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BEGINNING WED, FEBRUARY 15
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 APRIL 24, 2017 4 P.M.
Join us for wine and light refreshments as you network and share ideas with artists and fellow educators in an open and casual setting. Montalvo's Education Department will present moderated conversation topics ranging from current trends in education, pedagogical ...
WED APRIL 26, 2017 7:30 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
"Vision with a capital V. Art with a capital A." - Birmingham NewsFor more than 20 years, the Cowboy Junkies have remained true to their unique artistic vision. The introspective, quiet intensity that is their musical signature has earned them an ...
THU APRIL 27, 2017 7:30 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
with special guest Bobby Jo Valentine
“Bluesy and soulful, with a voice incapable of artifice” — The Washington PostBowersox’s emotive folk-rock-country style catapulted her from the cramped coffeehouses and cavernous subway tunnels of Chicago into millions of homes across America when she placed second on Season ...
FRI APRIL 28, 2017 8 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
Herb Ohta, Jr. & Friends
My 'Ukulele World
"The undisputed master 'ukulele instrumentalist of his generation" — The Honolulu Star BulletinOhta Jr. is one of today's most prolific 'ukulele masters. Influenced by jazz, R&B, Latin, and Brazilian styles, he puts his stamp on Hawaiian music by pushing ...
SUN APRIL 30, 2017 1 P.M. (Oakland Marriott City Center)
Rolling Counterpoint at Oakland Marriott City Center
Explore what belonging and division means to you with Taro Hattori and add your voice to a growing collection perspectives gathered across the Bay Area.Rolling Counterpoint is commissioned by the Lucas Artists Program at Montalvo Arts Center. This event ...
SUN APRIL 30, 2017 3 P.M. (Historic Villa)
The Saint Michael Trio
Music of the Americas
The Saint Michael Trio celebrates the music of the western hemisphere, showcasing composers from South and Central America, the United States, and Canada. Argentinian tangoes! Brazilian jazz! Canadian panache! And more!
SUN APRIL 30, 2017 7 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
The Doo Wop Project
“[Like] lightning in a bottle”— The San Luis Obispo TribuneFeaturing stars of Broadway’s smash hits Jersey Boys and Motown: The Musical, the Doo Wop Project brings unparalleled vocal excellence to recreate—and in some cases entirely reimagine—some of ...
TUE APRIL 25, 2017 9:30 A.M. and 11:30 A.M. ( School & Teacher event) (Carriage House Theatre)
Puppet State Theatre Company:
The Man Who Planted Trees
Hear the wind, feel the rain, and smell the lavender. In this ecologically-inspired tale, based on the book by Jean Giono, a French shepherd with only his dog for company sets out to turn a barren wasteland where only wild ...
SAT APRIL 22, 2017 9 A.M.
San Francisco's Dogpatch & Mission Districts
Join us for our spring ArtVenture to San Francisco! Guests will enjoy a studio tour with contemporary artist Rodney Ewing; a tour of the David Ireland House -- widely considered to be the centerpiece of Ireland’s career and a landmark ...
MONTALVO ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE: APRIL, 2017
- Jen Bervin — @jenbervin
- Rebecca Chesney — @ChesneyRebecca
- Dario Robleto
- Sally Ashton
- Jane Rigler
- Kija Lucas — @kijalucas
- Charlotte Lagarde
- Nora Krahl
- Stephen Vitiello
- Walt Szymanski
- Michele Carlson
- Patrick Rosal — @patrickrosal
- Allegra Hyde
- Juan Felipe Waller
- Patrick Rosal — @patrickrosal
- Taraneh Hemami
- Henry Threadgill
- Hanna Hartman
- Kim Beck — @idealcities