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Current Exhibitions

MMA Pacific Street Reimagined

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Ongoing, through Summer 2016
MMA Pacific Street

Discover the Museum’s stellar collection at MMA Pacific Street.

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Monterey Places

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Through August 29th
MMA Pacific Street

For nearly a century and a half, artists have traveled from around the world to capture the atmospheric beauty of Monterey’s landscapes. This presentation of works in our collection celebrates the surrounding landscapes of Monterey and their rich histories.

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S.C. Yuan from the Museum’s Permanent Collection

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February 12, 2015 – Ongoing
MMA La Mirada

Si Chen Yuan (1911-1974) was one of the most celebrated post-war abstract painters in Monterey.

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Iconic Masterpieces of Early California Painting

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Ongoing
MMA La Mirada

A new installation of iconic masterpieces from the Museum’s collection is on view at the Monterey Museum of Art—La Mirada featuring paintings by Armin Hansen (1886-1967), William F. Ritschel (1864-1949), E. Charlton Fortune (1885-1969), Francis McComas (1875-1938), and M. Evelyn McCormick (1962-1948). Visit the galleries to discover old friends in a new light.

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From Dawn to Dusk: Gottardo Piazzoni’s Final Murals

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Ongoing
MMA La Mirada

Gottardo Piazzoni (1872-1945) moved from Switzerland to his family’s ranch in Carmel Valley in 1887. Subsequent study in Paris and San Francisco exposed the young Piazzoni to the revolutionary artistic developments of modernism and the muted symbolic pallet of tonalism which infuses his paintings of the California landscape.

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