calendar: June 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 ...

EVENTS

  •  SUN JUNE 7, 2015 5:30 P.M. (Historic Villa)
    Food & Wine Classic 2015
    Silicon Valley’s Premier Culinary Event Benefiting Montalvo

    Don’t miss Montalvo’s highly anticipated 12th annual celebration! In the elegant setting of our historic Villa and picturesque grounds, sample gourmet fare from some of the most celebrated restaurants in Northern California and enjoy tastings from many of ...
    SOLD OUT! Waiting List

  • Ledisi THU JUNE 11, 2015 7 P.M. (Lilian Fontaine Garden Theatre)
    Ledisi
    CANCELED

    Due to recent and unforseen scheduling conflicts, Ledisi’s appearance at Montalvo on June 11 has been canceled. Refunds will be available at point of purchase.

  • Los Lobos FRI JUNE 12, 2015 7:30 P.M. (Lilian Fontaine Garden Theatre)
    Los Lobos & Preservation Hall Jazz Band

    Los Lobos & the Preservation Hall Jazz Band perform in the beautiful outdoor Lilian Fontaine Garden Theatre at Montalvo Arts Center.
    Buy tickets Add Dining on the Terrace

  •  FRI JUNE 19, 2015 7 P.M. (Old Town Los Gatos Center)
    Los Gatos Plein Air
    VIP Artists' Choice Reception
    & Silent Auction

    The Artists’ Choice Reception is an exclusive opportunity to meet the artists, enjoy fine wine and appetizers, and bid on a painting selected by each of the 34 artists. This event is sure to sell out: get your tickets right ...
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  •  SAT JUNE 20, 2015 11 A.M. (Los Gatos Town Plaza)
    Los Gatos Plein Air
    Fine Art Exhibit & Sale

    All ages are invited to enjoy a fine art exhibit, sale, wine tasting, and hands-on art activities for kids courtesy of Drawn2Art! The public and artists will gather together at the Los Gatos Town Plaza to view paintings created during ...
    FREE EVENT!

  •  FRI JUNE 26, 2015 6 P.M.
    Open Access

    Join us for our monthly event: your unique opportunity to connect with the artists of the Lucas Artists Program.

  • Ben Folds SUN JUNE 28, 2015 7 P.M. (Lilian Fontaine Garden Theatre)
    Ben Folds

    Ben Folds performs in the beautiful outdoor Lilian Fontaine Garden Theatre at Montalvo Arts Center.
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  • Cultivating Creativity MON, JUNE 8 - FRI, JUNE 12
    Cultivating Creativity: Young Writers in the Garden

    Campers will explore Montalvo’s grounds and use their discoveries to shape poems and stories to be presented at an end-of-the-week reading. Along the way, they’ll plant seedlings and make a hand-bound journal from found materials. Register for 9 a.m. (Ages 6 & up)

  • The Enchanted Forest MON, JUNE 8 - FRI, JUNE 12
    Enchanted Forest

    Imagination will take you everywhere this week! By designing murals, sculpture, masks, and puppets, campers will collaborate to create a magical make-believe forest full of treasures, castles, and mythological creatures.  Register for 1 p.m. (Ages 6 & up)

  • What Makes A Tree? MON, JUNE 8 - FRI, JUNE 12
    Eco Engineering: Come Build A Tree

    When creative minds collaborate, the sky is the limit! After studying trees on nature walks through Montalvo’s grounds, young artists will work together to conceptualize and build a 12-foot sculpture of a tree–designing and decorating the roots, trunk, branches, and leaves! In the ... Register for 9 a.m. (Ages 8 & up)

  • You can Ukulele! MON, JUNE 15 - FRI, JUNE 19
    You Can Ukulele

    Small, light, and easy to play, the ukulele has a signature sunny sound. Kids will spend the week joyfully plucking away on this tiny titan of tone, learning basic chords and strumming favorite songs. And as an added bonus, each student will take home their ... Register for 1 p.m. (Ages 9 & up)

  • Out On A Limb: Become a Treehouse Master MON, JUNE 15 - FRI, JUNE 19
    Out On A Limb: Become a Treehouse Master!

    Students will learn about architecture, engineering, and the use of tools and materials as they design and build a treehouse on the grounds of Montalvo! The finished structure will be part of Montalvo’s 2015 Art on the Grounds exhibition. Register for 9 a.m. (Ages 9 & up)

  • Fortitude: Build your own fort! MON, JUNE 15 - FRI, JUNE 19
    Fortitude: Build Your Own Fort

    Students will come to understand basic principles of architecture by building their own ultimate fort. Collaboration and imagination will be integral to the success of this camp! The finished fort will be part of the 2015 Art on the Grounds exhibition. Register for 9 a.m. (Ages 9 & up)

  • Wishing Tree MON, JUNE 15 - FRI, JUNE 19
    Wishing Tree

    Decorating “wishing trees” is a fun and festive way to create installation art and visually express hopes for the future. Students will create chimes, mobiles, and banners and install them for visitors to enjoy. Register for 9 a.m. (Ages 6 & up) Register for 1 p.m. (Ages 8 & up)

  • Art from Around the World MON, JUNE 22 - FRI, JUNE 26
    Art from Around the World

    Take a trip through art and history, and explore the creative traditions of different cultures! Campers will craft sculpture, prints, metal work, and jewelry from Africa, Asia, Oceania, and more. Register for 9 a.m. (Ages 9 & up) Register for 1 p.m. (Ages 6 & up)

  • Art Trek: Discover Your Creative Nature MON, JUNE 22 - FRI, JUNE 26
    Art Trek: Discover Your Creative Nature

    Students will examine the magnificent lines, patterns, shapes, textures, and colors found in nature, and then incorporate their discoveries into unique sketches, paintings, and collage projects. Register for 1 p.m. (Ages 9 & up)

  • Thrones from an Enchanted Land MON, JUNE 22 - FRI, JUNE 26
    Thrones from an Enchanted Land

    With metal wiring and paper mache, campers will transform ordinary chairs into thrones that reflect their own personalities. Hikes around the property will equip young artists with the inspiration and materials. Once completed, the thrones will be placed on Montalvo’s grounds as a space ... Register for 9 a.m. (Ages 8 & up)

  • Boots, Roots, and Shoots MON, JUNE 22 - FRI, JUNE 26
    Master Gardening: Cultivate Wonder

    Plant a seed and grow a special memory this summer! Taught by Montalvo’s resident UC-certified Master Gardener and horticulturalist, this camp will introduce students to garden design and planting techniques, and increase their knowledge about conservation and environmental awareness. At the end of the ... Register for 1 p.m. (Ages 8 & up)

  • Earthworks MON, JUNE 22 - FRI, JUNE 26
    Earthworks: Mudbrick Construction

    Get your hands dirty as you build a brand new structure on Montalvo’s grounds. From adobe to sod houses to wigwams, humanity has used mud to create buildings for thousands of years. Students will use natural materials to make their own earthen bricks, and ... Register for 9 a.m. (Ages 8 & up)

  • Munich SAT JUNE 20, 2015 8 A.M.
    ArtVenture:
    Vienna, Salzburg, and Munich

    Vienna and Munich have much in common. Both are traditional German-speaking cities with pristinely preserved historic centres, cultural institutions and lifestyles. Yet the days when one could walk through Vienna or Munich imagining that one was back in the 1950s ...
    INVITATION ONLY




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