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BEGINNING FRI, NOVEMBER 17
The Collector: A Proposal
NOTE: This exhibition is open during Carriage House Concerts and special events only. This exhibition features a proposal for an ambitious, large-scale outdoor installation and community engagement project by Lucas Artists Fellow Máximo González. Over a period of six years, González has carefully crafted a mysterious alter ego he calls “the collector.” Performed by the artist, this elusive figure has travelled the world painting portraits ...
BEGINNING MON, NOVEMBER 13
Maiolica Inspired Glazing Workshop
Monday, November 13, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. || Wednesday, November 15, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. ||
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WED NOVEMBER 8, 2017 6 P.M.
Art of the Silk Road: Past and Present
with Mariachiara Gasparini
Join Dr. Mariachiara Gasparini, noted cultural historian, as she presents a fascinating overview of the art and culture of the Silk Road, from 2,000 years ago to today.The Silk Road was an ancient network of trade routes that ...
THU NOVEMBER 9, 2017 7:30 P.M. (Historic Villa)
Sarah Scoles and Jill Tarter
in conversation with Katherine Maxfield
Join us as Sarah Scoles discusses her debut book Making Contact, a brilliant examination of the science behind the search for extraterrestrial intelligence and its pioneer, Jill Tarter, the inspiration for the main character in Carl Sagan's Contact. Tarter ...
FRI NOVEMBER 10, 2017 8 P.M. (Carriage House Theatre)
David Benoit Trio
“A passionate musical innovator” — Smooth Jazz New YorkFor three decades, five-time Grammy-nominated pianist/composer/ arranger David Benoit has reigned supreme as one the founding fathers of contemporary jazz. With his trio, he will perform pieces from his 2010 release Earthglow ...
SUN NOVEMBER 12, 2017 9 A.M.
ArtVenture to Alameda County
Montalvo donors are invited to join us for an ArtVenture to tour the private collection of Tad Freese. Freese, a Co-President of the San Jose Museum of Art, owns over 100 works of art predominantly by Asian and East Asian ...
THU NOVEMBER 16, 2017 9:30 A.M. (Historic Villa)
Marketplace hours: 9:30am - 3:30pm, November 16, 17, and 18.The historic Villa will be decorated in its holiday splendor! The Yuletide Marketplace features dozens of vendors offering unique gift items throughout the Villa. You'll find holiday art ...
FRI NOVEMBER 17, 2017 7 P.M. (Project Space)
Into the Woods: Commissioning Artists in a Forest
How does an artist develop the seed of an idea into a new work? Join two Lucas Artist Fellows -- visual artist Maximo Gonzalez and composer Howard Hersh -- as they discuss works they are developing for, and are inspired by, Montalvo ...
SUN NOVEMBER 19, 2017 10:30 A.M. and 2 P.M. (Historic Villa)
Yuletide Children's and Champagne Tea
This holiday tea is perfect for the whole family! Children, parents, and grandparents will enjoy a tea that includes sandwiches, scones, teas, and hot chocolate. Children will get a visit from Santa himself and will be able to decorate gingerbread ...
TUE NOVEMBER 7, 2017 9:30 A.M. and 11:30 A.M. ( School & Teacher event) (Carriage House Theatre)
Coyotes and Rabbits
Hector Armienta’s adaptation of the tale, told by a pair of mischievous rabbits, begins with a young coyote named Scrawny who is learning how to read. When his cousin Loco discovers what Scrawny is up to (no decent coyote ...
MONTALVO ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE: NOVEMBER, 2017
- Matteo Rubbi
- Maximo Gonzalez
- Howard Hersh
- Alix Christie — @alixechristie
- Ghayath Almadhoun
- Bobby Previte
- Garrett Hongo
- Andrea Kleine
- Tony Buck
- Ibrahim Nehme
- Arshia Haq — @_discostan_
- Donna M. Johnson — @donnamjohnson3
- Magda Mayas
- Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar — @JenniferZeynab
- Byron Au Yong — @hearbyron
- Jennifer Johns