FacebookTwitterInstagramVimeoYouTube

Press Room/Blog

Search

 

Monterey Museum of Art Announces Year of the Woman 2018 Exhibition and Events Schedule

The Monterey Museum of Art (MMA) is pleased to announce a full slate of exhibitions, lectures, pop-up dinners, tours, workshops, and fundraisers with a focus on notable women artists of California and the Central Coast.

January 12, 2018 | Social Media Team | Press

Read more


Monterey Museum of Art Receives Highest National Recognition

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 | California art, Community, Education, Exhibitions, Monterey, Press Room/Blog

Read more


Museum Hopping with Reciprocal Memberships

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

Read more


High Times with the Steve Miller Band

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

Read more


Why Monterey for the Pop Festival?

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

Read more


What is “Good” Art? Process vs. Outcome

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

Read more


Artistic Inspiration: From Europe to the Monterey Peninsula

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

Read more


Fall Fundraiser 2016 Recap: Impacting our Community through Museum Fundraising

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

Read more


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

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

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

Read more


How Floral Artists Create their Art

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

Read more