calendar: August 2015

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  • Stephen De Staebler, THROUGH THU, OCTOBER 1
    Metaphoric States: Five Bronze Works by Stephen De Staebler

    Over his fifty-year career, internationally renowned American sculptor Stephen De Staebler (1933-2011) created totemic sculptures that explore the fragility of the human condition and our unparalleled capacity to persevere. His fractured figures—which draw on a diverse artistic lineage that includes the art of ancient Greece, Egypt and the Americas, Auguste Rodin, and Alberto Giacometti—hold a series of contradictory ideas in tension: earthly monumentality ...

  • Imin Yeh, THROUGH FRI, AUGUST 28 (Cottages)
    Paper Power

    Paper Power is a site-specific installation of electrical conduits and fixtures made entirely out of white paper created by Lucas Artist Fellow Imin Yeh. In 2011 the anti-immigration bill HB56 passed in the state of Alabama making proof of citizenship a condition for access to public utilities. Disturbed by the idea that electricity and water, two things that make a space habitable, could be denied ...

EVENTS

  • Getting into the spirit at a summer luncheon! WED AUGUST 5, 2015 NOON (Front and Side Verandas)
    Summer Luncheon

    The Montalvo Service Group hosts their famous Summer Luncheons each year in Montalvo's historic Villa. Bring your friends and create a memorable experience in this lovely setting. Wine and salad lunches are featured every Wednesday from July through August ...
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  • A lovely Summer Luncheon WED AUGUST 12, 2015 NOON (Front and Side Verandas)
    Summer Luncheon

    The Montalvo Service Group hosts their famous Summer Luncheons each year in Montalvo's historic Villa. Bring your friends and create a memorable experience in this lovely setting. Wine and salad lunches are featured every Wednesday from July through August ...
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  • Marc Cohn WED AUGUST 12, 2015 7:30 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
    Marc Cohn

    NOTE: This is a rescheduled performance; original date was January 8.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 ...
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  • Lunching on the veranda WED AUGUST 19, 2015 NOON (Front and Side Verandas)
    Summer Luncheon

    The Montalvo Service Group hosts their famous Summer Luncheons each year in Montalvo's historic Villa. Bring your friends and create a memorable experience in this lovely setting. Wine and salad lunches are featured every Wednesday from July through August ...
    SOLD OUT!

  • Dine with a view of the Great Lawn WED AUGUST 26, 2015 NOON (Front and Side Verandas)
    Summer Luncheon

    The Montalvo Service Group hosts their famous Summer Luncheons each year in Montalvo's historic Villa. Bring your friends and create a memorable experience in this lovely setting. Wine and salad lunches are featured every Wednesday from July through August ...
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  • Circuit Design ON NOW THRU FRI, AUGUST 7
    Circuit Design

    What can you do with a battery, some wire, and your imagination? Pretty much anything! As you study and design low voltage circuits, you will begin to acquire the building blocks that lead to understanding complex circuitry found in computers, stereos, robots, and more.

  • Spy Camp ON NOW THRU FRI, AUGUST 7
    Spy Camp

    Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to master the art of espionage! Kids will explore Montalvo's grounds while unraveling riddles, mastering secret codes, and solving hidden mysteries.NOTE: Spy Camp is also offered July 6-10.

  • American Popstar ON NOW THRU FRI, AUGUST 7
    American Pop Star

    Build your musical theatre skills while you develop scenes, practice choreographed routines, and sing pop hits like your favorite characters on Glee. Students will perform a showcase at the end of the week for friends and family.

  • Drawing With Dimension ON NOW THRU FRI, AUGUST 7
    Drawing with Dimension

    So much more than an ordinary drawing class! Through step-by-step instruction, students will use simple shapes to create drawings of everyday objects, honing their fine motor and coloration skills, and enhancing their ideas with imagination.

  • Handbuilt Clay Forms ON NOW THRU FRI, AUGUST 7
    Handbuilt Clay Forms

    2 week camp!Mastering principles of balance, design, and flow, campers will craft and decorate hand-built functional vessels and creative sculptures out of clay. They’ll also learn about how ceramics are made and used around the world.




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MONTALVO ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE: AUGUST, 2015