Exhibition opens tomorrow & mark calendars for ArtSplash April 28

Added THU, FEB 26TH 2015

Opening Friday:
Possibilities of Paper

Paper Mahjong Set by Imin Yeh

Join us this
Friday, February 27, at 6pm as we celebrate the opening of our new exhibition, Possibilities of Paper: Select Works by Lucas Artists Fellows (2005-15).

The evening begins with an exciting performance by artists Nehara Kalev and Thea Farhadian, followed by a conversation with Lucas Artists Program (LAP) Fellows about the role an artists residency plays as a creative incubator, and a family-friendly paper-making workshop.

At 7pm, guests will move into the Project Space Gallery to view the works, mingle, enjoy food and drink, and get to know the artists. 

With over 30 works, Possibilities of Paper demonstrates the diverse and innovative ways that LAP Fellows have used paper as a vehicle for creative expression. It features highlights from the LAP’s extensive collection of works on paper by its fellows, as well as new commissions and works on loan. 

Please RSVP on Facebook through the link below, and invite your art-loving friends! Suggested donation is $10.


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February 26, 2015

Montalvo is a member-supported
non-profit organization
dedicated to the arts.

75/10: Celebrating Montalvo's Residency Program
Celebrating Montalvo's
Residency Program

In 2015, we commemorate the inauguration of an artists residency at Montalvo 75 years ago and the 10-year anniversary of the Sally and Don Lucas Artists Program.

Montalvo is home to the oldest artists residency west of the Mississippi. It first opened its doors in 1939 and since then, over 1,000 artists have spent time here honing their practices and producing culturally significant works of art.

In 2005, the new, architecturally distinguished Sally and Don Lucas Artists Program (LAP) opened. 
Stimulating an energetic exchange of ideas between fellows across varied artistic fields, the LAP has garnered international recognition for its support of new and challenging contemporary artwork.

Join us throughout the year as we offer programs and events that celebrate the residency and the artists who have come through over the years.


Mark your calendars:
ArtSplash is April 18


A fun, free, and family-friendly festival, ArtSplash is an invitation for guests to explore and sample Montalvo's offerings! Don't miss this fantastic community celebration on Saturday, April 18, from 11am-4pm.

Now in its fifth year, ArtSplash features live musical performances, visual arts in the Project Space Gallery and throughout the property, hands-on art making activities, tours of the grounds and historic Villa, and more.

Visitors will also have the unique opportunity to go behind the scenes in open studios at Montalvo’s Lucas Artists Residency Program—and the chance to talk with the artists-in-residence and witness them in creative action.

A fleet of the Bay Area’s best gourmet food trucks will also be on hand, offering tempting fare from lobster rolls to hot dogs to ice cream.

Bring your appetite and your walking shoes and spend the day with us. RSVP below on Facebook and invite your friends & neighbors!

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at a glance:

Thu, February 26, 7:30pm
George Kahumoku & Daniel Ho SOLD OUT! 

Fri, February 27, 6pm
Opening of Possibilities of Paper 

Sun, March 1, 3pm
The Saint Michael Trio: Warning - May Cause Mood Swings LIMITED AVAILABILITY! 

Sat, March 7, 9am
Arts In Your Classroom 2015 Teachers Conference REGISTRATION FULL! 

Fri, March 13, 8pm
Quincy Jones Presents: Alfredo Rodriguez 

Sundays & Tuesdays, 10am

Docent-Guided Villa & Grounds Tours





Project Space Gallery, Feb 27-May 31
Possibilities of Paper: Select Works by Lucas Artists Fellows (2005-2015)


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