Carmel-by-the-Sea was initially recognized as a Bohemian art community. Through the years, Carmel has become home to over 100 art galleries that showcase custom works by several celebrated and up-and-coming local artists. The galleries throughout Carmel feature paintings, as well as striking sculpture, and thought-provoking art photography exhibits.
The artistic works that are featured throughout the galleries in Carmel-by-the-Sea, provide a balance to the visitor who sees the beauty in the natural landscape of the area. It is fitting that stunning artistic works find a home in galleries where the Cypress Tree, pristine beaches, and ocean vistas are part of everyday life. Guest of the Vendange Carmel Inn & Suites have an opportunity to view works in an artist colony that was founded by world-renowned artists like the painter, Armen Hansen, and photographer Ansel Adams.
Experience a glorious afternoon of viewing one of a kind pieces ranging from classical to modern, in over 100 artist owned studios and galleries throughout Carmel-by-the-Sea.