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Art Galleries

Art enthusiasts will find themselves in paradise in Carmel-by-the-Sea. Tucked away along charming streets and courtyards, a vibrant gallery scene awaits!

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Winters Gallery in Carmel - Photo by Yvonne Carpenter-Ross

Whether you seek established masters or up-and-coming talents, there’s something for every taste. Renowned institutions like Zantman Art Galleries showcase a diverse collection, while Gallery MAR Carmel specializes in contemporary works that inspire and challenge. These are just a taste of the many options. Spend an afternoon or two browsing the unique offerings and discovering hidden gems.

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Carmel Art Galleries

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Aaron Chang Ocean Art Galleries

Surf & ocean photographer with a gallery on Ocean between Dolores & Lincoln.

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Center for Photographic Art

One of the premier non-profit photographic galleries in the US. Located at San Carlos & 9th. Sunset Center

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Gallery Sur

Stunning selection of Big Sur and Carmel landscapes alongside captivating sculptures & a blend of photography and fine art. Located on 6th between Dolores & Lincoln.

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Thomas Kinkade Signature Gallery

Der Ling Lane and Thomas Kinkade's studio in the garden. Ocean Ave between Dolores & Lincoln.

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We launched this website in 2004 after getting married on a beautiful bluff just south of Carmel-by-the-Sea, on the patio of a small restaurant called Rocky Point. Since that time, we have returned to the West Coast as often as time and funds would allow, always seeking new restaurants, wineries, beaches, unforgettable memories…“


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