You are invited to follow this guide through gardens courtyards and parks around historic sites and into public buildings. In public places and hidden spaces you will find that Monterey is a city filled with art.
This guide will lead you to paintings, sculpture, photographs, stained glass, murals, and fiber arts from the collection of the City of Monterey. You will find art that celebrates special moments in the life of the City, honors public heroes, or simply brings joy to the observer. The diversity of Monterey’s public art includes something to surprise and delight everyone. The guide will also lead to special exhibition spaces where unexpected treasures await you each time you visit.
The eight sites highlighted here provide only an introduction to the art in the City of Monterey. Other sites to explore include Monterey State Historic Park buildings and gardens, Cannery Row, and the Naval Postgraduate School. If you look carefully, you will find art where you least expect it.
For more information, contact the Museum and Cultural Arts Division.