Pearl Week

Penguin Classics is publishing a new Spanish edition of John Steinbeck’s The Pearl on June 11, 2019. To celebrate, the National Steinbeck Center is hosting a variety of “pearl” themed activities from June 11 to June 15.

Ongoing Pearl Week Activities:

From June 11 to June 15:
• Excerpts from The Pearl manuscript on display
• Special foreign editions on display in exhibit
• Scavenger hunts
• New edition of The Pearl for sale in museum store

Special Activities

Tuesday, June 11th:
4 PM Storytime & Crafts: Join us for a FREE reading of The Oyster’s Secret

5 PM Presentation, The Science of Pearls, Dr. Luke Gardner, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories.FREE but reservation is required as space is limited. Reserve tickets online via EventBrite

6:00 Film Screening The Pearl (1947) Introduction by Hartnell Professor Hetty Yelland
Followed by a showing of the film; light refreshments will be served. FREE but reservation is required as space is limited. Reserve tickets online via EventBrite

Saturday, June 15th
12 PM Dramatic Reading of “The Pearl”
Artists INK, in partnership with the Western Stage, will do a dramatic reading and interpretation of John Steinbeck’s The Pearl in both Spanish and English. FREE but reservation is required. Reserve tickets online via EventBrite