Play Full Ground

Location
550 Lighthouse Ave, Ste E
Monterey, CA 93940
831-288-8048

Play Full Ground is a hybrid of social practice art and entrepreneurship. Through Play Full Ground, community members engage in creative activities in a positive and supportive environment and are inspired, encouraged, and empowered to think and act creatively and differently to create a healthy, sustainable, and resilient community which values diversity, original thinking, and individuality.

Founder Mai Ryuno, an artist and creativity consultant, offers creativity-based learning programs for individuals and groups, and is available to work with businesses and non-profit organizations.

Location

Play Full Ground
550 Lighthouse Ave, Ste E
Monterey, CA 93940
831-288-8048

Posts

  • Play Full Ground Awarded Monterey County Business Grant

    Good news for Play Full Ground and the #happymontereysardines project ! "We recently received the award letter for a grant from the Monterey County Workforce Development Board. This is our very first business grant and we are super grateful for it," says artist and Play Full Ground owner Mai Ryuno.

    You can follow the activities and adventures of Mai Ryuno and her Play Full Ground sardines on Instagram and YouTube as they explore creativity in uncertain times.

    Through Play Full Ground, Mai Ryuno offers Creativity Based Learning Programs : customized workshops, seminars, and coaching to enhance critical thinking, problem solving, communication, and collaboration in an encouraging and fun environment.

  • #HappyMontereySardines Participatory Art Project from Play Full Ground

    #HappyMontereySardines is the first online participatory art project by Monterey-based socially engaged artist Mai Ryuno, owner of the Lighthouse District's own Play Full Ground. And she wants you to participate! This photo project is a way of creating a healthy, supportive, and joyous community by sharing, connecting, and caring. Join in the fun - details are here .

  • Support New Monterey's Play Full Ground

    Play Full Ground supports everyone's creative journey to discover their full potential, inspiring the community through creative activities. Here's how YOU can support Play Full Ground and keep creativity, vibrancy, and socially-engaged art in New Monterey...

    1. Purchase colorful, locally made sardine pillows; 2. purchase ocean or farm-themed items including t-shirts and tote bags; 3. invite artist Mai Ryuno to help you develop your creativity ; and 4. visit Play Full Ground's YouTube page full of fun videos and watch and/or subscribe. Contact Play Full Ground today!

Upcoming Events

  • There are no upcoming events posted for this location.

Past Events

  • Celebrating Linda Lay's CATZINE and Play Full Ground's 2nd Anniversary

     
    11/30/19
     
     
    Play Full Ground

    Play Full Ground invites everyone to join us for an evening all about cats...and celebrating PFG's second anniversary! Enjoy art, music, drinks, and food as you view Linda Lay's cat-themed artwork and zines. This is a free event, but we'll be accepting donations to support Golden Oldies Cat Rescue.

  • Last Chance to See "Coding x Color" at Play Full Ground

     
    11/15/19
     
    free
     
    Play Full Ground

    Play Full Ground is hosting the final viewing of Coding x Color, an animated mural of Monterey Bay marine life that combines art (mural painting) and tech (digital particle animation). It's time for us to have a new exhibit on our walls, so come and check out this one for the last time!

  • Party Celebrating Coding x Color: A New Exhibit at Play Full Ground

     
    10/5/19
     
    $10 suggested donation
     
    Play Full Ground

    Play Full Ground is hosting a reception for our new exhibit, an animated mural of Monterey Bay marine life that combines art (mural painting) and tech (digital particle animation). Join us for the unveiling of this new work along with food and beverages in a fun and creative environment. All are welcome! $10 suggested donation.

  • Artist Studio Mixer at Play Full Ground

     
    10/2/19
     
    free
     
    Play Full Ground

    Play Full Ground hosts an Artist Studio Mixer in collaboration with Arts Habitat. This event is free and open to the public (donations will be gratefully accepted). Come and enjoy an evening with fellow artists! We'll serve food by International Market & Deli.

  • Info Session About Creativity Based Learning Programs at PFG

     
    3/1/19
     
    free
     
    Play Full Ground

    Play Full Ground invites you to a free information session on March 1 (5:30pm) or March 2 (11am) to learn about our new Creativity Based Learning Programs where you'll discover the creative side of your critical thinking skills, play with new approaches to problem-solving and team engagement, and have fun through hands-on activities.

  • Play Full Ground Studio Tour

     
    1/31/19
     
     
    Play Full Ground

    Monterey Museum of Art presents a studio tour of Play Full Ground! Tour the creative, whimsical studio of Mai Ryuno, printmaker and mixed-media artist. Free for Museum members. $10 for all others.

  • Color Full Play: Art Show Closing Party

     
    1/25/19
     
    free
     
    Play Full Ground

    Play Full Ground is throwing a party in honor of the closing of our art exhibit Color Full Play, an explosion of color and energy created through a collaboration by local artists Mai Ryuno, Nina Kahn, and Linda Lay. This is a free community event with food, drinks, dance, and music.

  • Handmade Journal Making Workshop at Play Full Ground

     
    12/15/18
     
    $50
     
    Play Full Ground

    Please note: this workshop has been moved to Salinas Valley Comic Con at Hartnell College. Let's make our own hand-crafted holiday gifts together at Play Full Ground! On Saturday, December 15, 12pm-5pm, we'll create handmade journals. $50 fee...