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THROUGH FRI, JULY 28
Montalvo Arts Center is pleased to announce the debut of its Lucas Artist Program's newest commission: Rolling Counterpoint, a project by artist Taro Hattori. The work, which draws on the tradition of the Japanese teahouse, is envisioned as a physical and virtual space for encounter and dialogue about belonging and division in contemporary society. Rolling Counterpoint will travel to three Bay Area cities in ...
BEGINNING FRI, APRIL 7
I Wish I Knew What to Say
NOTE: This exhibition is open during Carriage House Concerts and special events only.Kim Beck is a Fellow at the Lucas Artist Program (LAP) at Montalvo Arts Center. The works on view in this exhibition were created by the artist during a three month residency at the LAP this spring. Kim Beck’s new animations and works on paper are based on experiences of external ...
BEGINNING MON, MAY 1
Wheel Form Ceramics
Monday, May 1, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. || Wednesday, May 3, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. || Monday, May 8, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. || Wednesday, May 10, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. || Monday, May 15, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. || Friday, May 19, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. || Monday, May 22, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. ||
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MON MAY 1, 2017 7:30 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
After winning a Grammy for his soulful ballad “Walking in Memphis,” Marc Cohn solidified his place as one of this generation’s most compelling singer/songwriters, combining the precision of a brilliant tunesmith with the passion of a great soul ...
THU MAY 4, 2017 7:30 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
The Hot Club of San Francisco
Meet Me in Paris
“Stellar musicianship [featuring] crisp, imaginatively woven arrangements” — JazzTimesOnce you hear it you can’t forget it: the sophisticated, sentimental strains of gypsy jazz. This sizzling quintet celebrates the music of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli’s pioneering Quintette du Hot ...
FRI MAY 5, 2017 8 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
“Artistic flexibility and fire” — All About JazzShe “looks like a Scandinavian angel, plays like a red hot devil, and sings like a dream,” raves The Wall Street Journal. A specialist in classic American hot jazz, singer/songwriter/trumpeter Skonberg dazzles ...
SUN MAY 7, 2017 10 A.M. (Covenant Worship Center)
Rolling Counterpoint at Covenant Worship Center
Join us for tea and conversation and share your stories about belonging, exclusion and social division with artist Taro Hattori. Dialogue will be encouraged between Covenant Church parishioners and Berkeley's diverse residents about issues facing their communities, especially ongoing ...
SUN MAY 7, 2017 3 P.M. and 7 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
The Manhattan Transfer
“The most enduringly creative vocal group in jazz history” — JazzTimesEver since their 1972 debut, the Manhattan Transfer has been redefining the boundaries of vocal music. With air-tight harmonies and a grooving sound that weaves together jazz and pop influences, they ...
SUN MAY 14, 2017 11 A.M. (Historic Villa)
Mother's Day Champagne Brunch
Bring Mom to our annual tradition: the Mother's Day Champagne Bbrunch! This elegant daytime meal catered by Pat Smith's Extravaganza is the perfect way to celebrate mom in style. Three seating times are offered: 11am inside the beautiful ...
SUN MAY 21, 2017 11 A.M. (Artists Residency )
at the Lucas Artists Residency Program
This is a rare opportunity to visit the studios of the Lucas Artists Residency Program at Montalvo Arts Center, which are normally closed to the public. The public will be invited to visit the studios informally from 11am-5pm on Sunday ...
SUN MAY 21, 2017 3 P.M. (Historic Villa)
The Saint Michael Trio
Antonín Dvořák was one of the few Czech composers to attain worldwide recognition. The Saint Michael Trio shows you why with an illuminating account of his major chamber works.
WED MAY 24, 2017 7:30 P.M. (Historic Villa)
High Romance in Italy and Germany
A Special Concert to Benefit Montalvo
Join us for a midweek burst of best loved songs from around the world led by highly acclaimed artists and Saratoga residents Jennifer der Torossian-Studley (soprano/director, Bay Shore Lyric Opera) and Tamami Honma (piano/director, Cal Arte Ensemble) with ...
THU MAY 25, 2017 NOON (Tenderloin National Forest)
Rolling Counterpoint at Tenderloin National Forest
Share your stories with artist Taro Hattori over a cup of tea. Dialogue will be encouraged among the Tenderloin's diverse residents about issues facing their community, especially ongoing concerns centered on gentrification, community displacement, and homelessness.Hours: May 25 ...
TUE MAY 16, 2017 6 P.M. (Historic Villa)
Carriage House Season Announcement Party
Join us as we unveil our 2017-18 Carriage House Theatre Concert Series with a free party for Montalvo members!Grab appetizers and a cocktail, glass of wine, or beer, then relax on the front veranda of the Villa with some ...