Festival Schedule

Discovery Day (student tours only)
Friday, September 13, 2013
11:00am - 5:00pm
Casa Gutierrez

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.

Curator VIP Preview Tours
Friday, September 13, 2013
11am  and  1:30pm 

  • Enjoy this preview walking tour of this year's exhibits with Curator, Julianne Burton-Carvajal.

  • Meet on Pearl Street at the Cooper Store to start the tour.

Opening Reception & Preview
Friday, September 13, 2013
5:00pm - 7:00pm
"Orientations" in the historic Marsh Building at the entrance to historic Monterey (for All-access ticket holders & special guests)

Concert by I Cantori di Carmel following the Opening Reception (only All-access ticket holders; discounted fee)
Friday, September 13, 2013
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Monterey Musem of Art - La Mirada

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.

Affiliated Activities

Museum of Monterey Special Exhibition - Celebrate the Museum of Monterey (MOM) exhibits:

  • The Franciscan Legacy II

  • Picturing California Missions in Ruin & Restoration

  • From Glass Plate Negatives to 3-dimensional Laser Scanning

Museum of Monterey (MOM)
#5 Custom House Plaza, downtown Monterey.
Admission free to MHAA/MOM Members and Art in the Adobes ticket-holders (tickets available at door)


Monterey Museum of Art at La Mirada: In Process: Andrew Schoultz
Andrew Schoultz is a San Francisco-based artist who creates monumental public wall murals, paintings, sculptures, and mixed-media installations.

He has created a site-specific installation and mural on the walls of the Jane and Justin Dart Gallery at the Museum’s La Mirada location, based upon the local histories of Monterey , and presents his wildly gilded Fallout installation in the McCone Gallery.


Youth Activties

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

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