Calendar

November 2014

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Celebrate El Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with a full day of live entertainment, cultural demonstrations, and hands-on family fun.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Most of us look at the expression of the sitter in a portrait. In this lecture, we’ll look to the eyes behind the lens—the photographer—and examine the environment and the times that influenced the artist’s work. Artist, writer, and curator Việt Lê will offer insight into culture wars from past to present; related debates over identity, sexuality, and representation; and the role of photography in these discussions.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Special project coordinator Robin Treen will explore the ten "interventions" created for Momentum: an experiment in the unexpected.

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Create a mobile inspired by Alexander Calder’s sculpture Big Red (1959). Challenge traditional notions of sculpture as you experiment with suspended components and reactive movement.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Get moving and get together with friends for music, cocktails, and creative fun. Entertainment and activities inspired by the exhibition Momentum: an experiment in the unexpected will put you in motion.

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Drop in and create a handmade snowflake to give away this holiday season. Explore the refined technique of paper quilling with this updated take on the traditional paper snowflake.

December 2014

Tuesday, December 2, 2014Sunday, December 7, 2014
Membership in the San Jose Museum of Art is a great value all year, but even more so this week when your discount is doubled in the Museum Store. Get 20% off all your purchases this week.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014

In this spirited dialogue, Jennifer Brandon and Beth Dungan will explore a progression of contemporary artists and their work in the current art landscape. They will look at artistic practice, the studio, and exhibition spaces through case studies, including Ai Weiwei, Anna Maria Maiolina, and other artists. 

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Drop in and create a handmade snowflake to give away this holiday season. Explore the refined technique of paper quilling with this updated take on the traditional paper snowflake.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Do some last-minute holiday shopping in the Museum Store, explore the galleries, or just sit and enjoy music from Youth Ensemble Success (YES), the young musicians of the Silicon Valley Chapter of the American Harp Society.