the diversity of artworks, but there are also moments when visitors express their interest in one work of art, or style, over another.

February 2, 2017 | | Education, Tips

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Artistic Inspiration: From Europe to the Monterey Peninsula

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We are excited to welcome local artist Joaquin Turner as a blog contributor. Joaquin has generously donated Miniatures and Miniatures Big Ticket artworks for many years.

December 6, 2016 | Leslie Hallman | California art, Community, Education, Technique

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Fall Fundraiser 2016 Recap: Impacting our Community through Museum Fundraising

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Learn how supporting Museum fundraising events such as the Fall Fundraiser helps us make a substantial impact within our community.

October 28, 2016 | Leslie Hallman | Community, Education, Sculpture

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When Students Visit: Preparing for School Group Tours at the Museum

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Learn how the Education Department is preparing for school group tours.

September 22, 2016 | Roxanne O’Weger | Education, Tips, Tours

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How Floral Artists Create their Art

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We're delighted to welcome Michael Merritt, AIFD, CFD and Cheryl Merritt as guest blog contributors. Michael and Cheryl have participated in our Art in Bloom event since 2014 and we're excited to share their expertise with our readers.

April 26, 2016 | Michael Merritt, AIFD, CFD and Cheryl Merritt | Art in Bloom, Exhibitions, Technique

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Before You Go: Four Tips for Visiting an Art Museum

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Have you ever wondered how to make the most out of a visit to an art museum? The Monterey Museum of Art recently conducted an audience study to learn how we can better serve our community, both our Museum Members as well as those who have never visited us. The feedback we received inspired us to try to do a better job helping people get the best out of their visits to our museum.

February 24, 2016 | Ami Davis | Education, Tips

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