Welcome to First Night Monterey—Celebrating Art for 24 Years

Summer Campers

LAST CHANCE! MONTEREY SUMMER ART CAMP

Only one session (July 11 - 22) remains open at FNM's Summer Art Day Camp at the Archer Park Community Center, where drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, puppetry, mixed media, printmaking and performance art happens! FNM Staff are professional artists and teachers and our goal is to nurture creativity and enhance art skills in a non-competitive, safe, fun environment.
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July 4th Parade

INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE AND LAWN PARTY

  —VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Join us on July 4th in downtown Monterey - be in our parade unit (our theme: Phases of the Moon) and then stay for the lawn party with live bands and non-profit food booths! Volunteers are needed for the parade and also for our food booth fundraiser: barbecuing and selling hamburgers to support FNM and ArtWorks! outreach. Exercise your creativity by helping to design and build the float! Sign up with friends & make it a party!
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Poster Contest

FNM 2017 POSTER & BUTTON CONTEST – VOTE!

CSUMB students in Graphic Arts Service Learning have completed their designs for our 2017 Poster and Button! FNM artists worked with the students from theme concept to design to selection of the final poster design. Now we have to choose the winning entry. View the contest entries and choose your favorite!
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Last Year's Winner
At Art Camp

SUMMER ART CAMP AT GREENFIELD ARTS CENTER

First Night's ArtWorks! Outreach presents free Summer Art Camps for Greenfield residents. Students will receive intstruction in mural painting, digital arts, drawing and watercolor. Additionally GCAC offers Wednesday Night Arts! for middle & high school students, and Dance Classes for Greenfield area residents. The community will also participate in painting a mural on a side of the Greenfield Cultural Arts Center, which was established by FNM with help from funders in 2014.
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RetroAuto Poster Image

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE®

Raise funds for First Night Monterey and its outreach programs, and receive exciting benefits! Volunteers are needed daily to serve as greeters, traffic coordinators, sell posters and for set-up and break-down during August 17–21 at the RetroAuto facility at Spanish Bay during the Concours. Volunteers working 8+ hours will be provided with benefits that include a ticket to Sunday’s Concours d’Elegance!
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Painted by Tim Layzell/ Used Courtesy Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

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