Cameos of Art Museums' Collections of Historic American Art

Monterey Museum of Art

Monterey, CA


The Monterey Museum of Art and its historic La Mirada facility are located in Monterey, California. The Museum's Civic Center address is 559 Pacific Street, Monterey, CA 93940. Hours: Wed-Sat 11 5 p.m. Sun 1 - 4 p.m. La Mirada is at 720 Via Mirada. Hours: Thurs-Sat 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun 1 - 4 p.m. Admission: Free to members and $5.00 to non-members. Free on first Sunday of month. (information as of 3/00)


The Lure of the Sea


William Ritschel

Centurion of the Sea


No single painting can define the sea, but seen together these paintings from the museum's permanent collection share with us something of the effect that the sea has on those who live here and those that pass through.


Josephine Culbertson

Carmel, 1919


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For further biographical information on selected artists cited above please see America's Distinguished Artists, a national registry of historic artists.

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