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East Garrison moving forward!

After foreclosure and waiting, East Garrison has new life!  Thanks to the Union Community Partners, the East Garrison project is moving along with an accelerated first stage completion projected for September of 2013.  Arts Habitat is continuing to work towards our goal of artists live/work spaces in the third phase. You can get the latest updates by joining our email list.  You can read more online at the Herald and here.


New Wave Exhibition

Call for Emerging Artists for New Wave Exhibition is closed and selected artists will be announced by Thursday, May 19th.

New Wave is an aquatic themed, juried exhibition featuring the work of emerging artists from the Monterey Bay area. The purpose of New Wave is to provide developing artists who are beginning their professional career an opportunity to showcase their skills and raise funds for the Monterey Arts Council’s Local Emerging Artist Program (LEAP). For more information, go to

MoCo Artists Open Studio Tour

Arts Habitat presents Monterey County Artists Open Studio Tour (AOST) - an annual, self-guided tour of artist studios and exhibition spaces across the county, during the last weekend in September and the first weekend in October.  In 2016, the tour will take place in Peninsula and Coastal locations on September 24 & 25, and in Salinas, Salinas Valley, and North County locations on October 1 & 2. Artists may choose to participate on both weekends. Also, there will be two exhibitions of artwork by participants.  The exhibit for Peninsula and Coastal artists will be at the Pacific Grove Art Center (PGAC) and for Salinas, Salinas Valley, and North County artists at the Hartnell College Gallery.  Opening Galas will be held at the PGAC on September 23 and at the Hartnell College Gallery on September 30.

AOST 2016 is now accepting applications for participation by both individual artists and arts organizations.  Discounts are being offered to early registrants and to artists who become members of Arts Habitat. Click here for the Individual Registration form; click here for the Organization Registration Form. Are you interested in being a sponsor? If so, click here.

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