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


The City of Monterey, Museums and Cultural Arts Commission, and the Monterey Conference Center are pleased to announce the current Alvarado Gallery exhibit: "Epic Visions" featuring photographic artists Kirk Kennedy and Aleks Raskin.Both artists create large format images of the Monterey Peninsula.Each captures the beauty and interprets from a different perspective.

Aleks introduces Photo-plasticity.He captures multiple images and then seamlessly composes them into extraordinary pieces of art.His pieces are larger than life and make a statement of this time and place.

Kirk has been passionate about capturing the beauty of Monterey County, picking his subjects carefully.He’s been known to drive or walk for hours, searching for an interesting composition that reflects his passion for the beauty found all around.

The exhibit will be on display July 12, 2019 to September 15, 2019 in the Alvarado Gallery, located at the Monterey Conference Center, One Portola Plaza, Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

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