Shows & Events

Jan 03 - Feb 05


CAA presents a Retrospective Exhibition honoring Sam Hugh Harris, who passed last January at age 98, and Diane Wolcott, who died in March at 87. Sam and Diane each contributed a unique voice to the CAA’s 91-year legacy. The artworks in this show range from the 1960s to 2016. All works are available for acquisition.
Memorial Gathering: Saturday, January 12, 2-4 pm
Join the family and friends of Diane Wolcott and Sam Harris for an opportunity to share stories and celebrate two great, idiosyncratic artists of the twentieth century.

Jan 03 - Feb 05

All-Member Show

Fine Art at a Discount! (January 3 - February 5)
Don’t miss this once a year opportunity to purchase fine art at a discount. CAA Artist Members are offering select pieces at reduced prices.

Come in and browse the gallery and have fun discovering the selection of artworks with “Sale” tags that are interspersed throughout the rooms. You just may find something you had your eye on previously or discover a new affordable treasure!

If you’re out of the area and wish to inquire about a favorite artist’s item(s), contact our friendly sales staff.  (831) 624-6176 Ext. 1 or email

Feb 07 - Mar 05

Youth Competition/Exhibition

Carmel Art Association presents For the Love of Art—the Monterey County-wide art competition and exhibition for high school juniors and seniors. This year 83 students are participating from 19 high schools and arts organizations. 

Artists Reception: Saturday, February 9, 5-7 pm

Feb 10


Valentine Workshop!
Adults and children of all ages are invited to create hand-crafted valentine greeting cards. (Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult). Art supplies and card blanks are provided, plus a small press for printing and wood blocks for monotypes. Participants may bring photos & other embellishments to add to their creations. CAA Artist Members will be present to assist. No reservations necessary. The event is free, donations are welcome.

Sunday, February 10, 1-3 pm