July 2015

Sunday, July 12, 2015

With the drawings of José Clemente Orozco as inspiration, learn to look carefully, sketch, and develop new perspectives. Explore a variety of materials, including charcoal, colored pencil, and oil pastel, as SJMA teaching artist Meiru Huang leads figure and gesture drawing activities in the galleries. Stretch your imagination together in these workshops designed for both children and adults.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Blast off for a night of cosmic cocktails, galactic games, and extraterrestrial entertainment inspired by Diana Thater’s installation Science, Fiction (Two) (2015). Music will include the otherworldly eleven-string bass of Jean Baudin. Costumes are encouraged!

August 2015

Sunday, August 9, 2015

This summer, bring the family for an interactive tour of the galleries and a hands-on art-making activity led by a teaching artist. Be inspired by Diana Thater’s installation Science, Fiction (Two) (2015) and build your own out-of-this world artwork. Stretch your imagination together in these workshops designed for both children and adults. 

Thursday, August 13, 2015

As the artists in the exhibition Covert Operations remind us, 9/11 changed everything—even the world of gaming. Henry Lowood will discuss the ways that game designers, players, and artists who work with digital games have responded to the terrorist attacks of 9/11.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

SJMA’s popular “Booze and Brushes” program switches medium to drawing, inspired by the art of José Clemente Orozco. Buy a drink and sketch from a live model.

September 2015

Saturday, September 12, 2015

A curious and whimsical evening in which the most modern of technology is reimagined in an earlier time. All proceeds benefit educational programs at SJMA.