Museum, Art Festivals and Museums in Monterey
Enrich your visit by stopping by a local art gallery, museum, library, festival event, historic adobe, or public garden and find inspiration in the creativity that flourishes throughout Monterey County.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 is Monterey’s 244th Birthday! On this day in 1770, Padre Junipero Serra, father of the California missions, and Captain Gaspar de Portola, a Spanish military leader, joined forces to establish the pueblo of Monterey, California’s first Capital.[Continue reading]
Tickets to the 57th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival are on sale now! Arena and grounds ticket packages are available for the September 19 – 21, 2014 Jazz Festival held at the Monterey Fairgrounds.[Continue reading]
Prominently featured in Cannery Row’s Steinbeck Plaza, the Cannery Row Monument was dedicated February 26, 2014. The monument was created to celebrate the evolution of Cannery Row in order for visitors to visualize and understand the history of the destination.[Continue reading]
It was another amazing weekend filled with music and fun out at the Monterey Jazz Festival. As the official hotel sponsors of the festival, the Inns of Monterey hosted a special tent for viewing a short video presentation of the hotels. Many fans stopped by for a chance to win an overnight stay at one […][Continue reading]
The Monterey Muesum of Art can be found in two locations, and both are within easy reach of the Inns of Monterey. The Pacific Street location, across the street from historic Colton Hall features eight galleries exhibiting American and early California art work. The La Mirada gallery is housed in an historic estate located in one of Monterey’s oldest residential neighborhoods. Lush rose gardens make the gorgeous venue ideal for weddings and other special events. Exhibits change several time throughout the year.[Continue reading]