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May 2019

Color Theory: The Art of Color at the Cherry Center

May 17 @ 4:00 pm - Jun 15 @ 4:00 pm
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts

Color Theory, an exhibit  exploring the application of color in paintings by Lucas Blok and Mel Prest, opens Friday, May 17th at the Carl Cherry Center for the Arts. A reception for the artists will be held at the center from 4 to 6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. The exhibition examines the use of color from two separate, but related, perspectives: the large vibrant color fields of Monterey’s Lucas Blok and Mel Prest, a…

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June 2019

Celebrating the Cherry – Annual Summer Fundraiser

Jun 22 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts
$45.00
Celebrating the Cherry 2019 Honorees

Celebrating the Cherry, our annual summer fundraiser, will be held at the Carl Cherry Center for the Arts on June 22nd, 2019, from 4:00 to 7:00pm. This year we are honoring Katie Clare Mazzeo and Brian Taylor for their ongoing  contributions to the arts. The evening will feature wine and lite fare, music and entertainment, plus an exhibit in the gallery highlighting the Cherry Center’s history in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Along with reasonable priced art for sale by local artists, a silent…

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July 2019

Bohemian Summer: The Artwork and Life of Jeanne d’Orge

Jul 19 - Aug 3
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts

Photograph: Picnic in Robinson Canyon, circa 1923. L to R: Alfred Burton, painter William Silva, Jeanne d'Orge, Robinson Jeffers, twins Donnan and Garth Jeffers. Bohemian Summer: The Artwork and Life of Jeanne d’Orge, an exhibition featuring historical photographs, letters, poems, and artwork by the founder of the Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, opens Friday, July 19th, and will run through August 3rd, 2019. The exhibit will also include works by Jo Mora and Ephraim Doner. About Jeanne d'Orge (Mrs.…

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August 2019

The Language of Walls

Aug 23 @ 5:00 pm - Sep 20 @ 5:00 pm
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts

"False Awakenings" - VIktor Klinger The Language of Walls, a photography exhibit exploring an array of approaches to walls, opens Friday, August 23rd  with an artists reception from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel.  The reception is free and the public is invited. Tree and Wall, West Pinnacles, 1985 - Edna Bullock Complex, challenging, and immersive, the exhibit is a historical look at civilization’s relationship with barriers, both real and imagined. For centuries, across…

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October 2019

Our Thoughts and Prayers Are with You

Oct 4 @ 5:00 pm - Nov 16 @ 4:00 pm
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts

"Stick Up" - Cate White Our Thoughts and Prayers Are with You, a multimedia group exhibit exploring gun violence, continues through Saturday, November 16th.  The exhibit is free and open to the public. Sponsored, in part, by the Monterey Bay Zen Center, the Quakers and the Arts Council for Monterey County, the exhibit includes Bren Ahearn, Adrian Burrell, Enrique Chagoya, Marc D’Estout, Al Farrow, Mildred Howard, Diana Krevsky, John Moore, Jennie Ottinger, Maria Porges, Juan Carlos Quintana, Cate White and Jan…

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Literary Reading Exploring Gun Violence and its Aftermath

Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts

A literary reading exploring gun violence and its aftermath will be held Friday, October 18th at 7:30 pm. The event is free and open to the public. Produced in conjunction with the exhibit, Our Thoughts and Prayers Are with You, a multimedia group exhibit organized by the Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, the reading examines issues related to gun violence from a range of perspectives. Celebrated novelist Jane Smiley will be joined by poets Jennifer Lagier, George Lober, Elliot Ruchowitz-Roberts and…

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Ekphrastic Poetry: Writing Workshop with Jodie Hollander

Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts
$60

Experience art at a new level and use it to inspire your writing. Internationally-known poet Jodie Hollander teaches this workshop in which participants respond poetically to the Cherry Center's current exhibit. Study examples of celebrated poems that respond to, or were inspired by, art. You will then be led through a variety of writing activities inspired by the art, ultimately leading to a draft of an original poem. The afternoon will include a discussion of poetic techniques such as the…

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December 2019

Make Merry at The Cherry – pop up art sale

Dec 13 @ 4:00 pm - Dec 15 @ 4:00 pm

The Carl Cherry Center for the Arts invites you to their annual 'pop-up' art fundraiser and holiday celebration, Make Merry at the Cherry, on Friday, December 13th, from 4-7 pm. Catch the holiday spirit as you mix and mingle with friends old and new. The event will feature reasonably-priced art by noted local artists Tracey Adams, Ann Artz, Eleen Auvil, Richard Cannon, Jim Dultz, Jay Fitzgerald, Nancy Genn, Ken Hale, Mary Hill, Susan Hyde Greene, Robin Winfield, Jan Wurm, and many more!  We…

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January 2020

Natural Histories

January 17 @ 5:00 pm - February 22 @ 4:00 pm
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts

Natural Histories, an exhibit celebrating western landscape in painting and photography, opens Friday, January 17th, with an artists reception from 5 to 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.  The exhibition will include recent paintings by Paul Roehl and photography by Claire Lerner. Organized to explore various styles and themes in landscape painting and photography, Natural Histories investigates the relationship between abstraction and landscape painting, the effects of photography on landscapes, and the consideration of the materiality…

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March 2020

Thinking Out Loud – Monterey County High School Art Exhibition

March 7 - March 28
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts
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