The Weekly News from Montalvo

Added THU, MAY 28TH 2015

Carriage House Concerts now on sale

2015-2016 Carriage House Concerts

GREAT NEWS for music lovers: You can get your tickets today for our 2015-2016 Carriage House Concert Series!

You'll have an unforgettable experience in one of the South Bay's most intimate performance spaces. From rock to jazz, world music to comedy, the 2015-2016 season delivers something for everybody. We sold 95% of our seats last year, so get tickets early before they're gone!

Love classical music? Join us in the historic Villa for performances by our resident chamber ensemble, The Saint Michael Trio:

We look forward to seeing you throughout the year!


May 28, 2015

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

Open Access

Possibilities of Paper

Join us tomorrowFriday, May 29, from 6-9pm—for Open Access, where we'll be celebrating the closing of our gallery exhibition Possibilities of Paper.

Guests will be treated to an engaging conversation with curator Donna Conwell, LAP Director Kelly Sicat, and participating artists from the show, then will take a tour of this remarkable exhibition.

Julia Goodman will host a handmade paper workshop, while David Evan Thomas and Nikki Borodi perform live music to set the festive mood.

Want a glimpse of Possibilities of Paper before you commit? Check out the video below, courtesy of our friends at Stark Insider.

So come mingle, talk with artists, and meet our new chef Jordan Wolf as he prepares gourmet tartines and salad for sale. There will also be a cash bar. Open Access tickets are just $10*. Click below or call the Box Office at 408-961-5858 10am-4pm Monday-Friday.

Open Access: Lucas Artists Program*Open Access is free for members: thru Chris Wilcox at 408-961-5839 or



June 12: Los Lobos
& Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Los Lobos & Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Kick off your summer with an evening of lively music on Friday, June 12, as Los Lobos and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band take the stage of the outdoor Lilian Fontaine Garden Theatre!

Formed in 1973 in East L.A., Los Lobos fuses rock, blues, Tex-Mex, country, and R&B with Mexican folk music to create a unique sound that has connected with fans for more than 40 years. Their 1987 cover of "La Bamba" for the soundtrack of the hit movie catapulted them to fame, but they have continued to innovate with genre-busting music ever since.

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band has performed their New Orleans-style jazz for more than 50 years, with a rotating roster of some of the best players in the business. They have performed at Carnegie Hall, recorded with the Blind Boys of Alabama, and been awarded with a National Medal of Arts. 

When you purchase your tickets, be sure to add Dining on the Terrace, our elegant pre-concert meal on the front veranda of the historic Villa. It's the perfect start to your summer concert experience at Montalvo.

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Click here to see the full lineup of 2015 Summer Concerts—including the Indigo Girls, Michael McDonald, Keb' Mo', and more.


at a glance:

Fri, May 29, 6pm
Open Access: Closing Celebration for Possibilities of Paper

Sun, May 31, 3pm
St Michael Trio: Not Dead! SOLD OUT!

Sun, June 7, 4:30pm (VIP) or 5:30pm
2015 Food & Wine Classic SOLD OUT!

Thu, June 11, 7pm

Fri, June 12, 7:30pm
Los Lobos & Preservation Hall Jazz Band

June 19-20, downtown Los Gatos
Los Gatos Plein Air

Fri, June 26, 6pm
Open Access

Sun, June 28, 7pm
Ben Folds

Wednesdays, July & August
Summer Luncheons

By Appointment:

Docent-Guided Villa & Grounds Tours





Art on the Grounds: Metaphoric States: Five Bronze Works by Stephen De Staebler


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