Holiday Festival 2016
Dec
18
12:00 pm12:00

Holiday Festival 2016

Presented by Opus Bank

Free Admission 

The Muckenthaler’s annual Holiday Festival features various activities, including home and gallery tours, performances and an arts and crafts fair. Plus, delicious food vendors and exclusive craft beer selections! The family-friendly event also provides free art workshops for kids, a children’s play area, and a special appearance by Santa Claus. 


Florence Arnold Young Artist Exhibition
Dec
1
7:30 pm19:30

Florence Arnold Young Artist Exhibition

Gallery Tour

Free Admission | Donations Welcomed 

Named in honor of the late Fullerton artist Florence Arnold, who founded our youth artist exhibits in the 1970s, the Young Artist Exhibition collects the finest artworks by local high school students. 

Day of the Dead Festival
Nov
6
12:00 pm12:00

Day of the Dead Festival

Free Admission 

The Muckenthaler presents Latino arts and crafts, altars, art workshops, food vendors and live music! Last year more than 400 people attended and enjoyed Grammy-nominated performers, regional dance groups, and festive activities. Featuring grammy nominated Trio Ellas, Sean Oliu from La Voz Kids, classical guitarist Joseph Yashar, Groupo Folklorico Monte Alban, and more!

Florence Arnold Young Artist Exhibition
Nov
3
6:30 pm18:30

Florence Arnold Young Artist Exhibition

Gallery Opening Reception

Free Admission | Donations Welcomed | Refreshments Available

Named in honor of the late Fullerton artist Florence Arnold, who founded our youth artist exhibits in the 1970s, the Young Artist Exhibition collects the finest artworks by local high school students. 

Joe Monti Magic
Oct
27
7:30 pm19:30

Joe Monti Magic

Magician Joe Monti returns to wow audiences with his sleight of hand. Monti has performed for clients in 40 countries and is currently the TV producer and head consultant for the #1 TV magic series in history; Criss Angel: Mindfreak

Steve Noonan
Oct
13
7:30 pm19:30

Steve Noonan

Singer-songwriter Steve Noonan evokes stories with his guitar in the same vein as Woody Guthrie, Phil Ochs, or Bob Dylan. Special Guest Greg Copeland will join Noonan for an unforgettable night!

CONCERT WILL BE HELD OUTDOORS IN THE AMPHITHEATRE

Ukulele Festival
Oct
9
12:00 pm12:00

Ukulele Festival

Celebrate the mighty ukulele with exceptional local bands and jam sessions all afternoon. Enjoy food, refreshments, and specialty vendors. Performers include the amazing Janet Klein and Her Parlor Boys, 80bug, KOLOHE Ukulele Club and more!

Defining Ourselves: A Matriarchy of Artists
Oct
6
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Defining Ourselves: A Matriarchy of Artists

A selection of paintings by Los Angeles women artists of the 1970s and beyond. Curated by artist Margaret Garcia, the show examines the emergence of female painters who helped define many different styles during this period.

Muckenthaler Gala & Arts Legacy Award
Sep
30
6:30 pm18:30

Muckenthaler Gala & Arts Legacy Award

Enjoy dinner and entertainment under the stars! Featuring ballet performances by Nouveau Chamber Ballet. During the evening, the 2016 Dr. James Young Arts Legacy Award will be presented to Lois Ellyn—ballerina, choreographer and teacher—as well as Artistic Director of Nouveau Chamber Ballet.

CONJUNTO TENOCELOMEH
Sep
15
7:30 pm19:30

CONJUNTO TENOCELOMEH

Committed to preserving the folk music and dance traditions of southern Veracruz, CONJUNTO TENOCELOMEH members have traveled abroad and studied with masters in Mexican folk music. 

Fall Family Festival
Sep
8
6:30 pm18:30

Fall Family Festival

Bring in autumn with this evening of family adventure! Scavenger hunts, old-fashioned games and crafts, artists’ demonstrations, lawn sports, and live entertainment!

Defining Ourselves: A Matriarchy of Artists Gallery Opening Reception
Sep
1
6:30 pm18:30

Defining Ourselves: A Matriarchy of Artists Gallery Opening Reception

A selection of paintings by Los Angeles women artists of the 1970s and beyond. Curated by artist Margaret Garcia, the show examines the emergence of female painters who helped define many different styles during this period. Featuring Leigh Adams, Sandra Cornejo, Lynne Dwyer, Kikki Eder, June Edmonds, Cathy Garcia, Margaret Garcia, Amy Inouye, Bonnie Lambert, Heather McLarty, Sybil McMiller, Marylucille Nuñez, Ester Petschar, Marcella Swett, Suzanne Delacruz Urquiza, Zara Gomez.

