A few other changes include:
Wednesday, May 15, 2019:
Friday, May 17, 2019
In 2019, we will celebrate the 26th annual Carmel Art Festival, a non-profit public benefit event held to educate and inspire people of all ages about
the visual arts. We are proud that we can donate annually to the
Youth Arts Collective
In 2019, we will celebrate the 26th annual Carmel Art Festival, a non-profit public benefit event held to educate and inspire people of all ages about the visual arts.
We are proud that we can donate annually to the Youth Arts Collectivewhich over its nineteen years on the Monterey Peninsula has provided studio and exhibiton opportunities to over 800 local youths. Our donation goes towards gallery space, supplies, personal and long term mentoring, art and life skills instruction and many other benefits supplied by YAC.
Many galleries in Carmel-by-the-Sea schedule their own art shows, receptions, painting and sculpture demonstrations to coincide with the Carmel Art Festival.
Absentee Bidding: If you can't be at the Carmel Art Festival, you can still bid on paintings. We post ALL paintings entered into the festival.
The event is always the weekend after Mother's Day.
Application and artists information is always published here by September 1.
Deadline to enter is December 1.
If you are a plein air artist and can paint 2 paintings in 2 days, you can apply
It is a juried event. Only 60 artists are chosen each year.
List of juried artists are posted on this website by March 1 before the festival.
Entry fees are non-refundable.
It is the responsibility of the artist to check this website for updates.
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Carmel Art Galleries: Please email us information about your event that coincide with the dates of the Carmel Art Festival, we will also include your event in our PROGRAM. Send this information to us by mid-APRIL in time to be included.
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