Calendar: April 2017    

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  • Taro Hattori, BEGINNING WED, FEBRUARY 15
    Rolling Counterpoint

    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 ...

  • Kim Beck, BEGINNING FRI, APRIL 7 (Project Space)
    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 ...

  • Floral Design: Structure BEGINNING SUN, APRIL 9 (Historic Villa)
    Contemporary Floral Design

    Sunday, April 9, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. || 

  • Shadow Box: Endangered Marine Species BEGINNING WED, APRIL 19 (Historic Villa)
    Professional Development Workshop:
    Endangered Marine Species
    Shadow Box

    Wednesday, April 19, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. || 

  • Wheel Form Ceramics BEGINNING MON, MAY 1 (Creekside Studios)
    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. || 


  • Louie Anderson FRI APRIL 7, 2017 7 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Louie Anderson

    “One of the funniest and best-known comedians working today” — Theatermania.comEmmy award-winner Louie Anderson has been hailed by Comedy Central as “One of 100 Greatest Standup Comedians of All Time ...

  • Light Installation Proposal by Bruce Munro TUE APRIL 11, 2017 8:30 P.M.
    Open Access
    Bruce Munro: Narnia at Montalvo
    Exhibition Proposal for 2018

    British artist Bruce Munro, best known for immersive large-scale light-based installations inspired by his interest in shared human experience, will present a large scale expansive exhibition proposal for Montalvo's ...

  • Rolling Counterpoint THU APRIL 13, 2017 1 P.M. and 6 P.M. (Kala Art Institute)
    Rolling Counterpoint at Kala Art Institute

    Join us and share tea and stories about belonging, exclusion and social division with artist Taro Hattori. Dialogue will be encouraged between Berkeley's diverse residents about issues facing their ...

  • Oak trees SAT APRIL 15, 2017 10 A.M. (Lucas Artists Program Commons)
    Sudden Oak Death Blitz

    Join us for this free workshop! WHAT IS SUDDEN OAK DEATH? Sudden Oak Death (SOD), a serious exotic disease, is threatening the survival of tanoak and several oak species in ...

  • Lalita Tademy TUE APRIL 18, 2017 11:30 A.M. (Historic Villa)
    Literary Luncheon:
    Lalita Tademy
    in conversation with Katherine Maxfield

    "Extraordinary... illuminates the soul of heritage... historical fiction of the highest order." —The Philadelphia InquirerThe novels of New York Times bestselling author Lalita Tademy, a former Silicon Valley executive, have ...

  • Four Bitchin' Babes THU APRIL 20, 2017 7:30 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Four Bitchin' Babes present Hormonal Imbalance v2.5
    Starring: Sally Fingerett, Debi Smith, Megon McDonough, & Deirdre Flint

    "How can funny sound this pretty?" — The Boston GlobeA wildly hilarious evening of comedy and music! This quartet of outrageously funny, multi-talented musician gal pals performs original songs and presents ...

  • (un)making with Weston Teruya FRI APRIL 21, 2017 7 P.M.
    Open Access
    An Art Practical Podcast with Weston Teruya

    Join us for a live taping of the Art Practical podcast (un)making, as we present a conversation between host and Lucas Artist Program (LAP) Fellow Weston Teruya and Bay ...

  • Artists Connect MON APRIL 24, 2017 4 P.M.
    Artists Connect

    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 ...

  • Cowboy Junkies WED APRIL 26, 2017 7:30 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Cowboy Junkies

    "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 ...

  • Crystal Bowersox THU APRIL 27, 2017 7:30 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Crystal Bowersox
    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 ...

  • Herb Ohta, Jr. 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 ...

  • Rolling Counterpoint 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 Saint Michael Trio 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 ...

  • The Doo Wop Project 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 ...

  • Eddie Madril MON APRIL 17, 2017 9:30 A.M. and 11:30 A.M. (School & Teacher Event School & Teacher event) (Carriage House Theatre)
    Eddie Madril
    Native American Dance

    Learn about Native American dances from Eddie Madril, a dancer, singer, teacher, and member of the Pascua Yaqui tribe of Southern Arizona and Northern Sonora Mexico. For the past 20 ...

  • Puppet State Theatre Company's TUE APRIL 25, 2017 9:30 A.M. and 11:30 A.M. (School & Teacher Event 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 ...

  • David Ireland House 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 ...

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