Welcome! Since 1948, the Carl Cherry Center for the Arts has sought to enhance the quality and diversity of artistic, educational and cultural programs in Monterey County by encouraging interaction between artists and the community.

We are located on the northwest corner of Fourth and Guadalupe in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Friday from 11:00AM – 4:00PM, Saturday from noon until 4:00PM, or by appointment.    

Thinking Out Loud - Monterey County High School Art Exhibition

Thinking Out Loud, our annual Monterey County high school student art exhibition, opens Saturday, March 7th, with an artist reception from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. in the Cherry Center’s gallery on Fourth and Guadalupe, Carmel. The event is free and open to the public.