559 Pacific St. (across from Colton Hall)
Monterey. CA 93940 Tel: (831) 372-5477 Fax: (831) 372-5680
Internet Address: wwwmontereflMtrt.org Executii e Director: Mr. Richard W. Gadd Admission: fee: adult-So.QO. student-S2.50.
Attendance: 55,000 Established: 1959 Membership- Y ADA Compliant: Y Parking: on street, 2 hours free.
Open: Wednesday to Saturday. llam-5pm:
Facilities: Education Center; Galleries (7); Library: Store.
Activities: Lectures; Temporary Exhibitions.
Publications: exhibition catalogues; newsletter (quarterly).
Monterey Museum of Art at Civic Center Photo Gallery
Located across from Colton Hall in the historic center of Monterey, the Museum includes seven galleries, as well as an education center and a library. Exhibitions concentrate on the artistic heritage of the region. The Museums permanent collection .ncludes California art, photography, Asian art, and international folk art. and features significant bodies of work by Armin Hansen, William Ritschel, Ansel Adams and Edward Weston. The Museum also maintain a second location, the Monterey Museum of Art at La Mirada (see separate listing).
Monterey Museum of Art at La Mirada 720 Via Mirada (off Freemont St, opposite Lake El Estero)
Monterey, CA 93940 Tel: (831) 372-3689 Fax: (831) 372-5680
Internet Address: wwwmontereyart.org Admission: fee: adult-$5.00, student-82.50.
Open: Wednesday to Saturday, llam-5pm; Sunday, lpm-4pm.
Facilities: Architecture (Dart Wing 1993, designed by Charles Moore); Galleries (4); Store (Thurs-Sun. lpm-4pm).
Arnriii Hansen. Nino, 1926, oil on canvas. Monterey Museum of Art Photograph courtesy of Monterey Museum of Art, Monterev, California.
Monterey Museum of Art at La Mirada, cont.
Activities: Temporary Exhibitions.
Surrounded by magnificent gardens and picturesque stone .vails, the Monterey Museum of Art at La Mirada is situated in one of Montereys oldest neighborhoods. Its history is colorful. It began as a two-room adobe and later became an elegant home where international and regional celebrities were entertained. Visitors today will experience the same exquisitely furnished home, rose and rhododendron gardens, and the ambience of early California. With the addition of the Dart Wing in 1993. designed by architect Charles Moore, visiters ais: view the museums permanent collection and changing exhibitions in four contemporary galleries, which complement the original estate. The Monterey Museum of Art has two locations. For administrative offices and main galleries see listing for Monterey Museum of Art at Civic Center.