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Monterey History and Art at Stanton Center

Location
5 Custom House Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940
831-372-2608
Hours

10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday-Thursday
Closed Fridays

Monterey History and Art at Stanton Center provides a space dedicated to showcasing the skills and talents of individuals who have made significant contributions to Monterey’s history.

A focus on local art, both past and present, allows visitors to explore the artistic heritage and creative expressions that have shaped Monterey’s cultural landscape. The Stanton Center features a diverse range of artwork, including paintings, sculptures, photography, and more. The showcased artists include historical and contemporary creators who draw inspiration from Monterey’s rich history.

Visiting the Stanton Center provides an opportunity to appreciate the artistic achievements of those who have made a meaningful impact on the Monterey Bay, allowing guests to engage with the cultural fabric of the region and gain a deeper understanding of its historical significance.

If you have the chance to explore the Stanton Center, you can expect to encounter a blend of artistic creativity and Monterey’s unique heritage. The Stanton Center’s locally owned and operated nature and community-focused mindset contributes directly to its intimate atmosphere, offering a distinct experience that highlights the talents and stories of local art.

Overall, Monterey History and Art at Stanton Center promises an immersive and educational journey through the artistic and historical aspects of this captivating coastal city.

Location

Monterey History and Art at Stanton Center
5 Custom House Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940
831-372-2608

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Past Events

  • 2nd Annual Monterey Juneteenth Film Festival

     
    6/16/24
     
    $10 General Admission // $25 VIP
     
    Monterey History and Art at Stanton Center

    Welcome to the 2nd Annual Juneteenth Film Festival ! Join us at the Stanton Center for a weekend full of films and festivities celebrating Black culture, history, and storytelling through the power of cinema.

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  • New Canon Theatre Co. Season 3 Launch Party

     
    6/1/24
     
    $30
     
    Monterey History and Art at Stanton Center

    New Canon Theatre Company is celebrating its third season with a night of community, delight, lite bites, and music at Stanton Center on Saturday, June 1, 6:30pm-9:30pm.

    Tickets are $30 and include: one drink of your choice (beer, wine, or non-alcoholic); delicious lite bites from local restaurants:, funky fresh sounds from R&B group SEA LVL; and great raffle prizes.

  • Art Opening: Monterey's Hidden Gem: A Journey Through Jade's History

     
    5/18/24
     
    FREE
     
    Monterey History and Art at Stanton Center

    Monterey History and Art Association presents an exhibition showcasing one of Monterey history's best kept secrets: jade. A free opening reception will be held on Saturday, May 18, 3pm-5pm.

    Through a captivating display of artifacts, photographs, and interactive exhibits, "Monterey's Hidden Gem: A Journey Through Jade's History" reveals the untold stories of local jade miners and artisans who have carved out a living from the earth's green bounty.

  • Volunteer for the Downtown Old Monterey Cleanup!

     
    4/20/24
     
    free
     
    Monterey History and Art at Stanton Center

    The Foolish Times invites you to help us clean up Downtown Old Monterey streets - let's beautify our beloved Downtown in honor of Earth Day!

    Check in at 9am at the Stanton Center at Custom House Plaza. Bags, buckets, gloves, and pickers will be provided. We'll also have donuts, coffee, water, snacks, and entertainment. All participants and families will get free admission to Stanton Center's art gallery that day!

  • A Klaas Act: an Artist Reception at the Stanton Center

     
    3/16/24
     
    FREE
     
    Monterey History and Art at Stanton Center

    The Stanton Center Museum hosts a free artist reception showcasing the work of local artist Tony Klaas on Saturday, March 16, 2pm-4pm.

    From his early influences in the theater to encounters with iconic figures like Salvador Dali and Pablo Picasso, Klaas's journey is reflected in his ever-evolving art. Explore his distinct styles over the decades, from surrealism to landscape realism, all bound by his belief in the transformative power of color.