Calendar: July 2019    

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  • Threads: Weaving Humanity THROUGH FRI, OCTOBER 25 (Park Grounds)
    Threads: Weaving Humanity

    Threads: Weaving Humanity features new textile works throughout Montalvo's historic gardens and grounds by a group of emerging international artists. These newly commissioned works use braiding, stitching, patching, and ...

EVENTS

  • The Wizard of Oz FRI JULY 12, 2019, 8:30PM (Great Lawn)
    Sunset Cinema
    The Wizard of Oz

    Nothing says summer like being outside under the stars watching movie on the big screen. Join us on the Great Lawn this year as we launch our new Sunset Cinema ...

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream SUN JULY 14, 2019, 6PM (Charmaine's Garden Terrace)
    Silicon Valley Shakespeare presents
    A Midsummer Night's Dream

    NOTE: This event has reached capacity and we cannot accommodate any additional cars or walk-ups.Silicon Valley Shakespeare’s all-female cast presents this family friendly comedy full of whimsy and ...
    SOLD OUT!

  • Summer Luncheons on the Veranda WED JULY 17, 2019, 12PM (Front and Side Verandas)
    Summer Luncheon
    Coq au Vin Filled Crepes

    The Montalvo Service Group is once again pleased to host its famous series of weekly summer luncheons. Dine al fresco on the front and side veranda of the Villa, just ...

  • Threads: Weaving Humanity FRI JULY 19, 2019, 6PM (Park Grounds)
    Art on the Grounds Festival:
    Threads: Weaving Humanity

    Montalvo Arts Center and the Lucas Artists Program are excited to invite you to join us in a celebration of humanity. Together, we will become a living tapestry. Threads: Weaving ...

  • Lunching on the front veranda WED JULY 24, 2019, 12PM (Front and Side Verandas)
    Summer Luncheon
    Braised Beef Lasagna

    The Montalvo Service Group is once again pleased to host its famous series of weekly summer luncheons. Dine al fresco on the front and side veranda of the Villa, just ...

  • The Art of Mixology WED JULY 24, 2019, 6PM (Historic Villa)
    The Art of Mixology
    Crafting Cocktails

    Refreshing, complex, surprising, aromatic—cocktails can be many things, but they should always be delicious. Learn to make your own tasty cocktails in this hands-on class that showcases both classic ...

  • Grease FRI JULY 26, 2019, 8:30PM (Great Lawn)
    Sunset Cinema
    Grease (Sing-Along!)

    Nothing says summer like being outside under the stars watching movie on the big screen. Join us for a special sing-along presentation of Grease! Dress in your best 1950s outfit ...

  • Dine on the lovely front veranda! WED JULY 31, 2019, 12PM (Front and Side Verandas)
    Summer Luncheon
    Chilled Poached Salmon

    The Montalvo Service Group is once again pleased to host its famous series of weekly summer luncheons. Dine al fresco on the front and side veranda of the Villa, just ...

  • Beginning Drawing: Drawing with Dimension MON, JULY 8 - FRI, JULY 12
    Beginning Drawing: Drawing with Dimension

    Through step-by-step instruction, students will learn how to use simple shapes to create drawings of everyday objects. After mastering basic concepts including line, form, and color, they will move on to practice techniques such as ...

  • Expedition Montalvo MON, JULY 8 - FRI, JULY 12
    Expedition Montalvo

    Ready. Set. Explore! Hidden across the property of Montalvo Arts Center are five artistic disciplines: Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Creative Writing, and Performing Arts. These disciplines all must be found before the big gallery opening on ...

  • Acrylic Painting MON, JULY 8 - FRI, JULY 12
    Acrylic Painting: Landscapes, Portraiture, and Still Life

    This class will give students a complete introduction to landscape, portraiture, and still life painting. Emerging artists will learn about the entire process, starting with priming their own canvases, and finishing with curating and hanging ...

