calendar: August 2017

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  •  BEGINNING FRI, JULY 21
    Now Hear This! An Exercise in Listening

    Now Hear This! features five newly commissioned site-specific works of sound-based art by distinguished national and local artists Taraneh Hemami, Walter Kitundu, Hugh Livingston, Shane A. Myrbeck & Emily Shisko, and Stephen Vitiello. Drawing inspiration from Montalvo’s natural and manmade environments, participating artists will present immersive soundscapes and interactive sound sculptures that invite visitors to experience Montalvo’s grounds in new ways and listen more ...

EVENTS

  • Jay Leno THU AUGUST 3, 2017 7 P.M. (Lilian Fontaine Garden Theatre)
    Jay Leno
    with David Luning

    An evening of comedy with the legendary former Tonight Show host Jay Leno in the beautiful outdoor Lilian Fontaine Garden Theatre.

  • A Summer Luncheon on the veranda WED AUGUST 9, 2017 NOON (Front and Side Verandas)
    Summer Luncheon

    The Montalvo Service Group is once again pleased to host its famous series of summer luncheons. Dine al fresco on the front and side veranda of the Villa, just as visitors did nearly a century ago! Bring your friends and ...

  • The B-52s FRI AUGUST 11, 2017 7:30 P.M. (Lilian Fontaine Garden Theatre)
    The B-52s

    This multi-platinum selling New Wave band is known for classic '80s hits like "Love Shack," "Roam," and "Rock Lobster."

  • Summer Luncheon at the Villa WED AUGUST 16, 2017 NOON (Front and Side Verandas)
    Summer Luncheon

    The Montalvo Service Group is once again pleased to host its famous series of summer luncheons. Dine al fresco on the front and side veranda of the Villa, just as visitors did nearly a century ago! Bring your friends and ...
    SOLD OUT!

  • Summer Luncheons at Montalvo WED AUGUST 23, 2017 NOON (Front and Side Verandas)
    Summer Luncheon

    The Montalvo Service Group is once again pleased to host its famous series of summer luncheons. Dine al fresco on the front and side veranda of the Villa, just as visitors did nearly a century ago! Bring your friends and ...
    SOLD OUT!

  • Dave Koz & Larry Graham THU AUGUST 24, 2017 7:30 P.M. (Lilian Fontaine Garden Theatre)
    Dave Koz & Larry Graham
    Side by Side Tour 2017

    Montalvo favorite Dave Koz is joined by jazz guitarist Larry Graham in the beautiful outdoor Lilian Fontaine Garden Theatre.

  • Sound-Making with Taraneh Hemami & Hugh Livingston FRI AUGUST 25, 2017 6 P.M. (Italianate Garden)
    Open Access
    Sound-Making with Taraneh Hemami and Hugh Livingston

    Join artists Taraneh Hemami and Hugh Livingston as they introduce you to their new sonic artworks commissioned for Montalvo’s latest outdoor exhibition, Now Hear This! In a family-friendly drop-in workshop, Livingston will invite visitors to explore the principles of ...

  • Michael Krasny TUE AUGUST 29, 2017 7:30 P.M. (Historic Villa)
    Michael Krasny
    in conversation with Katherine Maxfield

    Join KQED's Forum host Michael Krasny in conversation with author Katherine Maxfield. Krasny will discuss his new publication Let There Be Laughter -- a compendium of Jewish jokes that packs punch after hilarious punch while offering a window into Jewish ...
    SOLD OUT!

  • Lunching on the veranda WED AUGUST 30, 2017 NOON (Front and Side Verandas)
    Summer Luncheon

    The Montalvo Service Group is once again pleased to host its famous series of summer luncheons. Dine al fresco on the front and side veranda of the Villa, just as visitors did nearly a century ago! Bring your friends and ...
    SOLD OUT!

  • Cooking Up Fun! MON, JULY 31 - FRI, AUGUST 4
    Cooking Up Fun

    A mix of cooking and crafts makes this class a hands-on feast of fun for aspiring chefs. Students will begin by getting the low-down on kitchen safety, then learn how to follow recipes to make delicious, nutritious foods. After the cooking is done, they will ...

  • Intro to Video Production MON, JULY 31 - FRI, AUGUST 4
    Introduction to Video Production

    Campers will bring a story to life through the magic of motion pictures as they collaboratively produce an original short film set on Montalvo’s beautiful grounds. They will start the week by working together to write their film scripts, then move on to learn ...

  • The Wonderful World of Wizards MON, JULY 31 - FRI, AUGUST 4
    The Wonderful World of Wizards

    This celebration of all things magical is a one-way ticket to Hogwarts. Using the Harry Potter book series as our inspiration, campers will sort into houses, experience the excitement of attending wizarding classes, compete in House Cup challenges, play Quidditch, and bring to life their ...

  • Meet the Masters: The World of Abstract Art MON, JULY 31 - FRI, AUGUST 4
    Meet the Masters: The World of Abstract Art

    Drawing inspiration from legendary art movements, students will create their own masterpieces and gain a deeper understanding of the elements of visual art. Guided exercises, careful looking, and musical inspiration will all enhance the process and encourage self-expression. This session is an equal challenge for ...




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MONTALVO ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE: AUGUST, 2017