Orange Empire Chorus
Aug
25
7:30 pm19:30

Orange Empire Chorus

The melodious merry-makers of the Orange Empire Chorus have entertained audiences all over southern California since the chorus was formed in 1957. This performance combines old standards, contemporary tunes and comedy songs all sung in the four-part barbershop style.

Richard Duardo: Artist and Master Printmaker
Aug
11
7:30 pm19:30

Richard Duardo: Artist and Master Printmaker

Gallery Tour | 7:30 p.m. | Free Admission

The Muckenthaler Cultural Center will host a discussion and gallery tour of the exhibition Richard Duardo: Artist and Master Printmaker, on view through August 21. The free tour will feature the late artist’s sister Lisa Duardo and nephew Montana Mills, of Modern Multiples, the highly regarded print studio founded by Richard Duardo.  Filmmaker Heather Flores will screen excerpts from an original video about Richard Duardo. Poet, artist and educator Karen Holden will share experiences working as  an edition printer for Richard Duardo during the early years of his Aztlán Multiples studios in the 1980's.

Yerak
Aug
4
7:30 pm19:30

Yerak

Yerak joins traditional ethnic instruments with classic Western instruments, allowing for new and modern interpretations, while keeping tradition alive, presenting new and exciting crossover music. Featuring a special performance by Klezmer Juice.

T Sisters
Jul
21
7:30 pm19:30

T Sisters

The T Sisters are a sassy sister folk band who hail from Oakland, California. The three sisters’ inventive songwriting is supported by their own acoustic instrumentation as well as by upright bassist Steve Height and mandolinist/guitar player Andrew Allen Fahlander. 

The Susie Hansen Latin Band
Jul
14
7:30 pm19:30

The Susie Hansen Latin Band

Electric violinist Susie Hansen plays fiery Latin jazz and salsa, creating music that brings audiences to their feet. Susie and her Los Angeles-based band have been acclaimed by many critics. 

Barbara Morrison
Jul
7
7:30 pm19:30

Barbara Morrison

Barbara Morrison’s melodic voice and three-and-a-half-octave range is known worldwide, as are her rich, unique, soulful, and highly spirited interpretations of familiar jazz and blues classics and original contemporary tunes.

Summer Solstice Festival
Jun
26
12:00 pm12:00

Summer Solstice Festival

Celebrate summer with an afternoon filled with fun! Enjoy an art workshop, a children’s play area, an arts and crafts fair, gallery tours, and storytellers. Past performances have featured Grammy-nominees and international, award winning acts! 

Jazz 2016 | GLENN CASHMAN'S HARDBOP SEXTET
Jun
23
7:30 pm19:30

Jazz 2016 | GLENN CASHMAN'S HARDBOP SEXTET

GLENN CASHMAN found inspiration for a free-wheeling, compositional approach to saxophone and improvisation in the playing of Joe Henderson, Wayne Shorter and John Coltrane and his compositions reflect a rainbow of influences.

Day of Music- Fullerton
Jun
21
7:00 pm19:00

Day of Music- Fullerton

The Day of Music Fullerton is a citywide celebration of Fete de la Musique on the Summer Solstice. Our 2nd annual Day of Music Fullerton will be held on Tuesday June 21,2016. This year The Muckenthaler will be hosting some of the best local artists. Come join us throughout the city of Fullerton for a day of free music, food trucks, and community fun! 

Jazz 2016 | LOLLY ALLEN QUINTET
Jun
2
7:30 pm19:30

Jazz 2016 | LOLLY ALLEN QUINTET

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Laura "Lolly" Allen's music "...conjures the lanky, leisurely feel of Milt Jackson, her roomy rambles open up the spiritual spaciousness of Walt Dickerson, and her smooth flair for Latin rhythms recalls Cal Tjader."-- Fred Bouchard (writer for Downbeat Magazine and teacher at Berklee College of Music.)

Jazz 2016 | LUTHER HUGHES & the CANNONBALL- COLTRANE PROJECT
May
19
7:30 pm19:30

Jazz 2016 | LUTHER HUGHES & the CANNONBALL- COLTRANE PROJECT

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Initially formed as an homage to the 1959 Cannonball Adderley-John Coltrane landmark album,The Cannonball Adderley Quintet in Chicago, our group continues to pay tribute to these jazz giants with arrangements and original compositions related to or inspired by Cannonball and/or Coltrane.