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June 2017

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Our innovative neighbors and community partners make Silicon Valley thrive. SJMA celebrates San Jose’s vibrant maker community with a day of live performance, gallery tours, and art-making activities.

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

Come learn about the life and legacy of legendary photographer Ansel Adams in this talk by his son, Michael. A respected physician, Michael Adams is chairman of the board of the Ansel Adams Gallery in Yosemite Valley, California.

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Sunday, June 11, 2017

Take some time for creativity this summer. Join SJMA for an afternoon of sketching Diana Al-Hadid’s monumental sculpture Nolli’s Orders accompanied by music in the galleries.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Join artist Tony May for casual conversation and a demonstration of his conceptual, site-specific installation Variable Book Construction: Bookmobile (1991).

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Bay Area artist Ruth Eckland will host a one-night-only showing of her video work Star Fields. In conjunction with the video presentation, Eckland and programmer Tom Angelopoulos will also offer visitors an opportunity to experience Star Fields via an immersive, virtual reality environment and headset.

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July 2017

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Take some time for creativity this summer. Join SJMA for an afternoon of sketching in the exhibition Fragile Waters: Photographs by Ansel Adams, Ernest H. Brooks II, and Dorothy Kerper Monnelly, accompanied by music in the galleries. All ages are welcome.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Join artist Tony May for casual conversation and a demonstration of his conceptual, site-specific installation Variable Book Construction: Bookmobile (1991).

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Enjoy cocktails, live entertainment, and creative fun presented by SJMA in partnership with Sangam Arts. Inspired by the influence of the wave of immigrants from all over the world that have made Silicon Valley their home, Sangam Arts presents cultural “mashups” that explore the ties that bind us all together.

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Saturday, July 22, 2017

In conjunction with the exhibition Your Mind, This Moment, learn about the practice of the Japanese tea ceremony at Hakone Gardens in Saratoga, California.

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August 2017

Saturday, August 12, 2017Sunday, August 13, 2017

SJMA is home to the Next Gen Stage for the 2017 Summer Fest presented by San Jose Jazz. Each day, check out an entire afternoon of aspiring student groups from across the region. Admission to the Next Gen Stage is free.