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.    

Edmund Kara Exhibition

"The Fire in the Wood," an exhibit exploring the life and art of the legendary Big Sur sculptor Edmond Kara, opens Friday, May 18th, with a reception from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.