Monterey's Hidden Gem: A Journey Through Jade History

Posted on May 6th, 2024 by Monterey History and Art at Stanton Center

Monterey History and Art Association in partnership with Monterey Bay Jade Festival and Barrett Fine Art and Jade present an exhibition showcasing one of Monterey History's best kept secrets: Jade.

"Monterey's Hidden Gem" invites you to traverse the veiled pathways of history and delve deep into the emerald-hued legacy that has quietly shaped our community. From the tranquil shores of Monterey Bay to the rugged cliffs of the Big Sur coast, jade has silently woven itself into the fabric of our local narrative.

Through a captivating display of artifacts, photographs, and interactive exhibits, "Monterey's Hidden Gem" reveals the untold stories of jade miners and artisans who carve out a living from the earth's green bounty. Experience the history and allure of Monterey Bay Jade at the Stanton Center through the end of June.

A free opening reception will be held on Saturday, May 18th from 3:00-5:00 PM.

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