Thursday Evening Spotlight Talk


Thursday, September 18, 5:00 – 6:00 pm
MMA La Mirada

Join us for an interactive discussion of works of art with one of our experienced docents. Docent Janet Tezak will host “My Favorite Paintings from the Abstract Expressionism Collection,” featuring artwork in SHIFT: Five Decades of California Painting.

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Director’s Dialogue


Thursday, September 18, 2014, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
The Monterey Museum of Art–La Mirada

An interactive discussion with Executive Director Charlotte Eyerman, Ph.D., Amy Essick, Fine Art Curator, Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, and three contemporary artists featured in SHIFT, Johnny Apodaca, Lucas Blok, and Melissa Lofton.

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Legacy Society Launch


Wednesday, September 24, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
MMA La Mirada

As the Monterey Museum of Art celebrates the rich artistic tradition of the region and looks to the future, we invite you to join us in discussing the many ways to build a legacy.

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Jules Tavernier Lecture Series—Claudine Chalmers, Ph.D.


Friday, September 26, 6:00 – 7:00 pm
MMA Pacific Street

Claudine Chalmers, Ph.D. presents, Barbizon-by-the-Pacific: How Jules Tavernier, Jules Simoneau and Robert Louis Stevenson turned Monterey into a vibrant Barbizon-inspired art colony.

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