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Summer 2018
UPCOMING EXHIBITS AND EVENT
CULTURE QUEST SUMMER CAMP
Four – 1week sessions |
Monday – Thursday |
Jul 9 – Aug 2, 2018 |
9am – 1pm
Culture Quest Summer Camp gives campers the opportunity explore the world without leaving the Temecula Valley! Culture Quest Campers will experience a different region each week and a new country each day, learning about different cultures through art, activities, special guest presentations, and games.
Now in its second year, Culture Quest has proven to be an exciting summer camp addition to the Temecula Community Services Department’s offerings. All camps are taught by a credentialed TVUSD elementary school teacher with over 10 years of teaching experience.
NEW EXHIBIT!
Young at Art: A Selection of Caldecott Book Illustrations
New exhibit on display from
July 7 to August 18, 2018
View original artwork from prestigious Caldecott Medal winners and honorees, including famous artists Chris Van Allsburg and Maurice Sendak.
MAKE YOUR OWN BOOK WORKSHOP
July 14, 2018 at 1pm

 

Make your own illustrated book! Risa Gettler will teach guests how to structure their books with step-by-step, hands on instruction. Materials included. This event is free. Register online by clicking here.

DOCENT TRAINING
June 30, 2018 at 9am
Are you passionate about history? Then you may be interested in becoming a docent! Learn about becoming a docent at the Temecula Valley Museum this Saturday, June 30th at 9:00am for our Docent Training Class. Reserve your spot by calling 951-694-6450. Refreshments will be served. We hope to see you there!

 

 

 

 

Culture Quest Summer Camp gives campers the opportunity explore the world without leaving the Temecula Valley! Culture Quest Campers will experience a different region each week and a new country each day, learning about different cultures through art, activities, special guest presentations, and games.
Now in its second year, Culture Quest has proven to be an exciting summer camp addition to the Temecula Community Services Department’s offerings. All camps are taught by a credentialed TVUSD elementary school teacher with over 10 years of teaching experience.
Campers must bring a sack lunch every day. Snacks and water will be provided. Sign up for one or multiple weeks. Click here to sign up!
Week 1: July 9 – July 12
Exploring Europe
Learn and experience the history of our
neighbors across the pond! Highlights this week include learning to paint like Monet, musical performances including bodhran drums, and compete in the Culture Quest Olympic games!
Week 2: July 16 – July 19
Adventures in Asia
Campers will be immersed in the cultures of China, Japan, and India during this week. Special activities include Kung Fu, Yoga, and tasting tea from China!
Week 3: July 23 – July 26
Southern Hemisphere Safari
Experience cultures from countries located south of the Equator. Play drums and dance to traditional African folk songs, learn dances from Polynesia, and learn about reptiles from Australia!
Week 4: July 30 – August 2
Action in the Americas
Learn about the traditions and culture of countries from North and South America. See the vibrant style of dance of Ballet Folklorico from Mexico, weave your own basket and play traditional Native American games, and even see how cowboys used horses in the Wild West!
Temecula Valley Museum
28314 Mercedes St
Temecula, CA 92590

 

 

 

 

 

 

NIGHT OF THE LUMINARIES
SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 2018
6:30PM to 930PM
Celebrate the Beginning of Summer at the
Night of The Luminaries
at Rose Haven Heritage Garden on
June 23, 2018
The City of Temecula Community Services Department and the Temecula Valley Rose Society invite you to join us as we celebrate the beginning of Summer with the annual Night of The Luminaries event on Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at the Rose Haven Heritage Garden.
Everyone is invited to leisurely stroll through the fragrant gardens while experiencing beautiful live music provided by vocalist Lindsey Carrier. Children can decorate their own luminary – and themselves – by having their face painted by a talented face-painting artist. To cool down on this warm summer evening, there will be free refreshments including delicious shaved ice from Hokulia, while supplies last. Also new this year, Kristi Cox of the Yoga Alliance will lead a complimentary yoga session. Guests who wish to participate are encouraged to bring their own yoga mat.
This event is free and open to the public. Rose Haven Heritage Garden is located at 30592 Jedediah Smith Road, Temecula, CA  92592. Free shuttle to and from the event is available at the corner of Ynez Rd. and Santiago Rd. THERE WILL BE NO PARKING AT THE EVENT SITE.
For more information about this event or about the City of Temecula, Arts & Culture programming, please call (951) 694-6417.

 

 

 

 

ART OFF THE WALLS
FRIDAY, July 6th, 2018
Experience Arts & Culture in Old Town Temecula at Two Locations!
THE GALLERY AT THE MERC |42051 MAIN ST. | 6PM – 7PM
ARTIST RECEPTION
The Gallery at The Merc will feature beautiful photography courtesy of The Four Seasons Photography Group. Guests are invited to meet the artists, view their original photographs and enjoy refreshments.
LIVE MUSIC
The soulful sound of singer songwriter Jonie Marie will perform in the Cabaret side of The Merc.
CIVIC CENTER ART SHOW |41000 MAIN ST. | 6PM – 9PM
ART SHOW
Enjoy an evening of art and culture at Temecula’s award-winning Art Off The Walls at the Temecula Civic Center. This evening features art by talented local artists. Refreshments are provided.
LIVE MUSIC
Singer and guitarist, Vince Bury will be performing, providing the evening’s entertainment.
Support local artists by shopping at Art Off the Walls!
First Fridays 2018:  August 3, September 7, October 5, November 2
Contact Temecula Arts & Culture:
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