Alvarado Gallery

Local Arts and Artists in the Monterey Conference Center

The City of Monterey presents rotating art exhibits at the Alvarado Gallery in the Monterey Conference Center. The Gallery provides an opportunity for residents and visitors to celebrate the rich artistic and cultural heritage of the Monterey area. A call for artwork is usually conducted each fall.

Current exhibit | Location and Hours


Current Exhibit

The City of Monterey, Colton Hall Museum and Cultural Arts Commission, and the Monterey Conference Center are pleased to announce the current Alvarado Gallery exhibit: "The Language of Flowers" featuring photographers Cheryl Ellis, Eduardo Fujii, Carol Henry, Elizabeth Murray, Chester Ng and Robin Ward.

This cultural theme celebrates the influences and relevance of flowers in our lives.  Through diversity of vision, style and technique, each artist brings a unique perspective to their interpretation and expression of flowers and what it means to them.  Each artist has exhibited extensively in various galleries, competitions and publications and are long standing members of several artist groups in the local community.

The exhibit will be on display January 16, 2015 through March 8, 2015 in the Alvarado Gallery, located at the Monterey Conference Center, One Portola Plaza.



Location and Hours

Alvarado Gallery is located on the second floor of the Monterey Conference Center, One Portola Plaza (Del Monte Ave. at Calle Principal) in downtown Monterey.

The Conference Center is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and may be open on weekends for scheduled events. Call (831) 646-3770 for weekend schedule information.

Map and Directions

Phone: (831) 242-8743 / Fax: (831) 646-3917
Address: One Portola Plaza, Monterey, CA 93940

Alvarado Gallery interior