Montalvo Arts Center

Montalvo Arts Center

Montalvo Arts Center’s mission is to engage the public in the creative process, acting as a catalyst for exploring the arts, unleashing creativity, and advancing different cultural and cross-cultural perspectives. We achieve our mission by creating and presenting arts of all types, nurturing artists, and using our historic property in innovative ways.

Located in Silicon Valley’s Saratoga Hills, the Montalvo grounds include a 1912 Mediterranean-style Villa, its formal gardens, and two-acre Great Lawn; the historic Claire Loftus Carriage House Theatre and the Lilian Fontaine Garden Theatre; and 175 acres of trails through redwood trees. Below the Villa and across the creek are hidden ten free-standing live/work studios and the Commons of the Sally and Don Lucas Artists Residency Program (LAP), which hosts over 100 artists each year from diverse backgrounds across the nation and the world. The LAP is the third-oldest artist residency program in the United States.

Three special assets–our extraordinary physical environment and grounds, a rich diversity of multigenerational visitors, and artistically excellent programs–combine to make Montalvo a unique multidisciplinary arts organization that has become a place for people of all ages and all walks of life to engage in meaningful, accessible, and inspiring arts experiences.

EDUCATOR CONTACT INFO

learn@montalvoarts.org

http://www.montalvoarts.org/

  P.O. Box 158, Saratoga, CA 95071

Santa Clara

408-961-5858

408-961-5850

PASS: Searching for Spring: A Girl's Journey to No...

Program description

Searching for Spring is a musical journey that traces the history of the Persian New Year (Norouz) from its beginnings over 2,500 years ago in present-day Iran to neighboring nations before finally making its way to faraway lands in modern times. Through song and storytelling, the young protagonist shares her love for this celebration of spring’s arrival on the “new day” of Norouz.

Curriculum Connections: History and Social Science, Geography, Persian Studies, Music, Performing & Fine Arts

Booking / scheduling contact

Box Office

   408-961-5858

 learn@montalvoarts.org

Program detail
Artistic discipline: Music, Storytelling
Cultural Origin: Middle Eastern, Multicultural
Program type: Performance
Population served: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Subject: Fine Arts, Social Studies
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018.

Available times:

9:30 a.m.

11:30 a.m.

Length of program: 50 - 60 min.
Space / technical requirements:

Wheelchair Accessible

Location(s):

Carriage House Theater

Fees / Ticketing:

$7 per person.

Scholarships may be available.

Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes

Educator Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes