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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. Phase I is nearing completion and construction of phase II will begin in 2018. 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.


2017 Monterey County Artists Open Studio Tour

Art Where It Starts

The 2017 Monterey County Artists Open Studio Tour, an annual, self-guided tour of artist studios and exhibition spaces across the county, will take place in Peninsula, Coastal and Carmel Valley locations on September 23 and 24; and in Salinas, Salinas Valley, and North and South County locations on September 30 and October 1. Some artists will open their studios both weekends, but most artists participate just one weekend. Tour hours are 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Click here for the tour catalog and maps. Printed catalogs can be found in the Monterey County Weekly on Thursday, September 21 and the Carmel Pine Cone on Friday, September 22. A digital map is available at

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Dear Friends of Arts Habitat,       We are happy to announce that the 26th Annual Monterey County Artists Open Studio Tour was a big success. This was the first year that Arts Habitat presented the Tour, expanding it to two weekends, increasing participation from 65 artists to 104 artists and 11 arts organizations, and expanding tour locations to Salinas, Salinas Valley, South and North Counties.Read more

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