Custom House, WPA c.1938, Mary Evelyn McCormick, City of Monterey Collection

New This Year!

Students of the Monterey Institute of Internation Studies translation and interpretation program will provide interpretations of the Art in the Adobes walking tours on Saturday and Sunday, September 14 & 15.  Interpretation will be offered in a variety of languages and could include Chinese, French, German, Japanese

Summer Celebration Dinner & Auction 2013

Please join us for a Summer Celebration Dinner, Thursday, August 1, 2013 at the Ferrante Room atop the Monterey Marriot Hotel.

We have received an amazing array of donations from local businesses and supporters of the third annual Art in the Adobes Festival, a community celebration of art, architecture and culture.

Elizabeth Murray Photographs

Panorama of Colored Walls from Cooper-Molera Courtyard

Copyright Elizabeth Murray, “Sense of Place: Monterey Adobes & Gardens,” Nouveau Vintage Series, 2012.


View of Larkin House Sala through Window

Booksigning and Special Presentation at House of Four Winds

House of Four Winds

We are very pleased to add the House of Four Winds to the 2013 Festival. This charming house will be open as part of the self-guided walking tour. Volunteers from the Monterey Women’s Civic Club will guide ticket holders through the original adobe and provide refreshments for visitors.

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Art in the Adobes Coordinating Committee:

Kip Hudson
Director, Old Monterey Foundation

Teresa Del Piero
Chair: Monterey Museum of Art Collectors Guild

Nancy Selfridge
Monterey City Council

Susan Klusmire
Festival Director

Julianne Burton- Carvajal
Historian - Curator