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October 2018

NEA Big Read Film Series: This Boy’s Life

We will conclude our NEA Big Read Film series with the film adaption to our NEA Big Read book This Boy's Life.  Adapted from the book of the same title, This Boy's Life (1993) stars Leonardo DiCaprio as Tobias Wolff, Robert De Niro…

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November 2018

Valley of the World

The 13th Annual Valley of the World Awards will take place on Wednesday, November 14th, 2018, 6PM-9PM at the Corral de Tierra Country Club. The National Steinbeck Center established the Valley of the World Awards to recognize key figures of the Salinas Valley Agricultural industry.…

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December 2018

Salinas Valley Comic Con 2018

December 15, 2018 - December 16, 2018
Hartnell College,

Thank you to everyone who attended and participated! We had a wonderful event! See you next year! Organized by the National Steinbeck Center in partnership with the Salinas Public Library, as well as Salinas area artists, authors, and volunteers, Salinas Valley Comic Con is a…

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February 2019
Free

Steinbeck Birthday Celebration

Join us as we celebrate John Steinbeck's 117th birthday with a variety of fun family-centered activities. Schedule: 10:00 | Museum Opens 10:30 | Americorps Storytime and Craft – What to Do With An Idea, by Kobi Yamada 11:00 | Story Slam! First 5 people to…

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March 2019

Steinbeck Young Authors Day of Writing

March 4 @ 10:45 am - 1:45 pm
National Steinbeck Center, One Main Street
Salinas, CA 93901 United States
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The Steinbeck Young Authors Program encourages students from local middle schools to read and discuss Steinbeck’s short story, “The Gift” (part of The Red Pony) as well as to enhance their writing skills. The program consists of three stages: A classroom component of reading, discussing…

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April 2019
Free

Steinbeck Young Authors Award Ceremony

Please join us April 27th for the Steinbeck Young Authors Award Ceremony! The National Steinbeck Center invites all students who participated in the Steinbeck Young Authors Day of Writing, and their families, to attend our Award Ceremony. Coaches are also encouraged to attend to congratulate…

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May 2019

Dr. David Wrobel “John Steinbeck: War Correspondent”

May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
National Steinbeck Center, One Main Street
Salinas, CA 93901 United States
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Though primarily remembered as a novelist, John Steinbeck was also a war correspondent during World War II. Join us for a riveting presentation on this often overlooked part of Steinbeck's legacy led by National Steinbeck Center Visiting Scholar Dr. David Wrobel. The event is admission…

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June 2019
Free

The Science of Pearls

We are delighted to host Dr. Luke Gardner, Research Faculty and CA Sea Grant Aquaculture Specialist at the Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, for a special presentation, "The Science of Pearls." Dr. Gardner's presentation will focus on how pearls are formed and where they naturally occur…

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Free

Film Screening: The Pearl (1948)

Join us for a FREE screening of the film adaptation to John Steinbeck's "The Pearl" in the National Steinbeck Center's Long Valley Theater. Introduction by Hetty Yelland, Hartnell College. RSVP is required as seating is limited. RSVP via EventBrite This film screening of the film…

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Dramatic Reading of “The Pearl”

June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
National Steinbeck Center, One Main Street
Salinas, CA 93901 United States
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Artists INK, in partnership with The Western Stage, will do a dramatic reading and interpreting of choice passages from Steinbeck's The Pearl in both English and Spanish. Our Dramatic Reading of The Pearl is part of the National Steinbeck Center's Pearl Week programming in celebration…

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