  • Trickster Tales: The Amazing Anansi MON, JULY 8 - FRI, JULY 12
    Let's Put On A Show: Trickster Tales - The Amazing Anansi

    30 young actors. Five days. One dazzling performance. Can it be done? You bet! Students will be introduced to important theatrical skills such as acting, staging, set and costume design, and so much more—and ...

  • Textile Art & Weaving MON, JULY 15 - FRI, JULY 19
    Textile Art and Weaving

    Learn to express yourself creatively through fiber, color, and pattern. Using various natural and synthetic materials, students will explore weaving, sewing, dyeing, and more to create personal and collective works of textile art throughout the ...

  • Music of the World: History and Instrument Making MON, JULY 15 - FRI, JULY 19
    Music of the World: History and Instrument Making

    Through musical expression, students will embark on a voyage across continents and history, learning about the traditional customs, wildlife, and changing geography and populations of countries such as Peru, China, Australia, and more. To deepen ...

  • Out on a Limb: Become a Treehouse Master MON, JULY 15 - FRI, JULY 19
    Out on a Limb: Become a Treehouse Master

    Students will learn about architecture, engineering, and the use of tools and materials as they build a treehouse on Montalvo’s grounds. Over the course of the week, students will be taught to safely use ...

  • Snapshot: Digital Photography MON, JULY 22 - FRI, JULY 26
    Snapshot: Digital Photography

    The focus is on creativity and self-expression in this photography class. Students will be introduced to the functionality of the manual camera, learn how to frame a shot, and practice other techniques for composing compelling ...

  • Music and Spanish: A Cultural Journey MON, JULY 22 - FRI, JULY 26
    Music and Spanish: A Cultural Journey

    Five days filled with Latin drum rhythms, dancing, singing, and bilingual performance! Students will practice the fundamentals of the Spanish language in a uniquely engaging atmosphere. At the end of the week, they will share ...

  • Strokes of Genius MON, JULY 22 - FRI, JULY 26
    Strokes of Genius: Beginning Painting Technique

    Color, form, line, shape, texture, value, volume: these are the basic elements of visual art. This class will give young artists the opportunity to explore these principles as they apply to painting and practice techniques ...

  • Fortitude: Collaborative Fort-Building MON, JULY 22 - FRI, JULY 26
    Fortitude: Collaborative Fort-Building

    Aspiring architects will master basic building principles by working in a team to create a large-scale fort out of natural and synthetic materials. Collaboration and imagination will be integral to their success!

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream MON, JULY 22 - FRI, JULY 26
    Silicon Valley Shakespeare Presents: A Midsummer Night's Dream

    “The course of true love never did run smooth”—and it gets even more complicated when you add magic! While the king and queen of the fairies, Oberon and Titania, are quarreling, Oberon’s right-hand ...

  • Still Life: Paint What You See MON, JULY 29 - FRI, AUGUST 2
    Still Life: Paint What You See

    Students will hone their observational skills through the practice of still life rendering. Concepts such as light and shadow, proportion, space, and ratio will be explored. The young artists will first capture images in sketches ...

  • Fabulously Funny Fractured Fairy Tales MON, JULY 29 - FRI, AUGUST 2
    Beginning Theatre: Fabulously Funny Fractured Fairy Tales

    This zany class introduces students to the skills and sequence of play: story, vocal and physical control, and staging set the stage for a grand re-telling of popular fairy tales. Each student is encouraged to ...

  • Fashion Design MON, JULY 29 - FRI, AUGUST 2
    Fashion Design: Fabrication

    The perfect class for aspiring fashion designers! As students design their own collection, they will learn various fabrication techniques ranging from patterning all the way to the finished look and bring one of their designs ...

  • Amazine: The Art of Comics MON, JULY 29 - FRI, AUGUST 2
    Amazine: The Art of Comics

    Mapping a plot arc. Drawing storyboards. Mastering expressive typography. In this fun class, students will learn the complete set of techniques needed to illustrate compelling characters and stories, just like the ones in their favorite ...




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