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.    

Color Theory: The Art of Color at the Cherry Center

"Color Theory," an exhibit exploring the application of color in paintings by Lucas Blok and Mel Prest, opens Friday, May 17th, with an artists reception from 4 to 6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.