Community Day: Maker Day

San Jose Museum of Art 110 S Market St, San Jose, CA

Saturday, June 4, 2022 11am–4pm Onsite | TBD Online Free admission. Celebrate Silicon Valley as a leader of innovation, creativity, technology, and the home of the world-renowned Maker Movement. Learn by doing and reimagine new uses for objects and materials. Community Day: Maker Day features a visit from San Jose Public Library's Maker Ship, a performance by...

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First Friday with San Jose Jazz

San Jose Museum of Art 110 S Market St, San Jose, CA

Friday, June 3, 2022 6–9pm Free admission. Attend the closing celebration of Our whole, unruly selves with live music from percussionist Phoebe Chou, brought to you by San Jose Jazz. Late-night bites and cash bar are available at el cafécito, by Mezcal. Order Tickets See the following exhibitions on view: Hito Steyerl: Factory of the Sun Jean Conner: Collage...

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ART 101: RE-PERCUSSION

San Jose Museum of Art 110 S Market St, San Jose, CA

Saturday, May 21, 2022 – Saturday, June 4, 2022 1–2:30pm | Onsite Free. Join us in an all-inclusive workshop that inspires creative ways of recycling. Eric Hayslett will teach participants how to repurpose recycled containers into musical percussion instruments. Registration for Sat, May 21 Registration for Sat, May 28 Preregistration for Sat, Jun 4 (SJMA members) The...

ART 101: RE-PERCUSSION

San Jose Museum of Art 110 S Market St, San Jose, CA

Saturday, May 21, 2022 – Saturday, June 4, 2022 1–2:30pm | Onsite Free. Join us in an all-inclusive workshop that inspires creative ways of recycling. Eric Hayslett will teach participants how to repurpose recycled containers into musical percussion instruments. Registration for Sat, May 21 Registration for Sat, May 28 Preregistration for Sat, Jun 4 (SJMA members) The...

Boundless Spontaneity: Jazz Responses to Figurative Traditions

San Jose Museum of Art 110 S Market St, San Jose, CA

Sunday, May 8, 2022 2–4pm Free with Museum admission. Commissioned as a musical component of the exhibition Our whole, unruly selves, this special 4-part series explores the rule-breaking and liberating potential of jazz. San Jose Jazz presents in-gallery musical performances on the second Sunday of each month, March–June 2022, 2–4pm. Each features different musicians representing San José's diverse communities.

First Friday: Celebration of Jean Conner

San Jose Museum of Art 110 S Market St, San Jose, CA

Friday, May 6, 2022 6–9pm Free admission. Celebrate the opening of Jean Conner: Collage. Late-night bites and cash bar are available at el cafécito, by Mezcal. Order Tickets Update: Visitors 2 years and older are required to wear a mask. We will carefully and continually monitor the efficacy of these guidelines in real-time and make further adjustments as needed. For more...

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SAY GAY Panel & Concert

San Jose Museum of Art 110 S Market St, San Jose, CA

SAY GAY Panel & Concert on April 30th from 6pm to 9pm at San Jose Museum of Art. Join us for this free event as we raise awareness of anti-LGBTQ legislation in the United States such as the "Don't Say Gay Bill. We will start with panel and then concert with various LGBTQ+ performers. This...

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Boundless Spontaneity: Jazz Responses to Figurative Traditions

San Jose Museum of Art 110 S Market St, San Jose, CA

Sunday, April 10, 2022 2–4pm Free with Museum admission. Commissioned as a musical component of the exhibition Our whole, unruly selves, this special 4-part series explores the rule-breaking and liberating potential of jazz. San Jose Jazz presents in-gallery musical performances on the second Sunday of each month, March–June 2022, 2–4pm. Each features different musicians representing San José's diverse communities.

First Friday with San Jose Jazz

San Jose Museum of Art 110 S Market St, San Jose, CA

Friday, April 1, 2022 6–9pm Free admission. Attend the closing celebration of Break + Bleed with live music from Skyline Hot Club, brought to you by San Jose Jazz. Music starts 7pm in the Wendel Education Center. Late-night bites and cash bar are available at el cafécito, by Mezcal. Order Tickets See the following exhibitions on view: Break + Bleed (ends...

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Hulda Guzmán: Higüero

San Jose Museum of Art 110 S Market St, San Jose, CA

Friday, April 1, 2022 – Saturday, April 30, 2022 A banner has been installed on the exterior of the San José Museum of Art as part of a public arts initiative titled A Cool Million, which is a public arts initiative for climate awareness led by artists and institutions to expand environmental justice programming and support the...

Love is in the Air at SJMA

San Jose Museum of Art 110 S Market St, San Jose, CA

In 2015, Hung Liu (1948-2021) turned her attention to the Great Depression–era images by American photographer Dorothea Lange. Liu recognized her own life story in Lange’s photographs of Dust Bowl migrants and created paintings like Valentine’s Day to consider the photographer’s well-known images within broader histories of migration, immigration, and displacement.

SJMA Community Day: Lunar New Year

San Jose Museum of Art 110 S Market St, San Jose, CA

Join SJMA in welcoming the year of the Tiger with virtual artmaking activities, cultural demonstrations, and live performances. This contemporary celebration honors Lunar New Year traditions commemorated both around the globe and here in San José. Explore and create with family and friends during this multigenerational program.

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