We are happy to announce the three newest members of the OMF Board of Directors:
- Melissa Thoeny, long-time resident and graphic designer and owner of OLIO, a vintage shop that was located in the Rodriguez-Osio Adobe in downtown Monterey
- Patrick O’Dowd, who brings perspective and experience from his years as Associate Director and Curator of the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation
- Steve Vagini, well-known in his position as Monterey County Tax Assessor, his many community contributions include West End Celebration in Sand City, and the the non-profit “Guitars Not Guns”, which provides free guitar lessons to youth throughout the county.
The Old Monterey Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and highlighting the rich cultural and artist heritage of Monterey. Your donations help us to put on art shows, restore architectural treasures, and provide educational events to the community. Continue reading Donate
In order to highlight Monterey’s rich history, The Old Monterey Foundation brings attention to the various buildings in and around downtown that have played an important part in the city’s development as part of the Buildings in Focus series.
Continue reading Buildings in Focus: House of the Four Winds
We hope you saw our colorful banner in Monterey’s 4th of July parade. The Old Monterey Foundation is one of the sponsors of this wonderful downtown celebration.
Old Monterey Foundation
in collaboration with
Monterey Museum of Art
Jules Tavernier Lecture Series
September 5, 12, and 26
Look for this banner on our table at Farmers Market every Tuesday afternoon in the month of August. We will have much more information about the 3 FREE lectures to be presented about Jules Tavernier and his art work, now exhibited at the Monterey Museum of Art
on Pacific Street.
We welcome volunteers to assist the event organizers to perform a variety of tasks ranging from promotion of the event, securing sponsorships, acting as a docent during the week-end event, assisting with various week-end activities and more. If you have an interest in supporting our mission to open the adobes and to display these hidden treasures, please contact us for additional information.
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