Central Coast Art Association
The Central Coast Art Association is a non profit founded in 1967 to promote interest in and appreciation of art on the Monterey Peninsula.
Meetings featuring demos by accomplished artists are held in Monterey on the fourth Monday of the month. In addition to a number of exhibiting opportunities, juried shows of works by members are held twice a year.
Membership is open to anyone interested in the arts.
This year during the Studio Tours, they will be featuring 10 different artists!
See website for membership information and more.
Monterey Peninsula Art Foundation
The Monterey Peninsula Art Foundation, conceived in the late 1970’s and known as MPAF, is a group of 30 local artists in a gallery located at 425 Cannery Row.
You can meet one of our artists every day from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in a historic building once used as a carriage house at the turn of the century, before the days of the sardine canneries and featured in the 1952 film “Clash By Night” with Marilyn Monroe and Barbara Stanwyck.
Here you will find an eclectic group of Oils, Watercolors, Acrylics, Mixed Media, Ceramics, Photography, Jewelry, Glass Works, Prints, Pastels, and Note Cards.
Learn more about them at:
Peninsula Potters, founded in 1976, is a pottery cooperative, a complete working studio and gallery, located in Pacific Grove. Twelve clay artists create original handmade functional, decorative, and sculptural artworks in stoneware and porcelain.
We explore the world of ceramics for ourselves and also support each other in learning and making so that we may continue to evolve individually and as a group.
Learn more about them at: https://www.peninsulapotters.net
Hijos del Sol Arts Productions (HDS) is a non-profit visual arts organization working with and advocating for the advancement of practitioners. HDS provides experimental studio space at no cost to all image and product creators while suporting them in their pursuit of higher education.