Comfort Inn Carmel By the Sea
Ocean Ave & Torres St.
Carmel, CA 93921
Phone: (831) 622-7090
Fax: (831) 622-7044
Arts & Museums
Whether it be sports, history, or landscape pictures, this gallery has something for everyone, including hundreds of collectibles. More than 3,000 photographs comprise the inventory, which was put together from various auctions and archives from around the world. Everything to showcase art is here, and a variety of frames are available for whatever photo you decide to buy. The staff members are top-notch experts in their fields, and this is a truly unequaled gallery experience.
This gallery showcases the hardwood furnishings of a true legend in the Carmel area. The artist's extensive portfolio includes cabinets, desks, tables and a wide variety of other furnishings. Known for quality work, he uses only the finest wood available. Woodworking classes are offered, and he even takes custom orders for pieces of furniture. This is a great place to stop in and peruse the fine quality wood workings of a true expert in the field.
You will find a wide variety here of unusual crafts from all over the Americas: iron bookends from Haiti, wooden masks from Guatemala, handmade sweaters from Bolivia and Mexican wood carvings. The proprietor travels frequently and comes back with a load of artifacts, each one having its own unique story. She specializes in religious artifacts and skeleton works from south of the border. Every product here was made entirely by hand. Stop in and see this unique collection of products.
The collection of art and home accessories at this shop is truly an odyssey. Handcrafted accessories from Africa are featured here, as well as furniture and accessories from The Railwoods Collection of untreated wood pieces. You can spend more than an hour browsing the hand-painted dishes from Zimbabwe, masks from Nigeria, or shields from Kenya. In addition, hand-woven baskets, floor lamps and carved statues of animals are available.
For more than a quarter of a century, this gallery has showcased a variety of works by emerging and established artists from around the globe. Pastels, paintings, sculptures, and other media are featured at this gallery, which even has some works by Dr. Seuss! Artists represented include Frederick E. Hart, McKenzie Thorpe, Veerakeat Tongpaiboon, Malcolm T. Liepke, Roy Fairchild and Chiu Tak Hak. The top-notch professional staff of consultants will be glad to offer their assistance.
Cross the threshold of this renowned gallery and you will find a vast array of paintings and limited edition prints by such artists as Randall Sexton, Jane Mason Burke, Stephen McMillan, Gail Packer, Leslie Toms, Carolyn Lord, Teresa Onada, Chirs Newhard, Kipp Stewart, and much, much more. Step through the French doors and browse for a while, or chat with the friendly staff who will be glad to answer any questions. It is truly an outstanding collection.
Not only has this gallery been operating in a historic Carmel building for more than a decade displaying the finest Californian paintings since the 1920s, it is also houses the only used book shop in Carmel, specializing in, of course, art books. The gallery also provides custom framing. Artists represented include Mary DeNeale Morgan, Gail Hodin Reeves, S. C. Yuan and Hank Ketcham. This is a nice gallery off the beaten path, and one that also features expert professional art restoration.
This exquisite gallery is one of the premier ones in Carmel and it features an outstanding collection of fine art from artists around the globe. The proprietors bring you nearly 30 years of combined fine art experience, and they can help you with any possible aspect of fine art and/or collecting. The setting of the gallery itself is an intimate one with subdued lighting. Artists represented include Guido Borelli, Jack Braman, Guan Ze Ju, Maurice Harvey and Ernest Baber.
The owner and artist are one and the same here, and his interesting works can be viewed at this gallery. Howard Lamar is very talented and you can speak with him as he works on his latest painting or sculpture. Lamars' expressions of life are artfully created in 12 different mediums: watercolor, pastels, oils, serigraphs, drawings, stone lithographs, etchings, drypoints, bronzes, ceramics, and stone and wood sculptures. The gallery boasts more than 20 collections, both private and public, of Lamars' works.
This must-see gallery is the home of works by internationally acclaimed artist and longtime Carmel resident Eyvind Earle. The recently deceased artist's serigraphs, oils, graphics and sculptures are a highlight of any gallery tour of the area. His works were displayed at galleries and museums around the globe, and his background working for Walt Disney is legendary. This gallery boasts a unique collection of work that is well worth seeking out.
This gallery features the work of George Rodrigue. Here you can find an extensive collection of Blue Dog art. The exhibited works are appealing, whimsical, and questioning all at the same time. The blue dog with yellow eyes that stare at you is very popular. Many thought Rodrigue's Blue Dog art would be a passing fad, however, it has been more than 15 years since Rodrigue first exhibited his Blue Dog works.
At this gallery, you can find photographic art of the beautiful Monterey Peninsula. The gallery exhibits the breathtaking photography of Helmut Horn. Particularly inspiring and breathtaking is Horns' Rising Storm and Last Light. Gary Geigers' Yellow Pots photographic art is intriguing. Another equally impressive work is The Eighth Hole at Pebble Beach by Joan Dost. The photographic art displayed in this gallery is exquisite and not to missed on your visit to Carmel.