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Situated on Calle Principale in Monterey, California is the historic Larkin House. It was constructed in 1835 by Thomas O. Larkin. The year 1933 marked the inclusion of the house as a state historical landmark. Initially, it was touted to be the first house in Monterey with a fireplace. Adding further vitality to it is the fact that it was referred to as the first two story establishment in the whole of California. The superb structure boasts of the style of Spanish Colonial buildings coupled with modern architectural methods of New England. Over the years, the distinctive features and their preservation have resulted in upgrading the reputation of the Larkin House.
This museum is actually located in two different places, not too far from one another and in the oldest neighborhood of Monterey. At its primary location in an old adobe, the museum recently exhibited works in Chinese ceramics and textiles, paintings of Monterey 1910-1950, and bronzes by Charles Russell. The other location in the Civic Center (corner of Via Mirada and Fremont Street) has exhibited charcoal drawings by Tobin Keller, masks from Mexico and archaic vessels from Asia. This is one small town museum worth visiting.
The Monterey Conference Center is a full-service meeting facility on the coast of California. the facility can entertain approximately 1,500 people as well as smaller groups. The center has an exhibition hall, a banquet area, a ballroom and a theater that you can use, depending on your entertainment and conference needs. The structure is adorned with eclectic sculptures and art pieces made by local artists. The facility is also associated with hotels close by so that you can find easy accommodation if needed. For more information about how you want to carry out your meeting, do check their website or call ahead.
Any art aficionado touring Monterey must visit the Dali17. An establishment taking pride in their eclectic selection of art belonging to diverse forms, this place is sure to transport you into Salvador Dali's artistic world. The Spanish artistic called Monterey his home for a brief period, during this stay, he befriended many celebrated names from multiple fields. This museum works towards depicting Dali's connection with the region through his interesting lithographs, photography and even sculptures. Dali17 is also a venue for several events woven into the theme of modern art.