Threads: Weaving Humanity
ON VIEW THROUGH FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25 2019 (Park Grounds)
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 mending as a metaphor for weaving the threads of our diverse communities into a shared ...
The Mending Project
ON VIEW THROUGH SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8 2019 (Cottages)
The Mending Project is an interactive installation featuring several simple elements—thread, color, and sewing—as a point of departure to create meaningful connections between strangers. Originally conceived as an installation that would bring people together in conversation, The Mending Project was produced by internationally ...
The Museum of Sentimental Taxonomy
BEGINNING SUNDAY, JANUARY 26
OPENING EVENT: Thursday, January 30, 2020, 7 p.m.
Premiering at Montalvo, The Museum of Sentimental Taxonomy is a roving exhibition showcasing Bay Area artist Kija Lucas’s ongoing photographic investigation of objects of sentiment. Within the Museum, you will discover works that examine how the objects we cherish house memory, meaning and qualities ...
BEGINNING FRIDAY, MAY 1
In partnership with Vignettes, the curatorial collaborative of Bay Area-born, Brooklyn based Sierra Stinson and Seattle-based Serrah Russell, Montalvo presents a lone, a series of visual and audio installations created for the (un)expectant viewer to encounter in their daily landscape.a lone will be ...
BEGINNING SUNDAY, MAY 31 (Park Grounds)
OPENING EVENT: Sunday, May 31, 2020, 1 p.m.
We commission artists to create new work for Montalvo’s 175-acre public park through our Art on the Grounds Program. Artists are invited to experiment with innovative models of art-making in the public sphere and consider novel ways of engaging with Montalvo’s varied grounds ...