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Calendar: July 2020    

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    lone some

    Featured on 25 independent public sites around the Bay Area, including Montalvo’s public park and the entry foyer of the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, lone some will ...


  • Leena Joshi, WED JULY 1, 2020, 12PM
    Poetry of Connection

    Join lone some participant Leena Joshi, along with Imani Elizabeth Jackson and Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta, for an hour of poetry reading and conversation around themes of loneliness, isolation, and connection in ...

  • Whirling WED JULY 8, 2020, 6PM
    Silent Whirling

    Whirling in silence, solely to the rhythm of one’s heart, enables us to focus on finding calm and peace within moving meditation. Although circumstances vary, those who practice silent ...

    Tagged : social
  • Macro Photography WED JULY 15, 2020, 6PM
    Macro Photography

    Our lives are so complex and full that we rarely take time to fully appreciate the inherent beauty of our surroundings. Take a closer look at the intricate details and ...

    Tagged : social
  • Jane Chang Mi, THU JULY 16, 2020, 12PM (Online)
    lone some Conversations:

    Join lone some participant Jane Chang Mi in conversation with artist Ulrik Lopez as they discuss isolation, sustainability, colonization, and islands of the ocean.ABOUT lone someFeatured on 25 independent ...

  •  SUN JULY 19, 2020, 5PM (Online)
    Escape to Montalvo
    A Virtual Event to Benefit Montalvo Arts Center

    Pop the bubbly or pour a cocktail and join Executive Director Angela McConnell as she and the Montalvo staff take you on an Escape to Montalvo.Our virtual event will ...

  • Floral Design: Asymmetry WED JULY 22, 2020, 6PM
    Contemporary Floral Design: Asymmetry

    Asymmetry allows the creator to preserve and make beautiful empty space. Join us in exploring a new way to visualize floral arranging using this approach to design. You will collaborate ...

    Tagged : social
  • Modesto Covarrubias, THU JULY 23, 2020, 12PM (Online)
    lone some Conversations:
    What's goin' on?

    Join lone some participant Modesto Covarrubias in conversation with Chris Evans, Ernest Jolly, and Constance Lewis as they discuss their practice, their projects, and coping in times of isolation, cultural ...

  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial FRI JULY 24, 2020, 9PM (Great Lawn)
    Sunset Cinema Drive-In:
    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott (Henry Thomas). Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house ...

  • Woman writing WED JULY 29, 2020, 6PM
    Writing at Home
    The Pandemic Diaries

    At this remarkable moment in human history, how we each make sense of our experiences will help us better navigate an unprecedented time. In this workshop, join poet and writer ...

    Tagged : social
  • Chloe Bass, THU JULY 30, 2020, 12PM (Online)
    lone some Conversations:
    How much of sight is invention?

    Join lone some participant Chloë Bass in conversation with photographer, Jules Allen as they discuss the power of image construction for public presentation and the secrets they hold.ABOUT lone ...

  • Rear Window FRI JULY 31, 2020, 9PM (Great Lawn)
    Sunset Cinema Drive-In:
    Rear Window

    Confined to a wheelchair after an accident, a news photographer (James Stewart) spends his time watching the occupants of neighboring apartments through a telephoto lens and binoculars and soon becomes ...

  • Treehouse: Geo Design MON, JULY 6 - FRI, JULY 10
    Treehouse: Geo Design

    Students will explore architectural designs using the complexity of geometric shapes. Hexagons, circles, and triangles can all be used to create domes, pyramids, and other interesting new structures. Our young builders will delve into these ...

  • Sculpture Arts: The Subtractive Process MON, JULY 13 - FRI, JULY 17
    Sculpture Arts: The Subtractive Process

    Aspiring artists will gradually reveal sculptural forms from blocks of plaster, foam, clay, and more using the subtractive process. As they selectively remove material, students will master their carving and cutting skills and create original ...

  • Fashion Design MON, JULY 13 - FRI, JULY 17
    Fashion Design

    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 ...

  • Fortitude: Collaborative Fort-Building MON, JULY 13 - FRI, JULY 17
    Fortitude: Collaborative Fort Building

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

  • The Art of Comics MON, JULY 20 - FRI, JULY 24
    The Art of Comics

    Developing a narrative. Drawing storyboards. Mastering expressive graphics. 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 comics.

  • Digital Photography: Photo Excursion MON, JULY 20 - FRI, JULY 24
    Digital Photography: Photo Excursion

    Taking walking trips across the estate, students will capture creative and self-expressive photos of Montalvo’s inspiring gardens, architecture, and art on the grounds. In doing so, students will be introduced to the functionality of ...

  • Recycled / Reclaimed MON, JULY 20 - FRI, JULY 24
    Treehouse: Recycled/Reclaimed

    Young builders will learn to revitalize materials whose purpose has seemingly reached its end, breathing new life into reclaimed wood, recycled plastics and textiles, and more. Students will learn about sustainability with an emphasis on ...

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