Opening Reception & Preview
Friday, September 13, 2013
5:00pm - 7:00pm
"Orientations" in the historic Marsh Building at the entrance to historic Monterey
The Opening Night reception will be followed by a special concert by I Cantori at Monterey Musem of Art - La Mirada from 7:00 to 8:30. Art in the Adobes ticket holders will receive a discount to attend the concert.
Discovery Day (student tours only)
Friday, September 13
11:00am - 5:00pm
The Allliance of Monterey Area Preservationists (AMAP) sponsors "Discovery Day" for students from regional schools in grades 8-12. After a program of activities at the Monterey Museum of Art, developed by Director of Education Ellen Maupin and members of the Docent Council, student groups visit the Youth Arts Collective and Casa Gutierrez to view the work of "California's Monet", M. Evelyn McCormick and her paintings of Monterey Landmark Buildings and other rarely seen masterpieces with State Parks curators on hand. Students will receive packets of information pertaining to the history and preservation of Monterey's historic adobes and a discount ticket voucher to return with their families for the weekend event.
Exhibitions and Expert Lectures
Saturday and Sunday, September 14 & 15:
Lectures: 10:00am & 2:00pm - Few Memorial Hall
Self-Guided Walking Tour: 11:00am - 5:00pm (Ten historic buildings in garden settings)
Polk Street Paseo - Sunday, September 15
On Sunday Polk Street will be transformed into a pedestrians-only venue with social areas, art demonstrations and sales, music, living history & more.
"Painting the Town" plein air painters display and sell paintings that were created in historic Monterey on Saturday. The festival will include painting demonstrations, meeting the artists and an awards ceremony.
Museum of Monterey Special Exhibition
Celebrate the Museum of Monterey (MOM) exhibit (to be announced.)
Museum of Monterey
#5 Custom House Plaza, downtown Monterey.
Admission free to MHAA/MOM Members and Art in the Adobes ticket-holders (tickets available at door)
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute - California State University, Monterey Bay
Preview the seven themed exhibits specially created for Art inthe Adobes Festival with Historian-Curator, Dr. Julianne Burton-Carvajal, accompanied by Monterey State Historic Park Manager Michael Green. Choose the tour time that best fits your schedule. The ninety-minute tour will include:
Cooper-Molera complex, three rooms: Houses & Gardens: Painted Photographs by Elizabeth Murray
Stevenson House: Timeless Style; "Tribute to Frances Alder Elkins" Interior Designer
Casa Gutierrez: "California's Monet" Legacy of Landmark Buildings - Mary Evelyn McCormick (1862 - 1948)
Date: Thursday, September 12
Time: Tour 1: 10:00 - 11:30am
Tour 2: 12:00 - 1:30pm
Place: Coooper-Molera Garden, Monterey
Registration: You may register online at www.CSUMB.EDU/olli or call (831) 582-5500.
Create a Travel Journal
Family Fun presented by the Monterey Museum of Art
Recycle maps, stamps and photos to design a memory book or vacation journal.
Saturday, September 14
11:00am - 2:00pm
Children ages 4-13
Saturday - Youth Arts Collective
This community-based non-profit provides a creative sanctuary for Monterey County youth ages 14-22 after school and during the summer, offering professional equipment for drawing, painting, airbrushing, photography, claymation, computer arts, video, sculpture and fashion.|
Tours of the Youth Arts Collective, 472 Calle Prinicpal, will be available from 11:00am - 5:00pm on Saturday, Sept. 14.
For more information about the Youth Arts Collective please visit their website at http://www.yacstudios.org/