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International Mother’s Day Festival

International Mother’s Day Festival
May 8 | 11 am - 3 pm | Key Courtyard | ONSITE! 
Held in conjunction with Arts Orange County's Imagination Celebration

Featuring “Rose River,’’ a special Covid commemoration with the healing violin music of Grammy Nominated Violinist, Tony Selvage, and Levi Chen’s special musical stylings on a 3,000- year- old harp. 

Mothers are loved and honored throughout the world. Bring your mother to our special celebration where she will be serenaded by Tony O’Dell Rogers and Mariachi Anacatlan. Linda Herman will play songs from around the world that honor Moms. Make a red carnation hand bouquet and a gem brooch inspired by our exhibit, All That Glitters: The Crown Jewels of the Walt Disney Archives.

Event Schedule 

11 am


Introduction to Marcos Lutyens’ Rose River Project, A Remembrance of Loved Ones Lost to Covid, produced by Jill Bernshouse. Song by Jocelyn Wright. 

11 am - 3pm                                


Pop-up Spa by SoCal Helpful Honda Dealers. Mothers would be treated to complimentary mini manicures or mini massages (about 15 minute services).

Rose River Project Community Art Installation on view in the Courtyard Annex.

12 pm

Tony Odell Rogers sings Mom's favorite songs with audience participation. 

12:45 pm

Levi Chen, 3,000-Year-Old Chinese Harp and Guitar 

1:15 pm

Grammy Nomination Violist, Tony Selvage

1:45 pm

Linda Herman, Accordion, and Violinist Performance of Global Music

2:30 pm

Mariachi Anacatlan Serenades Moms with Las Mañanitas           


Current Featured Exhibitions: 5/8 Free General Admission for Moms!
- All That Glitters: The Crown Jewels of the Walt Disney Archives, Now Open Through June 19

- Everest: Ascent to Glory Through August 28

Art Projects
- Refrigerator Magnets Inspired by The Crown Jewels of the Walt Disney Archives
- Chinese Paper Carnations for Mom, Inspired by Ancient Arts of China Exhibition

Special thanks to Jade and Kailey Faircloth who made 1200 roses for the community art installation over the pandemic with the assistance of the California Scholarship Federation and Assisteens from the Assistance League of Tustin.

Sponsored by the Nicholas Endowment

*A recording of the festival will be available for viewing on Facebook and YouTube one week after the event takes place.

Click here to download the full 2022 Festival Schedule. 


Event details

May 8, 2022 11:00 am - 3:00 pm


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